• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • How we made 2014 so fly

    December 31, 2014 by Dusty Davidson

    With 2014 coming to a close, we thought it might be fun to take a look back at the progress we’ve made these past 365 days. It’s pretty incredible to think about just how far we’ve come in a rather short amount of time. From team growth (we went from four team members to 18!) to…

  • Announcing the Flywheel seed funding

    September 5, 2014 by Dusty Davidson

    Today we’re excited to announce that earlier this summer we closed on a seed round of funding from a pretty amazing group of investors. The $1.2M round was led by long-time Flywheel supporters Linseed Capital, with major participation from the Nebraska Angels, Ludlow Ventures out of Detroit, Lightbank and Hyde Park Venture Partners out of Chicago,…

  • Flywheel partners with AIGA Nebraska

    July 1, 2014 by Rick Knudtson

    At Flywheel, we believe great design makes anything possible, and it’s our mission to build the tools designers need to be amazing at their jobs. Lucky for the world, we aren’t the only ones working to empower designers. The AIGA is the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design. With over 100 years of…

  • Whoa! I’m the new marketing intern!

    May 23, 2014 by Ben Stevinson

    Hey there! My name is Ben Stevinson, and I’m Flywheel’s content marketing intern. I get to write awesome blog posts, take some photos, and talk to you awesome people! I just wrapped up my junior year at Creighton University, where I’ll be graduating next year with a degree in marketing. I’m from the incredibly sunny…

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