Which WordPress Companies and Businesses have been the Most Influential?

WordPress is an open source ecosystem and some businesses have learned how to thrive in this environment. Many multi-million dollar businesses use WordPress hosting and provide WordPress related products and services. Here’s a look at a few of the most influential WordPress businesses today.

Awesome Motive


This company has seen over 400 million visitors over the time they started. They provide all kinds of tools and resources for WordPress hosting. Awesome Motive is the parent company of WPBeginner and they provide products, such as OptinMonster, ThemeLab, Soliloquy and many others.



Another very successful WordPress company is WPEngine. This is one of the most popular hosting providers for managed WordPress hosting. They are also one of the fastest growing WordPress companies.



The very popular plugin WordPress SEO by Yoast is the main product of Yoast. They have several other WordPress plugins, as well. The SEO from Yoast is some of the best you will find and it has become one of the largest WordPress brands.



A very popular marketplace for CodeCanyon and ThemeForest, Envato is one of the most popular places to get plugins and themes for WordPress. They are one of the most influential businesses today even though they went through some licensing issues a few years ago.

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Can you disable self Pingbacks on the WordPress website?

It’s a great strategy to link to your own posts, especially if you want better SEO. However, when you have the pingbacks feature enabled and you use interlinking, you may find it annoying. WordPress will automatically send you a new pingback from the link you created, even though it’s from your own website.

If you want to get rid of this annoying feature, you can. Here’s how you can disable self-pingbacks in WordPress hosting.

Definition of a Pingback

Maybe you’re not even sure what a pingback is, but you’ve been told you need to disable self-pingbacks. A pingback is a communication between websites telling you somebody has linked to a page or post on your site.

For example, if you were to write a post about birds and link to a number of resources about each bird, those sites will receive a pingback from your site. This is done automatically with WordPress.

The only issue is, the software making pingbacks happen, doesn’t discriminate. You will receive a pingback, even if you link to your own content. This is what is known as a self-ping and it can get very annoying, very fast.

Disabling Self Pingbacks

There are several options you can use if you want to disable self-pinging on your WordPress website. The easiest option is to use one of the two plugins specifically created for this task.

No Self Pings Plugin

The No Self Pings Plugin is the perfect choice, as it works right out of the box. All you have to do is install and activate the plugin. Once you do, it will turn off self-pingbacks.


The one major drawback with this plugin is the fact that it has been a very long time since it was updated. This means it was probably abandoned by the creator. However, it may still work for your WordPress website. If it doesn’t, you can try the other plugin.

Disabler Plugin


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Acessing cPanel behind tight firewall !!

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You can access cPanel and Webmail behind tight firewall or your company’s restrictive firewall using the script from below link:


Installation requires that you have access to cPanel, so you need to
use a system that isn’t behind a firewall to install it initially.

There are instructions embedded in the php file, but here’s what you can do to get it working.

1) Load up cPanel (www.yourdomain.com/cpanel or www.yourdomain.com:2085)
2) Add a subdomain called cpanel.
3) Copy the script cpanelproxy.php to the /public_html/cpanel/ directory.
4) Modify (or add) the file /public_html/cpanel/.htaccess to include
the following 3 lines:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/cpanelproxy.php
RewriteRule .* /cpanelproxy.php [last]

That’s it. Once your subdomain is available, you can use
http://cpanel.yourdomain.com to get into cPanel and Webmail.

Most of what we need is provided by ehostpros web hosting plans. They have many active hosting coupons you can take advantage of.

Optimizing WordPress on ehostpros Hosting

All ehostpros Hosting plans are capable of hosting your WordPress Blog. WordPress blogs can be extremely resource intensive if you happen to experience a surge in traffic. Poorly implemented wordpress setups can place a high load on ehostpros servers and lead to interruptions of service or account suspensions for using too many resources. Here are some tips that can help you make your wordpress install more stable:

1. Use WordPress super cache plugin ( http://ocaoimh.ie/wp-super-cache/ ) : The number one thing you can do to improve wordpress performance is install a page cache. WordPress super cache plugin is an extensive modification of the WP-Cache plugin. The wordpress super cache plugin serializes your posts to a file on disk and later spits them back. It also knows how to update itself when comments are received, etc, so your site is always the most up to date. I can not recommend this plugin enough if you wish to have a stable and responsive wordpress install. Note: to use this plugin you must have Mod_Rewrite enabled. Add the following to your .htaccess file: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine On

If you do not know how to add this to your .htaccess file, you can contact ehostpros hosting support.

Please see http://ocaoimh.ie/wp-super-cache/ for more information.

2. WP Built-in object cache: The default installation of wordpress can be used to cache database queries. Less database queries = less resources being used and that makes us all happy. Just add the following line to your wp-config.php file: // Enable the WordPress Object Cache: define(ENABLE_CACHE, true);

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