Sponsors

Global Sponsors

Code Poet

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.

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 400,000 commercial websites from all over the world.

More information about going multilingual can be found at WPML.org

Bluehost

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.

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.

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.

League Sponsor

WP Engine

WP Engine is a leading SaaS content management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress. The company powers thousands of websites and apps built on the WordPress platform delivering a fast, reliable and secure web experience. All levels of users including bloggers, marketers, SMBs, and large corporations rely on WP Engine’s platform to keep their websites up and running. The company’s customer service team specializes in quickly solving technical problems and creating a world-class customer experience, working to ensure that each user’s WordPress site continues to perform at its full potential. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas and has offices in San Francisco, California.

Gravity Forms

The most powerful form solution available for WordPress. Over a million WordPress sites are already using Gravity Forms to power contact forms, order forms, surveys, quizzes, and more! Is yours?

Division Sponsors

WooThemes

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. Their flagship product being WooCommerce – a hugely popular, freely available eCommerce plugin with a wide range of commercially available extensions and themes. With WooThemes businesses and individuals can get professional WordPress sites launched quickly and affordably.

WP Site Care

WP Site Care provides backup, security, performance improvements and support. They are also entering the WordPress theme space with their new product Flagship. They are bridging the gap between developers, users and their hosts. Working with WP Site Care is an investment for the future of your WordPress site.

Crowd Favorite

Crowd Favorite is a premier, boutique professional services firm focused on enterprise-level clients such as National Geographic, Lexus, 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.

Accusoft

Accusoft creates and provides viewing, document management and compression plugins for WordPress to streamline development and improve your end product. Founded and based in Tampa, Florida, our team delivers the best in document, content and imaging solutions in on-premise, in the cloud and Software Development Kit environments. Use our products to take your WordPress site to the next level.

MaxCDN

MaxCDN is a next-generation content delivery network based in Los Angeles. The whole team is obsessed with speed, automation, real time reports and implementation.

At MaxCDN, the mission is simple: Provide the best possible CDN experience for today’s DevOps teams and the users they serve.

If you want to put some bandwidth through their CDN, head over to maxcdn.com for a free trial.

Sucuri

Sucuri gives website owners peace of mind with solutions that prevent hackers from abusing websites, and professional response services to those compromised. Sucuri is dedicated to researching the latest and emerging threats affecting websites like yours.

Website security should be attainable for all website owners; we focus on making that a reality. Get back to running awesome WordPress websites. Our services are built around three principles – People. Process. Technology.

Team Sponsors

WordImpress

Here’s to building the web! WordImpress empowers users to build their online businesses with WordPress. We create free and premium WordPress plugins that solve real problems. We are particularly proud of our Give donations plugin which has become one of the most popular plugins for accepting donations on WordPress. All of our products are built with best practices, modern development techniques, and backed by stellar support.

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.

SiteGround

SiteGround 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 domain name registration, email service, control panel and 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 San Diego they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.

ServerPress

ServerPress.com streamlines WordPress based web design and development with tools and tutorials to help you design, develop, and deploy WordPress solutions quickly. ServerPress.com’s award winning DesktopServer development tool is the only localhost server that integrates WordPress with Adobe® Dreamweaver® and Panic’s Coda with WYSIWYG features for theme design and web developer professionals. DesktopServer was given Editor’s Choice Award by independently reviewed WebHostMagazine and Buyer’s Guide. Creating local WordPress development test sites that work just like real world servers and deploying right from your desktop is simple with ServerPress.com’s suite of services.

Pantheon

Pantheon is the website management platform top developers, marketers, and IT use to build, launch and run all their WordPress websites. Pantheon includes all of the tools professional developers need to build best-practice sites—like staging environments, version control, backups and workflow. Powering 80,000+ sites with hundreds of millions of pageviews, Pantheon’s container-based infrastructure allows you to launch websites faster, without worrying about traffic spikes, security or performance. It’s free in development. You can scale in software on the same infrastructure from day one, and never touch a server again. Create your free account now!

FlyWheel

Flywheel is a managed WordPress hosting platform built specifically for designers and creative agencies. Flywheel can make it simple to build, launch, and manage client sites with its easy-to-use dashboard built from the ground up for the modern web designer. With nightly backups, blazing-fast load times, WordPress-specific security, and an awesome support team full of WordPress developers, Flywheel helps thousands of designers across the world launch projects every day.

Easy Digital Downloads

Easy Digital Downloads is a complete e-commerce solution for selling digital products in a light, performant, and easy to use plugin. Rather that attempting to provide every feature under the sun, Easy Digital Downloads makes selling digital simple and complete by providing just the features you need.

With over 115 contributing developers, Easy Digital Downloads is a widely used platform for ecommerce websites that strives to be a model for open source development.

