Thank you to all the fantastic sponsors who’s support helps to make WordCamps around the world, and WordCamp LA in particular, possible. Please take a moment to let our sponsors know how much you appreciate what they do!
Bluehost has been a WordPress partner since 2005 and powers over one million WordPress sites. Their goal is to provide outstanding hosting services and customer support for the best possible price. Bluehost is also constantly innovating and upgrading their services and infrastructure at no additional cost to their customers. Join the millions of other website owners that have already chosen Bluehost and see how they can help you with your site.
From its inception in 1998, (mt) Media Temple has been on a mission to help people and businesses succeed online.
Over 125,000 customers in 100 countries now rely on Media Temple’s tools for domain registration, web hosting, business applications, virtual servers, and other cloud services to power more than 1.5 million websites. With 200 dedicated, U.S.-based employees, Media Temple takes pride in our 24/7 customer support. Our customers range from everyday people to top bloggers, creative professionals, and small businesses, as well as large enterprises like Starbucks, Adidas, Samsung, and Toyota.
WiredTree provides Managed VPS and Managed Dedicated Servers to WordPress users worldwide from our Chicago-based data center and offices. Every WT server is backed by 24×7 telephone support, ticket support with 15 minute average response times, and is fully managed and monitored by WiredTree to maximize uptime and minimize frustration. All servers come ready-to-run with cPanel/WHM and are optimized and security hardened with firewall and anti-spam out of the box. With experience in SSD technology, MariaDB, Memcached, WordPress plugins, server optimization, and LiteSpeed Web server, WiredTree can take your site’s performance to the next level.
If you use WordPress to build things for other people, Code Poet wants to make your life easier. No matter whether you freelance on a solo basis, lead a small web shop, make plugins in a dark closet, or crack the whip at a large design firm, Code Poet’s aim is to become your go-to source of information and resources to help you expand your WordPress skills and know-how. To make you better at what you do. To make it easier to make your living and look great doing it.
You’re part of a tribe of WordPress designers and developers over 10,000 strong, spanning the entire globe. codepoet.com aims to bring the working knowledge and real world strategies of those people into one place, for you to tap into.
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.
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 400,000 commercial websites from all over the world.
More information about going multilingual can be found at WPML.org
Disqus is a free service that makes it easy for anyone to create or participate in an online community. Our magic is in connecting people to stuff that’s worth talking about.
inMotion Hosting was established in 2001 and currently serves over 250,000 websites with customers all over the world. Our signature is unparalleled support on a stable and robust platform. We currently offer shared, VPS, reseller, dedicated, and commercial class servers, and we focus on tuning our servers to have an optimal WordPress experience.
Crowd Favorite is a premier, boutique professional services firm focused on enterprise-level clients such as National Geographic, Lexus, and DirecTV, and several major movie studios. A leader in the WordPress community and the first WordPress professional services firm, Crowd Favorite has established offices throughout the US and Europe to deliver large-scale client projects. Crowd Favorite also provides consulting and web development services specializing in web applications and user experience.
SiteGround, with over 9 years in the business, provides WordPress hosting that does not miss a thing! Their servers, available in 3 different data centers across the world, are optimized for ultimate WordPress 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 and GIT integration 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.
SiteGround has been actively involved with the community speaking, supporting and attending various WordCamps around the world and by sponsoring WordCamp Norrkoping, they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.
We are Geeks who understand ROI! SpectrOMTech.com sets a new standard in eXtreme coding, pushing WordPress and other open source framesworks to the limit.
Lead by Dave Jesch, a full stack PHP developer with 35+ years of software development experience, SpectrOMTech.com specializes in SaaS architecture, enterprise level web applications, custom plugins and all things eCommerce including Magento, Shopp, Woo Commerce and more.
Web development firms collaborate with us for the heavy-duty coding needed on their projects. Marketing Agencies call us because we understand the importance of integrating sales conversion techniques with digital technology. Our goals in each project are: On Time. On Budget. On the Ball! http://SpectrOMTech.com
WP Engine is the premium managed platform for websites and applications built with WordPress. WP Engine delivers the fastest, most reliable, and most secure web experience. Businesses large and small rely on WP Engine’s exceptional customer service team specializing in quickly solving technical problems, and creating a world-class customer experience.
Pantheon is a professional-grade tool for those who practice the art of website development for a living. Our platform uses cutting-edge technology to let developers focus on building great things instead of how to scale them. Set your website free,GetPantheon.com
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WooThemes is an international, market leading, bootstrapped business providing a platform to extend standard WordPress-powered websites via a range of innovative themes and plugins. With WooThemes businesses and individuals can get professional WordPress sites launched quickly and affordably.
Approve Me, the software development company that helps business owners simplify their approval management process, will be announcing at WordCamp Los Angeles the launch of their newest WordPress plugin that simplifies the document signing process for small businesses. ApproveMe’s WP E-Signature transforms one page of any WordPress website into a secure, legally binding and easy to use document signing application (but without the monthly
Stop spam registrations and logins with NoMoreCaptchas by Oxford BioChronometrics!
Everyone with a WordPress site knows the hassle of spammers trying to get into your site. Most put up a puzzle or Captcha code (those annoying, squiggly letters and numbers) to solve so humans van prove they’re not bots.
All that does is annoy humans and slightly slow down the bots. You can do better – get enterprise-level protection for a small business price and keep bots away while letting humans race right in. NoMoreCaptchas makes it easy and keeps your site secure.
