What Are The Main Security Considerations for WordPress-Based Enterprises?

Security is incredibly important for all the right reasons. However, a small blog or a 5-page business website is less prone to becoming a target as compared to a popular enterprise where competitors, top black hats, and other 3rd parties may have an incentive to receive some proprietary information which may be very, very expensive. WordPress Security is also one of the 15 main obstacles that enterprises report in WordPress. I've discussed the list in a separate post based on our sales meetings and calls with various enterprises and what helped us sign several deals with multi-billion dollar brands. Massive… Continue Reading

15 Obstacles That Enterprises Report in WordPress and Development Partners

SME (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) have been one of the strategic audiences that DevriX regularly partners up with. There are certain peculiar misconceptions (or legitimate concerns) that enterprise representatives always outline during meetings and calls with regards to their hesitation when considering WordPress. Over the last years, we have built WordPress-driven software for automotive manufacturers, airline brokers, banks, large educational institutions, enterprise digital media publishers, certification authorities, among others. Many problems pop up during the initial contact, negotiation calls, and onboarding new partners. I will go over all the main 15 obstacles that enterprise CEOs and directors have shared during our enterprise sales… Continue Reading

9 Misconceptions By Clients Looking For a Web Platform

The sales process for web development businesses may be confusing. There are endless misconceptions we've seen during sales calls and presales meetings, some more common than others. What Makes Web Development Confusing? Unlike buying a physical product or a service that brings an obvious impact on a physical item (like your home or a car), gauging work quality or time frames is nearly impossible. I've discussed the challenges of estimates several times and this is the leading reason why 95% of our business now is formed by WordPress retainers. Fixed-fee estimates are hardly successful. Tons of unknowns are revealed in… Continue Reading

Digital Signatures And PDF Signing

I am working on a project that requires PDF signing through a website. The current infrastructure includes Apache + PHP website available. What we need to achieve is integrate the digital signature module of a user visiting the website and sign the required files. One of the most appropriate solutions after the negotiations was signed applet that signs PDFs. The steps for the project creation are the following: Create an applet Create a certificate to sign the applet via keystore tool (if root CA's are not available) Sign the applet (allowing read/write access to users' hard drives) Create a REST implementation that could read/write to… Continue Reading