50 WordPress tutorials for designers and developers

50 WordPress tutorials for designers and developers

Learn how to set up WordPress, write posts, add WordPress plugins, install themes, and more!

by Janeth Kent Date: 17-07-2013 wordpress theme tips tricks code cms tutorials

Wall Street Journal, Ford, Sony, Katy Perry, GigaOM, CNN. Well-known brands. What do they all have in common? Although you probably won’t find this tagline on their sites anymore, under the hood they are “Powered by WordPress”.

As we all know, WordPress is the world's most popular publishing platforms that powers more than 17% of the web - a figure that rises every day.

WordPress combines simplicity for users and publishers with under-the-hood complexity for developers. This makes it flexible while still being easy-to-use.

It's highly customisable, very easy to use and, probably the best part, it's completely free. 

Because of its huge popularity, today we have listed 50 useful WordPress tutorials for designers and developers.

For beginners


01. WordPress  - getting started

Get started with Wordpress Quickly and Easily. It's a fairly simple application that does a decent job of running a website.

02. WordPress cheat sheet

Learn how to start your own personal blog.

03. Beginner's guide to WordPress menus

Paul Kaiser explains the menu system basics and how to start using them on your site.

04. Shortcodes - a complete guide

05. How to learn WordPress in one week

A step-by-step guide to WordPress for beginners

06. Mastering the WordPress visual editor

07. The WordPress community offers advice to beginners

08. Deleting images

Using featured images can provide artistic value to your website and place specific emphasis on your content.


For your site's design

09. WordPress for designers


10. Build custom widgets for Wordpress

11. How to make a featured post carousel

12. How to choose a great colour scheme

This tutorial explains the three main considerations when choosing colours for your website.

13. WordPress Post Formats made easy

14. The complete guide to custom post types


How to add images to your site

15. How to add author's images to your blog

16. How to create additional image sizes in WordPress

17. How to create a photo album gallery in WordPress

18. Better image management with WordPress

19. How to get perfect blog images


How to create a WordPress theme

20. How to code a WordPress theme from scratch

21. How to build a basic portfolio WordPress theme

Follow this tutorial and you'll be able to build a basic portfolio site like this

22. How to create a WordPress theme

With 11 lessons, this WordPress tutorial will show you how to create a theme. 

23. Designing for WordPress: complete series

24. Create a typography based WordPress blog theme

Create your own personalised portfolio site with WordPress

25. Improve And Refine Your Theme Development Process


How to integrate social media

26. Integrate Facebook, Twitter and Google+ in WordPress


27. How to add Pinterest 'Pin it' button in your blog

28. Beginners guide to adding Twitter cards in WordPress

29. How to create email newsletters in WordPress


How to customise your Wordpress website

30. Customise the WordPress admin area

31. Create a WordPress custom post type

32. Implement Google Custom Search into WordPress

33. Add icons to WordPress custom menus without plugins

34. Build a multilingual site with WordPress

35. The WordPress Theme Customizer


How to Use and implement plugins

36. 5 free essential plugins for your first WordPress blog

37. How to display your latest Spotify activity in WordPress

38. How to create your very first WordPress plugin

39. Require or recommend plug-ins with a WordPress theme

40. How to create an embeddable content plugin


How to secure your WordPress site

41. Protect your WordPress site with .htaccess

42. Common WordPress malware infections


For Advanced Wordpress users

43. Master the WordPress loop


44. Get to grips with shortcodes in WordPress

45. User-friendly custom fields with Meta Boxes

Ryan Taylor explains how to add metadata to a post by creating and adding Meta Boxes and improving the usability of custom fields.

46. Getting WordPress to play nice with responsive images

Frontend designer David Smith explains how to make images on your WordPress site adapt to different devices and screen sizes.

47. What You Need To Know About WordPress 3.5

48. Inserting widgets with shortcodes

49. Using WP_Query In WordPress

50. Add subdomains and add-on domains to your hosting account



by Janeth Kent Date: 17-07-2013 wordpress theme tips tricks code cms tutorials hits : 7651  
Janeth Kent

Janeth Kent

Licenciada en Bellas Artes y programadora por pasión. Cuando tengo un rato retoco fotos, edito vídeos y diseño cosas. El resto del tiempo escribo en MA-NO WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT.


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