Eric Karkovack

Broadening My Horizons Through WordPress

Contributor: Eric Karkovack

I’ve been a web designer since 1996. In some ways, it’s hard for me to fathom. Those were the days of Netscape Navigator and table-based page layouts. I wrote every bit of HTML by hand on a seriously-underpowered computer and a tiny monitor. Definitely a far cry from where we are today. I was completely …

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Abdullah Ramzan

WordPress is My Identity

Contributor: Abdullah Ramzan

I was born and brought up in the under-developed city of ​Layyah​, which is situated in Southern Punjab and surrounded by desert and the river ​Sindh​. I graduated from college in my hometown with pretty much regular grades. Went through some hard times when I was in university. It was also difficult for me to …

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Anyssa Ferreira

How the WordPress community helped me find my way

Contributor: Anyssa Ferreira

Este ensaio também está disponível em português. As I make a checklist of all the things I’ll have to pack to travel from São Paulo to Berlin, to attend WordCamp Europe 2019, I can’t stop thinking how hard the path to this point has been. For some of people, a travel like this may seem …

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Tristup Ghosh

Building Stability With WordPress – WordPress এবং স্থিতিশীলতা, বাংলা তে পড়ুন

Contributor: Tristup Ghosh

এই নিবন্ধটি বাংলায় পাওয়া যায় This is the first time my real life story is going to be live for the people of the World. Till now I was living my life with my own surroundings, now it will be no more that much of hidden. I am a very simple person from Kolkata, India. …

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Sam Smith

Firefighter to Web Developer

Contributor: Sam Smith

I’m jolted awake to the sound of the tones going off in my room. I knew that I hadn’t been asleep long because we’d already run a late call and it was still dark outside. Running to the truck, I hear the address come out over the radio for a medical call. It’s the third …

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Anh Tran

Growing a WordPress business in Vietnam

Contributor: Anh Tran

Xem nội dung tiếng Việt ở dưới. It’s been 13 years since I first knew WordPress. Thinking of it, I found it to be one of the most fortunate things I had in my career and life. I can do what I love, can make money to support myself, my family and have many good …

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Four Years

On March 25th, 2015, I published Rarst’s HeroPress essay “Finding Your Place“. It’s been four years. As of this post there are 165 essays published. 165 stories of dreams, successes, failures, and courage. 165 people I’ve gotten to know and love. It feels like it’s always been there. For a while this last year I …

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Anita Carter

Sometimes bad things that happen to you are good things in disguise

Contributor: Anita Carter

My Mom used to say that things you remember from your past the most are things that had an impact on who you are today. Negative or positive, they affected you in a way that helped create the person you are. The Early Days Her father said to her, “Jean, you are always welcome but …

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Miriam Schwab

Work Life “Balance” With WordPress

Contributor: Miriam Schwab

I always knew I wanted to have a career, and I also knew I wanted a family. As my family grew, I realized that a typical job where you have to show up at an office every day didn’t work with the dynamic and unpredictable nature of kids. I didn’t understand why being at a …

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Amena Mabrouk

How WordPress Changed My Life

Contributor: Amena Mabrouk

هذا المقال متاح باللغة العربية I’m about to get real! Vulnerable! Transparent! & guess what…I don’t give a fuck! So buckle up boys…you’re about to go for a ride! Escape June 2014 when I decided to leave my life I’ve lived with my husband for thirteen years, left everything behind. My community I always knew, …

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