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WordPress India is five years old!

A bit more than 5 years ago, a BBPress installation was done. No one but a few hundred bots signed up. Alex and I decided instead of people coming to our website, we would start a Facebook group. What do we call it? We tried to keep it simple and obscure enough to everyone and not […]

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The Future of WordPress in India

Some tough questions and possibly some answers.

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Yeah!! Yapapaya!

So new phase of life for me has started, and yeah, the name really is Yapapaya.

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Contributing to Open Source is NOT Charity!

We have received plenty, it is time we realise we are very privileged. It’s time to stop calling contributing to open-source and WordPress as charity.

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What is Open Source culture? What does it mean to me?

A culture to share expertise, make it accessible and easier to use for others. A culture that is not just about learning something and becoming an expert to get paid gigs – but a culture that nurtures understanding and expertise in others and you.
The software would not last too long without a culture of freedom and openness around it

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Goodbye rtCamp and “Hello World!”

Almost seven years ago, I joined the merry band at rtCamp with 6 founders and couple of us more. For a few years now, other than the two remaining founders, I was the oldest employee at rtCamp. Yes, you read it right! I “was” the oldest employee at rtCamp. Three months ago, I put in my papers. […]

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My WordPress story for HeroPress

  So I ended up writing My WordPress orgin story for HeroPress – go read it here.

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What should a local WordPress community be like?

I am attempting to start a discussion on what a local WordPress community should be like? Should it be democratic or autocratic? If democratic how should it actually be….

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WordCamp Season in Mumbai

Do you want to meet WordPress experts from around the world, around India and most importantly Mumbai?

If you are find saying “yes” to any of the questions above you might want to check out WordCamp Mumbai 2015

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Bombay Pirate is now on WordPress

When I started Bombaypirate, it was without any thought or goal. The idea was to just write things I would like to write about. I ended up writing about people, society, my views and even movies. Yes, it was a post about a movie, that got me a job at rtCamp, and I was suddenly […]