Last week, I met Bianca Welds who lives in Jamaica. She’s used WordPress for more than 10 years and has knowledge of the developing tech scene in Jamaica. In this interview, we learn how she discovered WordPress, the Jamaican WordPress community, and if the country will ever host a WordCamp. How long have you used WordPress? I just celebrated my 10th anniversary. I started using WordPress in 2005 and my first post was on April 2nd, 2005. What is your WordPress origin story? I was working at IBM at the time and finally decided I liked the idea of having my own personal website. The more I thought about it, the more I realized I wanted to have a blog as well as a static site. I knew I could build an HTML site myself, so I researched this blogging thing, and I found Blogspot. Within a day of signing up, I became frustrated at not being able to customize it, so I looked for alternatives. I came across WordPress and fell in love, purchased a hosting account, installed it, and never looked back. What is the tech scene like in Jamaica? The tech scene is currently developing nicely. There has been a lot of slow foundation growth over the last decade, but in the last few years, we have seen
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