We couldn’t run WordCamp Manchester without our Sponsors, so thank you to our current sponsors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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/.
An award-winning blog aimed at anyone and everyone with an interest in WordPress, WinningWP offers all kinds of helpful resources – including a number of super-detailed beginner guides and almost forty different WordPress-related deals.
The goal of the site is to create a resource that’s thought provoking, educational and current. In short: a site that’s of interest to WordPress users everywhere.
If you haven’t already, take a look at https://winningwp.com/
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 Manchester, they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.
Making WordPress do more, Make Do create reliable, high value WordPress solutions that are delivered on time and on budget. Specialising in WordPress development we’re not shy about sharing our love for the best CMS there is! Get in touch to drive your projects forward with our ever-growing WordPress team of experts.
Since 2003, Krystal has been providing outstanding UK-based hosting and recently we’ve introduced optimised WordPress packages on all our SSD-based servers.
Our superfast WordPress packages come with everything you need and backed by dedicated and enthusiastic WordPress support.
We’ve utilised our experience to create the perfect web hosting platform for your website.
Our purpose is to provide a better way of hosting to customers that want an honest, reliable and personal experience and we back this up with a 60-day money back guarantee.
Highrise Digital are an experienced WordPress development team focusing on customer needs and business objectives. We provide bespoke, robust, and easy to manage solutions for technically challenging projects, using professional, modern development practices. Our small team are active members of the WordPress community, running local meet-ups as well as speaking at, and volunteering at WordCamps across the UK.
We are a 15 year old Lancashire web hosting company lovingly supported by out small but dedicated and knowledgeable team.
ThemeFurnace is a theme company founded in 2010 which currently offers 22 Free WordPress Themes for businesses and bloggers. Our themes can be downloaded from our site, the WordPress directory or WordPress.com.
We also run a blog about WordPress with a number of guides such as our WordPress Hosting Guide and The Best Membership Plugins. The site also has a comprehensive deals area with money off great companies like WPEngine and many more.
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!