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How We Host WordPress: Infinite Scale, Redundancy, and Code Audits

We host millions of sites across our CampusPress and WPMU DEV Hosting platforms. And we’re also behind Edublogs, likely the largest WordPress Multisite network in the world (if you don’t count WordPress.com). Over the past 11+ years of building and growing these services, we’ve evolved everything that we do. We’ve made mistakes, learned a good deal,…

WordCamp Austin: WordPress Multisite Do’s and Don’ts

Our very own Aaron Edwards and Ronnie Burt are excited and honored to be speaking at WordCamp Austin about WordPress Multisite today! Here are the slides and references to accompany the presentation: Links and References Introduction Aaron on Twitter: @UglyRobotDev Ronnie on Twitter: @RonnieBurt Codex: What is Multisite? Codex: How To Enable Multisite WPMU DEV…

CampusPress: A WordPress Hosting Revolution For Schools, Districts, And Universities

Just a few minutes ago, we released our latest project into the wild. We call it CampusPress, and it is the next big evolution from our sister company, Edublogs. Being steeped in tradition doesn’t mean you can’t also be at the leading edge Managed WordPress Multisite Hosting CampusPress officially becomes the first fully managed WordPress…

29 Ways WordPress Is Taking Over Universities and Higher Ed

When CampusPress first started hosting WordPress Multisite networks for schools and universities 5+ years ago, it was pretty much exclusively for blog networks. But not so today. With easy to customize themes and the user friendliness of the publishing process, we see WordPress being leveraged to meet dozens of web and technology needs. And now with…

The Ultimate Facebook Plugin Is Here! Auto-post, like and send buttons, images, and more

Today the team at WPMU DEV released the beta of what we believe to be the ultimate Facebook plugin! You could combine a dozen existing plugins to get to a similar result, but with this one sleek and compact plugin, you can be assured of future upgrades and improvements as new features hit Facebook for…

The Future of WordPress from SXSW in 15 tweets or less

As of just a few minutes ago, Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg wrapped up his SXSW panel discussion on the future of WordPress. In case you missed it live or didn’t follow the streams, here is a fast and dirty twitter summary from those in attendance: How big is WordPress? .bbpBox46323680803962880 {background:url(https://a0.twimg.com/profile_background_images/21276887/tadesign-youtubeBG.jpg) #3e3427;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px…