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14 Blogs to Follow for WordPress tips

Written by Stelian Subotin on in Resources 29 comments
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It’s hard to keep track of all the WordPress news, announcements and articles. There are so many blogs! Fortunately, in this article we’ve put all the best blogs for “all things WordPress” in one place.

We’ve hand-picked each site and made sure they’re factual, frequently updated and up-to-date with the latest. The sources are different and provide with a wide range of content, from articles and interviews to announcements and releases, covering any range of experience and skill level.

Let’s get straight to it.

1. wpMail.me

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Your first stop should be to go and subscribe to wpMail.me. This is a weekly newsletter which contains all of the latest and most important WordPress news. The newsletter is free and a fantastic resource for staying up-to-date. You can check out the archives (to see what it’s like) here and subscribe for free.

 

2. WPBeginner

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WPBeginner is a free WordPress resource site for Beginners. WPBeginner was founded in July 2009 by Syed Balkhi. The main goal of this site is to provide quality tips, tricks, hacks, and other WordPress resources that allow WordPress beginners to improve their sites.

WPBeginner provides its readers with nearly daily content, which covers a broad range of topics, from tutorials, themes, events, themes and plugins overview and similar quality content.

 

3. WPCurve Blog

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WPCurve is a network of developers who seek to provide paid WordPress support for those who are having troubles or issues with their sites. They also manage a blog that provides their readers with quality content, such as analysis posts, interviews, tutorials. While their service is only WP-focused, the blog also provides misc posts not limited to WordPress, including marketing tips and advice.

 

4. WP Engine Blog

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WP Engine is an authority hosting provider for the WordPress community, proving to be one of the most secure and WordPress-optimized hosting companies out there. Besides their main product, they also curate a blog with a wide variety of content, including tips, articles and in-depth technical tutorials that would be helpful even for the savviest users out there.

 

5. WP Tavern

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WordPress Tavern is a site focused on all things WordPress. They also cover BuddyPress, bbPress, and any project under the Automattic umbrella. WordPress Tavern is a warm and inviting community where those interested in the software can hang out with fellow WordPressers to engage in enlightening discussions. The content covered at WPTavern is generalist, but informative, having a broad coverage and main focus over news and updates that are happening within the community.

 

6. Torque Magazine

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Torquemag.io is a news site featuring all things WordPress. They are dedicated to informing new and advanced WordPress professionals about the industry. Check in daily for tutorials, interviews, news, and more. Along with three staff members, Torque features content from a collection of writers, each with different skill-sets and experiences with WordPress.

Since its debut in July 2013, at WordCamp San Francisco, Torque has been on the forefront of news and events in the WordPress community. Torque is a WP Engine publication though maintains editorial independence.

 

7. WPMU Dev

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WPMU Dev is another, very authority resource that claims to be the most read WordPress resource on the web with more than 4,000 articles in their archives on any topic imaginable which would have you covered. The archive of articles which is so broad and large, including daily fresh content, is what you’re looking forward if you want to get WordPress educated.

 

8. Code Tuts+

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Formerly WordPress.Tuts+, Code.Tuts+ is a unified version of all things code that is being published by the guys at TutsPlus. While this article aims to cover only WordPress-related blogs, we could miss this gem, with its hundreds of highly detailed tutorials and in-depth articles. The quality is great and you most definitely will manage to find a tutorial that would teach you a new skill or trick, ranging in all levels of difficulty.

 

9. WPKube

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WPKube is an online WordPress resource which focuses on WordPress tutorials, how-tos, plugins, tutorials, news, and more. The main goal of this site is to create amazing information that educates their readers on anything and everything WordPress.

 

10. Manage WP

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ManageWP is a place to share, discuss and vote for the best WordPress stories every day, find new ideas and inspiration for your business and network with other members of the WordPress community. Being a vote-driven community, you get see the best and most voted content by fellow enthusiasts.

11. ThemeShaper

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First formed in early 2010, ThemeShaper is a publication run by Automattic, the quasi-WordPress parent company.  Automattic’s Theme Team provide content for the blog, making themes for the WordPress community and sharing their latest work.

12. Post Status

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Post Status is dedicated to informing WordPress professionals and enthusiasts about the industry. You can read all the free posts straight from the home page, or learn about the Post Status Club, that offers more exclusive content and insights for serious WordPress professionals.

 

13. WP Mayor

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WP Mayor is an online publication that specializes in WordPress plugin, theme and service reviews, but you’ll also see them contributing with tutorials, news and opinion pieces from time to time.

 

14. WPShout

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The guys at WPShout are WordPress developers, contributors, and enthusiasts, and their goal is to make the world of WordPress accessible to everybody. They publish weekly in-depth WordPress tutorials on the site and to their mailing list, and they link out to cool WordPress stuff elsewhere on the web most weekdays.

 

15. WPLift

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WPLift is a huge WordPress resource, providing tutorials, theme roundups and general WordPress news. You’ll find multiple new posts published every week and a great mix of in-depth content and shorter how tos.

16. First Site Guide

First Site Guide includes tutorials for those getting started with their first website, including many tutorials related to WordPress and WordPress themes.

17. Kinsta Blog


Kinsta is a premium managed WordPress hosting provider. In their services, they are obsessed with speed and security, with their team built-up of highly skilled WordPress professionals. In terms of quality, you can expect nothing less from their blog. Whether you are new to WordPress or an advanced user, you’ll find insightful and detailed content on WP-related issues of all kinds (from site maintenance to boosting WooCommerce sales or troubleshooting).

Conclusions

There are so many great WordPress sites! Check all of these out and see which ones are best suited to your interests. For your convenience, here are all the sites listed above, sorted by category:

WordPress news and roundups

General tutorials

In depth tutorials

What have we missed? Which site is your favourite? Let us know in the comments or hit us up on Twitter.

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