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WordPress is a widely used web content management platform. It aids businesses in making compelling website content management system without the prior knowledge of programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, or PHP. WordPress powers more than 35% of the websites around the world and is continuing to grow.

WordPress Overview

WordPress Platform supports millions of sites throughout the world and deploys a standard dashboard to build a basic or complex website. With an easy-to-setup platform, WordPress updates themes and plugins regularly and enables the owner to control their staffs working. It further ensures design consistency across your websites and real-time updates, all with a few click of buttons.
Since 2004, Vast Edge has been assisting customers to design dynamic websites to enhance their business and optimize the content automatically without specialized plugins or SEO knowledge. Vast Edge has completed several hundred WordPress migrations since its inception. Several other features of WordPress cloud migration by Vast Edge include:

  • Easy- to-install service helps you to easily install, download and activate themes as well plugins.
  • Improves user experience by creating user-defined standard features for hassle-free access.
  • Allows users to see codes and re-write parts of it, without entailing master coding language like HTML.
  • Offers comfortable pricing for a large number of plugins as well as the basic content management software (CMS).

Why Vast Edge for WordPress Cloud Migration?

Vast Edge is a trusted name in the list of US based service providers for web design and development in WordPress. We are leading ahead in providing modern, end to end WordPress solutions for eCommerce and creating business portfolio to mark the online presence of our associated clients and their business products. We owe our success to the intensive efforts and dedication of our team experts who are engaged in transforming the client's ideas into working masterpiece in the form of their business website. We owe our success to the intensive efforts and dedication of our team experts who are engaged in transforming the client's ideas into working masterpiece in the form of their business website.

  • Semantic CMS development with latest web standards.
  • WordPress Custom Theme & Plugin Development.
  • PSD to HTML/WordPress Conversion.
  • Custom Woocommerce Store Development.
  • Custom API Integration for WordPress Websites.
  • WordPress Business & Blog Website development.
  • Custom WordPress CRM Integration & JIRA Reporting.
  • WordPress Website Migration & Upgradation Services

WordPress Architecture

WordPress deploys a powerful semantic publishing platform that offers a freely, distributed, standard-compliant, fast, and free CMS with sensible default settings. Its other features include:

Two Front-end Servers

WordPress delivers a good web interaction using two front-end servers such as server-side server and client-side server.

  • Server-side: Its key element is PHP scripts that run only on the server. It stores all posts, post data, user data and exchanges data with the server's PHP scripts via a special language called SQL.
  • Client-side server: Its key elements are HTML markup, images, other media files and CSS styles. It ensures that the client gets a rendered version of the site i.e. suitable for human understanding. It also configures JavaScript which programs dynamic and interactive behaviour into the browser.

Load Balancer

WordPress load balancer helps you improve concurrency by distributing network traffic to a pool of backend servers. To improve concurrency, it uses algorithms like round-robin or least connections.

  • Round-Robin: Here requests are distributed between the backend servers sequentially.
  • Least-Connections: Here new requests are sent to the backend server with the fewest current connections.

MySQL Enterprise 8.0 DB

WordPress deploys enterprise database 8.0 that is 100% developed, managed and supported by the MySQL Team. It further offers instant provisioning, data protection and regulatory compliance. It is a fully integrated transaction-safe, ACID-compliant database with full commit, rollback, crash recovery and row-level locking capabilities.
MySQL 8.0 includes significant performance, security and developer productivity improvements that support the next generation of web, mobile, embedded and Cloud applications. It further orchestrates ease of use, scalability, and performance to power Facebook, Google, Twitter, Uber, and so on.

WordPress to OCI migration

Oracle helps you migrate your WordPress blog to cloud to ensure higher uptime, improve speed and enhance the performance of your website. Cloud servers are well optimized for the smooth functioning of the WordPress and various tools like Web Application Firewall (WAF), Cloud Guard, SSL Certificate, Spam Expert to protect your website. Other benefits of moving a WordPress blog to Oracle cloud are:


With one-click installation feature, you can easily install and manage the service along with maintenance and technical administration of the server.


Resources get scaled easily and in case there is a spike in the traffic then you can easily get the resources from another server in the network.

Content Delivery Network

CDN is the all-time best option that can be used in the cloud to get better performance and improve website speed.

Optimized server

Cloud servers are well optimized for the smooth functioning of the WordPress that again ensures the best output of the website.

WordPress to GCP migration

Google offers a cloud platform for your WordPress blog that measures traffic on your website and control its deployment and maintenance. By choosing GCP for WordPress, you can enjoy enterprise-grade security, comfortable pricing and better performance. The fully managed WordPress solution automates software updates and security patches using Kinsta and WP Engine.

WordPress on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

Vast Edge leverages Kubernetes engine for WordPress that deploys a scalable site across multiple container instances. Kubernetes offers PersistentVolume (PVs) backed by Persistent Disk that let you store your WordPress data outside the containers. Along with that, GKE provides a pricing calculator to estimate the cost on projected usage and a free trial.

