Continent: Asia

Pull Quote: Do not let your gender, your race, or any of your biases define you.

There Are No Shortcuts

My name is JC and I make things for the web. I wear a lot of hats but my favorite one is as a WordPress developer. And I am here to tell you about my journey. It was not easy. There were no shortcuts. I had to crawl my way up every single step of …

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Pull Quote: It's about the satisfaction I feel when I see the impact I make on the community.

Work is not just about Money

Settle in, because you are about to read some worst and some even worst experiences that I have had in my life and yet how I am still pulling myself together. Before we get into it, I am going to tell you something about me. I am Libertarian, otaku. I LOVE to play with words. …

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Pull Quote: WordCamp is a way to meet new people, learn, and share knowledge!

Childhood to WordPress

આ નિબંધ ગુજરાતીમાં પણ ઉપલબ્ધ છે First of all, I want to say thank you to HeroPress for reaching out and letting so many people share their stories. I am a follower of HeroPress and read new stories every week! A few months ago my cousin Chetan Prajapati published a WordPress story, and I was inspired by …

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Pull Quote: The world will know you for the path you have chosen.

Growing WordPress in India

Preface I was one of the first batch of participants in the initial version of HeroPress, which was video stories but I backed out due to multiple reasons. But, I’m glad HeroPress has survived in this current avatar, telling some really interesting stories of some real wonderful people. Few of whom I’ve had the pleasure …

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Pull Quote: WordPress is not just a CMS, it's a Community of lovely people!

Remote Work Brings Freedom

આ નિબંધ ગુજરાતીમાં પણ ઉપલબ્ધ છે First of all, I want to say thank you to HeroPress for reaching out and letting so many people share their stories. I am a follower of HeroPress and read new stories every week! A few months ago my friend Juhi Patel shared her great WordPress story, and I …

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Pull Quote: Nothing is better than a girl who writes code.

Is WordPress Good for Indian Women?

આ નિબંધ ગુજરાતીમાં પણ ઉપલબ્ધ છે Why has computing always been a boys’ club? I live in a society where women are not allowed to work in an office. People in my society think that all women have to do is take care of her family and stay at home. Narrow minded society. But I …

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Pull Quote: WordPress is such an amazing melting pot that involves people from everywhere, no matter how old they are, where they are from, or what languages they speak.

Trust The Dots

I was born twice: first, as a baby boy in the sunny morning of Monday June 14, 1993 in Taiz, Yemen; and then again, in the fall of 2008. It was my first time to study at a public high school, grade 10, class 12. It was completely different than the private school I used …

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Pull Quote: Give your children the room to grow.

Building A WordPress Career in India

6 years back, I’d have never thought I would be where I am right now. At that time, I was a 12-year-old wondering how softwares were made. Despite the fact that I was born in a middle-class Indian family, my parents never forced me to opt for something I wasn’t interested in. Unlike other middle-class Indian …

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