The internet is a big place! Keeping up with the latest news and technology can be tough in any industry.
If you really want to keep up with WordPress news, learn the ins-and-outs of the CMS, and become a great professional WordPress developer, you need guidance from the right people.
Whether you’re new to the WordPress community or a veteran, these are 11 top WordPress experts you should follow.
1. Chris Lema
Chris Lema’s blog is a medley of business insights and WordPress tips, and is a great read for any WordPress entrepreneur. Chris recently published a post on how he got his weekly talk show WPwatercooler to hit 2.5 million views.
2. Brian Krogsgard
As a blogger and founder of Post Status, Brian has his fingers placed firmly on the pulse of the WP community. Brian was recently interviewed by Code Poet where he shared some of his insights on doing business in the WordPress market.
3. Pippin Williamson
4. Justin Tadlock
Justin has covered everything WordPress development related on his blog. As a co-author of “Professional WordPress Plugin Development” and a blogger for over 10 years, Justin is a great source of advice and guidance for WP developers.
5. Joost de Valk
Joost covers a wide range of topics at Yoast including SEO, plugin development, and online marketing. He is also the developer behind two the most downloaded plugins of all time: WordPress SEO & Google Analytics for WordPress.
6. Tom Mcfarlin
7. Brad Williams
8. Matt Medeiros
Matt interviews entrepreneurs behind popular startups in the WordPress space in his weekly podcast, Matt Report. He’s interviewed some of the experts in this list and has pulled some big names like Brian Clark, founder of Copyblogger Media.
9. Carrie Dils
Carrie’s blog, a mixture of WordPress, business, and freelancing tips, is a great regular read for anyone trying to make it as a freelancer or looking to brush up on their coding finesse. Carrie recently shared a post covering a new feature in the upcoming Genesis Framework 2.0 release.
10. Brad Dalton
Brad is a frequent blogger whose code-centric posts often share snippets and WordPress customizations along with the how-to for implementing them. His blog is a great place to find new tips to customize your site, or practice modifying your site while learning some best practices.
11. Christopher Ross
Reading Chris’ blog will make you a savvier WordPress developer, designer and online marketer. He covers a wide range of topics, and recently wrote a post about building your reputation online.
That’s it for the list of online WordPress experts. Don’t forget to follow them on Twitter and check out their blogs.