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Welcome to the largest WordPress conference in Nepal,
Welcome to WordCamp Kathmandu!

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It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: WordCamp Kathmandu, Nepal 2017 tickets are now available!

Great Speakers From Around the Globe

Kat Christofer

Topic: How WordPress Made My Dreams Come True

Topic Description: Eleven years ago I was working as an editor for almost no money, living in an apartment with no Internet or hot water, and had less than 1500 rupees a week for food and no idea what a DNS was. In 2007 I discovered WordPress, and everything changed. I pulled myself out of poverty, and today I work for Automattic and travel the world. Learn not only my story but also how I did it while helping thousands at the same time. I’ll outline a strategy with free or low-cost resources that anyone can use to make their dreams a reality.

Bio: Kat is a fourth-generation Californian working for Automattic, writing and editing documentation for 400+ WooCommerce products. Previously a journalist, her WordPress journey began 10 years ago at dot.com, then moved to self-hosted and building e-commerce stores for private clients. A digital nomad for two years, she travels full time and is in love with the sea but surfs badly.

Intended Audience: Current and future WordPress/WooCommerce users, entrepreneurs, developers

Siddharth Ashok

Topic: Optimizing WordPress for Speed & Performance

Topic Description: The most common complain we hear from a WordPress user is “My WordPress site is slow!”. And really, who doesn’t want their site fast ? if it’s already fast, we want it faster.

Fast loading pages not only improve user experience, increase your page views, but also helps with your WordPress SEO, yes google loves fast sites. Every millisecond literally makes a difference.

In my talk I would be discussing how to optimize your WordPress site, that would include some tips for basic server-side optimisation, best practices to follow that would make a site fast, optimizing images and files, tools to measure and optimize site’s speed, and avoiding bad practices that make a site slow, etc.

Bio: Siddharth Ashok is currently working with Indian-Swedish Web agency WebbDesinger (http://www.webbdesigner.se/) aka Next Big Thing, as Front-End and WordPress developer.

He have been using WordPress for almost a decade and have followed its journey from being just a blogging platform to CMS. Operating from Goa, India, he work with several Scandinavian clients developing custom themes and plugins.

Find him on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/siddharthashok/ and Twitter: https://twitter.com/siddharthashok

Intended Audience: Beginner/Advanced Developers

Muhammad Adnan

Topic: Getting started with React

Topic Description: This talk will solely based on React integration within Plugins or themes. I will demo a sample plugin and show React usage/integration. 

Bio: Adnan has been a Software Architect, Programmer, Speaker and Entrepreneur. He is currently running a Startup on Analytics as a Google Analytics Technology partners. He is enrolled in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) as a Student in 2010 where he contributed for phpMyAdmin Open Source Organization and got 5,000 USD upon completing his project by Google. After then he became mentor in Google Code-in program as GCI Mentor (2011,2012,2013) and GSoC Mentor (2012,2013,2014). He is coding since 2000 and his coded projects have been featured at TechCrunch. In 2013, he became Google Student Ambassador in South East Asia and travelled to Google SEARCH Summit in Indonesia. He was nominated as an Innovation Hero in Pakistan by PITB and Google.

In WordPress world, Analytify and LoginPress are his top products & he is coding WordPress projects since WordPress 2.2 version.

Intended Audience: WordPress themes and Plugin developers

Harshad Mane

Topic: Unit Testing for WordPress

Topic Description: No one writes a Perfect code, We all create bugs while writing the code. If anyone disagree with it, we’ll gladly hear why? PHPUnit testing in WordPress can definitely help one to fix the issues. The talk will cover :
1. What is PHPUnit testing.
2. Why unit testing is important?
3. Difference between Unit and Acceptance test.
4. Introduction to PHPUnit,
5. How to setup PHPUnit using WP-CLI.
6. Assertion Methods.
7. How to write test cases.

Bio: Harshad Mane is a PHP Programmer and a WordPress Enthusiast. He’s passionate about WordPress, and using it to develop modern and impressive websites. He has been working in the web industry for over 11 years. Starting as a PHP Progammer, He soon moved his way into WordPress development, and to this day he still loves doing both. When away from computer Harshad enjoys doing yoga, listening to music and thinking about going back to the computer!

Intended Audience: Developers

Jeremy Moore

Topic: From Passion to Profits

Topic Description: Learn how our little band of passionate WordPress users took the leap from users to a plug in business powering much of the WordPress form space. Practical steps to confirm if you have an idea which could be turned into a business

Bio: Jeremy spends his time stirring up dreams and putting systems in place to achieve results. His deep experience in sales, finance, and business coupled with curiosity have caused him to venture into various fields. From Banking to Software, he has a unique perspective from which he strives to improve the world.

