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WordCamp 2013 — Thank you all!

Overall, it was mix of awesome sponsors, dynamic personalities, talented developers, enthusiastic WordPressers and vibrant energy on this WordCamp! We really had amazing pool of Speakers who shared really fantastic stuff. There was one hot topic where discussions were held on one of the most sought subject – How to bring your $$$ to Nepal. It was one packed room and people who have been working on outsourcing business for long shared their experiences and what new platforms are being developed upon. Please do write in the comments of how you experienced and benefitted from this WordCamp.

Moreover, the best part of all the WordCamps is to get to know fellow WordPressers and network with professionals and learn a lot. I met many of the WordCampers and I could see the energy and inspiration that brought to them by this WordCamp. I really hope that events like this will keep pushing everyone further and deliver their best. Afterall, development of each one of us will lead to a development of our overall community, recognized by the world and at one point, we are the ones to define and shape the whole IT Industry. Next year, we will have more stories to tell!

Lastly, we would like to thank all of you who came to this WordCamp. Without you, there is no community!

We are very grateful to all of our Sponsors who helped make this event a very affordable one and a grand success!! We would like to sincerely thank our Platinum Sponsor, Web Experts Nepal.

We would also like to thank our Gold Sponsors, Grassblade and Last Door Solutions.

Thank you to our Silver Sponsors, Jasper IT, Catch Themes and Nhuja Concepts.

Many Many thanks to our sponsors from WordCamp Central, Bluehost as WordCamp Champion Sponsor and Code Poet as WordCamp Accomplice Sponsor!

We cannot thank enough our Media Sponsor, Annapurna Post who helped us cover WordCamp Nepal 2013 in detail and our Internet Sponsor, Vianet Communications for providing free WiFi for the day!

We would also like to thank all our Bronze Sponsors, suBi (Subigya Shakya),, G16 Media and Theme Horse Team.

And most importantly, thank you to all the supporters, volunteers and organizers who have been spending a LOT of their time getting things ready for WordCamp as well as helping bring together the whole community since past 2 and half years and growing every day. The contribution you have made is priceless and as a result WordPress Nepal has been protruded as the best and the strongest IT communities in Nepal and we sure are going to boom this industry. Thank you Biruwa Ventures, a place for startups to grow, for continuously supporting our WordPress Meetups and Thank you IT-S, Nepal group for continuously helping spread WordPress and organize/manage this WordCamp.

Here are the few sneaks from the event in case you missed it! 🙂 Photos by Sanam Maharjan.

Are you ALL ready ?!

Just a day left for our second WordCamp. Are you all excited? We definitely are. We have some awesome sessions for the event tomorrow.

Philip Arthur Moore, Premium Theme Team Lead at Automattic, is here and he will be speaking on how to become a better WordPress Theme Developer. If you are a beginner or even selling Premium themes, it doesn’t hurt to attend this session. I guarantee that you can only become better at it and you will also know how they code at Automattic!

We also have the “Most Wanted” Q&A session for all the aspiring outsourcers! In every meetups we have had in the past, we have had questions about how to bring the money you earned to Nepal. We have Bal K Joshi, a remittance industry expert and co-founder of, who is beta testing a new Payment Gateway called Machnet, Pravash Karki, who is running multiple business houses including an outsourcing company called Last Door Solutions and a professional freelancer, Mohammad Tajim who have been freelancing for a long time. All these professionals will be sharing what platforms are available and what have worked for them.

We also have very attractive sessions for all the niche. Saurabh Shukla is coming all the way from India to share how you can use WordPress as an API. If you are into more hardcore stuff, this is not to be missed. Similarly, we have Pankaj Agrawal, founder to Next Software Solutions, Nepalgunj, who will be talking about how WordPress can be used for eLearning.

For Bloggers, Ujwal Thapa will share his experience on how you can set it up and how you can use social media to publicize your blog. Santosh Raut explains how you can use SEO tools to get better ranking at search engines and for all kinds of websites Roshan Bhattarai explains how you can add a better search for WordPress using Sphinx.

And last but not the least, if you are worried about being hacked or have been hacked several times, you should not miss the session by Mahadev Subedi. He is a security expert and has found a lot of security flaws and won awards for his findings from Facebook, Mozilla, Google, PayPal, Yahoo and many more companies. If you want to discuss more, you can simply find this guy and talk during break or lunch time.

So, to conclude, we are going to have a blast this year! Remember all the speakers are one of the best in their respective fields and there might not have been any session like this where the best meet and share their experiences!!

