HostGator Launches Optimized WP; A New Easy-To-Manage WordPress Solution to Power Your Small Business

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – HostGator, part of Endurance International Group’s family of brands, today announced the launch of Optimized WP, a new easy-to-manage WordPress solution for small businesses and content creators. Optimized WP for HostGator is designed to provide small business owners with the power of WordPress in a high performance, reliable, and secure platform that is easy-to-use and makes building a compelling WordPress powered website simple and frictionless.

“WordPress is a dynamic and elegant tool for website design and creation. Coupled with the power of the HostGator platform, Optimized WP for HostGator will leverage the best of both technologies to provide consumers with a superior experience for managing their WordPress sites,” said Joel Rosen, Endurance International Group’s Executive Vice President for Product and Marketing. “We’re thrilled to work with WordPress to bring this powerful tool to HostGator.”

With Optimized WP for HostGator, customers have access to the tools they need to quickly and easily manage their WordPress site. Features include a customized caching solution and Global CDN for faster loading websites around the globe, one-click file level restores from an offsite backup location that better protects customer data from human error or malicious activity, and 24/7 customer support from WordPress experts.

Optimized WP for HostGator is among the fastest cloud offerings of its type available today and is up to two times faster than traditional shared WordPress hosting sites. HostGator uses a customized multi-tiered caching solution that is integrated with its scalable cloud platform to enable customers to handle traffic spikes quickly and easily. Optimized WP for HostGator sites can scale to support significantly more hits per day than traditional shared architecture.

In addition, HostGator pre-installs valuable plugins such as Jetpack, WP Super Cache, Google Analytics Dashboard for WP and MOJO Premium themes so that customers can hit the ground running.

SiteLock, the security solution for Optimized WP for HostGator, scans for and automatically removes malware on a daily basis and provides other critical security features such as blacklist monitoring and malicious bot blocking to name a few. Reputation is very important to small business customers and this WordPress offering includes critical security features to help keep the malicious intruders out and WordPress sites running smoothly.

In addition, HostGator has a team of WordPress design consultants that can help get small businesses started with a WordPress site quickly. With three pricing plans to choose from, HostGator customers can select a WordPress solution that works for their needs today and scales with their business as they grow.

“Today, we host more than two million WordPress sites on our HostGator platform,” said Adam Farrar, HostGator General Manager and Brand CEO. “With Optimized WP, our customers will have a more simplified and seamless experience. And, with free migration and access to consulting time with our HostGator WordPress experts, switching to Optimized WP for HostGator can be accomplished quickly and easily.”

About HostGator
HostGator is an international provider of cloud-based web presence solutions, committed to delivering reliable and stable services backed by first-class support and guidance. Founded in 2002, HostGator is the perfect web partner for businesses owners and individuals seeking hands-on support. Based in Texas, with offices in Houston and Austin, and offshore enterprises in Brazil and India. ‘Snappy’ is the company’s internationally recognized mascot. For more information, visit www.HostGator.com.

About Endurance International Group
Endurance International Group is a publicly traded (NASDAQ: EIGI) technology company that helps power small and medium-sized businesses online. Through its proprietary cloud platform, Endurance provides web presence solutions including web hosting, eCommerce, eMarketing and mobile business tools to approximately 4.2 million subscribers around the globe. The company’s world-class family of brands includes Bluehost, HostGator, iPage, Domain.com, A Small Orange, MOJO Marketplace, BigRock and ResellerClub, among others. Headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, Endurance employs more than 2,600 people across the United States in Utah, Texas, Washington and Arizona and in the United Kingdom, India, Israel and Brazil. For more information on how Endurance can help grow your business, visit endurance.com.

Endurance International Group and the compass logo are trademarks of The Endurance International Group, Inc. Other brand names of Endurance International Group are trademarks of The Endurance International Group, Inc. or its subsidiaries.

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