WordPress Announcements News and Information
WordPress Announcements News and Information

WordPress Load Testing Plugin

BlazeMeter, provider of the Apache JMeter™ compatible load testing platform for developers, today announced the release of its plugin for the leading open-source blogging software, WordPress. WordPress developers can now launch high volume load tests and optimize WordPress websites in minutes.

BlazeMeter’s new WordPress plugin allows users to utilize cloud testing services to optimize the performance of their WordPress sites using BlazeMeter’s load testing developer platform.

“BlazeMeter’s WordPress plugin has insight into the actual WordPress installation and generates an Apache JMeter and a Selenium script for you automatically. It then provisions and configures a cluster of up to 100 dedicated servers ready to run on demand,” said Alon Girmonsky, Founder & CEO of BlazeMeter. “All this is done automatically, saving developers days of scripting, provisioning and configuring, allowing developers to focus on their web and mobile applications.”

The BlazeMeter plugin supports WordPress 3.1 or higher. The plugin will create a load script that will simulate both anonymous users and authenticated users visiting the WordPress website. During a load test, a dedicated cluster of load engines is launched from a preconfigured geographic location. These servers then generate traffic based on the parameters which the user defines in the BlazeMeter plugin.

During the load, real time measurements of KPIs present themselves on the report dashboard, where users can easily evaluate system performance and run numerous iterations, allowing users to locate bugs and bottlenecks, fix and re-test time and time again.

Download plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/blazemeter/

Integration details can be found on our Knowledge Base under BlazeMeter WordPress Plugin.

Users can sign up for BlazeMeter’s Webinar ‘WordPress Load Testing Made Easy’ on Wednesday, March 20 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT. To register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/183235902

Users can also sign up for “Load Testing for Mobile Made Easy” on Wednesday, March 27 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT. To register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/537195718
Join BlazeMeter at the NYC Webscale Group Meetup on Thursday, March 28 from 7-9pm EDT, to discuss “Finding & Fixing Performance Bottlenecks At Web Scale.”

About BlazeMeter
BlazeMeter is a self-service, web and mobile load testing platform (PaaS) providing developers an enterprise grade, out-of-the-box load testing solution. 100% compatible with Apache JMeter™. Start testing in under five minutes.

BlazeMeter significantly simplifies the load testing process for web and mobile applications by providing developers easy integration into their native development environment, realistic user simulation, advanced scripting capabilities, unlimited on-demand load testing capacity, comprehensive, interactive real-time reporting, sophisticated result analysis and geographically distributed testing across 8 different locations. Users can easily run multiple load tests, quickly locating and fixing performance bottlenecks.

BlazeMeter provides a free plugin to JMeter, a Drupal module, a WordPress plugin, a Jenkins CI plugin and full integrations with TeamCity (JetBrains), CloudBees and New Relic for simplified load testing.

BlazeMeter has over 6,000 users including banks, government agencies, retail sites, newspapers, online gaming companies, media streaming companies, SaaS companies and hundreds of start-ups. For more information please visit www.blazemeter.com, subscribe to the JMeter Cloud Blog and follow the company on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BlazeMeter

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