This may be surprising to you, but we never actually published a post like this before. However, since we’re in the middle of our Members Club launch I think that it’s a good moment to give something back to the community and acknowledge some great blogs providing regular advice on how to deal with WordPress and all its traits.
Without further ado, here’s a list of 16 great blogs about WordPress (in no particular order):
A blog run by a guy who calls himself c.bavota. He provides various articles and tutorials not only about WordPress, but also about other technologies common to the web. You’ll find posts on PHP, HTML, jQuery, and more. There’s also a download section available (mostly code snippets for WordPress and other platforms).
This site takes a more technical approach at WordPress and its possible applications. A lot of tutorials and code snippets available. Plus there are many articles touching upon other solutions and web programming languages (CSS, PHP, XML, etc.).
WPKube is a great WordPress resource site, which focuses on WordPress Themes, Plugins, News, Tutorials and Modifications. Among other things, you will find a ton compilation of WordPress themes and plugins. This site has developed into a handy resource that inspire a lot of us.
A blog run by Chris Coyier and Jeff Starr – two WordPress enthusiasts and authors of an upcoming book of the same title. The blog provides quick actionable advice and various code samples. There’s also a listing of WordPress-related news from around the web.
This blog provides a really in-depth advice on various matters related to WordPress, suitable for both professionals and weekend-bloggers. There are also tips on blogging itself. Finally, everything is written in a language that’s easy to understand.
Pingable is all about great WordPress themes, plugins, and resources that bloggers and developers can find useful. The authors take a friendly approach at writing articles, which is visible in their recent “The Complete Guide to WordPress Editing” series.
WPMU is mostly known for their BuddyPress “fanaticism.” They publish a lot of news, tutorials, and other advice related to BuddyPress. Plus, they are also a great resource for other WordPress advice and how-to guides. Among other things, you’ll find info on: plugins, themes, showcases, freebies, interviews, and more.
At first, this site doesn’t look very much like a blog, due to its unique design. But when you take a closer look, you’ll realize that it provides a truly extraordinary amount of WordPress code snippets. Everything is well-described and ready to use on your own site right away.
The tagline of this blog says “Beginner’s Guide for WordPress,” and essentially this is exactly what it is. A lot of easy to follow tutorials, code snippets, and occasional blogging advice. They also list deals, coupons, and books bloggers can find useful.
Currently, WPCandy is run by a team of nine people, publishing various WordPress tips since 2007. The site provides a combination of WordPress advice and news from around the blogosphere. There’s also a podcast called WP Late Night.
Wptuts+ is a part of a larger network of sites owned by Envato (sites like: Psdtuts+, Vectortuts+, Audiotuts+, and others). The site provides advice for readers of different levels of expertise. It focuses on things like hosting, plugins, security, scaling, theme development, and more.
WPWebHost is one of the more recognizable hosting companies specializing in WordPress. As part of their presence in the WordPress community they run a blog talking about different matters related to WordPress hosting, and working with WordPress in general.
Yoast is surely among the most recognizable figures in the worlds of WordPress and SEO. He’s the creator of two great plugins: WordPress SEO, and Google Analytics for WordPress. On his blog, you’ll find top-quality (and up-to-date) advice on various things related to WordPress and making it search engine friendly.
This blog provides easy to follow tutorials touching upon some simple, yet really useful optimizations that can be done to a WordPress site. Every how-to guide comes with a code snippet and detailed instructions on how to use it.
The site is run by Alex Denning, a young blogger and WordPress enthusiast who has been blogging since 2008. Right now, he doesn’t publish new entries all that often, but when he does, they are always an interesting read.
WPLift publishes posts daily and focuses on a wide scope of WordPress-related areas. Among other things, they publish monthly compilations of WordPress themes, plugin tutorials, articles on WordPress optimization and much more.
This is a relatively new player in the WordPress blogging space. Jean Galea – the author of the blog provides daily advice on various nuances of WordPress. There are tutorials, interviews, and reviews of different frameworks, plugins, and other scripts designed for WordPress.
This closes my list of top 16 blogs about WordPress. I’m sure you’re going to find some great resources on these sites. Also, feel free to list other quality WordPress blogs in the comments. Let’s expand this post together!