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HostPapa partners with Jetpack by Automattic to offer enhanced WordPress functionality

BURLINGTON, ON, November 20, 2018 – HostPapa Inc., a leading Canadian internet company that specializes in web hosting solutions and services for SMBs, is pleased to announce a partnership with Jetpack by Automattic Inc.

Over 30% of top 10 million websites are built on WordPress. It is without a doubt the most popular CMS in the world (also created by Automattic Inc) with a massive community around it.

Taking into considerations the needs and expectations of the WordPress community, HostPapa offers Optimized WordPress plans that are designed specifically for the optimal WordPress performance. These plans include various tools that make creating and running your WordPress site a hassle-free experience. Jetpack is the perfect addition to this setup, with features that any WordPress website should absolutely have.

Customers on Starter and Business plans will now have Jetpack Free included. This plan supports all essential design, security and marketing functionality that you might need to run a successful WordPress website. Customers on Business Pro plans will get Jetpack Premium free of charge (value C$129/year). In addition to the essential features, this plan has more advanced capabilities, like accepting PayPal payments, automated malware scanning, Google Analytics integration, and more.

"The main goal for us at HostPapa is to provide our customers with all the tools they need to realize their dreams of online success,” said Jamie Opalchuk, the CEO at HostPapa. "These tools are intended to deliver valuable capabilities for the users. The partnership with Jetpack is another step towards this goal, as it allows us to significantly expand the potential of our WordPress hosting services.”

"We are very excited to announce this new partnership with HostPapa," said James Grierson, SVP Global Partnerships for Automattic. "This partnership will provide fantastic WordPress services including the Jetpack infrastructure to an expanded world wide audience."

Jetpack is now available for all of HostPapa Optimized WordPress new and existing customers.

About HostPapa

HostPapa (www.hostpapa.com) based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, is a web hosting and cloud-based service provider to small businesses across the globe. HostPapa’s commitment is to provide a complete array of enterprise-grade solutions to every small business owner. These services, traditionally out of reach to smaller businesses, are offered in a one-stop shop, making it quick and easy for customers to select the services they need to grow their business. HostPapa backs these offerings with 24-7 award-winning multi-lingual customer support provided by the PapaSquad team of experts.

About Automattic

Automattic Inc. is a web development corporation founded in August 2005. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or where they live in the world. Automattic’s products include WordPress.com, Jetpack, WooCommerce, WordPress.com VIP, Simplenote, Longreads, and more. A fully distributed company, Automattic has more than 811 employees working from 69 countries.

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