Back in 2010, WordPress websites were way too simple and, lets be honest, ugly. I was skeptical about this CMS preferring DataLife Engine and Joomla. But now Modernallow you to build pretty any layout with no specific skills. Just have a look at these beauties. Even the niche of eCommerce templates is fully occupied by
But here, another problem arises. Today, WordPress offers too plugins, tools, themes and settings. So much that it becomes impossible for a newbie to make a decision. Most of them start installing everything and fail as a result. Luckily, there are plenty of niche blogs providing structured information and utility tips on WordPress. Ive collected 18 of them for todays roundup.
The official TemplateMonster blog covers topics for a broad range of web specialist: designers, developers, marketing specialists, bloggers, and SEO-engineers. Fueled by niche experts, it is one of the most diverse design-related blogs.
MonsterPost is also famous for its impressive collection ofWordPress Hacks bite-sized tips on how to make your WordPress website better. Up to 5 posts are published here every day, so you will always have something to feed your inner Information Devourer.
How to Add More Navigation Menus to Your WordPress Theme
The Easiest Way to Add a Static HTML Page to WordPress?
The Easiest Way to Add Shortcodes to a WordPress Sidebar?
WPBeginner is an extremely popular educational blog about WordPress founded by Syed Balkhi – online entrepreneur, who is also responsible for such renowned tools as OptinMonster and SoliloquyWP. The blog features well-structured beginners guides, product reviews, and coupons for website-related products hosting providers, WordPress themes, plugins and more. It boasts a whopping 600,000 newsletter subscribers, which make it one of the most followed blogs about WordPress on the web. WPBeginner is surely one of the blogs new WordPress users should start with.
10 Best Social Media Plugins for WordPress
40+ Most Notable Big Name Brands that are Using WordPress
14 Vital Tips to Protect Your WordPress Admin Area
This corporate blog mostly provides various news about ManageWP, its services and updates, but there are also some brilliant articles worthy of your attention. Please check out the list below, and dont hesitate to visit the ManageWP blog for other tips.
Tips and tricks for speeding up your WordPress website
How to start streaming recurring income for your WordPress agency
Managing Clients: How to Keep Them Happy Without Pulling Your Hair Out
This blog is primarily targeted at WordPress designers and developers. It also covers the best WordPress themes and plugins and is a good read for those bloggers who are not familiar with web design.
Tip:CodeinWP accepts guest posts. If you want to publish one, readthe guidelinesattentively: there is a secret word there.
Your Default Blog Homepage Sucks: Why You Should Be Using Start Pages Instead
How to Format Your WordPress Blog Posts (Insights Based on 2,500,000-Words of Experience Publishing Content)
WordPress Comment Systems Compared: Disqus vs Facebook Comments vs Spot.IM vs Postmatic
Despite being an official blog of WPEngine, Torque features surprisingly little advertising. Instead, it offers in-depth guides, professional insights, and marketing tips. Torque is updated every day, which makes a perfect morning paper for WordPress lovers.
4 Reasons Nobodys Bying on Your New WooCommerce Site
CMS Comparison: WordPress vs. Tumblr [INFOGRAPHIC]
5 World-class APIs to Consider Integrating into Your Next WordPress Project
WPLift is a multi-segment online project consisting of a number of directories and a regularly updated blog. In the directories, you will find the most trending free and premium WordPress themes, plugins and hosting services, while the blog will teach you to improve your WordPress skills.
The Best WordPress Plugins for Photographers Portfolio and Sales
What Is The WordPress REST API? REST API for Dummies
How To: Customize and Whitelabel the WordPress Admin Dashboard
Colorlib is one of the most rapidly growing web design blogs (mostly thanks to their free themes, which helped them to build a large, active community). The blog features topical roundups of website templates (including WordPress themes), tutorials and guides. If you are looking for a comprehensive source of knowledge about WordPress, Colorlib should be in your bookmarks.
Top 6 WordPress Caching Plugins to Make Your WordPress Website Faster
30 Simple UX Tutorials for Web Designers
How to Speed Up Your WordPress Site? A Complete Guide
Post Status a blog created by Brian Krogsgard stands out because of its podcasts and its close ties with the most significant personalities of the WordPress world. It is also famous for its development-focused articles, and interviews. Post Status is not for beginners. It is for those developers who want to be ahead of the time and receive all the freshest news and insights straight from the tin.
