Thank you to all our awesome sponsors who are providing the resources needed to make WordCamp Ottawa 2016 happen. We appreciate your contributions to WordPress and the Ottawa WordPress community.
With hundreds of domain extensions, no heavy-handed upselling and best-in-class support, Hover makes it easy to spend less time on your domains and more time on your big idea.
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.
Flywheel is a delightful platform that empowers designers, developers, and digital agencies to focus on what they do best — building beautiful, functional sites for their clients. We make it a breeze to create and develop WordPress sites, handle hosting, manage projects, and ultimately scale your business.
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’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.
The original WordPress backup plugin to backup, restore & move WordPress.
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 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 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.
Networking for Nerds
Networking For Nerds is a low stress, come-as-you-are networking community environment that allows you connect with others and celebrate your inner nerd.
TuCuatro is a portal where interested students can learn how to play Folkloric and Exotic Instruments (Venezuelan Cuatro, Ukulele, Bandola Llanera, Cavaquinho, etc). Starting as an initiative by Venezuelan Cuatristas, we have dedicated ourselves to assisting and facilitating persons from all nationalities with a means to learn to play the music instrument they love. As a team, we are made up of musicians, innovators and e-learning specialists who are dedicated the teachings of all aspects of these exotic instruments. Learn more at http://tucuatro.com/about-us/
Gravity Flow allows you to build business workflow applications on WordPress that automate form-based processes such as approval and feedback & review loops.
There’s built-in support for conditional branching, step scheduling & expiration, reporting and audit trails.
It integrates both internal collaboration and customers on the front-end; an easy to use, flexible and extensible way to reduce turnaround times and increase transparency.
If you’re familiar with Gravity Forms you’ll feel right at home – add any number of steps to the workflow and drag & drop them into the right order. No code required.
Real Estate News Exchange
The Real Estate News Exchange (RENX.ca) is an online service that provides news and information about the Canadian built environment.
RENX is free to its readers and supported primarily by advertising. News is published on the RENX website and it is also delivered to the desktop of industry professionals in electronic newsletters.
RENX and its recently launched sister site Sustainable Biz Canada are hosted on multi-site. We are opening two more news services in 2016.
In 2017 we are planning development of state of the art news publishing technology to facilitate growth of our business.
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Jeremy Clarke is an earthling developer from Montreal and he can write whatever he wants with his hundred words, like how being vegetarian just means you don’t eat dead bodies, how it’s possible to be an atheist about Yahweh but remain agnostic about Thor and most importantly how the only way we can improve this world is by loving each other and giving each other a chance. Be excellent to each other <3
Limousine Release Date
If you are interested in finding out more about your favorite cars, then LimousineReleaseDate.com is the place to be. We present detailed reviews about the latest and future releases and discus the specs of the cars, their abilities, price rating and various sort of issues that are related to cars. We would also like to state that all of this would not be possible without WordPress, as we would like to help the development of our favorite CMS which has made all of this possible.
The WP Crowd
The WP Crowd leverages top experts in a variety of specialties to create unique content for the WordPress Community. We have a podcast that airs most Tuesday mornings and a blog that gets post to regularly. Our podcast is a mix of panel discussions and open forum discussions. It is all about community. Most of The WP Crowd members are regular speakers at WordCamps and other tech conferences around the world. You may also recognize some of them from popular plugins you have seen in the WordPress plugin repository, or at your local Meetups. The WP Crowd has one focus in mind, and it all goes back to our mission, to better serve and contribute to the WordPress community. Podcast guests on The WP Crowd are usually selected because they are experts on the topic for the week, but also because they are also community advocates. www.thewpcrowd.com
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.
Ottawa Print Services
Ottawa Print Services (OPS) is a high quality, full-service printing company that uses state-of-the-art technology. OPS is a subdivision of SINIX Printing Canada, a leader in the print industry. Our team has over a decade experience in the industry offering a large variety of stock and print options with competitive pricing to suit your needs and budget. OPS is committed to producing exceptional printed products that do not come at the expense of quality.