Syed Balkhi here. On July 4th, we celebrated our 4th birthday with the largest WordPress giveaway. We also did a fundraiser to raise $25,000 to build a school, and we were successful.
I want to thank all of you guys for your continuous support that you have shown over the years. I also want to thank all of our sponsors who helped made this giveaway possible. We had 200+ prizes with a combined value over $25,000.
I want to give a special shout out to the top sponsors: MaxCDN, StudioPress and the Copyblogger family, ManageWP family with SEO Smart Links and last but not least HitTail.
Thank you all sponsors (friends):
iThemes and BackupBuddy, Sucuri, Bluehost, Themify, Elegant Themes, Headway, Soliloquy, Gravity Forms, Standard Theme, InMotion Hosting, Web Hosting Hub, Pippins Plugins, SeedProd, WPValet, WPZoom, Michael Hyatt, Page.ly, ZippyKid, Yoast, RaffleCompter, Themefuse, PixelKit, and Social Metrics Pro.
Gift for Everyone
Before I list the winners, I want you guys to check out our new free floating social bar plugin. It is my gift for the entire community. Extra thanks goes out to Thomas Griffin for helping with this plugin.
Here is a tutorial and more interesting facts about the plugin: how to add the floating social bar.
Ok now here is the list of winners. All winners should have received an email from us already. If you haven’t, and you see your name in the list, then please get in touch. Note: 2 names were removed because they were only emails and we didn’t want to reveal that in public.
Iván Pérez Pérez, Tim, Kayla Gerein, Randy Granger, Stephen, Jörg Kottenrodt, Rakesh Raja, Chandra, Bikash Pradhan, RV, Valerie Schuler, Cathyee, Gustavo, Brycen Dorsay, Konstantinos Kouratoras, Gabriel Nathaniel Vega, Randell Guilbeau, Tashauna Swanson, Muhammad Bilal Khan, Ray Lau, Keri Lynn Carroll, Mike Sasnovski, Andrew Money, Cindy Ricardo, Gene Hammett, Corgraf, Jesse Brede, Sunil, Jon Brown, Pete Kici, Alderik, Sunil, Amy Bowles, Eldon Yoder, Varun AP, Jaime Slutzky, Alam, Gopala Krishnan Mariappan, Karl J. Gephart, Yudha David, Urosevic, Cinnamon B, Gaurav Bhatnagar, Mike Mednikov, Mitchell Williams, Perzen Patel, Hamid Roshaan, Shachar Srebrenik, Jason, Maureen Simiyu, Greg Drake, Eina, Mirna Jope, Magdalena, Gautam Doddamani, Đỗ Quang Tuấn, Chandra, Himanshu Kumar Pandey, George Davies, Julie A Barnes, Del Syllables, Debbie Schmidt, Surjith SM, Ariel Infante, George Newton, Madeline Lee, Anissa Garland, Lino, Lisa Marinelli-Kerr, Maureen Simiyu, Geoff Panek, Mohsin Rasool, Harriet Yoder, Abhilash, Anders Ringman, Andre, Kim Parsell, Ian Lewis, RCM, Michael Mancini, Anders Ringman, Maulana Riezky, Matthew Melamed, Ryan Sullivan, Bambit Gaerlan, Mateusz Stachowski, Nathan Baldwin, Michael Cannon, Dalores Baker Lounds, Luis Camargo, Corinne Rodrigues, Adele Stanfield, Kathy, Nguyễn Xuân Quang, Adulis Mokanan, Mayur, Ahmet Lutfu, Julia West, Sabina Bhattrai, T. Blank, Harsh Gupta, Jonathan Dingman, Liss Lovejoy, Marna Friedman, Jan Onno Reiners, Julian Fernandes, Emanuele Tex Tessore, Alex Saunders, Rachel Muircroft, Sunny, Emyr Thomas, Muzni, Mark, Nancy Steinhausen, Reginald Chan, Sumair, Marinda Jansen van Rensburg, Karen Williams, Kevin Matan, Clay Clarkson, Crimson Lynn Miller, Himanshu, Matt Powers, Levent Ozcakir, Mohamed Elloumi, Sarah Misko, Mohamed, Harry Kalantzis, Bettina, Dan Crews, Kelly Phillips, Syed Danial Munsif, Mitchell Cowell, Sai Kumar, Muhammad Usama Siddiqui, Laura Arcuri, Janeen Sorensen, David Hodges, Melvis Leon, Pierre Bougie, Vũ Nam Hưng, Harsh Gupta, Corey Freeman, Nancy Faix, Johan ‘Boeta’ Brink, Salman Ahmad, Alberto Luza, Micky Andreolli, Bashir Ahmed, Ian Blackford, Rahul Patel, Ruchika, Mohammed, M Adeel Afzal, Grant Palin, Beni Oktopiansah, Skip Shean, Biranjan Raut, Tesur Rajan, John Parkinson, Charlene Smith, Ruthie Onyinyechi, Kris, Nadia Bracken, Randell Guilbeau, Frank Korb, Robert England, Alan Lyddiard, Brahim O’chelh, Jaime Slutzk, Umer, Brian Fesler, Summy Khan, Pradeep Kumar Singh, Judie, Shelley, Travis Ballard, Katherina, Daniele Scasciafratte, Anne Schmidt, Ruth Mayer Hill, John Monte, Fiona, Jef, Deepak R Patel, Brenda Malone, Henrietta Newman, Carlos, Aakash Rohilla, Helmi Asyraf Abdullah, Aehr Dsign, Strawberry Singh, Hasin Hayder, Helen, Marc Davison, Bart, Utchanovsky, Brandy, Salman Ahmad, Janmejai Pratap Singh, Nik, Michael Edwards, Kelly Messer, Nile Flores, Tom Siodlak, Aishath Shua, Panneer Selvan, Daniel, npedersen, Johan, Daniil Rolnik
Thanks again for all your support. I will keep everyone posted about the progress of the school.
Founder of WPBeginner