Let’s face it. We all had our fair share of WordPress hosting experiences and know the importance of finding a good web hosting platform. Without mention, one that allows flexibility to control various aspects of our website as well. Enter WP Engine, the WordPress specialized hosting platform.
To give an idea, summarizing for you, these are the very useful features worth mentioning. As to why we recommend WP Engine as the hosting platform of choice for WordPress.
WP Engine’s notable features
- Smart plugin manager
- Automated updates and rollback
- Scaling and performance
- Development, stage, and production environments
- Backup and recovery
- Premium themes
- Well documented
- Good support
- Self-service user portal
- Content Distribution Network (CDN)
- Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
- Web developer friendly
Let’s take a little further look at each of them.
1. Smart plugin manager
It is brilliant that the team at WP Engine has managed to come up with this feature. With this, you get smart automated updates and rollback of plugins centrally, with better peace of mind with the plugins you use on your website.
2. Automated updates and rollback
The team at WP Engine has gone through extensive work to map out and execute automated updates and rollback scenarios on behalf of the websites hosted on the platform. This will surely alleviate the pain it takes to upkeep the WordPress system up to date and secure.
3. Scaling and Performance
We it comes to scaling and performance, WP Engine is best in class. Whether you are a starter or at enterprise level, the performance of the platform is highly tuned for your needs. It has many hosting tiers for you to choose from, end to end.
4. Development, staging, and production environments
We love that each subscription comes with a set of development, staging and production environments at your disposal. Restoring copies between the environments is also a breeze.
5. Backup and recovery
Backup and restoration are also easily available through the automated and manual backup processes. Easily create manual backup checkpoints whenever you need. What is there not to like about.
6. Premium themes
7. Well documented
Documentation is part and parcel of a good system. Without question, you would expect the same for this platform. It has complete documentation for every need.
8. Good support
The support team behind the platform is also capable of responding promptly and relevantly to your requests. Complemented with great support documentation.
9. Self-service user portal
In the modern tech savvy world, with more and more people able to do perform tech tasks, the self-service user portal really comes in handy. Fast turnaround can be achieved for the tasks you already can do by yourself.
10. Content Distribution Network (CDN)
For each subscription, you also get a speed booster via CDN levels based on the hosting tier. Setup is rather seamless process on WP Engine user portal.
11. Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Today, security is paramount. Any website hosted on the Internet must have at least SSL setup. It is the very basic of web security, and it helps with SEO as well. WP Engine has got SSL out of the box for any of the subscriptions.
12. Web developer friendly
If you are a developer, you are in luck. WP Engine helps developer at every stage of your WordPress project. As a partner with this platform, we are pleasantly surprised by how well they support us as a developer ourselves.
Pricing and our partner promotional discount
Having known the notable features, you will also want to find out the pricing for this platform. It gives you flexibility to start small, and scale as you grow. At the point where you reach an advanced stage, you can even go for enterprise subscription to leverage the full potential of the platform.
If you have the know-how of setting up, feel free to do it yourself. You can get a discount via our partner promotion link.
Get help from a WP Engine partner in Singapore
When you need help with the platform, leverage on expertise in your region. Find a partner to assist you with the challenges you may face. You can look for us, the team at WhooshPro, for such needs. We are well versed in this area.
Singapore based case study
Just in case you wonder who is jumping onto WP Engine, we have just helped one of our clients, NTUC Enterprise, move onto this platform. And many more to come.
It is an exercise to consolidate their many business units’ websites onto a common established platform for centralized management and peace of mind.
If you are interested to know more and wish to jump onto this wagon, feel free to contact us for consultation.