Carole Olinger


On Health, WordPress and a Tough Decision

Earlier this year, I had to take a tough decision. It took me quite a while and I had to do a lot of introspective work but I have decided to stop my activities as a WordPress Community Manager for Plesk, a job that I’ve always been doing with a lot of passion and joy.…

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Manifesto by a female open source contributor

I will not take the responsibility for other people’s insecurities, lack of time, energy, or passion for a project. This is about them, not about me. I will not lower my drive or what I expect of my own performance because other people cannot keep up or follow. This is also about them, not about…

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Photos from WordCamp Utrecht

A bit late but still in 2017, I am proud to share my photos from WordCamp Utrecht with you. I love the pictures and they truly reflect how awesome the event was for me: one of my favourite WordCamps in 2017! You can read my full recap on the Plesk blog: https://www.plesk.com/blog/plesk-news-announcements/wordcamp-utrecht-2017-recap/ This work is…

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WordCamp Nijmegen – Photo Recap

Read my recap of WordCamp Nijmegen on the Plesk blog This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Attribution to Plesk Photographer: Carole Olinger for Plesk

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WordCamp Brighton

Earlier this month I attended WordCamp Brighton together with my husband Alain and some friends from the German WordPress community. After London, it was my second WordCamp this year in the UK and I enjoyed it very much. I was emceeing again after I did this at WordCamp Europe for the very first time and…

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Becoming a “Pleskian”

It’s both an honor and a pleasure for me to announce that I am now part of the amazing Plesk team.
I will work remotely and will mostly focus on WordPress-related tasks and initiatives as Community Manager.

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My emcee preparations for WCEU 2017

As a follow up to my post last week Looking back at WordCamp Europe 2017 as an emcee, I’ll be publishing my emcee preparations for WordCamp Europe 2017.

If sharing my preparations can help other (new) emcees to do a better job, I am happy to do so.

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Looking back at WordCamp Europe 2017 as an emcee

This is going to be my very first post on my personal blog and I chose a topic which is still close to my heart: I want to share my experience as an emcee at this year’s WordCamp Europe in Paris. I hope you enjoy my personal recap.

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