Our Sponsors

Huge thanks to our generous sponsors for helping to make WordCampKC 2014 a reality. Browse them here!

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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.


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.


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WiredTree 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.

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Code Poet

If you use WordPress to build things for other people, Code Poet wants to make your life easier. No matter whether you freelance on a solo basis, lead a small web shop, make plugins in a dark closet, or crack the whip at a large design firm, Code Poet’s aim is to become your go-to source of information and resources to help you expand your WordPress skills and know-how. To make you better at what you do. To make it easier to make your living and look great doing it.

You’re part of a tribe of WordPress designers and developers over 10,000 strong, spanning the entire globe. codepoet.com aims to bring the working knowledge and real world strategies of those people into one place, for you to tap into.


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.

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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


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Disqus 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.

Gold Sponsor


WordPress hosting. Built from the ground up for designers & creative agencies.

Built for designers.
A beautiful and powerful WordPress hosting experience, built specifically for the workflows of designers and agencies. Flywheel allows you to focus on what you do best: designing and building great websites.

Solid, managed hosting.
Say goodbye to bottom-of-the-barrel hosting. Flywheel is built for speed and security, and is tuned to make WordPress sites fly! Our team of WordPress experts ensures your site is always running at its best.

Help when you need it.
Flywheel offers friendly, helpful WordPress experts to help you with whatever issues may arise. We’ve been in your shoes, and know just how important great support is. We’re here to help when you need it.

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Kansas City Public Television

Almost a million viewers like you rely on KCPT each week for quality television programs that enhance their lives and strengthen our community.

KCPT is much more than just television…we offer viewers of all ages a terrific journey through life. PBS is a trusted guide for your children, helping open their eyes to the exciting world. We travel to the countries making news, provide in-depth looks at extraordinary cultures, entertain with front row seats at memorable performances, or go beyond the stars to explore the workings of the universe. Nearer home, KCPT discovers new ways to enjoy our hometown, explores opportunities to help within our community and inspires you to pursue new paths in your life. With a click of a remote or a mouse, KCPT is your guide to help you do, see and be more.


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. To learn more about the company, visit www.GoDaddy.com.

Silver Sponsor

Easy Digital Downloads

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Say hello to the world’s easiest way to sell digital downloads through WordPress
for free. Easily sell digital downloads through WordPress with this easy to use WordPress ecommerce plugin. easydigitaldownloads.com

Bronze Sponsor


StickerGiant Custom Stickers prints quality stickers and labels quickly. They have sponsored over 100 WordCamps all over the world. Get the best customer service, 24 hour turnaround, and free die-cutting using StickerGiant–The Sticker company for WordPress users.

WP Migrate DB Pro

WP Migrate DB Pro - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 Sponsor

WP Migrate DB Pro – WP Migrate DB Pro eliminates the manual work of migrating a WordPress database. You can push and pull your database from one WordPress install to another with a single-click in your dashboard. Especially handy for syncing a local development database with a live site.


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DesktopServer 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!

In-Kind Sponsor

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema


MailPoet - WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

MailPoet – Newsletters, post notifications & autoresponders in a WordPress plugin.

WP Site Care

WP Site Care - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

WP Site Care – We do everything we can to make technology an asset, not a barrier.


Lynda.com - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

Lynda.com – Online video tutorials to help you learn software, creative, and business skills.


Deploy - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

Deploy – Deploy code from GitHub, Codebase & BitBucket in minutes!


Codebase - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

Codebase – Professional code hosting for developers with a complete suite of project management tools built-in.

Nara Japanese Robata

Nara - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

Nara Japanese Robata – Not your typical Japanese restaurant, Nara is a hybrid entity where substance and style mingle to create a hip, happening spot in the heart of the Crossroads.

V’s Italiano Ristorante

V's Italiano Ristorante - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

V’s Italiano Ristorante – Voted one of the Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America!

Elegant Themes

Elegant Themes - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

Elegant Themes – Beautiful premium WordPress themes

Snow & Co.

Snow and Company - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

Snow & Co. – Named Paste Magazine’s #1 Frozen Cocktail Bar in America! Featuring craft, made from scratch frozen cocktails with real juice, premium spirits and handmade syrup.

Screenland Armour

Screenland Armour - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

Screenland Armour – Showing first-run blockbusters, independent films and your favorite retro and throw-back movies!

Kansas City T-Bones

Kansas City T-Bones - 2014 Kansas City WordCamp In-Kind Sponsor

Kansas City T-Bones – Kansas City’s independent minor league baseball team and member of the American Association. Fun Well Done!


Standees - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

STANDEES – Serving lunch and dinner, STANDEES — The Entertaining Eatery is a neighborhood dining and entertainment experience for a great meal, movie or both. Food. Film. Fun.


Screets.com - WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

Screets – We’re a small developing team currently living in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. We like simplicity and get excited to develop simple and beautiful applications.

