Tutorials are all the rage right now, especially WordPress Tutorials. I understand why. There used to be a plethora of posts like this one for a while. Many people still write posts like this: “100 amazing themes” and “50 creative logos”. They’re nice to look at, helpful and inspiring.
However the trend is definitely towards tutorials. Look at Envato’s newest marketplace as an example. And we at Pingable understand the trend. Tutorial posts are more helpful in a tangible way. Users can read a post and walk away with a real, measurable, helpful new skill set.
In light of this trend, we thought it would be nice to combine the two types of content. Here is a list of 25 extremely Helpful WordPress Tutorials.
Free WordPress Tutorials
16 Vital Checks Before Releasing a WordPress Theme Tutorial
WordPress Tutorial by Ludovico Fischer
Designing the Post Meta Data Section
WordPress Tutorial by the Codex Team
Creating Custom Fields for Attachments in WordPress Tutorial
WordPress Tutorial by Andy Blackwell
Fun Character Entities WordPress Tutorial
WordPress Tutorial by the Codex Team
How to Integrate an Options Page into your WordPress Theme Tutorial
WordPress Tutorial by By Dan Walker
Premium WordPress Tutorials
WordPress, Beginner to Master Tutorial
WordPress Tutorial by By Dan Harper, $5
Securing and Hardening WordPress Tutorial
WordPress Tutorial by By JT Pratt, $5
Creating a Custom WordPress Portfolio Page Tutorial
WordPress Tutorial by By nuResponse, $5
We hope you enjoyed these Helpful WordPress Tutorials. These are some of the best free and premium tutorials we could find. If you have your own must-read WordPress Tutorials, please leave a comment below!
Have you noticed the dramatic increase in “list” posts? They often have title like “10 best free magazine style WordPress themes” and “10 best social media plugins”. We, too, enjoy a list here and there. We thought it would be fun (and funny) to come up with our own top 10 list of lists.
If you are looking to pay for a WordPress theme, the first place I would start is Elegant themes…for $39 you get access to 77+ professional themes that are constantly updated and added to.
I was looking for a free minimalist theme for a site I was working on, and I found a whole heap of great options, so I decided to make it into a post. Most are pretty minimalist, others are just simple designs. Hope you find them useful.
I like to play around with vector art from time to time. I have made a few sets of icons and I have a site where I share vectors that I and other people have created. Check it out: Free Vector Art. Here are some great tutorials that will help you on your way if you are interested in vector design, and Adobe Illustrator.
A gallery or portfolio theme for WordPress can be very useful for a whole range of different sites. Here are 10 beautiful themes for you. All the themes are high quality themes. I have included 5 completely free themes, and 5 themes are part of the Premium Elegant themes club….you can access all 5 of the premium themes for a one off cost of $39. Read more here about why we like Elegant themes so much.
I have put together a list of Photoshop resources for you guys. All of the resources link to PSD files that are free to download. Please check the authors’ sites for licences. Some are free for personal use others are free for whatever. Have fun.
I have gathered a list of 20 + Free Sets of Royalty Free Icons for you to use on your projects. Check for different licences on the sites. But all of the icons are either GPL or CC. I hope you find them useful.
Looking for design inspiration? Following on from my post: 12 Well Designed BlogSpot Blogs I have made a list of cool logo designs from different Blogspot blogs. Check them out, and have a read while your there if you have time.
With new Web 2.0 sites and services popping up every day, it’s hard work just keeping track of the cool stuff you can do online – let alone having the time to browse use any of them. So what you need a someone to do the hard work for you, and waste their free time checking this sort of stuff out.
Sociagami – Allows you to monitor and update most of your social networking accounts from one spot.