We could not put on our annual WordCamp without the generosity of our local and national sponsors. Take a moment to thank them when you see them and don’t forget to grab some free swag!
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.
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.
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.
UserHeat is a WordPress heat map analytics plugin to improve customer experience for free. UserHeat reveals exactly what visitors are looking at and what they focus on within your webpages, based on their mouse movements. From startups to million dollar companies, over 40,000 sites use UserHeat to improve customer experience.
Learn more, visit userheat.com(en.userheat.com)
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.
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.
The website management platform for Drupal & WordPress, Pantheon provides web teams with the hosting, cloud-based developer tools, and scalable infrastructure needed to run awesome websites. Serving billions of pageviews a month for over 100,000 websites, Pantheon’s container-based infrastructure allows you to launch websites faster, without worrying about traffic spikes, security or performance. It’s free in development. Create your free account now!
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/.
WPML te permite hacer tu sitio multilingüe.
Al instalarlo podrás traducir todo el contenido del sitio, desde entradas, entradas personalizadas y páginas así como menúes, widgets y textos del tema y otros plugins.
Es compatible con plugins de caching, SEO, E-Commerce y muchos más.
WPML es adecuado tanto para grandes sitios corporativos como para blogs personales, y ya ha ayudado a hacer multilingüe a mas de 500.000 sitios comerciales en todo el mundo.
Más información en: WPML.org
Since 1997 DreamHost has helped entrepreneurs and developers the world over bring their dreams to life on the Internet. From domain registrations to web hosting and even powerful cloud storage and computing services, more than 400,000 customers trust DreamHost to be their online home. Packed with unbelievable value, DreamHost is the best place to launch a blog, website, or web application into the stratosphere. Learn more at www.DreamHost.com
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.
We are marketing strategists, creatives and technologists who believe being bold is the difference between existing within your industry and breaking through it.
Learn more at http://teamodea.com.
Orbit Media is made up of passionate and experienced people; we love where we work and what we do. We are focused on one service: web design and development. Our purpose is to serve our clients and our community. We share our expertise whenever possible through events, our blog, and our book. And we always give back to Chicago. We’re proud to be a Certified B Corporation.
Learn more about Chicago Web Design on our website.
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At Yoast, we optimize websites in a holistic way. Not just one aspect of websites, but every aspect. Making sites more usable, easier to navigate, faster and more reliable. In other words: we make websites work. For the owner ánd the visitor. The added bonus is that if you do all that right, a website becomes easier to find as well.
With over 4 million active installs Yoast SEO is the most popular SEO plugins around. And there’s more!
To help people create awesome websites we offer: plugins that make optimizing and analyzing websites easy as pie; website reviews that provide an in-depth analysis and lots of practical tips; online courses and eBooks that give people the skills and the knowledge to start improving their own site.
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!