The Farmhouse

The Farmhouse - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

The Farmhouse – Farm-to-table comfort food in the KC River Market…. mmmm, comfy. Eat Fresh Kansas City


WebDesign.com - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

WebDesign.com – From beginner to advanced topics, our live webinars walk you through how to do all kinds of fun stuff with WordPress.


iThemes - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

iThemes – Your one-stop shop for WordPress themes, plugins and training.


Incapsula - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

Incapsula – Application delivery from the cloud.  Website Security, DDoS Protection, Load Balancing & Failover, on a Global CDN.


Wistia - 2014 Kansas City WordCamp In-Kind Sponsor

Wistia – Add video to your website easily and on your own terms. Professional video hosting built specifically for business.

Starlight Theatre

Starlight Theatre - Kansas City WordCamp 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

Starlight Theatre – Starlight Theatre has been a Kansas City landmark since the 1950’s. Over the years the venue has brought the city hundreds of spectacular Broadway shows, amazing concerts and wonderful community outreach programs.


StudioWeb - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

StudioWeb – The Complete Web Design & Programming Teaching Solution. StudioWeb is designed to assist teachers in the classroom (age 12yrs +) by providing a series of easy to understand video training courses on the key Web technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP.

Matt Keys

Matt Keys - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

Matt Keys – Wordpress plugins to the rescue. Find the tools you need to make your WordPress site everything it can be!


Gauges - Kansas City WordCamp 2014 In-kind Sponsor

Gauges – Website analytics you can actually understand. Gauges helps you focus on your most important web traffic stats — in real time.


Hye Bubble Live Chat - WordCamp Kansas City 2014 In-Kind Sponsor

HeyBubble Live Chat – Live chat software and customer support tools for your website. Live support software for small and medium businesses that lets you track your visitors in real-time, engage them to chat providing excellent customer service. HeyBubble is an all-in-one cloud-based software, mobile compatible and integrated with the most usual tools around the web.

Authentic Themes

Authentic Themes - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind sponsor

Authentic Themes – We have a great variety of premium WordPress themes including  elegant, clean, minimal, flat, news & eCommerce.


WPtroubleshooter - 2014 Kansas City WordCamp In-Kind Sponsor

WPtroubleshooter – Life cover for your WordPress website.

Tivoli Cinemas

Tivoli Cinemas - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

Tivoli Cinemas – Long-running independent movie theater, also showing occasional broadcasts of opera & ballet

Analytics Canvas

Powerful Software For Google Analytics

Analytics Canvas – Powerful Software For Google Analytics. Whether you’re dealing with millions of rows, multiple sources, or repetitive tasks, Analytics Canvas has a suite of solutions to simplify your reporting processes.

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City IN-Kind Sponsor

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre – The premier professional resident theatre company of the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area, founded in 1964.


FreakPlugins - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-kind Sponsor

Freak Plugins creates powerful plugins that are easy to use. Check out SharePrints, a new responsive image gallery and lightbox plugin for WordPress that offers many gallery display options and loads of interactive features in an intuitive, easy-to-use workflow.


LiveAgent - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

LiveAgent – Complete Helpdesk + Live Chat Software. Full customer support solution with emails, voice, live chat, Facebook, Twitter, knowledge base… its all there.

Ideabox Themes

Ideabox Themes – Mobile responsive premium WordPress themes that can help you build all kind of websites.


LastPass- 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

LastPass – LastPass simplifies your online life by saving and filling your logins for you. With LastPass to remember your passwords for you, you have more time for the important things – online and off.


Dev7studios - - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

Dev7studios – Our WordPress plugins add that extra finesse to your WordPress powered site by making it super simple to create and customise normally complex elements of web pages. All built to the highest standards of course.


Nextend - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

Nextend – Next generation premium plugins for WordPress. Our philosophy is to create buzz in WordPress community with our innovative, impulsive and engaging ideas.

Total Training

- 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

Total Training – Start learning today with our online video training courses. learn your software, begin a new career, land a promotion, start a new business. We’ve trained millions to use their new software.

Theme Punch

Theme Punch - 2014 WordCamp Kansas City In-Kind Sponsor

Theme Punch – Our plugins don’t simply do the same thing as the ones you know, but do things differently, and are exciting rather than boring. We hope that these plugins will be handy in your next project.


ShiftNav  – An Awesome Mobile Menu Plugin for WordPress. Give your users the native-app menu experience they expect.

Advanced Custom Fields

Advanced Custom Fields – Fully customise WordPress edit screens with powerful fields. Boasting a professional interface and a powerful API, it’s a must have for any web developer working with WordPress. Field types include: Wysiwyg, text, textarea, image, file, select, checkbox, page link, post object, date picker, color picker, repeater, flexible content, gallery and more!


Treehouse – Learn HTML, CSS, iPhone apps & more. Learn how to build websites & apps, write code or start a business.


synved – WordPress development from Ireland