As a WordPress enthusiast, you always want to stay abreast of the latest happenings in the world of WordPress and, to some extent, web development. You want to know what the whos of WordPress have to say at any given time. You want to stay ahead of the curve; keep tabs on WordPress news, latest techniques, hacks, themes, plugins and whatnot. And what better way to stay informed and updated than reading WordPress blogs?
In today’s serving, we will introduce you to more than 25 awesome WordPress bloggers you should know. And you should definitely have a look at their Twitter accounts, so go ahead and hit that follow button. Get ready to have some fun.
I might be a bit biased here, but fact remains fact; WPExplorer is without any doubt one of the best WordPress blogs out there. I mean, there’s just so much you can learn here on WPExplorer.
Wondering what’s on the menu? From detailed tutorials, theme and plugin reviews to tips and great how-to guides, WPExplorer is one resource you want to bookmark right this minute. In between the great posts, we also publish giveaways and exclusive deals that can save you a whole lot of money 🙂
2. Elegant Themes
The Elegant Themes blog offers amazing WordPress tips, tutorials and updates about their new WordPress themes & plugins. The blog features respectable WordPress bloggers such as Kevin Muldoon, Brenda Barron and Jacqueline Thomas among others.
3. Chris Lema
Unless you started using WordPress recently, you must have heard a thing or two about Chris Lema – a top-level WordPress blogger who has been called in to advise the likes of WooThemes, iThemes, Reaktiv, WP101 and more. He blogs about eCommerce, freelancing, memberships, e-learning and presentation among other WordPress-related topics.
4. WP Setup
Looking for guides on installing WordPress? Choosing a hosting plan? Or something else? WP Setup has tons of great articles coving a wide range of topics helpful to any new WordPress user to setup their site.
WPLift features WordPress guides, tutorials and tips from some of the best WordPress bloggers around. Plus they’ve got some great deals to boot. This plus a focus on entry level users makes WPLift a great blog to follow for WordPress knowledge.
WinningWP is managed by Brin Wilson, and is a great resource for WordPress. Learn about new WordPress themes, checkout some plugin reviews and learn new skills with helpful tutorials.
7. WP Tavern
Established in 2009 by Jeff Chandler, WP Tavern publishes latest WordPress news, hacks, theme and plugin announcements among others. The blog is managed by Jeff Chandler and Sarah Gooding. The blog is updated regularly with the latest in WordPress news.
I don’t know how they came up with the name, but it surely grows on you after a while. But the name isn’t the reason WPEka made it to this list; the blog publishes great opinion posts, theme and plugin reviews, and in-depth tutorials several times a week.
Devesh Sharma founded WPKube back in June 2014 to “…provide quality WordPress themes, plugins, tutorials, news and modifications…” Dev, a successful webmaster by every right, has done a great job with WPKube. He publishes a new post every two days. WPKube features renowned WordPress bloggers such as Joe, Ashley and Sourav Kundu among others.
10. WPMU DEV Blog
With a freshly baked design, over 360K members, and a blog section that features some of the best WordPress tutorials, tips and advice on the web, WPMU DEV is the go-to WordPress resource for many users – experienced or otherwise. Topics covered on the blog revolve around WordPress, WordPress Multisite, BuddyPress and more from the WordPress community.
Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced WordPress user, you can always learn something from Bob Dunn. He is kind of big deal, so you better pay attention when he takes to the stage. You can also follow his podcast for even more WordPress goodness.
12. ManageWP Blog
ManageWP allows you to manage multiple WordPress sites from a single dashboard, saving you lots of time and effort. I’m not trying to pull your leg, it’s really convenient, especially if you struggle to manage your sites. Featuring top-level writers and developers such as Vladimir Prelovac, Charnita Fance and Brenda Barron among others, the ManageWP blog shares tutorials, tips, reviews, opinions, news, business advice, themes and plugins among others.
13. WP Mayor
If you’re looking for the hottest and latest WordPress news, articles, hacks and plugin reviews just to mention a few, you want to add WP Mayor to your reading list. Like right now. WP Mayor is maintained by Mr. and Mrs. Jean Galea with the help of Mark Zahra, who happens to be Galea’s cousin. This family business features a couple of contributors from all walks of life, giving the content a global (multi-cultural) feel.
With over 130K WordPress users, WPBeginner is the ultimate resource for WordPress beginners. Don’t get me wrong though, you can still learn a lot on WPBeginner even as a seasoned WordPress user. After all, learning never stops throughout life.
Starring the likes of Daniel Pataki, Tom Ewer (I swear, he hasn’t bribed me for the mentions), Adelina Tuca and Karol K as himself, the CodeinWP blog is a well-managed collection of the best WordPress tutorials, tricks and tips. The posts on CodeinWP are really great, you won’t want to miss any!
17. WP Superstars
WP Superstars is more of a review site than a blog. Regardless, they push out great WordPress tutorials and posts that benefit beginners and pros alike. So, you not only get awesome reviews of your favorite WordPress products (i.e. themes, plugins, hosting etc), but also well-researched posts to learn all you can about WordPress.
Who is behind the ThemeShaper WordPress blog that’s simply too awesome to resist? Ian Stewart, Caroline Moore, Daniel Robert and twelve (12) other WordPress enthusiasts who care a lot about WordPress themes. The blog section is a huge archive of WordPress news, tips, inspiration, tricks, hacks, snippets and in-depth tutorials.
Brought to you by the guys behind WPEngine, the managed WordPress hosting of choice for many, Torque is all about WordPress news, updates and all the latest happenings in the world of WordPress. Other than news, they have business, community and development categories that make the blog the richer. Content is created by experts such as Shaun Quarton, John Stewart and Josh Pollock among others.
We cannot publish a post about the best WordPress blogs to follow and fail to mention Tuts+, a one-of-a-kind resource suitable for beginner and pro WordPressers. If you will indulge me, I have sought inspiration on Tuts+
a couple countless times before, and every time, I wasn’t disappointed.
21. Cats Who Code
Catering to over 17k followers, Cats Who Code is curated by Jean, a 30-something year old blogger based in Belgium. It’s a huge archive of awesome WordPress tips, hacks and WordPress coding tutorials. Jean’s work has been featured on popular blogs such as Smashing Magazine, WPHacks and Pro Blog Design.
22. WP Arena
WP Arena is a helpful blog specializing in reviews, comparisons, and collections. They also offer some awesome guides to popular WordPress plugins and easy tips that any WordPress user would find helpful (like how to customize your blog to fit your brand).
Certainly you’ve heard of Elementor – it’s the best free page builder plugin for WordPress. But did you know they also run a blog? Well they do and it’s full of great tips on how to build a better website with the help of Elementor, in addition to inspiration and web design roundups, freelancer interviews and more.
1stWebDesigner was one of the first (no pun intended) WordPress blogs to inspire our founders to start WPExplorer so naturally they had to be included in this list. hundreds of helpful posts with web design tips, cheatsheets, free resources (themes, photoshop tools, etc), best of lists and more it’s a must read for any webs designer – not just WordPress users.
Run by Brian Jackson (a serious WordPress and SEO guru), Woorkup is definitely a solid WordPress resource. If you’re ever unsure about a plugin, or you’re looking for some inspiration give Brian’s blog a read. He also share freelancer tips for running a business based on his own personal experiences and has a toolbox of recommended products to help you get started.