For those who are not familiar with the event location, please come to Patan Dhoka in Patan (Lalitpur). You can take the local bus if there is one or can take a taxi to Patan Dhoka. You can look for Dhokaima Cafe or Yalamaya Kendra after reaching there. We will also hang a WordCamp Nepal flex so you know where to come. For more clarity, please find it in this map.

If you have any questions or confusions, please feel free to call our co-organizers Ghanshyam Khanal (9849141057) and Suvash Khadka (9841797599) and they will help you will the map.


Speaker Highlight: Sakin Shrestha

Sakin ShresthaSakin Shrestha is the founder of Catch Internet Pvt. Ltd. It is the same company which builds World Class WordPress Sites and Products such as Catch Themes and Devote Press. His involvement with WordPress has grown strong in the last 6 years. When you don’t find him working on WordPress, he will be either blogging, reviewing themes, taking photographs, traveling or playing the Guitar.

Sakin has developed Popular WordPress Themes like Catch Box, Simple Catch and Catch Everest. These themes consistently stayed on the Top 15 Most Popular Themes’ positions in This year he will be sharing his theme development experiences. The focus of his presentation will be on how to build WordPress Themes that would unfailingly make it to the Top 15 Popular Themes in

Thank you to our Bronze Sponsors: suBi, WPHub, G16 Media & Theme Horse

We are very happy to announce that we have 4 more sponsors for our WordCamp 2013. suBi, WPHub, G16 Media and Theme Horse. Thank you so much for your support!


Subigya Shakya (suBi) is a WordPress supporter from USA. He has supported WordCamp Nepal and hopes community events like this would benefit WordPress and all its users.

Thank you Subigya. Its great to have you as a supporter of this event.


WPHub is a group that was formed to grow and connect different local WordPress communities across South Asia. It was formed in India in 2012.

Thank you WPHub. We are very glad that we have supporters from across the border as well.


G16 Media is a slick, professional Design & Development company that provides services and offer high level of Optimization and Functionality.

We cannot thank you enough for your support.

Theme Horse

Theme Horse is a new theme shop in the market that provides beautiful and elegant design, Free and Premium Themes with bunch of easily customizable options and features. Theme Horse also provides unmatched support for their customers.

Thank you Theme Horse. We are very happy to get support from a home grown WordPress theme shop who have one of their themes as Featured Theme on! Way to go!!

Thank you to our Media Sponsor: Annapurna Post & Internet Sponsor: Vianet

We are delighted to announce that we have our co-sponsors Annapurna Post on Media and Vianet Communications on Free Wi-Fi on the event day. As we all know, Annapurna Post is a nepali national daily newspaper and has been pretty popular. We are very grateful for Annapurna Post for helping spread the word about WordCamp Nepal and WordPress in general. Annapurna Post uses WordPress for its news site so we couldn’t have found a better supporter. Thank you Annapurna Post.

Annapurna Post

Annapurna Post is WordCamp Nepal 2013’s Media Sponsor. Annapurna Post is a nepali national daily newspaper published by Nepal News Network International (3NI). Its aim is to inform public with accurate, balanced and credible coverage of events and fearless reporting on issues.

Vianet Communications

Vianet, on the other hand, has been providing high speed internet since 1999 and was a internet sponsor in our last WordCamp as well. Thank you Vianet for supporting this event.

Vianet Communications provides high speed Internet connectivity and communications solutions for business and individuals in Kathmandu Valley. Established in 1999, Vianet Communications has always remained at forefront in providing reliable and affordable Broadband Internet Services.

Thank you to our Silver Sponsor: Nhuja Concepts

We are proud to announce our final Silver Sponsor for WordCamp Nepal 2013 — Nhuja Concepts Thank you so much for your support.

Nhuja Concepts

Nhuja Concepts is a tiny miny company that experiments with small ideas on the web. Simplicity, Clean and Minimalism is the key to this company. Whether its creating a greater experience on the web, or creating minimalist WordPress Themes that is highly demanding, Nhuja Concepts’ sole goal is to provide better and unique user experience on the web.

Without Sponsors, WordCamps cannot happen. If you want to be a part of this community and you/your company is running with the help of WordPress, please support this event and make it a grand one. Here are more details on the benefits of becoming a sponsor/supporter.

WordCamp Nepal 2013 Tickets now SOLD OUT !!

