Sponsors

WordCamps wouldn’t be possible without the generous donations of from our sponsors. We appreciate every single sponsor who has helped our Camp in years past.

Interested in sponsoring? Check out our Call for Sponsors page for more details.

Our Sponsors

Diamond

Media Temple

Since Media Temple began in 1998 in Los Angeles, we’ve been on a mission to help web developers, designers, digital entrepreneurs, and innovators bring their ideas to life online.

In 16 years, we’ve seen a lot of technology trends come and go. But one thing has never changed: our commitment to our customers’ success. It’s what drives us to offer the best web hosting service and support available anytime, anywhere.

Today, our premium web hosting and cloud services power more than 1.5 million websites in 100 different countries. Over 125,000 people and businesses rely on our simple tools for web hosting, one-click WordPress installs, virtual servers, domain registration, business applications, and other cloud services. From everyday people to top bloggers, creative professionals, and businesses small and large, we make it easy for anyone to have an effective, engaging Internet presence.

mediatemple.com

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!

www.boldgrid.com

CloudAccess.net

CloudAccess.net offers a complete web hosting and support platform for WordPress.

You can launch a WordPress site and build as long as you’d like for FREE. Unlike other free WordPress hosting options, we give you a version of WordPress that is completely functional – we haven’t locked any features.

Paid hosting and support plans offer support from our industry-leading support team, more resources and access to the Cloud Control Panel’s built in features to help you manage your site.

Platinum

Pantheon

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

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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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.

wpengine.com

Gold

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 Los Angeles, they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.

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

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.

SnapID

Millions of login credentials are stolen daily. Eventually one of them will be yours. A better, more secure solution is to eliminate credentials entirely. The SnapID WordPress plugin eliminates both passwords and user IDs while simultaneously making your logins more secure. Stop depending on password managers, remembering multiple usernames or risking insecure browser cookies for your different WordPress websites. To login to any SnapID-enabled WordPress site just click the login button, text the code shown on the screen and you are logged in. It’s that easy. The SnapID WordPress plugin is available in the US and Canada absolutely free to WordPress admins and users.

Check it out here: snapid.com.

Pressmatic

Pressmatic is a beautifully designed local development stack optimized for WordPress.

Already loved by many developers and consultants, Pressmatic solves many problems like duplicating sites, testing configurations, and sharing your work in progress to clients without uploading.

Pressmatic is powered by Docker so all of your sites are isolated and you can even SSH into individual site containers to use WP-CLI.

Give

Give is a Donation plugin for WordPress. It enables WordPress users to accept donations on their WordPress-powered website with flexibility and minimal barrier to entry. Our mission is to Democratize Generosity. Give is the flagship product of WordImpress. We build high-quality, well supported Premium Plugins for WordPress.

ServerPress

Recognized in the Community for top-notch customer service, the Team at ServerPress, LLC focuses on building tools that will improve your workflow. From DesktopServer, known to be the FASTEST and EASIEST cross-platform local development tool designed specifically for WordPress, to WPSiteSync for synchronizing content bi-directionally between local, staging and live environments, we aim to simplify your development process.

We’re very proud to support WordCamps nationwide and thrilled to be a part of WordCamp LA, 2016!

serverpress.com

Silver

FastWebHost

Since 2001, FastWebHost has specialized in Linux-based Hosting including WordPress for entrepreneurs and developers alike all over the world. FastWebHost’s mission is to build innovative hosting solutions that are easy to use and provide the highest levels of performance, security and reliability. We back up our hosting with 24/7 support available by phone, ticket and live chat.

We offer a wide range of solutions from Secure WordPress Hosting, Linux Hosting, Reseller Hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS) and Domain Name Registration. We use premium data centers to ensure high connectivity and better reach. Customers can choose between 4 geographically diverse locations. We are currently in Phoenix, Lansing, Amsterdam and New Delhi. Learn more at https://www.fastwebhost.com.

BackupBuddy

Created by iThemes, BackupBuddy is the original WordPress backup plugin to backup, restore & move WordPress.

Since 2008, iThemes has been creating WordPress tools to help you build and grow your freelance web design business with WordPress.

StagingPilot

StagingPilot takes all the hassle out of providing maintenance plans for your clients.

With StagingPilot, you have a fully integrated set of tools that give you smart updates, automated testing, deployment, client reporting, uptime monitoring, and an isolated staging site – ready to work with any hosting platform.

SiteLock

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 malware scanning and vulnerability detection, automatic malware removal, an advanced web application firewall (WAF), PCI compliance and website acceleration powered by a global CDN. SiteLock provides phone support, available 24/7/365.

The WP Crowd

The WP Crowd is an online WordPress community. The WP Crowd leverages top experts in a variety of specialties to create unique content for the WordPress Community. We post new articles with a range of skill level to our blog. We also host a videocast with guests on an array of topics.

WP All Export

WP All Export allow you to export your data into a fully customized Excel sheet, CSV, or XML file. You can edit your data and re-import it later with WP All Import, send your export file to Dropbox, Google Drive, and 500+ other apps with Zapier, or do whatever else you need to do.

