Community sponsors: Gold
37% of all online stores are powered by WooCommerce. Built on WordPress, WooCommerce is a fully customizable, open source eCommerce solution.
- 1+ million active installations
- 16+ million downloads
- 400+ extensions to add functionality
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.
Community sponsors: Silver
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.
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.
Community sponsors: Bronze
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/.
34SP.com is a unique WordPress Hosting provider based in Manchester. What separates 34SP.com from other hosting companies is their unwavering commitment to customers through Exceptional Service and Support.
Founded in the year 2000, 34SP.com has been hosting WordPress accounts since the platform launched in 2003. They have developed a deep understanding of the specific needs of those using WordPress – indeed many of the team run their own sites powered by WordPress so should be able to help if you run into any difficulty.
34SP.com has long been a strong supporter and sponsor of WordPress and local WordCamps throughout Europe. They are advocates of the Open Source movement and use Open Source code and resources in their own business and web hosting operations.
If you are wondering exactly what types of WordPress sites are hosted with 34SP.com you can view a great gallery of a few of their customers’ WordPress sample sites.
In addition to WordPress hosting, 34SP.com is an accredited Nominet registrar and major UK vendor of domain names, including the recently introduced .uk domain names. Their hosting expertise covers the spectrum from shared hosting to business web hosting, to virtual and dedicated servers.
To view actual customer comments on their levels of support and service you can read comments tweeted about 34SP.com on Twitter.
Their Website: https://www.34sp.com/
Make Do: Making The Web Do More
Make Do create reliable, high value WordPress websites that are delivered on time and on budget.
Our mission is to help our clients do more with the digital landscape and realize their potential using open source software backed up with honest helpful advice from our experienced team.
Learn more at http://makedo.net
SiteGround, with over 13 years in the business, provides managed WordPress hosting that does not miss a thing! Their servers, available in 5 data centers on 3 continents, 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 Edinburgh, they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.
Optimise Web is an offshoot of Optimise Solutions, a software company which has been trading since 1989. We are a team of eCommerce specialists operating out of Edinburgh. We pride ourselves not only on our skills, experience and results-driven approach, but also our friendliness and approachability. When you work with Optimise Web, you’ll be working with a dedicated team of down-to-earth individuals, committed to helping your business grow.
What Optimise Web offer
Fully qualified and competent in all aspects of digital media, we are adept at helping small to medium-sized businesses and large enterprises at any stage of their digital journey. Whether you need help with planning, designing and launching your website, devising a pertinent marketing strategy to increase its appeal or employing optimisation techniques to improve and monitor its performance, we’re here to help.
Our prime location in central Edinburgh and our ever-growing reputation as a premier eCommerce agency has allowed us to work with a diverse portfolio of clients, from furniture retailers to dental practices and everything in between. As such, we’re fully capable of helping you improve your online standing, no matter your particular niche.
Why you should work with us
- Proven track record in producing results. Where better to hear about our abilities than from our customers? Our long list of satisfied clientele underlines our proficiency in producing tangible results, every single time.
- Creative, commercial, tactical and analytical approach. We actively work with you to formulate bespoke strategies tailor-made to advance your business.
- Our finger on the pulse. We know the digital world is an ever-changing beast. Which is why we are dedicated to keeping abreast of all of the latest security standards to protect your website and customer data. We adopt the latest technologies to propel you several steps ahead of your competitors.
- The human team. Not only do we strive to provide you with the highest calibre of quality, we’re also committed to creating a relaxed and friendly working atmosphere, so you receive a highly professional yet personal service.
- A balance between affordability and excellence. We know that investing in an online venture can sometimes strain the purse strings, so we offer reasonable hourly rates that you can afford, as well as flexible payment terms and options to ease your cash flow.
Google Partner / Google AdWords and Analytics certified
We work extensively using Google’s products and have been awarded the ‘Google Partner’ status. We get access to some Google product previews, tools and features long before they are available to regular advertisers. We pass these perks on to you so you can benefit from the competitive advantage.
Radix offers rich and memorable internet addresses that will host the next big idea, initiative, community, enterprise, killer app or viral sensation.
Radix has successfully launched 9 new domain extensions including .ONLINE, .TECH, .STORE, .SPACE, .FUN, .SITE, .PRESS, .HOST & .WEBSITE
Learn more at www.radix.website
Red Squirrel microsponsors
WordCamp Edinburgh has been made possible through the generous support of our sponsors.
Our Red Squirrel microsponsors have paid the full value of their conference tickets to help support our conference and keep the prices low for everyone.
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