Essays

Discovering Your Place

Discovering Your Place

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…

Second Chances: How A Trip Back  Into The WordPress Community Saved My Life

Second Chances: How A Trip Back Into The WordPress Community Saved My Life

Often, we refuse change and don’t get a second opportunity to make things right. But for me, June 17, 2017, changed my life forever. A life-threatening heart event forced me to start over and in the short time since WordPress helped me rediscover myself and to do the things I truly love. At 10 am…

How the WordPress community contributes to human development

How the WordPress community contributes to human development

In the beginning WordPress being an “open-source” platform concept was only an idea by Matt Mullenweg that was supposed to gather people to contribute for free for a greater cause with no guaranteed success. The idea to gather people around a vague and non-profit cause would not have succeeded without the generosity of WordPress pioneers,…

How WordPress enabled me to take care of my baby without compromising on my career goals

How WordPress enabled me to take care of my baby without compromising on my career goals

Hello everyone! Since my first essay on HeroPress, there have been many changes in my life. But there are two things that remained constant – WordPress and rtCamp. Working Remotely Three years back, I got married and had to relocate to Delhi, from Pune. Thanks to WordPress and rtCamp’s remote work culture, I didn’t have…