Essays

Thinking Outside the WordPress Box

Thinking Outside the WordPress Box

Most people, when they discover WordPress, start on the challenging and rewarding path of developing themes, plugins and similar products. I decided to think outside the box. My name is Alexander, and my WordPress journey began in 2009. I’m from Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. I originally discovered WordPress while looking for a content management system…

How WordPress Enabled Me To Work Remotely – Bagaimana WordPress Memungkinkan Saya Bekerja Secara Remote

How WordPress Enabled Me To Work Remotely – Bagaimana WordPress Memungkinkan Saya Bekerja Secara Remote

Esai ini juga tersedia dalam bahasa Indonesia. Growing up, I’ve always been surrounded by technology. My dad is a programmer, he created my Gmail account and my first blog on Blogger (Blogspot) when I was 10 years old (it’s around 2006?). I filled up my blog with posts resembling diary entries. The content became too…

Building A WordPress Business In Iran – ساختن یک زندگی وردپرسی در ایران

Building A WordPress Business In Iran – ساختن یک زندگی وردپرسی در ایران

این مقاله به زبان فارسی نیز در دسترس است. I purchased my first computer set when I was 19 years old, but several years before that, at the age of 15, I took a computer and MS-DOS training course and without having a computer, by merely practicing on paper, I managed to get the perfect…

14 Years’ Detour – Крюк длиной в 14 лет

14 Years’ Detour – Крюк длиной в 14 лет

Это эссе также доступно на русском языке Knowing what you want isn’t enough. At the age of fifteen, I was told to hurry up with my professional education, if I don’t get a free place at university no one will pay for me. Last one was obvious and not because of money. I didn’t know…

History and Future of Kids Heroes in WordPress

History and Future of Kids Heroes in WordPress

Kids events are not a new thing in the WordCamp and WordPress event space, however, the number of these events happening around the world are on the rise. Kids events focus on teaching children how to become content creators, creative thinkers, and even business owners. Numerous repeat attendees have morphed their personal blogs into businesses…

I Am Cookie Dough

I Am Cookie Dough

I was always told I had to go to college. I was “gifted” so learning came easy and I enjoyed it.  From ages 6 to 18, I went to competitive accelerated schools designed to churn out college students. It was a narrow path I’d been set on, without encouragement to explore beyond. Majoring in theater…