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There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Apple Pay for WooCommerce WooCommerce announced that (more…)

You Are Responsible for Your Own Awesome

HeroPress is a wonderful site where each week, someone from the community publishes an essay that describes how WordPress changed their life, made them a better person, or gave them a new perspective. Most of the stories have a happy ending and if you’re a regular reader of the site, (more…)

XWP Is the First Financial Sponsor of HeroPress

HeroPress, founded by Topher DeRosia in 2015, has obtained its first financial sponsor in XWP, a web development firm that specializes in WordPress. In recent weeks, DeRosia has added a sponsors page to the site that highlights businesses that are supporting the project. Pantheon is hosting the site for free and Ninja (more…)

In Case You Missed It Featured Image

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Make WordPress Slack Fast Again If you experience sluggish (more…)

HeroPress Publishes Essays From 18 Countries in its First Year

HeroPress.com, where inspirational essays are published each week from people across the world is one year old. In a post celebrating the milestone, Topher DeRosia highlights some of the site’s accomplishments throughout 2015. Authors from eighteen countries have published essays including, Lebanon, Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, and more. There are (more…)

In Case You Missed It Featured Image

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Human Made Hires Siobhan McKeown Development firm, (more…)

In Case You Missed It Featured Image

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. Starting today and every Friday, I’ll share an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Beyond Imagination by (more…)

The Impacts HeroPress Is Having on WordPress Communities in India

Topher DeRosia, who recently attended WordCamp Pune, India, published a post on the HeroPress blog that describes the subtle impacts the project is having on people. Saurabh Shukla, lead organizer for WordCamp Pune, says the site inspired not only their speaker selection but their presentations as well, “We wanted people (more…)

WordCamp Pune India

This post was contributed by Topher DeRosia. Topher has contributed to a number of plugins, spoken at many WordCamps, and is the lead of documentation for Easy Digital Downloads. He also operates HeroPress.com on the side. Last July, the lead organizer of WordCamp Pune, India asked if I would come (more…)