Don’t Miss Your Chance to Speak at WordFest Live 2021
Community | Events

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Speak at WordFest Live 2021

As part of the growth of HeroPress, we’re looking at ways to support other community-focused initiatives, and here’s an excellent place to start: Looking for something new in the new year? Kick off 2021 by being a part of WordFest Live. The team at Big Orange Heart is pulling together the first ever global event…

Syndication!
Community | Strategy

Syndication!

As of today, HeroPress essays will be syndicated on WordPress.org/news once a month, on the first friday of the month. A few weeks ago Josepha The Great approached me and said she’d been tasked with getting Better News at that location, and HeroPress was one of her first thoughts. We discussed how it would work…

Community

News, Updates, etc.

You may have noticed there’s no Essay this week. This is for a variety of small reasons, some of which involve going fishing. We’ll resume our regular schedule next week. I think this is only the second time in over 4 years that we’ve missed an essay. Later this week I should have a fun…

HeroPress at 100
Community | History

HeroPress at 100

March 8th we’ll have 100 HeroPress essays published. This seems like an auspicious time to look back at what we’ve built. Since the first one I’ve only missed maybe 2 weeks. One essay has been taken down for security reasons. Only once has anyone really stood me up, and only four times or so has…

One Year
Community

One Year

One year ago, on March 25, 2015, we published the very first HeroPress essay. It was by Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko, and titled “Finding Your Place“. It’s been an amazing journey for me (Topher) personally. I’ve met a huge number of amazing people in the last year, far more than did essays. People who’ve enlightened me,…