WordPress is becoming popular day by day because of the powerfulness of its CMS (content management system). Most popular blogs like Mashable, Techcrunch,Problogger all runs on WordPress. Nowadays it is very hard to find a popular blog which isn’t running on WordPress.
Those who know WordPress really well knows WordPress is not just a blogging platform. We can create lots of kind website using WordPress like social bookmarking site, membership site, forums, business websites, etc.
Best WordPress Resources
Here we list down the best WordPress resources you can follow.
WordPress Codex is the official documentation for WordPress. Almost every CMS have documentation. Most of them aren’t completed, but WordPress documentation is one of the best documentation I have ever seen. You can learn from the beginning how to install WordPress to almost every function WordPress has using WordPress codex. This is the best WordPress resource.
WPBeginner is the best WordPress tutorial blog in the world. Some bloggers have introduced WPBeginner as Wikipedia of WordPress. It is founded by Syed Balkhi in 2009.
WpBeginner has published a post called Best WordPress Tutorials. It has awesome tutorials about WordPress. Bookmarking that page is really worth if you love to become a good WordPress developer.
WP Sites is another very poplar WordPress tutorials blog which has more than 1400 WordPress tutorials. Brad Dalton always provides tutorials with images. So it is easy to understand tutorials from this blog.
WP Kube blog was founded by Devesh Sharma in 2010. WP Kube provides WordPress tips and tricks as well as best WordPress themes and plugins which help you to build a better blog.
“Digging into WordPress” blog is maintained by Chris Coyier and Jeff Star. They have a premium eBook called “Digging into WordPress” which has more than 300 pages with high quality content. You can read the tables of content before buy it.
Tutsplus is one of the best tutorials website. They provide tutorials for lots of categories like web design, web developing, etc. Almost every week they write at least 5 tutorials about WordPress. Most of the tutorials of Tutsplus are in depth tutorials.
Smashing Magazine is very similar to Tutsplus, but the frequency of publishing a WordPress tutorial is very less when comparing with Tutplus.
This is the best WordPress forum to ask WordPress development questions. Most of the times you will get a correct answer within an hour. This forum is for developers so don’t ask questions like what is the best plugin for SEO in this forum. You can use WordPress official forum for non-development questions like that.
Managewp is a blogging community. You can find bloggers who write about WordPress in this community. And you can read hundreds of WordPress tutorials also.
WP Lift was founded by Oliver Dale in 2010. Currently, more than 5 authors write for WP Lift. WP Lift provides tutorials about various categories like WordPress development, WordPress theme, WordPress plugins, etc. They have a category called interview which you can find WordPress user’s interviews.
There are more than hundreds of WordPress resources available for you to become a better WordPress developer. Reading those tutorials isn’t enough to become a WordPress star. You need to work hard. Try to build good project with WordPress. You will learn many things when creating sites using WordPress.