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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.

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!

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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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SiteGround

SiteGround, with over 12 years in the business, provides managed WordPress hosting that does not miss a thing! Their servers, available in 4 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 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 Orlando, they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.

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Pantheon

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!

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.

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WPBeginner

 

WPBeginner is the largest free WordPress resource site with over 320,000+ subscribers from 190 countries around the world. Founded by Syed Balkhi in 2009, WPBeginner has always helped users learn how to make the most out of WordPress. WPBeginner offers free videos and step by step WordPress tutorials for beginners.

WPBeginner has guides like how to choose WordPress hosting, how to install WordPress, how to build an email list in WordPress, and many more.

The team at WPBeginner is also behind some of the most popular plugins such as OptinMonster – WordPress popup and lead-generation plugin, Soliloquy – responsive WordPress slider, and Envira Gallery – responsive WordPress gallery.

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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.

 

 

CE Squared

CE Squared is a WordPress development, maintenance and digital marketing consultancy. Let us help analyze your business and set you on the path to success, our knowledgeable team is ready to build your business organically. CE Squared also specializes in services for agencies by offering project management consulting for your projects. Talk with one of our team for more information on how CE Squared can help your business or agency.

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BackupBuddy

Since 2008, iThemes has been creating WordPress tools to help you build and grow your freelance web design business with WordPress. BackupBuddy is the original WordPress backup plugin to backup, restore & move WordPress.

GoWP

GoWP provides subscription WordPress support for agencies, small businesses and non-profits. Our service includes unlimited small tasks, WordPress core and plugin updates, offsite backups, security scans and malware removal. With our white-label Agency plan, we’ll provide your clients with this support under your brand.

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Highforge

Highforge is a full-circle digital services agency (design, dev, marketing, support) and Google Certified Partner that balloons online businesses and occasionally saves the digital day for a client. Our platforms are WordPress (often Genesis), Shopify, Catan and tequila. We’ve been building commercial sites with WordPress since 2009.

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WP Elevation

WP Elevation is the world’s largest business community for WordPress Consultants with over 500 members from 20 countries. We aim to improve their workflow, business practices and client communication through our courses, webinars and coaching calls. Newly release monthly training and our active online community of members allows us to succeed in taking WordPress businesses to new heights. In order to bring dedicated attention to our members, we only open for enrollment three times a year: October, February and June.

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MainWP

The MainWP plugin gives you full control to both manage and maintain your WordPress sites through a centrally located Dashboard, even sites on different hosts!
As a self-hosted management solution you install the MainWPDashboard plugin directly on your WordPress site and not on our private server.  By self-hosting the Dashboard you never need to worry what information is being potentially gathered about your connected sites. And with fully auditable, open source code you can be sure we do not track or keep any information about your WordPress sites.

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WinningWP

WinningWP is an increasingly-popular website offering an excellent selection of helpful tips, tricks and resources for WordPress users everywhere. Site highlights include an insightful beginner’s ‘Guide to Choosing the Best WordPress Hosting’, an extensive ‘Where To Buy Top-Quality WordPress Themes Directory’, and a heap of WordPress-related deals and discounts on a range of different industry-leading brands and services.

Website: WinningWP.com / Twitter: @WinningWP

Orlando Web Wizard

Be empowered with Orlando Web Wizard, Web Services For the Business Owner. Offering a plethora of services including:

  • Domain Name Registration.
  • Do it yourself hosting with comprehensive video-tutorial knowledge base.
  • Managed WordPress Hosting, containing premium plugins and tutorial care.
  • Full Web design and development services.

Our Team Designs and Develops WordPress websites that becomes your CRM back office and  marketing tools. With an array of options, we’ll tailor YOUR site and needs. We are continually developing services that assist every level. Upcoming is a user level WordPress training for hands-on “Mastery Methodology. Let us help you become a MARKETING WIZARD.

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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

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GreenGeeks

GreenGeeks is an independently owned and operated green web hosting provider since 2008. GreenGeeks specializes in managed WordPress hosting making hosting WordPress websites easy with automatic 1-click install, managed updates, enhanced security, blazing fast website performance and 24/7 U.S. based support.

Twitter Handle: @greengeeks
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/greengeeks

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StickerGiant

StickerGiant prints high-quality stickers and labels. They have the best customer service, quick turnaround times and free custom shapes using state of the art laser cutting. Every sticker has a story. Want to share your story today? They’re waiting to hear from you.
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Coupons.com

Coupons.com offers coupons for both online and offline purchases. Before making your next tech or home purchase stop in and find an easy discount! Many of our affiliates are powered by WordPress and the development and support of WordPress is critical. Join us as an affiliate or just take advantage of the coupons we make available!

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How To Start A Blog 101

How To Start A Blog 101 will show you how to create a blog in under 20 minutes or less. We make it easy for beginners to get going fast for FREE!

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Check out our Call for Sponsors post for details on how you can help make this year’s WordCamp the best it can be!