Visit easydigitaldownloads.com

Ukuu People

Ukuu People effortlessly ties all of your contact interactions and contact data collection tools together to form one authoritative master list of all of your contacts and a record of your interactions with them. Check them out at

WP Sessions

WPSessions.com wants you to be empowered by WordPress!

Every month, WPSessions brings together WordPress experts to discuss and demonstrate specific WordPress-related topics. Every presentation is broadcast live and recorded for long-term viewing.

WPSessions is a perfect complement to in-person events like WordCamp San Diego and other great digital events like WordSesh. With WPSessions, you can learn directly experts located around the globe while remaining in the comfort of your very own home (and without all the travel costs). You can ask these experts for answers to your specific WordPress questions, and you can go back and re-watch each presentation over and over – immediately after the live event has concluded.

Don’t wait another year for your next WordCamp experience, sign up for a WPSessions.com event today!

Press Wizards

Press Wizards offers WordPress-optimized shared hosting, no overcrowded servers here, with expert support and plans as low as $6/month. We’ve been doing it longer than most hosts, hosting websites since 1997. We also offer WordPress maintenance, development, and design services. Visit our site to view our plans, portfolio, and maintenance packages. Contact us to see how we can help with your website needs, email rob@presswizards.com or tweet us @PressWizards.

ARC(CTRL)

ARC(CTRL) was formed to meet the needs of WordPress consultants, designers, builders, developers, agencies and entrepreneurs. Committed to bringing groundbreaking and uniquely tailored applications and plugins, the goal of ARC(CTRL) is to empower this growing group to produce their greatest work possible!

Blue Steele

We are a marketing services company and web design firm located just north of Dallas in Denton, Texas. We help people grow their small and medium-sized businesses through marketing plans and solutions that actually work hard to generate leads and help close sales.

More than websites and design. We are a partner in business growth.

Player Sponsors

WP Rocket

WP Rocket is a premium caching plugin that provides both lightning speed for your website and easy set up for you. To minimize the configuration needed by the site owner, WP Rocket enables the key best web performance practices upon activation. We pride ourselves on providing fast and friendly support to make sure our customers are happy!

57% of users abandon a page that displays in more than 3 seconds. WP Rocket makes sure you will not be forgotten.

WP101

WP101 is the premier WordPress tutorial series for beginners. Since its launch in 2008, the WordPress 101 tutorial videos have helped hundreds of thousands of people from all around the world learn how to use WordPress to build their own website… without boring tech books.

If you’re a WordPress professional, stop spending your time teaching WordPress basics to your clients! The WP101 Plugin provides a complete set of tutorial videos directly within your clients’ own dashboard, freeing your time to do what you do best. Choose which videos to show, and even add your own custom videos.

Whether you’re just getting started with WordPress, or you’re a seasoned WordPress professional, you owe it yourself to check out WP101 today!

GitHub Updater

A simple plugin to enable automatic updates to your GitHub or Bitbucket hosted WordPress plugins and themes.

Fan Sponsors

The Law Offices of Howard Kitay

If so, you need the help of an attorney to represent you and protect your legal rights. San Diego Injury Accident lawyer Howard Kitay has been helping accident victims since 1989. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Zeek Interactive

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.

Reaktiv Studios

Founded in 2007, Reaktiv Studios (pronounced ree-ak-tiv) is a WordPress-focused development agency with headquarters in Tampa, Florida. We bring a team of experienced and skilled builders and managers together to smoothly guide your project to perfection. Whether you need a totally new site, a custom plugin, or want to give your current site some love, Reaktiv Studios is ready to help.

Bill Adams

Bill Adams is an early WordPress super user and member of the Advanced WordPress group. He is the founder and chief editor of UrbDeZine, an online multi-site mult-author blog about architecture and the environment. He is also a partner in the San Diego law firm of Norton, Moore, & Adams, LLP. He has given talks about legal topics of interest to the WordPress developer and user community, including open source licensing, copyright, website accessibility, and employment law.

DigiSavvy

DigiSavvy is a Los Angeles based Digital Creative Agency providing professional WordPress Development and PPC Strategy and Campaign Management to Small and Mid Sized businesses as well as Education and Enterprise. Doesn’t sound terribly exciting does it? Well, imagine that our client’s problems are represented by an army of lumbering zombies. We suit up with chainsaws, machetes, tanks and Voltron and what ever awesome tools we can find and we go out and eliminate the problems raised by a lumbering zombie apocalypse. Our clients are happy, we’re happy; the rest of the world rejoices. Really, DigiSavvy saves humanity one client at a time. Don’t make us come over there to prove it!

DigiSavvy has been around since 2010 and we’re driven by a passion to help our clients exceed their own expectations and succeed and we do that because we love what we do. We’re community-minded, people-driven and are active within the WordPress community, hosting meetups and helping organize WordCamp Los Angeles and helping out where ever we can. Yes, we’re pretty cool and a hoot to work with.

The Sponsorship window is now closed for WordCamp San Diego 2015.

COMING ON MARCH 28-29