DesktopServer from ServerPress.com makes it simple to create local wordpress sites in just a matter of a few clicks. With DesktopServer you can design, develop and deploy WordPress solutions quickly and easily. It is the ONLY localhost server that integrates WordPress with Adobe® Dreamweaver®, Panic’s Coda and Diet Coda with WYSIWYG features for theme design and web developer professionals, offers multi-site, import and export (deployment) of archive files such as BackupBuddy, Duplicator, BackWPUp, BackUp WordPress, InfiniteWP & ManageWP, create custom blueprints and a lot more! Save tons of time and even more “brain damage” with DesktopServer!
We are dedicated to creating great products – products that are simple, elegant, and solve a problem.
We are a focused company. We believe in picking just a few things, and do those things very well. Too many organizations attempt to do too many things, and do a poor job at all of them. Government is a perfect example. We want to be the opposite.
For twenty years Chris has been managing high performers and overseeing new product development. He’s adaily blogger, an ebook author, a public speaker and works as the VP of Engineering for Emphasys Software. In his spare time he helps companies leverage WordPress, and WordPress companies find leverage.
At 9seeds, we love WordCamps. But WordCamp Vegas holds a special place in our hearts. It was at the first WordCamp Vegas in January 2009 where the founders met and became fast friends. 8 months later we decided to joining forces, quit our jobs and start 9seeds, a full service WordPress development company.
A typical client for us is a small to medium sized company who needs a website with some custom functionality. We enjoy the process of taking a client’s needs, stripping it down to the base elements and then automating as many steps as possible.
When not banging away at a keyboard, our team spends a crazy amount of time sharing their knowledge of WordPress by organizing and speaking at WordCamp’s all over the country, plus running the local WordPress meetups in Maui and Las Vegas.
When you see us at WordCamp, swing on by and say hello. We’d love to chat with you!
Behla Design + Development is dedicated to creating visual experiences that effectively tell our clients’ stories while engaging their customers. Our agency consists of top design, web development, WordPress, search engine optimization (SEO), and copywriting professionals. We specialize in custom front end design and development with WordPress and are affiliated Woo Workers with a focus on WooCommerce solutions. Our creative director and founder, Andrew Behla, has worked in the educational, graphic, print and web design industry for over twenty years. He also started the monthly Topanga WordPress Meetup Group in 2012.
WP Photographers (launching August 2014) is a new resource to provide information, tutorials, recommendations, and other guidance around the intersection of WordPress and photography. If you’re a general WordPress user who wants to better utilize the native WordPress image features, as well as learn about the best options for image-related plugins, themes, and integrations, WP Photographers can help. And if you’re a photographer (either pro or hobbyist), WP Photographers simplifies the WordPress world, providing proven recommendations to enable the best possible photo-centric WordPress website. WP Photographers was founded by Aaron Hockley, a professional photographer who’s been deep in the WordPress world since 2004.
Zeek Interactive is a small and highly focused group of talented people. We’ve been solving problems for clients since 1995, and we’ve been focused on the web from day one. As the web has grown and changed, our skills have expanded to match. Zeek’s experience on hundreds and hundreds of Internet projects is now focused on two major platforms, WordPress and iOS. We are not just technologists. We are also driven by both a desire to help our clients achieve their business results, and an equally strong desire to give back to the development community we love.
We specialize in apps for the WordPress centric workforce, from freelancers to “small-to-medium sized” businesses.
Launching soon, Sprout Invoices will be the cornerstone Sprout App. Sprout Invoices will be streamlining the complex workflow of accepting estimates and getting invoices paid; integrating the entire workflow into a WordPress site. Breaking the dependency of an external service gives complete customization control and superior branding.
We’re determined in making Sprout Invoices the best invoicing solution available and excited for the awesome Sprout Apps planned to come.
Best Host News is a Hosting News website that not only reviews different hosts but reports on updated features and changes related to those hosting companies and hosting news in general. The editor Jonathan Griffin, also has a keen interested in WordPress, sponsoring multiple WordCamps and writing detailed tutorials on issues key to its readers, such as W3 Total Cache. Essentially, we are one of the few Hosting News sites that target the consumer, rather than endlessly re-writing Press Release spam.
D-Lish Design is a boutique digital agency focused on emerging media and digital communication. We build beautiful web, print, app and branding experiences that are customized to fit our clients needs. We have certain values at D-Lish Design that we work hard to maintain, and we think that these values pass on a lot of benefits to our clients. D-Lish Design consists of a diverse, compact distributed team who aims to go above and beyond our clients expectations. We believe that our unique skill sets, valued experiences and integrous resolve have uniquely shaped our design culture and approach. Its from this make up that we aim to deliver a quality product to our valued clients. D-Lish Design is the creator of EdSpire, a WordPress powered educational website and teaching framework for K-12 Districts and Schools.
CHRS Interactive has the whole package: creativity, technological prowess and marketing know-how. Behind it all is a staff with genuine talent, as well as the ability to work so well together it’s kind of scary—we can’t read each other’s minds, but we sure come close. All of this ensures our clients digital solutions that are built to win. When you work with CHRS Interactive, you get more than 10 years of experience developing WordPress websites. We specialize in high end WordPress development for small to large businesses, and complex or high-traffic sites. These will typically involve a high degree of custom development such as plug-ins or extending WordPress and dealing with issues such as scalability and security. Yep, we know what we’re doing.
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