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If you or your client have something to sell online, you may already know that WooCommerce is the most popular eCommerce platform in the world. No other solution offers the level of control and amazing flexibility to handle exactly what you need, no matter what you’re selling.

Support is second-to-none, with an extensive community of helpful users and dedicated live tech support from WooCommerce experts. Plus WooCommerce integrates beautifully with WordPress, offering an all-in-one solution for everyone from beginners to developers. Whether you’re marketing digital products or physical products on your own, or as a marketplace affiliate, you’ll have the perfect long-term, scalable platform that can expand as your company grows.

Find out more about WooCommerce and all its many features at woothemes.com/woocommerce


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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.


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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.



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SiteGround, with over 11 years in the business, provides managed WordPress hosting that does not miss a thing! Their servers, available in 3 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 Atlanta, they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.

Check out SiteGround WordPress hosting at SiteGround.com

Deep Information Sciences


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Deep has created the world’s only adaptive storage engine that transforms MySQL into a perpetually self-tuning, highly scalable and performant database called DeepSQL. Whether you’re currently running MySQL or building the next great application, Deep solves MySQL performance and scalability challenges on physical, virtual or cloud using the interface you know, without application changes. With DeepSQL, businesses lower costs while predictably meeting the current and future data requirements of the on-demand economy.

Learn about increasing capabilities while reducing risk at deepis.com



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ClickHOST is a local Atlanta web hosting provider with customers all over the world.  We love WordPress and specialize in WordPress hosting and website security. ClickHOST offers numerous free security features including Premium Spam filtering, Malware monitoring and Cloudflare.  For more advanced hosting requirements, we also offer Managed Amazon Web Services Hosting. Our driving passion is to provide our Customers with Simple, Honest, Safe web hosting.  ClickHOST can be reached by contacting Carel Bekker, Owner/President at 404.220.8110, carel@clickhost.com, twitter.com/clickhost, facebook.com/clickhost or visit our website at clickhost.com.

Liquid Web

Liquid Web

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Liquid Web, a managed web hosting company, offers a wide array of hosting solutions, including VPS, cloud, dedicated, and shared hosting plans. WordPress users will find our fully managed hosting solutions, built on powerful and flexible servers, ideal for hosting WordPress sites of all sizes. In addition, all of our fully-managed solutions come backed by our industry-leading, 24/7/365, on-site Heroic Support®. Our Heroic Promise features a comprehensive SLA with 59 second phone and live chat responses, 30 minute helpdesk responses, 30 minute hardware replacement, and 100% power and network uptime guarantees. With wholly-owned, state-of-the-art data centers in Michigan, Arizona, and Amsterdam, we provide true global reach and geographic redundancy. Whether your hosting needs are big or small, managed or unmanaged, shared, VPS, or cloud … Liquid Web is the perfect match.

Find out more at liquidweb.com/wordpress

Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms
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Gravity Forms, from Rocketgenius, are being used in over a million websites, and there are plenty of reasons why. Contact and ordering forms can be customized almost endlessly, to fit every possible need. They’re simple and intuitive. And they integrate beautifully with third-party services such as PayPal.
Conditional Logic takes your forms to a whole new level, seamlessly customizing the form itself based on the web visitor’s own responses. You’ll be amazed at all you can do, quickly and easily.
Check out all the great features, and get started, at GravityForms.com


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CodeGuard is a leading provider of cloud-based website backup services, with over 75,000 customers and over 300,000 websites and databases backed up at 99.999% levels of reliability. Partners include: Rackspace, Endurance International, HostGator, A Small Orange, Yahoo!, CloudFlare, Moz, WebHostingBuzz, Namecheap, and others. CodeGuard has won Audience Choice awards from TechCrunch Disrupt, VentureAtlanta, ATDC/TAG CapVenture, and the MIT Enterprise Forum. CodeGuard was recognized as a 2012 TAG Top 40 Innovative Company in Georgia and 2014 TAG Impact SSA Finalist in the Independent Software Provider and Corporate IT Group.

Get started with your backups at CodeGuard.com

WP Engine

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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.

Find out more at wpengine.com



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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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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/.


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The website management platform for Drupal & WordPress, Pantheon provides web teams with the hosting, cloud-based developer tools, and scalable infrastructure needed to run awesome websites. Serving billions of pageviews a month for over 100,000 websites, Pantheon’s container-based infrastructure allows you to launch websites faster, without worrying about traffic spikes, security or performance. It’s free in development. Create your free account now!

Apply Filters


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Apply Filters is a podcast dedicated to WordPress development and brought to you by Brad Touesnard and Pippin Williamson.

We love talking about code and and not worrying about annoying the non-developer listeners in the audience.

