One of the fun things about being a blogger is there’s always something new to learn regarding what you can do with your blog. Plug-ins, themes, design elements — there’s just lots of great new stuff cropping up all the time.
devoted to serving its fan base. Here are some of my favorites:
Lorelle VanFossen calls herself a “blog evangelist” and here she spreads the good word on WordPress. She knows her material, and in fact helped develop WordPress.org Codex. Aside from being a good source for WordPress tips and techniques, Lorelle offers general blogging advice and she has an ear to the ground — if there’s a WP alert, she’s on the case.
If you’re looking for a free theme be sure to take a gander at ThemeLab. It features in excess of 100 selections. If you’re a one-of-a kind person, the site offers a custom service for a fee. There’s also a tutorial section with easy to understand step-by-step articles.
We Love WP goes by the tagline “Showcasing WordPress powered sites.” That’s about right: Its content is comprised of links to blogs built on the WordPress platform. A great source for design ideas and inspiration.
If you’re new to the game wpbeginner is a goldmine of information for how to pick a host, select a theme, recommended plugins and more. Meantime, even if you’ve been at it for a while, you can still learn from the many articles and resources here.
WPCandy contains a deep cache of information on the latest themes, plugins, plus tutorials and tips. The gents behind it have also launched two related sites: WPCoder for developers, and WPInspiration (which like We Love WP, showcases blogs from around the internet).
A design development blog by Alex Denning, who has created a number of WordPress themes. The content runs from beginner to advanced levels while the writing style is friendly and down- to-earth.
A bevy of how-to advice, presentations, interviews, tutorials and support videos by the people responsible for WordPress.org.
What do you think of these WordPress blogs? Are there others you’d like to recommend?