WordPress on App Engine

WordPress offers an open-source web framework for PHP developers that encourages the use of the model-view-controller (MVC) pattern. Vast Edge uses a simple CLI tool for downloading and configuring WordPress on App Engine standard environment for PHP 7.2. Our WP experts further configure App Engine for WordPress installations that can cope up with variable traffic and high peak levels.

WordPress Plugins

Harnessing GCP, Vast Edge integrates several plugins to integrate WordPress with App Engine, Cloud Storage and so on. Some notable plugins are:

  • App Engine Plugin: A plugin for running WordPress on Google App Engine standard environment.
  • GCS Media Plugin: A plugin for uploading media files to Google Cloud Storage and serve.

WordPress to Azure migration

Azure offers cloud platform services to host your WordPress leveraging networking resources, computing, storage, AI, and built-in services such as machine learning tools. It allows you to automatically scale resources to meet organic lead demands and making it more cost-effective and flexible. Azure hosts WordPress sites on HTTPS supported, PHP 7.3, and MYSQL 5.6 or equivalent database and delivers effortless hosting.

  • Azure Content Delivery Network

    Azure CDN efficiently delivers web content to users and minimizes latency by storing cached content on edge servers in point-of-presence locations near to end-users.

  • Network Security Groups

    Azure NSG deploys a list of security rules that allow or deny inbound or outbound network traffic based on source or destination IP address, port, and protocol.

  • Virtual Networks

    Azure VNs offers resources secure communication and provides isolation and segmentation, filter and route traffic, and allow connection between locations.

  • Azure Files

    Azure Files provides a fully managed file share in the cloud that hosts all of the WordPress content to make VMs have access to the data.

  • Azure Key Vault

    Azure Key Vault stores and tightly controls access to passwords, certificates, and keys.

  • Azure Active Directory

    Azure AD is a multitenant, cloud-based directory and identity management service provides authentication services for the website and the VPN tunnels.

Benefits of moving WordPress to Azure Cloud


WordPress on Azure uses virtual machine scale sets for the two front-end web server clusters in each region. With scale sets, the number of VM instances that run the front-end application tier automatically scale in response to customer demand, or based on a defined schedule.


All the virtual network traffic into the front-end application tier and protected by network security groups. No outbound Internet traffic is allowed from the database tier. To reduce the attack footprint, no direct remote management ports are open.


All services are re-configured in the cost calculator and are changed for your particular use case. You can also change the appropriate variables to match your expected traffic.

WordPress to AWS migration

Amazon offers LightSail that hosts WordPress offering a cost-effective way to adapt, secure and scale your site. Amazon initiates WordPress website cloning on Amazon LightSail using the Seahorse software on a free to use development environment. It further offers an easy way to launch and configure WordPress instance with virtual servers, storage, databases and networking along with a cost-effective monthly plan. Its features include:

  • Manage all your sites from one console.
  • Backup your sites with s napshotting.
  • Track server metrics and performance.
  • Access your server via SSH with one-click.
  • Set up your domain records.
  • Add resources easily as your site grows.

Amazon S3: To host a WordPress site, Amazon S3 provides secure, durable, and highly-scalable cloud storage. It stores objects including media libraries, theme files, images, videos, and JavaScript. Amazon S3 makes it is easy to use object storage with a simple web interface to store and retrieve data from anywhere on the web.

Amazon Elastic Beanstalk: AWS Elastic Beanstalk is an easy-to-use service for deploying and scaling your WordPress website onto the AWS platform. Additionally, it handles the details of your hosting environment, including provisioning AWS resources such as EC2 application servers, and configuring load balancing, scaling, and monitoring.

WordPress Security

WordPress provides top-notch security that hardens core functionality to address and mitigate security threats, identify and resolve security issues during distribution and installation. WordPress core APIs deploys a project interface that allows plugins and themes to interact with, alter, and extend WordPress core functionality safely and securely. WordPress core software interacts with best practices and standardized way to enforce and harden security. Other features include:

  • Database APIs: It provides the correct method for accessing data that are stored in the database layer.
  • File System APIs: It configures the functionality needed for reading and writing local files to the file system security and on a variety of hosts.
  • HTTP APIs: It standardizes requests, tests each method prior to sending, and based on server configuration uses the appropriate method to make the request.

About Vast Edge: Cloud Managed Service Provider

Since 2004, Vast Edge has been providing cloud services including ERP implementation, integrations, migrations, data analytics, and application development. Vast Edge has recently been recognized in the Forbes Magazine as the top velocity partner and is also a certified Oracle Azure, Google, AWS cloud partner.
In these tough times, due to COVID-19 Pandemic, Vast Edge is offering WordPress Integration at affordable pricings, Cloud Assessments, Free Bronze support for CSP customers, and Free access to software tools such as ticketing, finance, CRM(limitations apply).
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