Sponsors

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!

Our Sponsors

Our generous sponsors are what allow us to offer an amazing day of education and networking for such a low price. Thank you to each of our sponsors below for helping make WordCamp DFW 2016 a success!!

Gold

WooCommerce

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

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

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.

BoldGrid

Bold Grid

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!

Silver

Pantheon

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.

GoDaddy

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.

Bronze

Plesk

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

WPML turns WordPress websites multilingual. It works with caching, SEO and E-Commerce plugins, and allows the building of complete multilingual sites. WPML powers simple blogs as well as corporate and enterprise sites.

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

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.

 

 

After Party Sponsor

iThemes

iThemes

Founded in 2008, iThemes provides professional WordPress software, including themes, training and plugins, like BackupBuddy, iThemes Exchange, iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) and more. With a 20+ person team, iThemes is committed to making people’s lives awesome by providing simple, easy to use solutions for WordPress. You can learn more at iThemes.com.

Speaker Dinner Sponsor

Liquid Web

Liquid Web

Liquid Web, a managed web hosting company, offers a wide array of hosting solutions, including VPS, cloud, dedicated, and shared hosting plans. WordPress users will find our fully managed hosting solutions, built on powerful and flexible servers, ideal for hosting WordPress sites of all sizes. In addition, all of our fully-managed solutions come backed by our industry-leading, 24/7/365, on-site Heroic Support®. Our Heroic Promise features a comprehensive SLA with 59 second phone and live chat responses, 30 minute helpdesk responses, 30 minute hardware replacement, and 100% power and network uptime guarantees. With wholly-owned, state-of-the-art data centers in Michigan, Arizona, and Amsterdam, we provide true global reach and geographic redundancy. Whether your hosting needs are big or small, managed or unmanaged, shared, VPS, or cloud … Liquid Web is the perfect match.

Liquid Web around the web:

WordCamp Admin

SiteLock

SiteLock

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.

http://wpdistrict.sitelock.com/

WP Engine

WP Engine

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.

WP Engine facebook
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WP Engine twitter

WordCamp Author

ManageWP

ManageWP

Don’t you have better things to do that reading sponsor descriptions? We might as well give you useful info since you’re here 🙂

WordCamps are not about talks and swag (blasphemy!), but about getting the community together and sharing thoughts and experience. All those strangers might turn out to be your future business partners, mentors, employees, and even friends. So make sure you say hi to the people sitting next to you on WCDFW. That’s the WordPress way.

Find ManageWP online:

WP101

WP101

WP101® is a popular WordPress video tutorial series created just for beginners. Since 2008, our tutorial videos have helped more than 1,000,000 beginners around the world learn how to use WordPress. Who’s got time to read boring tech books? Our easy-to-understand training videos provide a solid overview of WordPress in a little over an hour. Then, continue learning with more advanced courses for Yoast SEO, WooCommerce, and more!

WP101 on the web:

BigWing Interactive

BigWing Interactive

BigWing Interactive is a full-service online marketing company located in Oklahoma City, offering web design and development, content marketing, organic SEO, paid search and retargeting, social media management and more.

We are online marketing experts with creativity and passion, who:

  • Take the extra time to get to know your business and market.
  • Design unique and results-driven online marketing solutions for your business.
  • And drive qualified web traffic to your business, resulting in more customers and a full sales funnel.

Learn more about us:

WordCamp Contributor

WinningWP

Winning WP

WinningWP is an award-winning blog that explores WordPress-related techniques and resources, shares helpful information, and provides useful tips and insights to anybody and everybody with an interest in WordPress.

Our goal is to create a resource that’s thought provoking, educational and current: In short, a site that’s of interest to WordPress users everywhere.

Run by Brin Wilson, a self-proclaimed WordPress enthusiast from London, WinningWP is a collaboration between professional creatives, coders and web designers from around the globe, who each contribute a wealth of knowledge and expertise on a range of WordPress-related topics.

Kinsta

Kinsta

Kinsta is the fastest growing managed WordPress host on the market today. Over the past 3 years they’ve landed billion dollar enterprises, some of the hottest startups, & some key players in the WordPress market. They are the first managed WordPress host exclusively powered by Google Cloud, which in many independent studies has proved to be both faster & cheaper than AWS. In addition, by utilizing containers rather than old technology like VPS units, they are considered to be the very best in scalability. The use of Nginx, MariaDB, HHVM, & PHP 7 magnify this even further. Developer tools like SSH, Staging, & WP-CLI are standard on all their hosting plans, which start at $100 per month.

Kinsta online:

Website: https://kinsta.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/kinsta

Mark Tilly

Target Info

MyCurator Content Curation Plugin Software 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.

Website: http://www.target-info.com/
Twitter Account: @mycurator
LinkedIn Account: www.linkedin.com/in/mtilly
Google + Account: google.com/+MarkTilly

Nerdworker

Nerdworker

From agencies who need help with overflow projects to business owners who need a new or redesigned website, you’re busy doing what you do. Let nerdworker.com do the nerd work so you don’t have to.

Website: http://nerdworker.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_nerdworker
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nerdworkerdotcom/