A huge thank you to our sponsors this year.



BoldGrid is a website builder powered by WordPress. It is a free set of WordPress plugins, themes, and other content that allows site creation and management similar to non-WordPress website builders. By placing WordPress more in line with DIY site builder solutions on the market, our mission is not only to make WordPress more accessible and easy for beginners to utilize, but also automate and streamline typical WordPress tasks to provide a fast, creator-friendly platform that even web professionals will appreciate.

Experience WordPress as a website builder, including: free pre-built themes, drag and drop editing, integrated image banks, simplified photo editing, built-in staging, automated backups, and so much more.

BoldGrid will have you creating professional looking WordPress sites in minutes!



37% of all online stores are powered by WooCommerce. Built on WordPress, WooCommerce is a fully customizable, open source eCommerce solution.

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.


Transform how you work with your WordPress sites and rest easy knowing they’re always firing on all cylinders. Jetpack connects your site to the global services, community, and support provided by WordPress.com so you can focus on the stuff that matters.

Jetpack automatically shields your site from the unwanted attention of spammers, hackers, and malware, while real-time sync and backup means you don’t have to worry about data loss. Straightforward traffic-building tools help you attract the attention of readers and search engines. Pages and videos are delivered at high speed from a global, ad-free content delivery network.

Jetpack sends new content directly to your subscribers’ inboxes and shows readers related content, helping you increase page views per visitor and boost ad revenue. Whenever you need it, you can rely on priority support from our global team of WordPress experts to ensure a friction-free experience for your visitors — and for you.

Make your site work for you. Get your Jetpack today at Jetpack.com


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.


SiteGround, with over 12 years in the business, provides managed WordPress hosting that does not miss a thing! Their servers, available in 5 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 Montreal, they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.


With hundreds of domain extensions, no heavy-handed upselling and best-in-class support, Hover makes it easy to spend less time on your domains and more time on your big idea.


MXTools provides IP and Domain (URL) Threat Data feeds that can be used by WordPress and Web Hosters to instantly protect sites against malicious IP & domains. Our listings are updated every 15 seconds and tested for zero false positives – the resulting threats are mostly botnet operated, and known to host malware / ransomware / phishing attacks. With our partner SecuPress, you can now eliminate upwards of 90% of probes, DNS beaconing, outbound DDOS traffic, and other crimeware from your sites. Our pro-active alerting & monitoring lets you instantly identify and remediate compromised Virtual Servers before they can cause harm to your reputation.




Pantheon puts the power of the Internet in the hands of developers and DevOps teams, delivering rock solid hosting along with the most complete platform for professional website creation. We’ve built the world’s best website management platform—one that gives web teams all of the developer tools, hosting, scaling, performance, workflow, and automation they need to build the best websites in the world. Pantheon powers 150,000 websites, serving billions of page views per month.
For more information, visit www.pantheon.io.


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.



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.


WPML transforme WordPress en sites multilingues. Compatible avec les systèmes de cache, le SEO et le E-Commerce, cette extension permet de developper des sites multilingues complets. WPML s’intègre parfaitement sur de simples blogs, et sur des sites d’entreprise ou institutionnels.

WPML permet aux utilisateurs de tout traduire sur leur site, dont les contenus, les menus, les widgets et même les textes provenant des thèmes ou des extensions. WPML est déjà installé sur plus de 500 000 sites commerciaux partout dans le monde.

Pour savoir comment rendre votre site multilingue, consultez wpml.org.

Nous recherchons également des talents. Si vous êtes un astucieux développeur, n’hésitez pas à nous contacter ici : http://wpml.org/home/were-hiring/

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/.


Since 1997 DreamHost has helped individuals, small businesses, entrepreneurs and developers the world over bring their dreams to life on the Internet. From domain registrations to traditional web hosting and highly-optimized managed WordPress hosting, more than 400,000 customers trust DreamHost to be their online home. DreamHost supports the WordPress project and community with dedicated resources and a passionate team. Packed with excellent value, DreamHost is a great place to launch a blog, website, or online application into the stratosphere! Learn more at www.DreamHost.com


Currently protecting more than one million WordPress sites, SiteLock delivers a patented 360-degree website security solution to find, fix and prevent malware and other threats from affecting websites and their visitors. Services include automatic malware scanning and removal, an advanced web application firewall, static application security testing, PCI compliance and website acceleration powered by a global CDN. SiteLock offers phone, email and chat support, 24/7/365. With SiteLock, you can focus on what’s most important—your business, your passion, your word.


Weglot is the WordPress multilingual plugin to translate and display your website in any languages.

Completely different from historical players with a unique technical approach, and a continuous focus on user experience, Weglot already powers 10,000+ websites.

Main benefits:
– Easy to use and set-up: no code or source files manipulation required, it only takes 2 minutes to configure
– 100% compatible: no compatibility issues with other Themes or Plugins, as Weglot is agnostic to the sources of content
– SEO optimized: following Google SEO multilingual best practices, automatically creating unique URL for each language and translating SEO
– multiple sources of translation: machine translation (automatically provided at subscription) that users can edit through a
unique dashboard, themselves or by involving team members, as well as professional (PRO agencies directly plugged with Weglot)
– light and performing: the API approach avoids slowdowns, Weglot doesn’t overcharge your WordPress installation

Discover the new solution to make your WordPress website multilingual, already trusted by more than 10,000+ users, on the Directory or, directly on the website.


SatelliteWP ensures the maintenancesecurity and performance of your WordPress site.  Like a real satellite, we keep an eye on your site to ensure its optimal functioning. Our maintenance plans include backups, updates, security, performance and more. Unless a WordPress site is actively updated, it can quickly present technical problems and vulnerabilities, which could negatively impact your company’s online image. We also assist designers and developers through our Agencies plan. Trust professionals for the management and security of your WordPress site.


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StickerGiant prints high-quality stickers and labels. They have the best customer service, quick turnaround times and free custom shapes using state of the art laser cutting. Every sticker has a story. Want to share your story today? They’re waiting to hear from you.



Dawson College CTD

CTD is proud to offer quality learning at competitive prices. Our faculty members and training consultants are highly competent with diversified expertise and backgrounds.

We offer courses in HTML, CSS, Javascript (Angular & Node.js), PHP, SQL, and WordPress. These courses are subsidized by Emploi-Québec for people currently employed.

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Check out our Call for Sponsors post for details on how you can help make this year’s WordCamp the best it can be!