Sailthru VIP Plugin Updated with Finer Controls

VIP technology partner Sailthru is a consumer interest based personalization platform purpose-built for publishers and retailers. It brings powerful capabilities to WordPress, like high-performance email, onsite personalization, and mobile marketing automation. The WordPress integration brings it into the WordPress dashboard to seamlessly surface Sailthru and its insights within team workflow.  Site editors can also personalize onsite […]

October VIP Roundup

October happenings in enterprise WordPress included the Online News Association’s annual conference in DC, lots of new updates on the Gutenberg editor project, WordPress 4.9, AMP’s second birthday, and much more. News and Releases Updates from around VIP, our clients, and our agency and technical partners. Automattician Dan Walmsley took to the Chrome Dev Summit […]

The New Web, Powered by Jetpack and Progressive Web Apps

The way that people access the Internet is changing. In 2017, global mobile web traffic exceeded desktop traffic for the first time. In the areas of fastest Internet growth we have seen a profound shift towards low-powered mobile devices on 2G and 3G networks. This presents a challenge not just to developers and designers, but […]

Happy Second Birthday AMP

Today the AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) project turns two. As part of a look back and ahead, the AMP team at Google has shared impressive data today that quantifies its positive impacts on time spent on page (2X), traffic (10% increase), and sales conversions (20% increase compared to non-AMP.) We’re proud to be a part […]

ONA 2017: Conversations at the WordPress.com VIP booth

I’ve helped staff the WordPress booth at the Online News Association over the last four years. It’s my favorite conference to attend because of all the incredible people we meet: students who learned to code because of WordPress, journalists who built their first portfolios on WordPress, newsrooms that were transformed by WordPress. Like many ONA […]

September VIP Roundup

We have lots of great updates from September from across the enterprise WordPress community. Read on for exciting launches at People, Stack Overflow, and Hachette Book Group, the latest on the Gutenberg plugin, new analytics from SailThru and NewsCred, a busy October in events and conferences, and more. News and Releases Updates from around VIP, […]

July VIP Roundup

Highlights from July in enterprise WordPress included our new GitHub Pull Request workflow, Gutenberg version 0.6.0, the upcoming WordCamp for Publishers event, 10up’s acquisition of Lift UX, and Brightcove Player version 6. News and Releases Updates from around VIP, our clients, and our agency and technical partners. As part of our ongoing refinement of the […]

June VIP Roundup

We’re back with the past month’s highlights from across the enterprise WordPress ecosystem and the media and marketing landscape. News and releases Updates from around VIP, our clients, and our agency and technical partners. Parse.ly updated their API, enabling new metrics, better searches, and more flexible time ranges. The write-up also includes some short demonstrations […]

May VIP Roundup

With May drawing to a close, we’re several weeks out from seeing many of you at VIP Workshop, and WordCamp Europe is just days away. See below for the past month’s highlights from across the enterprise WordPress ecosystem and the media and marketing landscape. We’ve added a signup form below the post to get these […]

New: WordPress Plugin for Facebook Instant Articles

Facebook has announced that its Instant Articles program will be open to publishers “of any size, anywhere in the world” starting on April 12, 2016. And with the free plugin we’re unveiling today, you’ll be able to prepare your self-hosted or VIP WordPress for the demands of this new channel. Install it now from GitHub (it’s […]

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