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14 Blogs to Follow for WordPress tips

Written by Stelian Subotin on in Resources 24 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.

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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  • WinningWP didn’t make the list? We shall have to try even harder… :)

    • Hey Brin,

      You have a really nice blog and we’ll definitely consider it on our future posts! Keep up the good work ;)

  • Hi Stelian,

    This is the first visit to your blog; I would say that it is an awesome resource for WordPress users.

    I’m a self-hosted blogger who has been blogging with WordPress for the past four years. I feel comfortable with this content publishing medium and would like to learn more about WordPress.

    Thus, I’m visiting several blogs on WordPress niche, and I have started a new blog to share my experience on WP.

    Coming to your post, it is excellent. Nice to know the valuable resources of WP at one place.

    I aware of most of the blogs that you have listed here but for the first time, I heard about WPMail.me.

    I’ll visit the blog to learn some helpful stuff, keep doing your good work.

  • Great list ,thank you for sharing such a useful list .i bookmarked it for sure.

  • WPbeginner is the best for new users. Nice compilation.

  • Great post. I would also follow http://www.wpeka.com/, Tom Ewer and stay away from “10 best diner theme” style articles…

  • Great List. I really appreciate your work. i bookmark it for my next post. and specially wpbeginner is very useful

    thanks

  • Leo

    Great list. I’m really looking forward to learn some new tricks for WordPress.

  • Hey WPZoom, You should be at Top 5 in this list.

  • Great resource to learn blogging and wordpress tips and tricks and I do follow few blogs you have mentioned but I will explore other blogs as well. Thank you so much

  • Hi Stelian,

    really appreciate that for taking out time and effort you put into this one. Definitely, It would be so helpful for the readers. Great list and resources!

  • Great list of blogs. My favorite is WPMUDEV blog. I will also check other blog mentioned above soon. These blogs are very helpful for all beginners and problogger. Thanks for sharing your knowledge and this list.

  • SitePoint WordPress channel and SmashingMagazine WordPress section are also a great resource for WordPress developers. I have also started JustLearnWP, Where people can find article and tutorials about WordPress and blogging.

  • Great list.
    I love Wpbeginner since I’m a newbie in WordPress.
    But the rest seems good anyway.
    Thanks for this list!

  • Wpbeginner and WPMU Dev are the two blogs which come to my mind as well search engine when ever i have doubts :v

  • You are also Missing WPZoom Blog. Its one of the top with high quality content :)

  • pluginfusion.com

    Interesting list! Just subscribed to wpmail.me, I look forward to getting some cool stuff in my inbox. Wpbeginner.com is a great resource we have been using for a while now.

  • Great list ,most of your list i have visited tham all. thank you for sharing such a useful list.

    • Thanks for sharing such a nice information as it the information for getting the best tips for wordpress website

  • Thank you for the nice list. Hope you don’t mind if I mention a few more blogs offering WordPress advice: http://devwp.eu/blog/, http://askwpgirl.com/blog/ and https://dessign.net/blog/

  • SitePoint WordPress channel and SmashingMagazine WordPress section are also a wonderful useful resource for WordPress builders. i’ve also started out JustLearnWP, in which people can locate article and tutorials approximately WordPress and blogging.

  • Excellent. A great list of sites that share a lot of WordPress tips and resources.

  • WPArena.com shouldn’t make a place in this list. I will try to improve the blog. Thanks for the list.

  • WordPress is best CMS for beginners and for advance users.. Just to add any WP first time user is always confuses about themes… I just rather going for looks, better use Genesis themes…