For$99/yearyou can join the premium Post Status club, which offers exclusive content and deals. This subscription model helps fund the creation of free content for the blog.
Contributing to Twenty Seventeen Theme
Interview with Matt Mullenweg on the new WordPress release cycle
Aaron Campbell on WordPress Security
WP Loop is a beginner-friendly WordPress blog full of guides, tutorials, and reviews. Its range also includes professionally assembled roundups of useful plugins and tools that will help you build a better WordPress website.
In case you are confused about the meaning of certain technical terms, you can always refer to the extensive glossary available on the blog.
WordPress SEO How to avoid 5 really big mistakes
How to scan your WordPress site for security issues and fix them automatically
What is a CDN and how it can speed up your WordPress site
Chris Lema is a WordPress expert and public speaker sharing his knowledge about WordPress, entrepreneurship, eCommerce, memberships and such. His blog is a minimalist website providing only professional advice and personal opinion no copy-paste, no guest posts, no BS.
Things To Do After Launching a WordPress Site
Should I use the WordPress Jetpack plugin on my site?
Lies that stop us from breaking into WordPress
WP Mayor is one of the oldest and most respected blogs about WordPress on the web. With over 1700 well-written posts in its inventory, it can serve you as a personal WP handbook, no matter if you are a beginner or a seasoned developer.
Pay a special attention to the Deals category featuring some of the best discounts from various theme and hosting providers.
Everything You Need to Know About Child Themes and Why to Use Them
Adding Value to Your WordPress Blog with Related Content
How to Import Instagram Photos to WordPress
WordPress Tavern is another veteran of the WordPress blogging ecosystem. Having been established over 8 years ago, this blog is today a leading source for news and tutorials and this CMS and its modules.
WordPress Editor Experience Survey Shows 75% of Respondents Dont Use Distraction-Free Writing Mode
Initial Customizer Survey Results Reveal Majority of Respondents Dont Use It
Looking for in-depth, yet easy-to-grasp content crafted by professionals? Then WPMU DEV is your choice. This blog offers articles on WordPress development, online business, marketing, plugins and themes. You will also find here unbiased product reviews and detailed step-by-step tutorials.
9 Reasons Why WordPress Freelancers Need a Daily Schedule
Are GIFs, Emojis or Memes a Good Idea for WordPress Sites?
How to Properly Compress and Resize Images for WordPress
The WordPress category of SitePoint is the place where you will find cool articles, and also premium video courses and books.
How to Improve the Performance of Your WordPress Theme
How to Create Custom WordPress Shortcodes for Your Editors
Your Regular WordPress Maintenance Checklist
WPExplorer is a blog reporting on the latest WordPress themes, plugins and news. For those willing to build a website, there is a directory of free and premium themes. An extensive coupon collection is also available for WPExplorer readers.
How to Optimize Blog Posts on Your WordPress Site Before Publishing
WordPress Plugins to Make More Money from Your Blog
How to Improve Your WordPress Sites Reputation Right Now
Kevin Muldoon is an experienced blogger, generalist and jack of all trades when it comes to everything about making money online. He writes mostly about online entrepreneurship, WordPress tools and how to become a successful webmaster.
Pay Attention to Your WordPress Database
42 Best WooCommerce Plugins to Expand Beyond the Basic eCommerce Shop
How to Easily Manage WordPress Updates
WPShout is a well-structured blog featuring quick guides, articles, and courses for WordPress users. Its authors also regularly share posts from other trusted sources, providing you with full spectrum of WordPress-related information.
This one is the official blog of the most popular eCommerce platform in the world. It offers essential tips for developers, as well as smart insights for eCommerce business owners. From this blog you will learn about the most effective tools and techniques to boost your WooCommerce online store.
How to create and use backups with WooCommerce
Best practices for reviews with WooCommerce
10 powerful extensions for new WooCommerce stores
Thanks for reading! I hope that adding these to your everyday reading list will become your first step to becoming a WordPress expert.
Do you own or know a WordPress-related blog not listed here? Dont hesitate to share the link in the comments.
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