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Beyond Software: Meeting the WordPress Community

Beyond Software: Meeting the WordPress Community

Este ensayo también está disponible en español. The first time I used WordPress I had no idea what was going on behind the software… or beyond it. I knew there was someone making it all work, but I couldn’t even remotely imagine all the people who were making WordPress not just a tool for developing…

WordPress and Customer Support, A Perfect Match

WordPress and Customer Support, A Perfect Match

My adventure with WordPress started back in the days, circa 2006, when I tried to use WordPress.com in a local area network at the company I was working for at the time. I soon realized WordPress.org was a better fit and began experimenting with setting up multiple sites for different purposes. Fast forward to 2015/2016,…

Custom is not Synonymous with Expensive

Custom is not Synonymous with Expensive

My name is Kayla Jenkins-Medina. I’m a mother of two, a wife, a banker, a blogger and a WordPress enthusiast. Do you know what that means? It means I’m a pretty busy woman. MY LIFE AS IS I live in one of the only 2 non-island countries in the Caribbean, Belize. It’s bordered by Mexico…

On the other side

On the other side

My first experience with WordPress came in 2005. I was taking an online theology program and became friends with the director of the course, C. Michael Patton. The course was provided by a popular Christian website, but over time it became necessary to move it to its own site because of limitations in the current…

WordPress, a Mere Coincidence

When Topher first approached me, I was a bit unsure if my story could be inspiring enough to help others. While writing it, I realised that in some strange way, coincidences end up making sense. My whole story ended up making sense to me. Once upon a time I was born in San Nicolás, a…

A Journey of Resilience

The Beginning Back in 2001, while still in high school, I had an internship at the state governor’s cabinet, which had a staff of around 300 people. I fixed computers and printers, installed Windows, set up networks, and so on. Then, at the beginning of 2003, the governor’s term ended, and my internship was ending…