Sponsors

 

Our Sponsors

Thanks so much to our Sponsors! We couldn’t keep the lights on around here without you!

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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.

All in One SEO Pack Pro

All in One SEO Pack Pro is the popular WordPress plugin, developed by Michael Torbert of Raleigh North Carolina, for managing the Search Engine Optimization of your website or blog. All in One SEO Pack is the most downloaded plugin for WordPress with almost 30 million downloads. Chances are you’ve searched Google and found a website that’s running this powerful WordPress plugin.

Learn more and purchase online at SemperPlugins.com

Farside Films

Farside Films is a production company with roots through out the southeast and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. They specialize in videography and photography for live music events, independent shorts, local and regional commercials, website marketing videos, music videos and other media. They have a passion for creativity in every aspect of production which can be seen the work from script to screen.

Farside Films is proud to be a sponsor for the 2016 WordCamp Raleigh conference.

BoldGrid

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!

www.boldgrid.com

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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.

 

 

A2 Hosting

Since 2003, A2 Hosting has specialized in linux-based, developer-friendly hosting. We cater to the WordPress community by offering robust servers and hosting accounts at an affordable cost. We back up our hosting with 24/7 support available by phone, ticket, or live chat.

A2 is active in the WordPress community – we dedicate a percentage of our development time to WordPress as part of the Five for the Future initiative, and we are active in many WordCamps. Our in-house Application Optimizer, Ben Cool is also an organizer of the Ann Arbor WordCamp, and speaks at many other WordCamps across the country.

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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.

 

 

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.

AndiSites

AndiSites Inc. is an award-winning web design and development agency in Chapel Hill, NC. AndiSites specializes in easy-to-use, easy-to-update, mobile-friendly WordPress websites. Through a unique process that engages clients and demystifies technology, AndiSites ensures that clients and their website users have a positive and enjoyable experience. AndiSites’ expertise with WordPress makes them a go-to resource for businesses, higher education institutions, and government organizations ready to take their online presence to the next level.

Give: Democratizing Generosity

Give is a Donation plugin for WordPress. With Give, you can accept donations, manage donors and create powerful reports. It’s flexible, robust and requires minimal barrier to entry. 

Give is the flagship product of WordImpress, a commercial plugin shop whose main office is located in San Diego, CA. 

Website: https://givewp.com/
Twitter: @GiveWP
Facebook: WPGive

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.

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The Department of Marketing

The Department of Marketing (DofM) is an interactive, award-winning marketing firm headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. The DofM focuses on creativity, affordability and tactical implementation that helps clients grow and increase revenue. We understand in today’s marketing world it is all about accountability and results. Strategy combined with creativity, content and marketing automation allows us to be transparent and measure results. We work with companies large and small and would love to meet with your company to see if we can become YOUR Department of Marketing.

Consultwebs

Consultwebs is the premier provider of innovative online legal marketing to ethical U.S. law firms seeking growth and profit. They foster professional, long-term relationships built on trust, integrity and quality. Their clients’ results drive their success.  Consultwebs is looking for experienced, talented professionals to join its growing team.  For more information about career opportunities with Consultwebs, please visit https://www.consultwebs.com/join-the-team/.

Themetry

Themetry is a premium WordPress theme provider. We develop themes for public release, and code one-off themes for clients. We pride ourselves on designing and developing easy-to-use, purpose-built WordPress themes.

million eyez

With million eyez, writers add a visual twist to their stories by enriching posts with powerful photos curated especially for them.

Reinventing Visual Storytelling – The million eyez platform enables you to fulfill your photo-wishes by fresh delivery of photos directly to your story by a global community of talented photographers.

Finding without searching – Don’t waste time on finding the right photo or settle for overused stock photos.

Easy and even addictive – Super easy control of photo suggestions, anytime anywhere from your WordPress editor or in the designated mobile and desktop app.

Expand your creativity – Get new ideas and different points of view inspired by creative photographers from all over the world.

More at www.millioneyez.com

Shepherds Loft

Shepherds Loft – WordPress Management Services

Extensive knowledge of marketing, Agile approach to feature development, and comprehensive WordPress Management takes care of all the technical administration related to your Website.

All questions concerning domain names, email and hosting must be sent to support@shepherdsloft.com

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!