Discussions include everything from development in WordPress core, plugins, and themes. We will be sharing much of our own experiences in the development world, as well as bringing on guest developers to share their stories.

Brad Touesnard

Brad is founder of Delicious Brains, a company building super awesome products for WordPress including the critically acclaimed WP Migrate DB Pro, a plugin allowing developers to easily migrate their WordPress databases.

Pippin Williamson

Pippin is a full time WordPress plugin developer and the creator of popular plugins such as Easy Digital Downloads and Restrict Content Pro. Along with his own plugin business, Pippin reviews plugins for the WordPress.org plugin repository, and contributes to WordPress core and bbPress, an official sister project of WordPress.

Check out the podcasts at applyfilters.fm

Total Server Solutions

Total Server Solutions

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Total Server Solutions provides services that are different, innovative, and responsive.  How do we do it?  Simple.  Our team has been in this industry for many years.  We know what works, what doesn’t work, and more importantly we know why things work.  We provide everything you need for success by maintaining a round the clock staff of experts, providing state-of-the-art, secure facilities, and expert training for everyone on our team.  Our team is never content and always striving to do better, for you.

Check out all the great solutions at totalserversolutions.com



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Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider founded in 2003. Today the company boasts more than 400,000 customers worldwide with eight data centers total – four in the US and four in Europe and Asia.

Subscribers can create a cloud server with Linode in under a minute for as low as $10 per month. Users can then dynamically scale their environments to meet business demands – paying only for what they use, with no long-term commitments.

BuiltWith.com ranks Linode in the top 10 largest web-hosting providers. Additionally, CloudHarmony.com indicates a greater than 99.99 percent average for service availability of Linode’s services.

Find out more at linode.com



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More than 7 million people and businesses around the world use MailChimp. Our features and integrations allow you to send marketing emails, automated messages, and targeted campaigns. And our detailed reports help you keep improving over time.

Features include Subscriber Profiles, Automation, Personalization, Advance Analytics, flexible design options, and fully responsive email. You can even access your MailChimp account from your phone with MailChimp Mobile.

Check it all out at MailChimp.com




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Since 1997 DreamHost has helped entrepreneurs and developers the world over bring their dreams to life on the Internet. From domain registrations to web hosting and even powerful cloud storage and computing services, more than 400,000 customers trust DreamHost to be their online home. Packed with unbelievable value, DreamHost is the best place to launch a blog, website, or web application into the stratosphere. Learn more at DreamHost.com




Backup Buddy

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Since 2008, iThemes has been creating WordPress plugins, themes and training for freelancers, marketers, entrepreneurs, designers and developers. We want to help take the guesswork out of building, maintaining, securing and running WordPress websites.

Go to iThemes.com to learn more about our offerings: Backup Buddy backup plugin; Syncfor central management of all your WordPress sites, iThemes Security plugin; Exchangeecommerce plugin; Builder DIY theme framework; and iThemes Training for the WordPress community.

Wired Tree

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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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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.

Find out more at Plesk.com



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GoWP provides subscription WordPress support that includes unlimited tasks, WordPress plugin updates, offsite backups and security monitoring. We specialize in providing white-label support for agencies and also offer an enterprise plan for high-traffic sites.

Find out more at GoWP.com


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Evermore offers you a 360° website experience, specifically designed for small businesses and nonprofits. Create a new, empowering web presence in days, and then harness the power of a fully managed platform. From proven designs to robust functionality and expert consultation, Evermore gives you more than a website. You get a business partner.
Read more about the incredible value Evermore can give to your organization at EvermoreSites.com.



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With ServerPress, it only takes seconds to create a local WordPress installation – no need to mess with databases or local host files. This smart solution helps you streamline your workflow and easily get custom configurations up and running.

The ServerPress Premium option offers Multisite support, direct deployment to the live site, and a host of other advanced features. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced developer, the capabilities of ServerPress grow as your skills grow.

Find out more at ServerPress.com



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InterServer offers WordPress hosting for $8 a month – for the life of your account. With an easy-to-use control panel, speed optimization tools, unlimited storage, and free website migration, InterServer has you covered. VPS and dedicated server solutions are also available. And if you ever need help, their support team is available around the clock. It’s stress-free hosting you can feel confident about.

Learn more about the options and benefits at InterServer.net

easyname Web Hosting

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When you want to create your personal website or a professional website for your business, you need a competent partner who will take care of hosting and all technical issues. With easyname it’s easy to register a personal domain for your website  and set up your own email accounts. In addition, we offer multi-domain support, so you can host numerous domains with different locales, the so-called top-level domains, and thus increase international recognition and valuation of your domain.