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Spring Updates to Grid

At Media Temple, we are committed to only delivering a premium user experience that fully meets our customer’s’ needs and are constantly improving our solutions to keep them, and our servers, at the forefront of performance. Furthering this commitment, we are about to update almost every aspect of the software that powers Grid, our managed shared hosting offering.

The 2016 Stevie Awards – Our Customer Support Team Does It Again

As a customer-first company, we are constantly leveraging our customers’ feedback to address their evolving hosting needs with a premium experience. Our award-winning customer support exemplifies our customer-centric philosophy.

Media Temple’s Table Tennis Invitational – Chicago Edition

After three exciting editions in Los Angeles and a successful outing in New York City in the last two years, we decided to take our popular Table Tennis Invitational to the Midwest. On February 23, 32 teams congregated at Untitled in Chicago’s popular River North district to compete for the title of champion.

Customer Appreciation Month Starts Today

Our relationship with our customers is something we truly value. For many of you we are more than just a hosting company – we are a technology partner that help your and your clients’ ideas come to life. We know you put your trust in us on a daily basis, and we would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation.

Media Temple Joins Forces with WordPress Experts at WordImpress

After expanding our Managed WordPress hosting solution last year, we wanted to further connect with the WordPress community, so that we can understand WordPress developers and designers better….

Duck Typing the Gender Gap

This is not an article about women in tech. Not because I don’t believe that female bodies in chairs and in the boardroom matters, and certainly not because I don’t want to meaningfully contribute to all the groundbreaking and awesome work being done to get them where they belong. Instead, I want to talk about a metaphor.

How We Kept Up With Kylie Jenner

Working on Media Temple’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Services team is packed with challenges and learning opportunities. One such opportunity dropped on our doorstep at the beginning of November 2015. Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner family, was preparing to share a new line of lipstick with the world on Cyber Monday, and she needed our help.

CSS-Tricks is a Poster Child WordPress Site

Howdy! Like a lot of you, I run a website. It’s hosted right here on Media Temple. A whole bunch of years ago, I chose WordPress to run it on, and I’m sure glad I did. These days, it takes advantage of a huge array of WordPress features to handle all the things I need the site to do.

Inspiration Spotlight – January

We all love Star Wars and with the long awaited release of “The Force Awakens”, we have seen some incredible artwork from a range of renowned artists and alongside die-hard fans.

Seven Great WordPress Resources

The web is filled with insights and tutorials on how to use WordPress and here are a few essential resources for WordPress enthusiasts of all levels. 1: WPBeginner…

Meet Media Temple: James Trego

If you’ve ever called in with questions about your hosting solution, there’s a good chance you talked to James Trego. A nine year veteran of the customer support team, James’ guidance and presence on the floor has been invaluable for both customers and teammates alike.

Customer Spotlight: Hellohikimori

The Paris-based design studio Hellohikimori (commonly referred to as “HKI”) remains one of the most innovative and inspiring studios today. Founders Nathalie Melato and David Ronhel leveraged their expertise in digital design and motion graphics to create a distinct and recognizable creative vision. Their campaigns and projects have been lauded worldwide, receiving recognition by Cannes Lions, The FWA, The Lovie Awards, The Webby Awards, and Adobe.

Our Take on the Most Inspiring Websites of 2015

Even in its most conservative definition, inspiration is a necessary step in the creative process. We asked our creative team to share their favorite websites that kickstart their creativity.

Cyber Monday is Here!

Cyber Monday is here and we have a deal you won’t want to miss: 40% off of our most popular hosting solutions (namely WordPress, Grid Pro, and Managed…

Customer Spotlight: Movember & Co.

Movember & Co. is both a local barber shop in Culver City, CA and the flagship barbershop of the men’s health global charity, the Movember Foundation. Both in practice and in principle, Movember & Co. is one of the many that the Movember Foundation keeps true to the soul and spirit of their mission towards men’s health.

Just What is Managed Hosting?

You’ve probably Googled this before: “What is managed hosting?” While the results can be overwhelming, there’s an underlying problem: Hosting companies all use a different definition of the term “managed”– some of them more accurately than others. We thought we would take a stab at trying to provide a clear definition of what “managed” means in the hosting world but, more importantly, what we should expect “managed” to mean.