WP Engine: The Year 2015 In Review

The web hosting service provider, WP Engine, has decided to review the year of 2015 and released an infographic which details what they think their biggest achievements throughout the year.

The web hosting service provider, WP Engine, has released an infographic which details what they think their biggest achievements were throughout 2015. Based on their accomplishments, it will be interesting to see what they have in store for 2016.

WP Engine said in the infographic:

As we set our sites ahead to 2016, we wanted to take the opportunity to look back to last year and highlight some of WP Engine's key accomplishments and milestones. Thank you for continuing to trust your WordPress sites with WP Engine, and we look forward to seeing your success throughout 2016 and beyond.

WP Engine 2015 Highlights

These are the highlights that WP Engine has picked out from their progress in 2015. Earlier, we reported the top 10 developments that WP Engine made in 2015, but here are the ones that WP Engine have now picked out as their stand out highlights of the year:

  • Their Customers: WP Engine now have more than 40, 000 customers, and these customers range across 138 different countries. This means they have almost 500, 000 domain names under their management, and also, twice the number of EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) customers than they did in 2014. Added to this, despite the growth in the numbers of customers they serve, WP Engine also gained a satisfaction rating of 97 percent from their customers.
  • Their Support Team: During 2015, the Support Team at WP Engine got more than 133, 000 tickets from customers resolved. They also made sure that more than 176, 000 chats and questions resolved on the WP Engine Live Chat system; they also offer a phone service, and they had 67, 000 phone calls resolved in 2015.
  • Their Company: As a company, WP Engine grew over 2015. They now exceed 350 employees, as they added another 75 employees in 2915; they also expanded the amount of office space they have. They now have four offices, in Austin, San Antonio, San Francisco and London.
  • Their Awards: WP Engine won various awards in 2015. They won the 2915 Bronze Stevie Award for Customer Service; Austin Business Journal's Best CEOs of 2015 for CEO Heather Brunner; Austin Business Journal's Best CFOs of 2015 for CFO April Downing, and also the Austin American-Statesman Top Workplace in Austin.
  • New Content and New Features: In 2015, WP Engine published six e-books, 18 customer case studies, 13 infographics and special reports, 12 webinars, and ten white papers. They also brought in new features, such as GeoIP and Automated Migration tools.
  • Working With WordPress: They also worked very closely with WordPress throughout the year of 2015. WordPress had three major releases in 2015, which are of course version 4.2, "Powell", 4.3, "Billie" and 4.4, "Clifford". Also, WordPress announced that it now powers 25 percent of the web; developers also released more than 15, 000 new plugins and more than 3, 000 new themes. WP Engine worked closely with WordPress on all of these developments and had made a lot of progress here with their users WordPress experience.

The year of 2016 promises to be another exciting one for WP Engine, and they also promise to make many new developments, as they continue to work in close collaboration with WordPress and also bring in their new developments and features. It will be interesting to see what the future holds for WP Engine in 2016, but they are clearly committed to adding more new features, and contributing to the development of WordPress itself.

Here is the infographic released by WP Engine, illustrating all their achievements throughout 2015:


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