Updated July 2019
You may not know where to start if you’re looking to keep up to date with the latest trends and best practice in WordPress. So we’ll let you in on all the WordPress experts and WordPress blogs we’re looking to for advice in 2019.
If you want a bit of everything, including some really helpful tutorials, reviews of plugins and themes, and handy how-to guides to help you with some of the more tricky parts of WordPress, then check out WP Explorer. They have some top contributors so you can get insight from some best WordPress minds.
Follow them on @wpexplorer
More than just showcasing their beautiful work, the Elegant Themes blogs has info on so many different aspects of your WordPress site, from SEO to marketing.
Follow them on @elegantthemes
With opinion pieces, all sorts of reviews and lots of tutorials that can really help you to get to grips with your WordPress site in simple to understand terms, WPEka is a great blog to follow.
Follow them at @wpekadotcom
If you’re looking for a site that gets updates regularly with top quality content, then try WPKube. It has news, tips, mods and reviews so there’s plenty to get your teeth into.
Follow them at @wpkube
If you already are a more experienced WordPress user, or you aim to be, WPMU DEV Blog is a great resource with tutorials advice and all round helpfulness.
Follow them at @wpmudev
6. Chris Lema
Chris is a big WordPress influencer and a daily blogger who writes with an original outlook on the platform.
Follow him at @chrislema
7. Mark Jaquith
Mark is one of the leading developers on WordPreses.org as well as a web publishing guru in his own right. He provides links to his own WordPress lessons and is a pretty funny guy too.
Follow him at @markjaquith
8. Tom McFarlin
Tom writes lots about WordPress on his site and you are sure to pick up a few hints and tips if you follow him.
Follow him at @tommcfarlin
9. Syed Balkhi
A WordPress superstar – the founder of WPBeginner, List25, SoliloquyWP, EnviraGallery, OptinMonster, and more. One of the top 100 entrepreneurs under 30 as recognised by the United Nations. Over 400 million people visit his websites a year; make sure you’re one of them.
Follow him at @syedbalkhi
And on that note – we’ve already mentioned this above, but it is, as namesake states, a really great blog if you’re beginning your WordPress journey with simple guides and articles.
Follow it at @wpbeginner
11. Adelina Tuca
A writer for both CodeinWP and ThemeIsle Adelina focuses on the content marketing and social media side of WordPress along with keeping up with the latest news and
trends on the platform.
Follow her at @Adelina_Tuca
One reason we love this blog is for the weekly episodes dealing with WordPress functions. Plus it has a great sense of community where you can ask your fellow WordPress users topics and questions and help each other out.
Follow them at @wptavern
If your WordPress site has an e-commerce function, you’ll want to be following this blog. With really great guides aimed at beginners onwards to WooCommerce news and tips – it’s a handy one to watch. Plus you can access loads of plugins you can download too.
Follow them at @WooCommerce
This blog is all about making sure your site is search engine optimized and we’re a big fan. As they say on their site their mission is ‘SEO for everyone’. Their guides and articles are great to demystify SEO and bring people to your site. And there is also some great advice on making the most of your plugins too.
Follow them on @yoast
A community of bloggers who share all the tricks and tips they would have done if they were to begin a WordPress site so you don’t stumble into their pitfalls. They also have a free app you can download on android and IOS so you can view their blog on the go. We love them most for their forums which spark great discussion.
Follow them at @shoutmeloud