• Introducing Local by Flywheel, a free local development app for WordPress

    December 1, 2016 by Dusty Davidson

    We have some big news! Flywheel has acquired local WordPress development software Pressmatic, and today we are relaunching it under the name Local by Flywheel. Oh, and we’re also making it FREE! ? We’ve long talked about Flywheel as “a software company that happens to host websites,” and Local by Flywheel represents our first major initiative outside of…

  • Flywheel’s 2015 Year in Review (plus FREE tattoos!)

    January 6, 2016 by Morgan Smith

    In honor of 2015, we whipped up a free, limited edition (temporary) tattoo set and a full report on all the fly things we did this year. Here are a few of our favorite highlights:Check out our full year in review, then enter your info at the bottom of the page and we’ll send you…

  • New Flywheel feature: Globalization

    September 30, 2015 by Morgan Smith

    Server location is important. And typically, you want your server to be as close to your users as possible. That’s why Flywheel is launching a brand new feature today that will help make that easier: Globalization. Starting today, you get to choose where in the world you’d like Flywheel to host your sites! And there…

  • New Flywheel feature: Logs

    September 17, 2015 by Morgan Smith

    You probably like to know what’s going on behind the scenes with your site, right? Well starting today, you’ll be able to access log files for your sites on Flywheel! Under the “advanced” tab on your Flywheel dashboard, you can request a report on error logs, access logs, and slow error logs with just the…

  • New Flywheel feature: Stats

    September 10, 2015 by Morgan Smith

    We’re extremely excited to announce another new Flywheel feature this week: Stats! What does Stats do, exactly? Stats is a beautiful, elegant addition to the Flywheel dashboard that allows you to take a quick, simplified look at the number of visits your site is getting. You’ll be able to see how much traffic your site receives,…

  • Announcing “Tangibles” on Creative Toolbox

    August 10, 2015 by Dawaune Hayes

    This week, we’re super excited to launch “Tangibles” on Flywheel’s Creative Toolbox. For the past year, we’ve been providing sweet deals on software, themes, and plugins, and now we’re providing discounts on tangible goods, too! Check out deals from companies like Scout Books, Eastern Collective, and Zeller Writing Co. on Creative Toolbox, and read more…

  • Get 3 months of free hosting with Flywheel during Fly July

    July 1, 2015 by Bridget McQuillan

    We’re officially halfway through 2015, and we’re gearing up to make July super fly by offering a pretty sweet deal. This month only, you’ll get three months of free hosting at Flywheel when you sign up for an annual plan! If you’ve been waiting for the right time to try Flywheel, this is it. If…

  • Meet Flywheel’s summer interns!

    June 19, 2015 by Bridget McQuillan

        Meet our software engineering intern, Kat Hey there! My name is Kat Slump and I am Flywheel’s software engineering intern! Over the summer, I have the honor of working with the product development team, the support team, and the design team, as I create an internal web application that will enable Flywheel’s happiness…

  • Growing in WordPress with Flywheel + Interface: Part 1

    May 6, 2015 by Julie Kuehl

    There are a lot of ways to learn WordPress. Many excellent developers are self-taught, others have gone through full university programs, and many take online training to advance their skills. There are sessions at WordCamps, videos on, lessons available on, and the support forums can be a place to learn too. There are…

  • Faces of Flywheel: Meet Andy P

    May 1, 2015 by Bridget McQuillan

    Faces of Flywheel is an ongoing series that focuses on the members of the Flywheel team. Meet Andy. He’s one of two Andy’s in the Flywheel office, so we like to refer to him as “Andy P.” Andy is a senior software developer here at Flywheel. He spends his days helping build new features and…

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