Our Sponsors

We couldn’t offer an amazing WordCamp experience without our wonderful sponsors. The contributions of our sponsors helps to offset the large expenses involved with organizing an event. Their generosity and support makes it possible to bring the publishing community together for three days of learning, collaboration and fun.

Be sure to thank these amazing sponsors for their support!



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.


Digital First Media

Digital First Media, a business name of MediaNews Group, offers news reporting and third party advertising and directory opportunities through its more than 800 multi-platform products which include web, mobile, tablet and print. DFM also, with Adtaxi, its client-centric digital organization, brings scale, precision, and sophistication to digital marketing helping advertisers solve complex challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions.

DFM’s in-house Product & Development team offers technology expertise to both the news and marketing sides of the business. Recently, the team built and launched a new WordPress VIP-based CMS, now powering such brands as The Denver Post and The Mercury News.



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!



37% of all online stores are powered by WooCommerce. Built on WordPress, WooCommerce is a fully customizable, open source eCommerce solution.

Whether you’re selling a few handcrafted items to a niche market, taking an existing business online, or going global with an enterprise level eCommerce business – WooCommerce will get you set up and selling fast and scale securely as you grow. Plus your content will be forever yours and customizable down to the finest button color.

Developed and supported by a distributed team, WooCommerce is powered by Automattic, the creators of WordPress.com.


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 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.


10up is a web agency that makes the internet better with consultative creative and engineering services, innovative tools, and dependable products that take the pain out of content creation and management, in service of digital experiences that advance business and marketing objectives. We’re a group of people built to solve problems, made to create, wired to delight.

WP Engine

WP Engine powers amazing digital experiences for websites and 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 for smaller businesses and individuals. Companies of all sizes rely on WP Engine’s award-winning customer service team to quickly solve technical problems, and create 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; London, England and Limerick, Ireland.

Alley Interactive

Alley Interactive is a full-service digital agency that specializes in partnering with large-scale, premium publishers such as news organizations and nonprofit institutions. Our code powers over 1 billion pageviews per month, and we can take you from the beginning to the end of your next project, with expertise in development, design, UX, strategy, and maintenance. Some of the things we’ve worked on in the past have been page migrations for People — one of the biggest migrations ever on WordPress VIP — complete redesigns of the Brookings Institution, and others. We are the digital team for publishers.

WordPress.com VIP

We know WordPress. WordPress.com VIP offers a scalable and secure managed platform, expert code review, and end-to-end guidance on running content applications at scale. We provide hosting and support for some of the biggest sites and brands on the web, including Time.com, FiveThirtyEight.com, TheSun.co.uk, Variety.com, and DenverPost.com. Let us free you to focus on publishing.



GoDaddy Pro is a free membership program for web developers, designers & agencies. It offers exclusive tools to help onboard, manage and maintain multiple clients and their sites fast and easy. With GoDaddy Pro tools, you can easily shop for your client, monitor their sites, and manage their products from a single dashboard. Additionally, your membership includes advanced 24/7 technical support and rewards for recommending GoDaddy to your clients.

You can use GoDaddy Pro with all of GoDaddy’s newly refreshed hosting products, including Managed WordPress, cPanel shared hosting, our brand new cloud product, and our virtual and dedicated solutions.

And, always get the best price on GoDaddy products with your “30% off list price” member benefit.

Learn more about GoDaddy Pro.


ZEEN101 helps news and magazine publishers attract and retain subscribers with their WordPress plugins and app platform. Their products include:

Leaky Paywall provides full article visibility in Google search, the ability to truly share any article in social media… and lets the reader choose which articles to read for free before they are required to subscribe.

The IssueM issue publishing toolkit is designed to deliver live web articles, organized by issue, to also attract Google search traffic and motivate social sharing.

The UniPress app platform integrates with WordPress posts, IssueM issues and Leaky Paywall for a 1 dashboard workflow. Publish once in WordPress and your apps are automatically updated.

Their Anvil platform handles all the tech and ties it all together… offering publishers consulting, development, and complete site support.


Shifter is a full-service WordPress hosting solution that brings serverless architecture the world’s most popular CMS. It transforms WordPress to static so you can create secure sites that scale and end downtime.

This approach allows users to continue using the tools they are most familiar with, while tapping into the latest deployment options available.

Extreme speed with HTTP/2

Generate WordPress to static HTML files with Shifter and deliver them at lightning speed without bottlenecks.

Durability with Global CDN

Create sites that won’t fail or slow down from increased traffic anywhere are in the world.

Safe and Secure with SSL Included

Publish in our secure on-demand environment without sweating the security holes or outdated versions of WordPress.

Maintenance-free with Serverless Architecture

End downtime with our unique approach to hosting and publish all your content at once or only when it’s ready.



Pagely – WordPress Managed Hosting Solution

Pagely established the first ever WordPress managed hosting solution in 2009. Today, Pagely leads the market in innovation, speed, scalability, and security of WordPress. Pagely is revenue-funded, profitable, and entirely distributed. Pagely believes that business is personal – by fostering every customer/coworker relationship with the golden rule in mind, we grow both personally and professionally.




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.


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/.


Since 1997 DreamHost has helped individuals, small businesses, entrepreneurs and developers the world over bring their dreams to life on the Internet. From domain registrations to traditional web hosting and highly-optimized managed WordPress hosting, more than 400,000 customers trust DreamHost to be their online home. DreamHost supports the WordPress project and community with dedicated resources and a passionate team. Packed with excellent value, DreamHost is a great place to launch a blog, website, or online application into the stratosphere! Learn more at www.DreamHost.com



Don’t just write content, create something amazing with Mesh – a WordPress page builder, simplified. Mesh is a simple, responsive solution for adding multiple sections of content within WordPress pages, posts and custom post types. Our plugin provides you with the flexibility to control your copy, images and media without writing a line of code. Below are just a few out-of-the-box features, visit MeshPlugin.com to learn more.

  • Add unlimited content sections on a page by page basis
  • Structure your content in up to 4 columns
  • Easily set background images, add media or integrate forms
  • Save sections of content as drafts or publish them live

Download now on MeshPlugin.com



StickerGiant is an e-commerce company that prints custom stickers and product labels. They make it fast and easy to order with quality guaranteed. Every sticker has a story. What’s yours?

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!