Intended Audience: Users, Business owners, Entrepreneurs, Dreamers

Rich Collier

Topic: Coding With Jetpack

Topic Description: Jetpack can do many valuable things right out of the box – but if you’re not afraid to dig into the documentation and write some code, Jetpack can be even more powerful. I’ll talk about how theme and plugin authors can leverage the power of Jetpack and the WordPress.com API to make custom analytics views, do exciting things with Related Posts, create custom image galleries, and more. 

Bio: Rich has been building websites since the beginning of the web. He discovered WordPress in it’s early years and has made many core contributions and authored several plugins. He worked as Director of Engineering at a major publisher in the United States and has now settled in at Automattic, building the next generation of Jetpack and VaultPress. After hours, Rich is a proud husband and father, and enjoys fishing and boating in the Atlantic.

Intended Audience: Beginner/Intermediate Developers

 

Our Sponsors

Platinum

WooCommerce

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.

Jetpack

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

Web Experts Nepal

 

Web Experts Nepal (WEN) is a web solutions provider encompassing the work related to design, development, programming on and for the Web. The company is driven by its able co-workers, in an attempt to make the World and the Web a better place – more interactive, more creative and more presentable. With WordPress powering the Company’s 94% of work, WEN has been able to create a niche market, particularly on the web job portals and a stature in the eyes of global web-based clients.

Besides the in-house Web Team, WEN also has a strong Distributed Associate network with whom they have been successfully carrying out projects with Mobile Applications Development, Zend / CI / Custom PHP Applications Development, Server Creation, Handling and Support, Desktop Applications Development.

WEN’s visions are to be a successful brand that continually works to be better, provide the best, and support the manifest. Their goals are to live up to the name of the company and forever strive to be, Web Experts.

Gold

GoDaddy

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

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.

Codeable

Codeable, it all started back in 2012 when Per and Tomaž agreed on contributing a little extra to the WordPress community. Their aim was to build an outsourcing company, in which quality and customer service come first. They started by hiring exceptional WordPress developers and connecting them with people in need of on-demand website support. 3 years later, we are the #1 online outsourcing service for WordPress.

WPAll Club

WPAll Club is an ultimate online WordPress resource club of genuine, hand-picked, research based information about various aspects of WordPress. It features several WordPress blogs, news / updates, tutorials, tips and tricks, best of the free and premium WordPress themes, plugins, add-ons, deals & coupons, WP stores, WP hosting, WP customization service providers, WP Support providers together for your convenience.

It aims to serve the WordPress users and WordPress lovers  with the most  authentic and genuine knowledge/information about WordPress around the globe and empower the WP community even better.

Founded in 2016, WPAll Club has been able to help hundreds of thousands of WordPress enthusiasts and professionals in a short time. It is a right stop point for the WordPress beginners as well as professionals.

Follow us on : Facebook | Twitter

Silver

WPML

WPML ले वेवसाईटहरुलाई बहुभाषिक बनाउँछ यसले च्यासिङ, SEO तथा इकमर्श प्लगईन्सहरुका साथ काम गर्नु साथै, पूर्ण रुपमा बहुभाषिक वेवसाईटको निर्माण गर्न अनुमती प्रदान गर्छ WPML को प्रयोग द्धारा साना ब्लग, व्यवसायिक तथा संस्थागत वेवसाईटहरु बहुभाषिक बनाउन सकिन्छ 

WPML ले प्रयोगकर्तालाई आफनो वेवसाईटमा भएको सबै विवरण, मेनु, Widget का साथ साथै थिम र प्लगईन्सहरुमा भएको शब्दहरुलाई चाहिएको भाषामा उल्था गर्न सकिन्छ WPML ले हाल संसारभरिका ५००,००० भन्दा बढी व्यवसायिक  वेवसाईटहरुलाई बहुभाषिक बनाएको छ

आफनो वेवसाईटलाई कसरी बहुभाषिक बनाउन सकिन्छ भन्ने जानकारी लिन निम्न वेबसाइटमा जानुहोस्: http://wpml.org/

हामी प्रतिवाशिल कर्मचारीको खोजीमा छौं यदि तपाई एउटा कुशल Programmer हुनुहून्छ भने हामीलाई सम्पर्क गर्न निम्न वेबसाइटमा जानुहोस्:  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/.

Toptal

Toptal  is an exclusive network of the top freelance software developers, designers, and finance experts in the world. Top companies rely on Toptal freelancers for their most important projects.

Template Sell

Template Sell is an online marketplace for WordPress Themes, Plugins and HTML Templates. You can find the different themes which are simple, attractive and awesome. We just create an environment to sell digital products for different vendors, the themes found over here can be used for different websites you want to create. The products that are found in Template Sell are created by professional peoples who have lots of experience in this field. Developers from around the world can sell their products through this platform and our team members will review each product standard and functionality before it is published in Template Sell.

