If you regularly read our blog, you may have heard about Pressable’s integration partnership with MainWP. We’re incredibly excited about it and many MainWP fans are too, but for those who aren’t yet familiar with this powerful tool, we wanted to share some additional information about what MainWP does and how it can help you.
In short, MainWP is an open-source, self-hosted, and privacy-focused WordPress website(s) management plugin. It allows you to monitor and control all your and your client’s websites from one central dashboard.
Managing multiple websites can be overwhelming, but MainWP makes it easy with its powerful features and easy-to-use interface. As of now, over 600k WordPress sites are being managed using MainWP.
Let’s dive in to learn more about MainWP…
Simplified Multiple Websites Management
MainWP truly simplifies the management of multiple websites, making it an essential tool for web developers, agencies, and anyone looking to streamline and optimize their website maintenance workflow.
Its user-friendly design and easy-to-use management features make handling multiple websites a breeze, giving you the freedom to focus on what matters most – growing your clientele and delivering exceptional experiences to your clients.
Time-Saving Features for WordPress Updates
It is important to keep your websites updated for security, performance, and compatibility issues. However, updating each site manually can take up much time. With MainWP, you no longer need to login to each site individually and perform repetitive tasks.
MainWP allows you to install, view, manage, and update plugins, themes, and even WordPress with just a few clicks, saving you valuable time and effort and ensuring stress-free WordPress maintenance.
Website Monitoring and Uptime Tracking
In the fast-paced world of website management, it’s impossible to be constantly vigilant and monitor everything yourself. That’s where the Advanced Uptime Monitor Extension from MainWP proves invaluable.
You can set up four commonly used website monitoring tools that provide instant notifications for downtime. These alerts are dependable and timely, allowing you to take swift action to restore your site.
Managing Clients Made Easy
With the MainWP client management feature, you can create profiles for each client and organize them using colorful Tags. Assigning sites to clients is simple and allows for easy tracking and management.
Additionally, you can suspend or unsuspend clients or sites as needed.
The client cards provide a centralized location for contact details, notes, and more. And if you need custom fields for your clients, MainWP allows you to create your own, ensuring that your client management system fits your unique needs perfectly.
Enhanced Security and Backup Management
With MainWP, you can easily integrate popular security plugins such as Jetpack Scan and Jetpack Protect. This allows you to easily scan, fix, and manage all your websites’ security settings from a centralized dashboard.
MainWP offers the flexibility to connect your preferred backup solution from their extensive list of options, allowing you to conveniently perform regular backups of all your Child Sites’ files and databases.
With these powerful integrations, you can easily handle your backups, making the process easy and efficient.
Pressable Extension for MainWP
The great news is that MainWP offers a Pressable Extension specifically designed to connect your Pressable account using a Client ID and Client Secret key.
Using this Extension, you can easily launch a site on Pressable from the MainWP Dashboard by providing the site name, selecting the site type (WordPress/WooCommerce), specifying the PHP version, and optionally choosing a data center location.
For a single website, the Extension allows you to:
- Sync Data: Get the latest information on a site
- Overview: List of plugins, themes, comments, stats, versions, etc.
- Edit: Allows you to configure/edit settings for a site
- Disable Site: Quickly disable/enable site access globally
- Delete Site: Delete a site from your Pressable account
- Convert To Staging: Easily convert production to a staging site
- Enable CDN: Disable/Enable CDN on a site
- Go to phpMyAdmin: Access the database without logging into Pressable
- Manage Backups: Get a list of existing backups to download or restore
In addition, the Pressable Extension for MainWP empowers you to perform bulk operations across all your Pressable hosted sites. This enables you to save time and effort by executing actions simultaneously on multiple sites.
Extending Functionality: Exploring MainWP’s Extensions & Features
Here are some of the most popular features and Extensions for MainWP:
- Pro Reports: Create customized reports for your clients that are impressive and tailored to their specific needs.
- Google Lighthouse: Check Google Lighthouse stats for all Child Sites on one dashboard with a single click.
- Domain Monitor: Stay informed about domain expirations and receive timely email alerts to act accordingly.
- SSL Monitor: Real-time monitoring of SSL certificate validity and receiving timely alerts for any issues or expirations.
- Team Control: Distribute WordPress tasks among your team members. Create custom roles, assign privileges, and more.
- Content Management: Streamline your content creation and publishing process with the content management feature.
- Customizable Built-in Themes: Access a wide range of professionally designed themes, allowing you to customize them to your needs.
- 3rd-party Integrations: Easily integrate popular plugins for SEO, Cache, Backup, Security, and more., maximizing the functionality and performance of your websites while maintaining centralized management through MainWP.
Take a look at the Extensions catalog.
An Affordable Pricing Model
MainWP offers flexible pricing plans tailored to meet the needs of agencies, freelancers, and businesses of all sizes. Whether you have a small portfolio or manage many websites, MainWP provides transparent pricing options.
With affordable monthly, annual, and Lifetime plans, you can enjoy access to all the powerful features and Extensions that MainWP offers.
We are excited to partner with them to help you streamline your workflow, save time, and maximize the efficiency of your website management tasks. Check them out and let us know what you think!