UPDATE: Thank you for your interest, but we are all SOLD OUT for this year. We are sorry if you discovered WordCamp just now. Please join our active Facebook group. We will be doing regular WordPress Meetups from December and these meetups are free. You can get some experience of how WordCamp looks like during these meetups. And next time, please do register early to secure a seat.

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: WordCamp Nepal 2013 tickets are now on sale!

Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Don’t delay–get yours TODAY.

Early bird tickets are priced Rs 1,000/-. With this ticket your Lunch, Tea/Snacks for the whole day is covered along with a Free WordCamp T-shirt (which is amazing!!). Not to mention a full day of inspiring sessions from local and international experts including an Automattician. Priceless!

Thanks to all the sponsors for making this happen. The price is a bargain, probably the cheapest WordCamp ticket price.

WordCamp Nepal happens Saturday, October 26, 2013 (9am-5pm) at Yalamaya Kendra (Dhokaima Cafe), Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur.

Note: There are very limited tickets so register early.

After you fill up the form, we will contact you and arrange the payment pickup/drop. Or alternately, you can make online payment or bank deposit on the bank account below and mention the transaction ID or anything that proves you have made the payment on the form below. (Digital Max Solutions is taking care of all the accounts of this event)

D.M.S. Digital Max Solutions Pvt.Ltd.
Nepal Investment Bank Ltd.
Maharajgunj Branch
A/C No.03801040250429

If you have any questions or confusion, please feel free to call our co-organizers Ghanshyam Khanal (9849141057) and Suvash Khadka (9841797599).

Thank you to our Silver Sponsor: Catch Themes

We are proud to announce our second Silver Sponsor for WordCamp Nepal 2013 — Catch Themes Thank you so much Catch Themes for your support.

Catch Themes

Catch Themes is a WordPress Theme Shop and focuses on minimalist, elegant and content-rich designs. Operating since 2012, Catch Themes is increasingly focused on helping a diverse range of users – students, professionals, businesses, personal bloggers and photographers – showcase themselves on the web. Catch Themes comprises of a team of young enthusiastic WordPress lovers who have put their heads together to produce remarkable WordPress Themes. They work with a simple belief that users should be able to access the best possible WordPress Themes to create their web pages and hence working for the same since day one!

Without Sponsors, WordCamps cannot happen. If you want to be a part of this community and you/your company is running with the help of WordPress, please support this event and make it a grand one. Here are more details on the benefits of becoming a sponsor/supporter.

Thank you to our Gold Sponsor: Last Door Solutions

We are proud to announce our second Gold Sponsor for WordCamp Nepal 2013. Last Door Solutions (LDS) Thank you so much LDS for your support.

Last Door Solutions

Every day, at Last Door Solutions (LDS), a team of young creative minds with individual skills, experiences and expertise follow a rigorous and robust approach to providing customer oriented solutions. WordPress is Last Door Solutions‘ core competency – in-fact, using WordPress has been a key to sustaining the company’s long term success. LDS has been creating WordPress powered websites for quite sometime now – they customize and build themes, create plugins and offer WordPress support to their clients worldwide.

LDS also partners with leading Digital Media Agencies who share a collective view of constantly upgrading their knowledge and processes in the ever changing web industry. Over the years they have built strong partnership relationships with global leaders of the web industry.

Without Sponsors, WordCamps cannot happen. If you want to be a part of this community and you/your company is running with the help of WordPress, please support this event and make it a grand one. Here are more details on the benefits of becoming a sponsor/supporter.

Thank you to our Silver Sponsor: Jasper IT

We are extremely happy to announce our first Silver Sponsor for WordCamp Nepal 2013. Jasper IT Pvt. Ltd. Thank you so much Jasper for your support.

Jasper IT Pvt Ltd

Jasper IT Pvt. Ltd. is a call-centre based website designing and hosting company. With an aim to diversify it’s area of design and development, Jasper has hence been involved in WordPress along with Mobile App Development and Social Media Marketing. Jasper’s aim is to create more and more IT related jobs to the graduates and non-graduates who feel that design/development is not their cup of tea. WordPress is one of the products that is revolutionizing the IT field in the context of Nepal. With the growing opportunities of WordPress and the help of this community, Jasper only sees possibilities that can help benefit everyone.

Without Sponsors, WordCamps cannot happen. If you want to be a part of this community and you/your company is running with the help of WordPress, please support this event and make it a grand one. Here are more details on the benefits of becoming a sponsor/supporter.