We are Melapress
Melapress is an eclectic team of WordPress wizards dedicated to developing exceptional management and security plugins.
Melapress was founded as a passion project by Robert Abela, who identified a gap in the WordPress market for an activity log plugin. Initially, the plugin was called WP Security Audit Log and focused on security logging. Since then, the plugin has grown to log all kinds of user and system activity and is currently the best user-rated plugin in its space.
Our plugin portfolio and the team experienced equally impressive growth, boasting nine team members and seven of the best plugins around.
What’s in a name?
Melapress combines two words – mela and press.
Mela is a ubiquitous Maltese word that the locals pepper freely in daily conversation. While the official translation of the word is ‘so’ it can mean many different things, depending on the context and the intonation it is used in. It is also one of the first words that the expat community in Malta learns, making it, in many ways, a symbol of the unity of different peoples and cultures – something that is definitely big at Melapress.
Melapress’ founder is from Malta, as are a few other members of the team. Malta is also home to team members who have emigrated to this little Mediterranean island. In many ways, even though many of us have since left, Malta represents our roots, which we wanted to pay homage to in our name.
While the founder is from the sunny island of Malta, Melapress made its debut in Scotland – a testament to how international Melapress truly is. The logo represents a river crossing two hills – a nod to Scotland’s truly breathtaking landscapes.
Our fully-remote team spans multiple time zones and brings together extensive experience in WordPress and beyond. This helps us ensure that every Melapress process is up to the standards that our customers expect. We’re also a cool bunch, even if we say so ourselves.
Giving back to the community
WordPress has one of the most vibrant communities around, and we are glad and grateful to be part of it. We recognize that communities only work if everyone does their part, which is why we do our utmost to give back.
Our plugins follow the freemium model, where we have both free and premium editions. This allows us to continue investing in the plugins and grow them. However, we also offer two plugins that are completely free of charge.
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We are very active in the WordPress space. You’ll find us as a sponsor in events like WordCamp Europe and podcasts, so do come to say hello if you see us; we’re a friendly bunch!
We’ve been sponsoring WordCamp Europe for the last couple of years. We are very proud to play a part in the success of this event, which has become a team event for the whole Melapress team.
From time to time, we also sponsor podcasts that tackle subject related to WordPress. As podcast geeks, we truly appreciate this format and want to support creators who promote WordPress.
We also make yearly contributions to worthwhile causes, including:
- Let’s encrypt
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