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Introducing 5 all-new PilotKit features

As a technology guy, it is always great and exciting for me when we launch something new. Today, I have a couple of exciting announcements. We’ve been hard at work the past months; so we’re excited to give you a proper update on everything. Let’s jump right into it,shall we …

  • First, we are introducing the all-new PilotKit Pro; we have enhanced almost every feature. We have revamped the interface, making it even easier and more intuitive.
  • Second, we have discontinued PilotKit Basic, meaning that now PilotKit offers only the PRO version. Now our users are able to enjoy all the features that make PilotKit great.

PilotKit Pro

About a year ago, Epikly started to work on a web app that would change the way developers interact and develop locally.

While OS X provides powerful means of interacting and working locally, it is also a maze of issues some beginners encounter when configuring and setting up a local development site.

And that is why we created PilotKit, to simplify this process and to allow you to focus in what truly matters the most: your projects and your clients.

Share your local site virtually anywhere

Are you tired of constantly uploading your work in progress to get feedback from clients and to test APIs?
PilotKit uses ngrok to create a secure public URL (such as https://generic_app_name.ngrok.io) to a local webserver on your machine.

View your site on mobile devices, tablets, share your progress with clients, as long as you have internet access.

Duplicate Sites

Are you aggravated by copying and duplicating a site just to mimic the same functionalities, themes, plugins, appearance or just the structure?

PilotKit simplifies this process by simply clicking on the site you wish to clone, enter a new name and then…you are done!

The all new Installer

We have rebuilt how we setup new sites for WordPress, it is now easier to select bundles of plugins to start with. The bundle will match the perfect category of project you’re building.

To be more specific, Pilotkit allows you to choose options like developer, ecommerce, and security profile. You can add extra plugins later on but this will get you ahead of the game at the very beginning.

We understand that sometimes you want to start with a boilerplate theme for WordPress, that is why we added a blank theme ready for you to play with. All you have to do is add styles and functionalities as you like!

Also PilotKit makes super easy to manage and install multi-sites.



New auth – when adding a new site

New Structure

All Sites created with PilotKit will be stored inside the app, these files or configurations include: error logs, virtual server configurations, and site configurations. This way makes it  easy to find and manage the site’s settings for all our users.

Here you will find all your sites and configurations for apache and future nginx support.

Pricing and Plans

(new) Monthly Billing:
$9.99/mo

Yearly Billing:
$6.25/mo
$75 billed yearly
You save: 36.97% that is $44

(new) 2 Years billing:
$5.41/mo.
$130 billed every 2 years.
You save: 45.61% that is $109

When can I expect the new PilotKit?

The all-new PilotKit will be rolled out to our special early birds first. Between 2-4 weeks later you will be all able to download it from your account.

Version release #: 3.0.0