WordCamp DFW 2014 Sponsors

We so appreciate the support of our sponsors! Thanks to each one of you for helping make our WordCamp a success!

Facility Sponsor

Tarrant County College – South Campus


Tarrant County College District, a comprehensive two-year institution established in 1965, is dedicated to providing quality education that exceeds the expectations of the people of Tarrant County.

More than 50,000 students are enrolled in TCC’s associate degree and technical programs, making it the sixth largest among Texas colleges and universities.

After Party Hosts



Founded in 2008, iThemes provides professional WordPress software, including themes, training and plugins, like BackupBuddy, iThemes Exchange, iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) and more. With a 20+ person team, iThemes is committed to making people’s lives awesome by providing simple, easy to use solutions for WordPress. You can learn more at iThemes.com.

WordCamp Super Admin

WP Engine

WP Engine
WP Engine is the premium managed platform for websites and applications built with WordPress. WP Engine delivers the fastest, most reliable, and most secure web experience. Businesses large and small rely on WP Engine’s exceptional customer service team specializing in quickly solving technical problems, and creating a world-class customer experience.

WordCamp Admin

Media Temple


From its inception in 1998, (mt) Media Temple has been on a mission to help people and businesses succeed online.

Over 125,000 customers in 100 countries now rely on Media Temple’s tools for domain registration, web hosting, business applications, virtual servers, and other cloud services to power more than 1.5 million websites. With 200 dedicated, U.S.-based employees, Media Temple takes pride in our 24/7 customer support. Our customers range from everyday people to top bloggers, creative professionals, and small businesses, as well as large enterprises like Starbucks, Adidas, Samsung, and Toyota.

More information can be found anytime on the web at http://mediatemple.com or on Twitter @MediaTemple.


wiredtreelogo600wideWiredTree provides Managed VPS and Managed Dedicated Servers to WordPress users worldwide from our Chicago-based data center and offices. Every WT server is backed by 24×7 telephone support, ticket support with 15 minute average response times, and is fully managed and monitored by WiredTree to maximize uptime and minimize frustration. All servers come ready-to-run with cPanel/WHM and are optimized and security hardened with firewall and anti-spam out of the box. With experience in SSD technology, MariaDB, Memcached, WordPress plugins, server optimization, and LiteSpeed Web server, WiredTree can take your site’s performance to the next level.



Bluehost has been a WordPress partner since 2005 and powers over one million WordPress sites. Their goal is to provide outstanding hosting services and customer support for the best possible price. Bluehost is also constantly innovating and upgrading their services and infrastructure at no additional cost to their customers. Join the millions of other website owners that have already chosen Bluehost and see how they can help you with your site.


WP101WP101.com was launched almost 7 years ago by Houston WordPress designer and consultant, Shawn Hesketh, with the goal of providing the very best WordPress video training for beginners, enabling just about anyone to learn the basics without having to spend hours reading boring tech books. Since then, WP101 has helped more than 20,000 members learn how to use WordPress to build and a manage their own website, regardless of their technical ability.


maintainnMaintainn provides real WordPress help including 24/7 security monitoring, nightly backups, weekly updates and expert support. You’ll never have to worry about your WordPress site again – with Maintainn on your team you can focus on your business and let them handle the rest.


site51-1-300x161Site5‘s hosting is designed from the ground up for designers and developers as well as their clients. Our backend control panel is easy to use, and features a custom user management system so that you can add additional contacts with specific access levels on top of a cPanel-based system.

This makes it easy for clients to add their designer or developer onto a specific project and easily jump between accounts. Plus with our global focus, our customers have the choice of more than 22 hosting locations around the world for shared hosting, reseller hosting, and VPS services.


2014-10up-logoAt 10up, we don’t just “make” things – we engineer them. We’re a group of people built to solve problems; made to create; wired to delight. From beautiful pixels to beautiful code, we constantly improve the things around us, applying our passions to our clients’ projects and goals. Sometimes instead of resting, always instead of just getting it done.

