About Me

Rakesh Lawaju is a web enthusiast, programmer, trainer, and entrepreneur based in Nepal who has been in the web field since 2008. He is Founder and CEO of One Loop Studio Pvt. Ltd and was the co-founder and CTO of WEN Solutions. He had worked as the project lead for the WP Travel plugin and other multiple plugins and themes. He is now leading the Gutenberg plugin called Gutenify.com and also working as a consultant for numerous international companies.

Rakesh has also worked for internationally renowned companies like 1E, WPMU DEV, and Graph Paper Press. In those companies, he has handled bigger projects, plugins, and themes.

He was on the organizing team of WordCamp Kathmandu in 2016, 2017, and 2018, and WordCamp Nepal in 2022 and 2024. During the release of WordPress 4.4 “Clifford”, he contributed to the WordPress core and contributed to translating WordPress into Nepali. He was a speaker at WordCamp Nepal 2015 and WordCamp Kathmandu 2019 and 2023. He is a frequent speaker at WordPress meetups. He has been an instructor for web development on PHP and WordPress development-related topics.

He has always been motivated to share the knowledge he gains and contribute to the growth and development of WordPress.

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Past Positions

WEN Solutions


WP Travel

Founder/ Project Lead


WordPress Developer

Graph Paper Press

Plugin Developer


Plugin Developer

Web Experts Nepal

Team Lead

WordPress Contributions

Core Contributor

WordCamp Organizer

WordCamp Speaker

Photo Contributor

Pattern Author

Plugin Developer

Documentation Contributor

Translation Contributor


Community Activities

WordCamp Kathmandu 2023


Topic: Contributors Day: Plugin Development

WordPress Kathmandu – February 2022

Meetup Speaker

Topic: Gutenberg Blocks development for WordPress

WordPress Kathmandu – January 2022

Meetup Speaker

Topic: Basics of Gutenberg (Blocks) Theme with Full Site Editing.

WordPress Kathmandu – January 2022

Meetup Speaker

Topic: Basics of Gutenberg (Blocks) Theme with Full Site Editing.

WordPress Pokhara – AUGUST 2020

Meetup Speaker

Topic: React with WordPress

WordCamp Kathmandu 2019

WordCamp Speaker

Topic: Integrating React with WordPress & its API.

WordCamp biratnagar 2018

WordCamp Sponser


WordCamp Pokhara 2018

WordCamp Sponser


WordCamp Kathmandu 2018

WordCamp Organizer/ Sponser

Venue Wrangler

WordCamp Kathmandu 2017

WordCamp Organizer

Print Wrangler

WordCamp Kathmandu 2016

WordCamp Organizer

Print Wrangler

WordCamp Kathmandu 2015

WordCamp Speaker

Topic: WordPress Plugin Ideas and Development

WordCamp Nepal 2014

Yala Maya Kendra, Patan

WordCamp Nepal 2013

Yala Maya Kendra, Patan


Interview for DevotePress

Let’s talk about WordPress – Go with WP.

Good Food, Good Mood – Go with WP.

Basics of Gutenberg (Blocks) Theme with Full Site Editing

Gutenberg Block development for WordPress

React with WordPress

WordPress Plugin Development