Angela Jin

Discover Where You Belong

Contributor: Angela Jin

My path to WordPress is, like so many stories, a twisty road lined with both struggle and good fortune. And yet, when I reflect on what led me here, it simply comes down to the common threads that bind us together as a community: the desire to make meaningful connections, the ability to do amazing …

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Ryan Kienstra

Changing Careers Into WordPress

Contributor: Ryan Kienstra

If you’re looking to change careers into technology, WordPress is a great way to do it. In 2013, I was in a career counselor’s office. Just realizing that I needed to change careers out of music, almost the only thing I had known for the last 20 years: Aside from feeling like a huge failure, …

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Sally Strebel


Contributor: Sally Strebel

When I was asked to write an essay for HeroPress, I humbly accepted due to my desire to help others. HeroPress needs a post and perhaps something I say could have a positive impact on another person. Little did I realize that having to write as a “marginalized” individual would cause me to want to …

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Final Day to Apply to Speak at WordFest Live 2021

Friends across the globe, today is your last chance to get in your talk for WordFest Live. You only have until midnight tonight, UTC, so don’t delay! If you’re interested but not sure which talk to choose, learn more here: Share your knowledge across this 24 hour global celebration of WordPress. Support the team …

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Pooja Derashri

A Life Changing Journey With WordPress – जीवन में मिले रंग वर्डप्रेस के संग

Contributor: Pooja Derashri

वर्डप्रेसने मुझे मेरे ज़िंदगी में कुछ अलग करने का मौक़ा दिया। One fine day, I was checking my Twitter account and suddenly, got a message from HeroPress. I was astonished after getting a message from such a huge platform. I got to share a lot with Topher while having a long chat session with him. …

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Thelma Mutete

Hello World – Hevo Nyika

Contributor: Thelma Mutete

Unokwanisa kuverenga rondedzero iyi muChiShona So I chose a career in Web Development!! To be honest it’s kind of funny when I think about it and quite surreal to be here talking about my story. It has been a journey and I would like to share my story with you. I have been lucky in …

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Tijana Andrejic

How To Become A Freelancer – A Few Things I Learned Before I Gave Up

Contributor: Tijana Andrejic

Članak je takođe dostupan na sprskom jeziku. Everyone’s story is unique. Our life journeys differ in so many aspects and these experiences shape us into who we are now. Therefore, things that we, as individuals, learn along the way can’t always apply to someone else’s life goals, potentials, aspirations, and struggles. But, sometimes, knowing about …

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Imran Sayed

Consistency Gets You Where You’re Going

Contributor: Imran Sayed

The Tech Industry has given many gifts in my life. It has been an exciting journey so far. So today I decide to pen down my story as a self-taught Software Engineer and share it with the world. The story of my journey to WordPress really begins about two years ago. At the time, I …

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Tammie Lister

Discovering Your Place

Contributor: Tammie Lister

I remember watching a dog I used to have jump without a thought into a river from the edge. I’ve never been someone to do that. I am cautious by nature, considered and ponderous. I plan, ponder, observe, I was always the child that watched and learnt through seeing. My introduction into the WordPress community …

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