Grow Development

growdevelopment01Great ecommerce sites make happy customers. Our plugins make your site great. We craft beautiful plugins for WordPress.

Chris Lema

chrislemaChris Lema is the CTO and Chief Strategist at Crowd Favorite. He’s also a daily blogger, a public speaker, and product strategist. He helps companies leverage WordPress, and helps WordPress companies find leverage.

Blue Steele Solutions

Blue Steele SolutionsWe’re a full-service marketing firm in Denton, Texas. We primarily work with small to medium sized businesses, helping them grow through marketing, business process improvement, and increased business insight. We’ve got the experience you expect. We’ve worked with start-ups, established multi-million dollar corporations, and everyone in between. We’ll draw on that experience to guide your marketing and business planning — bringing the strategies of the most efficient businesses in the world to you on your small business budget.

Pods Framework

Pods FrameworkPods Framework has been helping make WordPress a destination for developers coming from other systems for years now. They are also throwing an event the day before WordCamp, which will be the very first PodsCamp to be held.


serverpress-logo-672x184DesktopServer from ServerPress.com makes it simple to create local WordPress sites in just a matter of a few clicks. With DesktopServer you can design, develop and deploy WordPress solutions quickly and easily. It is the ONLY localhost server that integrates WordPress with Adobe® Dreamweaver®, Panic’s Coda and Diet Coda with WYSIWYG features for theme design and web developer professionals, offers multi-site, import and export (deployment) of archive files such as BackupBuddy, Duplicator, BackWPUp, BackUp WordPress, InfiniteWP & ManageWP, create custom blueprints and a lot more! Save tons of time and even more “brain damage” with DesktopServer!

WordCamp Author


jetpack-logo-horizontal-940x198Jetpack can supercharge your self-hosted site with a suite of the most powerful WordPress.com features.



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.


stickergiant-logo-624x372Many thanks to StickerGiant for being the official sticker sponsor of WordCamp DFW! StickerGiant are amazing contributors to the WordPress community, sponsoring many WordCamps.

Located in Boulder, Colorado – in a 100% wind-powered facility – StickerGiant offers one-on-one personalized service with sticker experts, full-color die-cut stickers with no die charge, and next business day shipping on most orders.

WordCamp Contributor



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 400,000 commercial websites from all over the world.

More information about going multilingual can be found at WPML.org


disqus-logo-small-1Disqus is a free service that makes it easy for anyone to create or participate in an online community. Our magic is in connecting people to stuff that’s worth talking about.

Restored 316 Designs

restored-316Restored 316 specializes in creating Feminine WordPress Themes using the Genesis Framework for women-owned businesses and personal blogs. Our themes fit the needs of nearly every niche whether you are starting a stationery shop, photography business, or simply starting a blog… we’re sure to have a theme to fit your needs! We are literally making the internet beautiful one website at a time.

My heart and passion at Restored 316 is to help other women like myself start a successful business and/or blog by giving them an exceptional, quality, and affordable website design without the headache! I’m a mother to two little amazing human beings, and it is my joy to be their mama, while also working from home and providing an income for my family. I simply want the same for other mama’s like myself! I live and breathe design every moment of every day. It’s what keeps me up at night, and it’s what drives me to help others! Let’s work together and make your new site happen!

Graphically Designing

GraphicallyDesigningLogoGraphically Designing is a design and photography studio in Fort Worth run by husband and wife team Susan and Keith Ramsey.

Susan loves to create and customize websites for businesses and bloggers. She builds exclusively on WordPress. When she’s not working on building sites for clients, she can be found at Pretty Darn Cute Design, where she provides theme support, and theme customization.

Pretty Darn Cute Designs

PDCDPDCD is your one stop shop for Pretty WordPress Themes. We meticulously craft and test each design until it’s perfect. All you have to do is install, setup and get back to business. Upon purchase you gain access to our unmatched support team waiting to assist you with any questions you might have. Our goal is to alleviate the technical side of things so you can enjoy your website.