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6 Ways New Relic APM helps devops diagnose WordPress performance issues

It is essential to be able to monitor and quickly identify the performance bottlenecks for running WordPress sites smoothly. While there are a number of tools that can be used, we find New Relic Application Monitoring (APM) to be one of the best, and it’s FedRAMP authorized. New Relic APM is a tool that identifies… Read more »

4 Best Practices for Password Security on your WordPress Site

The FBI warned this week that private sector businesses and citizens should remain vigilant for a potential increase in malicious cyber activity. Cyber threats are, of course, not new to the online world, but recent world events such as the Russia-Ukraine war certainly increase the possibility of hackers’ desire to cause problems for U.S. based… Read more »

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WordPress CMS for Public Sector Website Design and Development

The evolution of WordPress from a basic blogging tool to a global CMS is quite impressive. If you missed it, WordPress now powers 39.6% of the internet and 64.1% of the CMS-built sites. WordPress offers a flexible and feature-rich CMS capable of powering even the most complex and information-rich sites, and it benefits large and… Read more »

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Was the internet ready for COVID-19? Is your website?

Materiell is offering free development services to non-profits and higher ed institutions. Spots are filling up fast. Click here for details. When the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic hit, the workplace was already in a battle between the traditional spaces and virtual environments. Now that the entire world is practicing social distancing, remote work is finally in… Read more »

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GCP Cloud Architect Certification: The Right Partner for Your WordPress Website

If you’re planning to host your enterprise WordPress site on the Google Cloud Platform, you want a partner who can help you leverage Google Cloud Platform’s diverse ecosystem of services to create a performant, reliable WordPress website. Basically, you want an architect who can build the right solution for your unique business needs – not… Read more »

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Why WordPress Accessibility Matters (And How To Make Your Site Accessible)

Is your WordPress website accessible to all types of users? If one of your visitors were, say, to rely on a screen reader, would they be able to have a great experience on your website? Web accessibility is an important consideration for all webmasters, but it’s also something that many WordPress users overlook when they’re… Read more »

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6 Reasons Why Google Cloud Platform is Ideal for Enterprise WordPress Sites

If you’re running a mission-critical, enterprise WordPress site, you need mission-critical hosting that can match the importance of your site. If there’s one company that knows “mission-critical” on the web, it’s Google. Google is responsible for some of the most popular web properties in the world, and they’ve built their own infrastructure to power those… Read more »

How To Use Amazon Polly To Turn WordPress Content Into Lifelike Audio

No matter how great your site’s typography is, you’ll always have some visitors who’d prefer to hear your content rather than read it. But short of breaking out your microphone for every blog post, there wasn’t an easy way to cater to those readers, until along came Amazon Polly. Amazon Polly is a smart service… Read more »

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How We Rebuilt The World’s #1 Natural Health Website

Ancient Nutrition is a high-traffic natural health and fitness website that also manufactures and sells its own health supplements. Prior to working with Materiell to relaunch the Ancient Nutrition website, Ancient Nutrition ranked as the second most popular natural health website on the Internet. Ancient Nutrition Needed A Website Relaunch To Match Its Brand After… Read more »