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We started our hosting business back in 2009, partially because many of our friends were in need of a solid platform to host their websites. Through word of mouth, more and more friends came knocking at our doors and, in 2011, we became Presslabs. Ever since the first day we turned on the lights of […]

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Ever since the first cave painting, humanity has enjoyed a very natural means of communication that is now the imperious motif of our society, through strong, vivid colors, shocking imagery, iconic designs, and perfect ubiquity. Its presence cannot be reduced to dormancy–it’s quotidian, and it’s actively used to express ourselves and understand the environment and […]

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Developing on the Presslabs platform is no different than developing a regular WordPress website with a few caveats required by software development good practices on distributed systems. We consider software version control to be the central point of good software development. For this reason, we use the Presslabs-provided git repository as the source of truth […]

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Imagine yourself leisurely walking into a hotel, booking, hurrying to your room. Your luggage arrives, and before you get to take it from the bellhop’s hand, he pulls out a POS device and starts to print your receipt for carrying it. And because nobody would actually enjoy such a thoroughly charged welcome to a new […]

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Why is web typography so important? Although a lot of today’s web content is highly interactive and image-based, language–and thus words–is still the basic means of expression on almost every single web page. Hierarchies upon hierarchies of titles and sentences, pages, paragraphs, columns, all prove the fact that the main course of this whole feast […]

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Introduction The internet, dominated by the one and only web, has enjoyed a very comfortable and constant boom over the last couple of decades, with every single year opening doors to new trends, new stars, new means of socializing with others, and just being there, permanently connected. Sites like Facebook have risen from the ashes […]

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Git has been a developer’s go-to tool ever since it started to gain popularity a few years back. Still, not everyone who gets to play a bit with code will want to go through the whole process of learning its quirks. This is where gitfs, the open-source tool we’ve open sourced, comes into play. Gitfs […]

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We are happy to release version 0.5, still in beta, but packed with useful new features. At a glance, ignoring is now a straightforward process and we have a contextual help, the list of the latest commits. As our early adopters suggested, we have introduced detection for an existing git repo. Feel free to go […]

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As a part of our belief that publishers drive innovation in the WordPress world, we are releasing Xenon, our custom plan for the most demanding publishing projects. Xenon is available as of now and its premium features mean your business gets dedicated high-end WordPress hosting. Time to see what makes Xenon so special! Dedicated. Xenon […]

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WordPress has been designed from the ground up to be an easy-to-use blogging platform. Depending on the host, you could be publishing articles in less than half an hour after buying your domain. This fits most freelance bloggers: they install WordPress on their hosting platform, buy a theme, and start posting articles. But when you’re […]

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