WordPress.org VS WordPress.com: 2019 Edition

The difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com couldn’t be any more confusing. This is your complete & comprehensive guide to learn about the two.

The difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com couldn’t be any more confusing. This is your complete & comprehensive guide to learn about the two!

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My Journey of How I Went From Teaching English in Japan to a Career in Tech With The Coolest Company in the World

I went from an unfulfilling nine-to-five work life to doing something I truly love by helping make the web a better place for more than a billion people each month with the coolest 100% remote tech company on the block — Automattic.

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Oh so bittersweet

The teacher life was an interesting experience while it lasted, but it was finally time to move on. There were of course elements and particular parts of my teaching experience that I will always love i.e. seeing those light bulb moments on students’ faces, helping eager students progress toward their goals, sharing ideas of personal development & education.

However, it was ultimately the uninspiring environment (unproductive meetings, monotonous non-teaching related tasks, etc.), subpar working conditions (low pay, job instability, regular six-day-weeks, overtime, etc.), and inability to pursue my real passions that steered me clear of continuing on with the English teaching path.

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WordCamp Tokyo 2017: Join

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Theme of the year goes to bringing people together.

Twenty-seventeen has certainly been a year of tremendous personal growth, learning, and connection in regards to WordPress.

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to attend WordCamp Kyoto, the first of only two WordCamps held in Japan this year. And just this past weekend, I attended the second—WordCamp Tokyo.

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