A huge Thank You to all of our WordCamp Seattle sponsors.
If you’d like to reach the 700 WordPress enthusiasts who will gather in Seattle October 29-30, please visit our Call for Sponsors page.
WooCommerce is the fastest growing eCommerce software/platform, powering over 30% of all eCommerce stores with over 1 million active installations. It is is built to integrate seamlessly with WordPress, making it the obvious eCommerce choice for existing WordPress users and connects you to the fast-growing WordPress ecosystem which now powers over 25% of all websites on the internet.
With WooCommerce you can start with all the basic tools that any small business would need to start selling online, including product setup, payments, shipping options, and sales reports and as your business grows choose from over 300 premium add-ons available including additional payment processors, shipping methods, inventory systems and marketing tools anyone to sell anything, anywhere from real products and digital downloads to subscriptions, content and even your time.
In July 2015, WooCommerce was acquired by Automattic, the creators of WordPress.com which serves more than 15.8 billion pages a month and also the creators of other popular WordPress services including Akismet, Jetpack, and VaultPress. We look forward to growing WooCommerce to achieve even greater things together with Automattic.
Jetpack is a free WordPress plugin that simplifies managing your sites. This single plugin enables Photon (a global CDN for images), uptime monitoring, brute force protection, traffic-boosting tools, single sign on, multiple-site management, and automatic or bulk plugin updates. Additionally Jetpack includes several features that help you customize the look and feel of your site without installing other tools. More information can be found at jetpack.com.
Bluehost has been a WordPress partner since 2005 and powers over 1 million WordPress sites worldwide. Their objective is to help customers, whether novice or pro, create a thriving online presence at an affordable price. With a team of in-house tech experts available 24/7, Bluehost dedicates time and resources to providing the best support and services in the industry. Join millions of other site owners and see what Bluehost can do for you and your online presence.
Pantheon puts the power of the Internet in the hands of developers and DevOps teams, delivering rock solid hosting along with the most complete platform for professional website creation. We’ve built the world’s best website management platform—one that gives web teams all of the developer tools, hosting, scaling, performance, workflow, and automation they need to build the best websites in the world. Pantheon powers 150,000 websites, serving billions of page views per month.
For more information, visit www.pantheon.io.
BoldGrid is a website builder powered by WordPress. It is a free set of WordPress plugins, themes, and other content that allows site creation and management similar to non-WordPress website builders. By placing WordPress more in line with DIY site builder solutions on the market, our mission is not only to make WordPress more accessible and easy for beginners to utilize, but also automate and streamline typical WordPress tasks to provide a fast, creator-friendly platform that even web professionals will appreciate.
Experience WordPress as a website builder, including: free pre-built themes, drag and drop editing, integrated image banks, simplified photo editing, built-in staging, automated backups, and so much more.
BoldGrid will have you creating professional looking WordPress sites in minutes!
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales tax, excise tax, and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use. Avalara’s end-to-end suite of solutions is designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally.
SiteGround, with over 12 years in the business, provides managed WordPress hosting that does not miss a thing! Their servers, available in 4 different data centers across the world, are optimized for ultimate speed and security and they provide many goodies for the WordPress fans – automatic updates for the core WordPress and its plugins, WordPress SuperCacher for ultimate speed acceleration, staging tool for the coders and unique WordPress autoinstaller for the starting users – all crafted in-house by the SiteGround team. And still they do not forget the importance of the good old standard hosting features like the domain name registration, the email service, control panel and the reasonable pricing. They also have a support team that is not only available 24/7 by phone, chat and ticketing, but consists of WordPress enthusiasts who will help you with specific WordPress issues.
Flywheel is a delightful platform that empowers designers, developers, and digital agencies to focus on what they do best — building beautiful, functional sites for their clients. We make it a breeze to create and develop WordPress sites, handle hosting, manage projects, and ultimately scale your business.
Since 1998, Media Temple has helped web developers, designers, digital entrepreneurs, and innovators bring their ideas to life online. We’ve seen technology trends come and go. But one thing has never changed: our commitment to our customers’ success. Today, our premium web hosting and cloud services power 1.5 million websites in 100 countries. Over 125,000 people and businesses rely on our simple tools for web hosting, one-click WordPress installs, virtual servers, domain registration, business applications, and other cloud services. From everyday people to top bloggers, creative professionals, and businesses small and large, we make it easy for anyone to have an effective, engaging Internet presence.
Setka provides innovative management and editing tools empowering people in media to create beautiful content. All their tools including Setka Editor plugin for WordPress were developed by a group of media professionals who have been creating great looking content all day, every day for the last decade. Currently Setka Editor enables more than 300 brands and 100 editors to create award-winning content and advertising experience
GoDaddy’s mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. With more than 12 million customers worldwide and 57 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful online presence, attract customers and manage their business.
WP Engine powers amazing digital experiences for websites or applications built on WordPress. The company’s premium managed hosting platform provides the performance, reliability and security required by the biggest brands in the world, while remaining affordable and intuitive enough for smaller businesses and individuals. Companies large and small rely on WP Engine’s award-winning customer service team that specializes in quickly solving technical problems, and creating a world-class customer experience. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas and has offices in San Francisco, California, San Antonio, Texas, and London, England.
