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Built With WPCloudDeploy: Imagmatic.io

May 11, 2024

When you think of WPCloudDeploy, you generally think about managing WordPress servers and sites or building WordPress SaaSes. However, WPCloudDeploy has a lot of built-in functions that you can extend to build applications that have nothing to do with managing servers and sites. Imagmatic.io is one such application that takes advantage of some of the internal functions of WPCD. It…

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Why You Should Build Your Next SaaS On WordPress

January 31, 2024

Introduction WordPress is an incredible platform on which to build your next SaaS. It’s been around (what feels like) forever, has a huge community of developers, is well understood, has tons of themes and feature plugins and uses a battle tested tech stack. However, building a SaaS on it is not the same as building one from the ground up…

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Introducing The WPCloudDeploy Affiliate Program

December 5, 2023

WPCloudDeploy has never been marketed through intermediaries. It doesn’t even have a presence on WordPress.org. However, we believe it’s time we started using more sophisticated methods in how we reach out to potential new customers. So, today, we’re introducing an affiliate program. Because the average price for our products is far higher than for other WordPress plugins, we’re hoping that…

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2023 WPCloudDeploy Product Recap

November 14, 2023

It’s that time of the year again where we look back and try to figure out if we spent our time productively. I think we did. This year we focused a lot on improving our SaaS builder features – trying to make it easier to deploy and manage larger SaaSes on WordPress. To that end, we introduced: We think at…

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DigitalOcean Marketplace Image Updated To WPCloudDeploy v5.5

November 13, 2023

Last week we updated our AWS images to WPCloudDeploy v5.5. Today, we’ve updated the DigitalOcean image to v5.5 as well. You can use the button below to view the latest listing. With this new image you can try out the latest self-hosted version of WPCloudDeploy for free. It is just one tool in our suite of options that we provide…

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Pricing Changes

November 13, 2023

2023 is almost over and so, as we always do every year, we’re reviewing how our pricing has performed. We’re only going to be making a minor tweak this year – We’ll be removing the business plan from the pricing page. Why Remove The Business Plan? Less than 5% of our customers selected this plan. Obviously it’s not something customers…

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Use Migrate Guru To Quickly Move Sites To WPCloudDeploy

November 8, 2023

You can use just about any backup & restore plugin or service to move sites from other hosts to WPCloudDeploy and WPCD.Cloud. Generally, we recommend UPDRAFT PLUS for importing sites which provides a lot of flexibility but it can sometimes be a little complex for newer users. Migrate Guru on the other hand can be dead simple at the cost…

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AWS Marketplace Image Updated To WPCloudDeploy v5.5.1

November 5, 2023

In March of 2022 we added WPCloudDeploy to the Amazon Web Services Marketplace. Today, we’ve updated that image to the latest version – 5.5.1. Please use the button below to view the latest listing. The version we added last year, v4.x, is no longer available. You can use this AWS image to try out the self-hosted version of WPCloudDeploy for…

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What We’re Doing For Black-Friday-Cyber-Monday 2023

November 3, 2023

Anyone who’s followed our operations for any length of time know that we do not usually offer discounts on our products. But, every year, when BFCM rolls around, we feel the pressure to make some kind of discounted special offer. Over the last four years or so we’ve developed a strategy around our offers. And it’s very simple… We create…

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Customer Story: Q&A With A Prospective Multi-tenant Customer

October 13, 2023

As you might suspect, we answer questions from prospective customers on a regular basis. But recently we received a request for a 1-on-1 walkthrough from what had to be one of the most perfect potential customers we’ve interacted with this year. The potential customer’s situation is this: Updates to each site require even more manual work and frequently involve a…

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Why We Built It (2023 Edition)

September 29, 2023

When we publicly launched the WPCloudDeploy project we wrote a lengthy article about why we built it. A lot has changed since then and that article was written from the perspective of a reader circa 2020. So we figured it’s time we wrote an updated article that would make more sense to a new 2023/2024 reader. Searching And Not Finding…

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An Overview Of WPCloudDeploy Related SaaS Products

September 26, 2023

Did you know that WPCloudDeploy operates a few related SaaS products all built on the WPCloudDeploy product line? These services illustrate what is possible with WPCloudDeploy while also making it easier for folks who prefer to use SaaS products. We recently received a question asking about the differences between the various services which is what prompted this article. WPCloudDeploy WPCloudDeploy…

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