We have some great sponsors this year. Thank you to everyone for making this event possible. If you’re looking to give back to the community and make our event even more successful, it’s not too late! See our sponsorship packages and become a WCSTL sponsor today!
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 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.
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.
Clearent is a powerful payments platform offering an amazingly easy-to-use WordPress plug-in that enables fast, secure checkout for WordPress users and their customers. https://wordpress.org/plugins/clearent-payments/
Our unique developer friendly payments platform utilizes RESTful APIs and a suite of developer centric features that allow for integration virtually anywhere. Clearent was launched as a tech start-up aimed at revolutionizing the complicated world of payments using its own powerful proprietary software. Unlike more specialty APIs in the market, Clearent is a true full-stack payments processor, handling transactions from end-to-end. This means greater control, flexibility, and ease of integration. With Clearent’s dedicated integration teams, LIVE U.S. based tech support, and generous developer profit sharing programs, we make integrating with us painless and we pay you to do it! Check out our docs or contact us at (http://developer.clearent.com)
Blondish.net is run by Nile Flores, a WordPress Designer and Developer that is dedicated to building WordPress websites that convert. That means that Nile makes sure she delivers a website that works in gaining that subscriber, commentator, or buyer. Aside from being a business, Blondish.net covers topics like blogging, WordPress, SEO, social media, and web design in order to help you rock your website out like a rockstar!
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.
At Yoast, we optimize websites in a holistic way. Not just one aspect of websites, but every aspect. Making sites more usable, easier to navigate, faster and more reliable. In other words: we make websites work. For the owner and the visitor. The added bonus is that if you do all that right, a website becomes easier to find as well.
With over 4 million active installs Yoast SEO is the most popular SEO plugins around. And there’s more!
To help people create awesome websites we offer: plugins that make optimizing and analyzing websites easy as pie; website reviews that provide an in-depth analysis and lots of practical tips; online courses and eBooks that give people the skills and the knowledge to start improving their own site.
The original WordPress backup plugin to backup, restore & move WordPress.
Red8 Interactive, Inc.
Spry Digital is a nimble interactive agency in St. Louis. Our experience in digital marketing, application development and responsive web design means that we can craft big ideas into custom digital products that drive your business. From pegging opportunities to building solutions and tracking results, when you work with Spry Digital, you get a partner that goes the distance.
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/.
One of the top St. Louis web design companies in Missouri, IQComputing provides high quality custom WordPress-powered website design and development services for St Louis businesses complete with white label solutions and backed by our great team of in-house WordPress developers. Visit us at WordCamp for ideas on growing your design business with WordPress and dependable services for on transforming your designs into business-class WordPress websites.
WinningWP – Tips, tricks, deals and resources for people who love WordPress!
MB Tech, Inc.
Matchbox Design Group
Matchbox Design Group is a full-service St. Louis digital marketing agency that specializes in branding, web design, web development, content strategy, and SEO/SEM. Since 2006, we have been providing engaging digital services for a wide range of local and national clients.
We specialize in building web solutions using the WordPress platform. Through great service and attention to detail, our team continues to deliver outstanding results for our clients. Learn more about us and our latest job openings at: matchboxdesigngroup.com.
WP101® is one of the most popular WordPress video tutorial series in the world. Since 2008, our tutorial videos have helped more than 500,000 beginners learn how to use WordPress to create their own website.
Anda Creative is an award-winning visual communications agency specializing in strategic branding, print design, website design and development, and social media services. Our primary goal is to create great-looking work that produces great-looking results for our clients. Our secondary goal is to support our primary goal, but our third goal is to have another cup of coffee.
In 1994, Kaldi’s Coffee first opened its doors in St. Louis’ DeMun neighborhood. Since then, we’ve been dedicated to creating memorable coffee experiences wherever our coffee is served.
Kaldi’s Coffee specializes in sustainably sourcing and roasting the finest coffees in the world. We bring the best products to those new to coffee and enthusiasts alike, and guide you to brew coffee to its ultimate potential. Whether traveling to far-away coffee farms, winning barista competitions, hand-roasting and hand-brewing coffee, or supporting the communities we’re a part of – we are committed to serving you.
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.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or use code WORDCAMP16 at checkout and receive a $20 credit towards your next sticker order.
Washington University in St. Louis
From academics and research to administration, communication technology is integral to all aspects of Washington University in St. Louis. Increasingly, WordPress is becoming part of the infrastructure required in a learning environment that encourages and supports an ethos of wide-ranging exploration. Washington University is using the Web and WordPress to further its mission — to discover and disseminate knowledge, and protect the freedom of inquiry through research, teaching and learning.
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!