Website Url:  https://www.templatesell.com/
Facebook Url: https://www.facebook.com/templatesell/
Twitter Url: https://twitter.com/templatesell/

Catch Internet Pvt. Ltd

Catch Internet is a web development agency based proudly in Nepal. We are passionate about making web publishing not only easy but fun. Our team of WordPress professionals make content management simple by providing WordPress theme & plugin development, customization and maintenance services with care, passion and precision. At Catch Internet, quality, sustainability and product potential to reach different breadths of prospective customers are pivotal principles of functioning.

We’ve been in this industry since 2010 and with that experience, we have ventured into some top-end products of the World Wide Web – Catch Themes, a leading WordPress theme and plugin development company; DevotePress, a website dedicated solely to WordPress; Theme Palace, a curated marketplace of WordPress themes & plugins and our latest undertaking, NepalBuzz, an online magazine which aims to bring you the latest what’s what, who’s who and how to’s of Nepal.

WordPress is the core to our existence. We are grateful to WordPress and the community and find it important to give back. Our team members have been involved actively in the WordPress community as theme reviewers, translators, speakers & organizers at various WordPress meetups and WordCamps all over the world. More information can be found at catchinternet.com

Follow Us:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/catchinternet
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/catchinternet

WebPub Corp

WebPub provides free web hosting using the WordPress CMS (WordPress.org). Using the free WebPub WordPress hosting service, members of the global Internet user community can create blogs, full websites or e-Commerce stores on their own domains, or WebPub sub-domains. WebPub users will be free to use any themes and plug-ins of their choice and to perform full code-level customization of their sites.

WebPub is a self-funded startup launched by seasoned IT technocrats and entrepreneurs with a collective industry experience of 100+ years. Currently in private beta, the full WebPub service will be operational in May 2017. Users interested in the WebPub hosting service can pre-register at the following

URL:http://webpub.online

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WebPub-252595801867337/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WebPub5

Bronze

WEN Themes

WEN Themes is Nepal based WordPress Theme and Plugin development company. We are dedicated to making the web convenient and elegant through offerings of simple and clean themes – we are committed to sensible WordPress Theme development. Standard and secured coding is our mantra and we always follow WordPress Coding Standard. Swift and excellent support is our another major strength. We believe in ‘Giving back to Community’ and we are continuously contributing to WordPress Core, Theme Review, Nepali Translation and supporting WordPress events like meetups and WordCamps.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wenthemes
Twitter: https://twitter.com/wenthemes

eVision Themes

eVision Themes, a professional theme store ( supervised by Eagle Vision IT – A web development company) that specializes in designing elegant, magnificent and beautiful WordPress Themes for all small and large businesses with lots of easy customizing options and multiple features. Our WordPress themes are focused on any sort of businesses like corporate houses, travel & trekking, photography lovers, restaurant & hotels, charity / non-profit organizations, bloggers, magazines / online medias etc. that helps anyone to create beautiful websites without having to code anything in very short time. We always believe in quality coding and dedicated support which keeps our customers happy and helps in building their awesome websites.

More information can be found at : evisionthemes.com

Follow Us:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/evisionthemes/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/evisionthemes
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/evisionthemes

Rara Theme

Rara Theme is premium and free WordPress theme development company. They make easy to easy WordPress themes.

They have created several free WordPress themes and given them to the WordPress Community.

With a dedicated in-house development and support team, Rara Theme dedicates time and resources to provide best support and WordPress theme in the industry. Try their themes and see how we can help you with your online presence.

If you are looking for easy to use WordPress themes, then you can start with their free WordPress themes. If you need more features, you can upgrade and buy a premium theme from them.

Follow Us:

Micro

Webpage Nepal

Webpage Nepal is a web Solutions Company that specializes in web design, web development, website maintenance, graphic design, online marketing, search engine optimization, corporate branding, social media, web designing training and applications, the difference is that we do our tasks in responsible manner, by a young creative team, using latest technology because our aim is success and customer satisfaction.

Follow Us:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/webpagenepal
Facebook: www.fb.com/webpagenepal

Goreto Software

Goreto Software is a team of young minds and professionals. We are a software company based in Pokhara with a robust team of software developers. Our team of WordPress Developers provide the finest websites to our clients and are thankful to the WordPress community showing us what heights a community of dedicated and like-minded people can achieve! When young minds start shaping into young professionals, they unleash a world full of endless possibilities.
Follow Us:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GoretoSoftware
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/goretosoft

 

Promenade Themes

Promenade Themes is a young creative design agency focused on full implementation services of all sizes, specializing in creating stylish, modern and beautiful WordPress themes. Beside themes and plugins development we are working as offshore partner of various agencies of USA and Canada.

Follow Us:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/promenadetheme
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/promenadethemes/

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