Say Hello to Duda

We are proud to present a new sponsor for WordCamp Miami, and they are proudly sponsoring our Development Workshops on Sunday (among some other surprises).

inSites are smart, personalized recipes that automatically CHANGE your website at pre determined TRIGGER points (such as Time, Location or Visits etc) to create a richer, more engaged and relevant visitor experience that drives greater conversion. If you are a WordPress developer or owner of a small business, you should definitely check out this fantastic plugin.

Lyft

We’re looking forward to seeing you at WordCamp Miami and wanted to tell you about an exciting partnership with Lyft.

Try Lyft for affordable rides within minutes. Just download the mobile app to request a ride with the tap of a button. A driver will pick you up right away and take you to your destination. Yep, it’s that easy.

If you’re new to Lyft, sign up with the promo code WCMIA for a free first ride up to $20. Once you download the app, create an account and enter the code in the ‘Payment’ section. Or, we can text you a download link. Just enter your phone number here (www.lyft.com/download?code=wcmia).

Free Uber Ride To WordCamp Miami

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Arrive in Style with Uber!

We’re thrilled to have partnered with Uber to provide new Uber users a free ride (up to $20) to or from the Word Camp.
 
How does it work? Using Uber’s free iPhone/Android/Windows app, you can request a pickup and a car driven by a personal driver will show up in minutes. Your credit card is billed directly for your trip and there’s no need to tip, so you won’t need to carry cash. You can even see the car coming towards you on a map!
Follow these simple steps to get $20 off your ride:
1) Download the free Uber iPhone/Android/Blackberry 7 app (or sign up at www.uber.com/go/wcmia15)
2) Enter your information in the Uber app and promo code “WCMIA15” when you sign up.
3) Request a ride 5 – 15 minutes before you need one. $20 will be applied towards your first ride on uberX, uberXL, or uberSELECT (not valid on uberTAXI, expires 2/28/15).
Questions? Check out uber.com/miami or email supportmiami@uber.com.

 

Meet our Sponsor Pantheon

Pantheon is the website management platform top developers, marketers, and IT use to build, launch and run all their Drupal & WordPress websites.

Pantheon includes all of the tools professional developers need to build best-practice sites—like staging environments, version control, backups and workflow. Powering 80,000+ sites with hundreds of millions of page views, Pantheon’s container-based infrastructure allows you to launch websites faster, without worrying about traffic spikes, security or performance. It’s free in development. You can scale in software on the same infrastructure from day one, and never touch a server again.

Say Hello to ServerPress

DesktopServer by ServerPress.com is a great to for any designer or developer to add to their workflow. You can easily setup your blueprint to have your starter theme or plugins installed and activated even already configure your wp-config file. 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 many more!

It saves you time each time you start a new project without having to mess with databases, local host files or other details. Also, it works on Windows and Macintosh machines.

Learn more about ServerPress.com here.

 

Ticket Updates: Sellout and Waiting Lists

We are nearing a sellout! If you haven’t gotten a ticket yet, or if you want to grab a workshop (or BuddyCamp) ticket on May 29th then read below. We also have information on a May 28th social open to everyone.

May 30-31st (Weekend)

As of now, there less than 30 15 weekend tickets left for WordCamp Miami. These will go quickly and once they are gone we will put up a waiting list. Last year, over 100+ people landing on the waiting list and only a few got tickets. Our advise? Avoid that waiting list and grab the last tickets. Please remember tickets you grab now are not refundable.

Click here to grab one of the last WordCamp Miami tickets.

Front-End Workshop Waiting List

Our front-end / theme workshop for May 31st has been sell out for a while and we have a waiting list now available. Click here to add your name to it.

If you are wanting to go to a workshop on Friday (and aren’t new to WordPress, so the beginner’s workshop wouldn’t be a good choice for you) we suggest attending BuddyCamp where you will be able to learn and network even if you aren’t a developer.

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Thursday Night Social

Regardless if you have a WordCamp ticket or not, you can RSVP to a social on Thursday May 28th at the Miami Ad School. Social starts at 5pm and runs to 8pm. Light food/drinks will be served, and we are planning some talks and entertainment. Think of it as a WordPress meetup on steroids. RSVP here.

 

Winning Flavors For Our Sunday Ice Cream

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We asked you to vote for your favorite (Crowd Favorite?) ice cream flavors for the special Nitrogen flavored ice cream to be delivered Sunday afternoon. Here are the winners:

1. Nutella
2. Chocolate
3. Duice de Leche

Remaining winners in order of popularity:

1. Vanilla*
2. Mint
3. Butter Pecan
4. Cake Batter
5. Strawberry
6. Peanut Butter

* = As a fourth place winner, we will try to get some Vanilla on hand.

Meet WiredTree

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.

Say hello to MainWP

Say hello to the web’s best WordPress management solution.

MainWP brings 360-degrees of control to WordPress management with a simple, streamlined interface that lets users control all their sites in a snap. Now schedule automated backups, monitor up-time, manage content and plugins across multiple sites with push-button ease.

MainWP is self-hosted and free. You can download it directly from WordPress.org and take advantage of a cutting-edge, open-source solution that helps you get more done in less time. You get one central and intuitive Dashboard for 1-click updates, adding and editing posts and pages, and creating backups for all connected sites.

You can also broaden the scope of MainWP and make it your own using purpose-built Extensions designed to expand its capabilities. Choose from a wide selection of add-ons including SEO, marketing, security, maintenance and more, MainWP gives you a powerful line-up of Extensions to choose from.

With MainWP, it’s time to make WordPress management effortlessly efficient.

May 29-31st, 2015