HeroPress tells the stories of people who have leveraged WordPress and its community to change their lives and achieve their goals. Through these stories, global connections are made and conversations had that build a stronger community, more employment and educational opportunities, and easier access to resources.

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Pull Quote: I believe that the great advantage and differential of WordPress ... is its community.
O texto também está disponível em português do Brasil. Hey! My name is Daniel Kossmann. I’ve been WordPress user since 2009, one…
Pull Quote: I get to make an impact for good.
Posted by HeroPress on November 17, 2021 at 2:38 am

Finding My Global Family – Samun iyali na duniya

Wannan makala akwai shi a cikin harshen Hausa. Introduction As I sit down typing this, I’m wondering what the heck do I…
Pull Quote: The WordPress community is inclusive so you'll always feel welcome.
Questo saggio è disponibile anche in italiano. The beginnings trying various CMS I’ve always been fascinated by the internet, I remember in…
Pull Quote: Stuff is worthless, people are valuable.
Posted by HeroPress on November 3, 2021 at 1:58 am

Grief, Stuff and Netflix – Rouw, Spullen en Netflix

Dit essay is ook beschikbaar in het Nederlands. This post is not about web accessibility, it’s about mental health. About trying to…
Pull Quote: Exposure to the global community taught me a new meaning of citizenship.
Posted by HeroPress on October 27, 2021 at 12:27 am

Becoming a Global Citizen

I haven’t accomplished some amazing achievement, or overcome some insurmountable obstacle. I haven’t been through some extreme hardship, or dealt with a…
people with their hands in the middle of a circle together
Posted by HeroPress on October 26, 2021 at 12:25 pm

Investing In The WordPress Community

Seven years ago HeroPress was started to inspire and give hope to WordPress community members, particularly those who might feel excluded from…
A New HeroPress Family Member
Posted by HeroPress on October 20, 2021 at 1:36 pm

A New HeroPress Family Member

Last summer when Cate and I were on our anniversary trip we were brainstorming about new things we could bring to the…
Closeup of a woman's hands holding a double handful of dirt with a green plant growing out of it.
Posted by HeroPress on October 6, 2021 at 1:07 pm

What’s Next For HeroPress?

For years now people have been asking me “So what’s next for HeroPress?” and I didn’t have a good answer. I was…
Pull Quote: Thank you to everyone who contributes to WordPress.
Este ensayo también está disponible en español. This is not meant to be another gloomy story about the year 2020 but a…
Pull quote: In my late 30’s, I threw myself into a new world.
Esai ini juga tersedia dalam bahasa Indonesia. It is not that hard to fall for WordPress if you have a chance to…