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Interview with WordPress Developer Corban Cloud

Corban Cloud of Gravitate.I got the chance to sit down with my close friend Corban Cloud, who works at Gravitate Studios here in Vancouver, Washington. He had some interesting things to say about WordPress:

Nate Shoemaker: How long have you worked with WordPress?

Corban Cloud: Two years.

NS: Do you consider yourself a WP developer?

CC: Yes.
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What You Need to Know About Hosting WordPress

“How should I host my site?”

That is a question that many of us have asked, or asking, and will continue to ask. There are a few different ways on how and where your WordPress site lives on the inter-webs: hosted, managed and self-hosted.

Managed

When choosing a hosting service (aka when you want use WordPress.org but not WordPress.com), many companies offer and a “managed” experience. This basically means that all the back end of WordPress is dealt with, and you can focus more on your theme updates, WordPress updates, plugin managing and updates, (when applicable) extreme traffic permission; all the stuff someone that just wants to blog doesn’t want to worry about, but they want the power of plugins and full use of WordPress. Continue reading What You Need to Know About Hosting WordPress