Currently protecting more than one million WordPress sites, SiteLock delivers a patented 360-degree website security solution to find, fix and prevent malware and other threats from affecting websites and their visitors. Services include automatic malware scanning and removal, an advanced web application firewall, static application security testing, PCI compliance and website acceleration powered by a global CDN. SiteLock offers phone, email and chat support, 24/7/365. With SiteLock, you can focus on what’s most important—your business, your passion, your word.
IvyCat is a WordPress development and consulting agency based in lovely Gig Harbor, Washington. We create powerful WordPress and BuddyPress sites focused on e-commerce, event management, and membership.
We also provide on-going WordPress maintenance, monitoring, support, and conversion consulting services, all focused on helping clients grow and succeed without the headaches and stress of doing it alone.
iThemes’ Backup Buddy is the original WordPress backup plugin to backup, restore & move WordPress.
Plesk simplifies web management activities to align with the way infrastructure is used today for hosting websites and web applications. A widely used web management solution, Plesk provides everything a web professional needs to set up a website quickly and securely – including a WordPress Toolkit, an easy-to-navigate control panel, server level automation, supportability tools, and complete protection with our server-to-site security core.
WPML allows users to translate everything in the site, including content, menus, widgets and even theme and plugin texts. WPML powers over 500,000 commercial websites from all over the world.
More information about going multilingual can be found at WPML.org
We are looking for talent. If you are a smart programmer you are welcome to contact us here: http://wpml.org/home/were-hiring/.
DreamHost is a global Web hosting and cloud services provider with over 350,000 customers and 1.2 million blogs, websites and apps hosted. The company offers a wide spectrum of Web hosting and cloud services including Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Dedicated Server Hosting, Domain Name Registration, the cloud storage service, DreamObjects, and the cloud computing service DreamCompute. More information can be found at http://dreamhost.com.
Platform.sh is a groundbreaking hosting and development tool for PHP and NodeJS web applications. It extends a branch-merge workflow to infrastructure so that every branch can be tested as if it were in production, and live sites scale effortlessly to serve the most demanding traffic. Enterprise plans boast a unique, triple-redundant offering, and 24/7 follow-the-sun support. Based on Open Source technologies, Platform.sh is ideal for agile software development, continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD).
Apply Filters is a podcast dedicated to the discussion of WordPress development by Brad Touesnard and Pippin Williamson.
We love talking about the challenges we face both in coding and running our businesses. This is a podcast for developers first and foremost. Discussions are rife with technical jargon meant for developer ears. We fully intend to alienate non-developer listeners.
Our discussions include everything from development in WordPress core, plugins, themes, and even extends beyond WordPress from time to time. We will be sharing our own experiences in the development world, as well as bringing on guest developers to share their stories.
Ahoy! We are a happy team that creates modern and user-oriented themes and plugins for your WordPress business (blogging, startups, online shops, magazines etc). You probably already heard about Zerif Lite, one of the most popular free themes in the world at the moment (it’s in top 10 on wordpress.org). Well, we developed it!
Apart from building themes and plugins, we’re also offering tutorials and tips for everyone who wants to learn WordPress on our blogs ThemeIsle and CodeinWP. Recently, we launched Revive.Social, a platform from where online marketers can get important resources for their business.
GreenGeeks is an independently owned and operated green web hosting provider since 2008. GreenGeeks specializes in managed WordPress hosting making hosting WordPress websites easy with automatic 1-click install, managed updates, enhanced security, blazing fast website performance and 24/7 U.S. based support.
WP Stagecoach: WordPress staging sites made easy. Create a test copy of your site with one click, and merge changes back to your live site.
Save time and stop writing code. Beaver Builder is a powerful and flexible website builder for WordPress. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’re going to love taking control of your website with Beaver Builder.
Kinsta is the fastest growing managed WordPress host on the market. Over the past 3 years they’ve landed billion dollar enterprises, some of the hottest startups, & key players in the WordPress community. They are the first managed host exclusively powered by Google Cloud, which many studies show is faster & cheaper than AWS. In addition, by utilizing containers rather than ancient tech like VPS units, they are the very best in scalability. The use of Nginx, MariaDB, & HHVM magnify this even further. Developer tools like SSH, staging, & WP-CLI are standard on all plans, which start at $100/mo.
MyCurator Content Curation plugin makes it easy to curate quality content for your WordPress site. Target Info released the MyCurator plugin in 2012 and has provided exceptional support and upgrades for over 4 years. Mark Tilly is the CEO of Target Info. Mark has over 30 years of software development experience. He founded iMany (now Revitas) with a partner in 1988 to build client server software for Pharmaceutical firms and grew it to over $30 million in sales and an IPO. He has been working with WordPress for 6 years building, marketing and supporting the AI based MyCurator plugin utilizing Amazon cloud services.
Printing For Less
Printing For Less is a marketing technology company that provides sales enablement and marketing automation solutions, as well as printing, mailing, and fulfillment services. We directly connect B2B organizations to cutting edge solutions that accelerate productivity and drive business forward.
Interested in sponsoring WordCamp this year?
Check out our Call for Sponsors post for details on how you can help make this year’s WordCamp the best it can be!