WP All Export’s simple drag & drop interface makes it easy to export data from Posts, Pages, Users, or any Custom Post Type (like WooCommerce Products, Orders, etc.) to an XML, CSV, or Excel file. Your export file can be organized exactly how you need it to be with just the data you need and nothing else.

WP All Export makes it possible to export hundreds of thousands of records, even on shared hosting. Designed to be efficient with large databases, it will work no matter how much data you have in WordPress.

Emerging Artist

Web Hosting Cat

You’ve chosen WordPress as your content management system for your website. Great choice! WebHostingCat.com gives you tips on selecting the best WordPress web hosting as well as providing information on the best ways to promote and optimize your WordPress site.

Some of our recent articles include: Managed vs Non-Managed WordPress Hosting; Installing and Using SSL with WordPress; Essential WordPress Products and Services; New Features in WordPress; and Top WordPress Plugins.

GitHub Updater

GitHub Updater is an Open Source project by Andy Fragen. It’s a simple plugin to enable automatic updates for your GitHub, Bitbucket, or GitLab hosted WordPress plugins and themes. It also allows for the remote installation of plugins or themes. GitHub Updater has many advanced features such as branch switching and RESTful endpoints that can be used with webhooks.

GitHub Updater is and has been a project that has taught me much and more importantly helped others with their work. Try it out and see if it doesn’t save you time and energy with your own development projects and clients.

Find GitHub Updater at https://github.com/afragen/github-updater
Find Andy Fragen and say “Hi”.

Charter Hosting

Charter Hosting is a Los Angeles area based business that offers complete web services. We specialize in personalized WordPress support, and can manage your WordPress website to keep it up-to-date and secure.

Being a CloudFlare Certified & Optimized Partner, we offer great benefits to every client.

No matter if it’s our Linux Shared Hosting, Windows Shared Hosting, Reseller Hosting, Virtual Private Servers, or Dedicated Servers, our hosting platforms store and deliver your content reliably.

Contact Charter Hosting now to see how we can help you succeed with your online goals – https://www.charterhosting.com/submitticket.php

CHRS Interactive

CHRS Interactive is a Los Angeles based website design agency specializing in the design and development of custom WordPress websites.

Our expert designers and developers use cutting-edge technology to create websites and applications to help your business soar. At CHRS, we create effective interactive websites that are customizable to suit any company’s needs. Whether you run a small business or a top national brand, trust us to take care of your Web-based tools. From e-commerce and social networking to complete content management systems, we’ve got you covered.

ThemeIsle

Need a WordPress theme that’s actually easy to use and to customize? Great, that’s what we’re here for! WordPress themes are our bread, butter, and rum! We know them. We live them.

We’re ThemeIsle. But hey, don’t take my word for it. Here’s something that never lies – raw numbers:

We have one of the top 10 most popular themes released last year in the theme directory.

Our plugins have been downloaded more than 500,000 times.

themeisle.com

Unlimited You

At WordCamp LAX it’s all about the WordPress love. I’ve been using WordPress for my blogs UnlimitedYou.co and WritersInkwell.com since 2010. This is my 3rd WordCamp LAX —and the third time’s the charm.

You won’t find any plugins or widgets, themes or hosting for sale here. Just me and what I do to help people achieve the success they want by busting through the blocks that keep them from achieving their goals.

Claim Your FREE GIFT at www.UnlimitedYou.co

Remove the Biggest Block Stopping
You From Achieving More Success in
Your Business • Health • Relationships

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.

In-Kind

Visual Issues

Visual Issues

Visual Issues is the design firm of Traci Larson – a design consultant with experience creating design solutions that span mediums and scales. Traci has worked on branding, packaging, websites, signage and more for clients like Chobani, Sprinkles Cupcakes, the School of Visual Arts, ‘lette Macarons, Lululemon, First Avenue Vodka, experimental orchestra wild Up, and innovative opera company The Industry.

She’s a hands-on maker: aiming for a high level of craftsmanship on every project – whether pushing pixels in the Adobe Creative Suite, creating custom-tailored wordpress themes, behind a potter’s wheel, or in her daily doodle art series. Her work is on walls and pamphlets from LA to SoHo to Dubai – and on the web for clients of all shapes and sizes.

She graduated with her degree in Communication Arts from Otis College of Art and Design in 2006, where she was elected Class Marshall. Her work has picked up numerous awards from design publication and been featured repeatedly in The New York Times, Oprah’s O List, Print Magazine’s Regional Design Annual, HOW Magazine, The Dieline and many others.

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Zeek Interactive

Zeek Interactive is a small and highly focused group of talented people. We’ve been solving problems for clients since 1995, and we’ve been focused on the web from day one. As the web has grown and changed, our skills have expanded to match. Zeek’s experience on hundreds and hundreds of Internet projects is now focused on two major platforms, WordPress and iOS. We are not just technologists. We are also driven by both a desire to help our clients achieve their business results, and an equally strong desire to give back to the development community we love.

Sticker Sponsor

StickerGiant

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.