Every time we design and develop the website, one question gets stuck in the mind that what are the websites to follow for WordPress designers & developers. How to get inspired for the design and know the tips and tricks of the trending. We just google and waste lots of time searching the exact result we want. And become frustrate when we cannot find the expected result.
As a web designer or a developer, knowing where to look online for all the best news, tips, tools, freebies, tutorials and other useful resources is pretty important. We’ve collected Top 10 websites to follow for WordPress designers & developers for you. Now go grab a cup of coffee and enjoy reading. In no particular order, here are Top 10 websites to follow for WordPress designers & developers.
First place to start would be the WordPress Codex since it is a community supported wiki on the main parts of WordPress itself. Main Page ” WordPress Codex The Codex is nicely put together and organized really well.
It has everything you need to develop and design the site in WordPress. But for the newbie its hard to understand what its written in this site. Once you go though the site you will understand. Even when one go through the other resources it shows the link to this site for more reference.
The WPBeginner story begins back in 2006 and now has become one of the most trusted and reliable site for the WordPress developers and designers. It has everything from the basic to the advanced tutorials and even we can ask for the one we want. It keeps updating the most trending news about the WordPress. It has the good reviews from the top bloggers from around the world.
Lets see some of them:
“WPBeginner is one of the best resources on the web for anyone who is looking to start a WordPress Blog.” – Neil Patel, founder of CrazyEgg and KISSMetrics
“WPBeginner is one of those cornerstone places you need bookmarked. I just hate that it’s called ‘beginner,’ because I’ve got 12 years experience and I still learn things there.” – Chris Brogan, NY Times Best Selling Author
“If you’ve got WordPress, you need to be on WPBeginner.” – Matt Mickiewicz, founder of 99Designs, SitePoint, Flippa, and Hired.com
“Creating a blog can be frustrating. Luckily for you, WPBeginner makes it so easy even a caveman could do it. Make this your top resource for all things WordPress.” – Lewis Howes, Online Marketing Expert
“Syed knows what it takes to become an Authority Blogger, and has helped many bloggers get started. You should definitely check out what he is sharing at WPBeginner!” – Chris Garrett, Chief Digital Officer at Copyblogger Media
If you are a WordPress developer then this site is definitely for you. You cannot miss anything from this site as this site is too good for the
WordPress developer. The blog section of this explains everything about starting to finishing the WordPress site in details. It has lots of features like plugins, themes, tutorials.
WP Superstars is an online publication that aims to simplify WordPress, so you can focus your time on what matters.
Yet this is another awesome website for the people who love WordPress,
which focuses on WordPress tutorials, How-to’s, guides, plugins, news, and more. The main goal of this site is to provide useful information on anything and everything WordPress.
Apart from the blogs, the tutorial contents are not free. However, they promise to make you an expert. Unlike WPBeginner, they have tailor made courses for every level of WordPress learner. They even have complete courses on some of the top plugins like JetPack, Yoast etc. They have a number of tutorials in the ‘Coming Soon’ mode! So, you can check this site from time to time or subscribe to their site in order to get notified if your required tutorial has been published yet. WP101 is solely focused on educating. They have one innovative way of teaching. WP101Plugin is nothing but a plugin which can fit into your dashboard thus helping you learn WordPress simultaneously while working on WordPress.
Envato has earned its name as one of most versatile marketplace for website developers. A place where you get all the required tools for your website has also launched their educational library with over 21,000 free tutorials.
This site has a number of useful blogs, courses and ebooks. While the blogs are free and a part of the courses too comes at no cost. But in order to get full access and utilize its full potential, you would be required to have a paid subscription.
This site is more in line of WPBeginner. They have a complied list of recommended themes and plugins and they provide a detailed review of some of them. You would find some exclusive deals in this site too.
I’ve very recently come across this site and couldn’t help mentioning them. Their website design is very different from any other WordPress learning site you will come across. They have a bunch of useful WordPress books which you should definitely take a look at.
WPSessions is one of the 3 sites recommended by Chris Lema. The site has a series of courses meant to give an end-to-end tutorial. They have free as well as premium tutorials. Their tutorials feature the likes of Chris Lema, Cory Miller, Pippin Williamson, so they must be something to watch out. The highlight of WPSessions is that they can present to you the tutorials directly from the WordPress experts!
Among other services managed by WPBuffs, their blogs are worth mentioning. Their articles are mostly focused around WordPress site optimization, page load speed and security. They even have a collection of short free ebooks.
Every WordPress resource is unique. So is WPKUBE. Though fundamentally in the same line with WPBeginner, it has its own way of dealing in WordPress. WPKUBE has partnership with some of the top WordPress community and can give you upto 60% discounts on the likes of themes, hosting, plugins etc. Though their frequency of publishing new articles is less, the richness and depth of each content makes up for that.
Hope you enjoy learning WordPress as much as I do. And also mention your favorite WordPress learning platform in the comment section!