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15 Expert WordPress Bloggers You Should Be Following

The world of WordPress covers such as wide range of topics that even if you are an expert in one aspect, such as coding or marketing, there are probably countless other areas where you are not quite a knowledgeable.

By paying more attention to the 15 expert commentators featured in this list, you can kick-start your WordPress journey, or begin filling in some of the gaps in your knowledge.

Chris Lema

Chris LemaAlthough his day job sees Chris works with Crowd Favorite to help deliver enterprise solutions built using WordPress, his personal blog features a daily stream of content that is ideal for new and semi-pro WordPress users.

Through his blog and elsewhere online, Chris shares his thoughts and experience to help users decide which page builder theme would best suit them, how to setup a membership site or online courses, as well as plenty of information on pricing and content creation.

If you want to get better at WordPress and the business you can build up around this software, Chris is one blogger you should definitely follow.

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Syed Balkhi

Syed BalkhiIt’s not clear if Syed Balkhi still personally writes at WP Beginner, the blog he started in 2009. However, either way, it’s a website every WordPress user should add to their follow list.

From basic advice, such as adding a Facebook like box to your site, to more advanced guides like optimizing your WordPress website’s database, despite its name, WPBeginner has something for everyone.

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Jeff Chandler

Jeff ChandlerJeff Chandler breaks the latest and greatest news stores related to the world of WordPress at the WP Tavern blog, along with co-blogger Sarah Gooding. He also hosts the WordPress Weekly podcast, where he is joined by high profile members of the community to discuss the issues of the day.

If you want to keep your finger on the pulse of WordPress, then following Jeff and his output is highly recommended.

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Brian Krogsgard

Brian KrogsgardBrian blogs regularly over at his Post Status blog where he publishes news and information for WordPress professionals.

By combining the knowledge and experience gained from working as a developer, with access to a range of high profile contacts from the WordPress world, Brian, his blog, podcast, and members club have become great places to find out the latest developments related to our favorite publishing platform.

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Beka Rice

Beka RiceIf you are selling products from your WordPress website, or you’d like to know how to do so, the Sell with WP blog and its main contributor Beka Rice are essential reading.

From reviews of the best online shop and membership solutions for WordPress, through to how to guides and all the latest ecommerce news, Sell with WP covers this aspect of WordPress in great depth.

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Matt Medeiros

Matt MederiosAs well as running a successful web agency, Matt publishes lots of useful and interesting WordPress-related content, across many formats. From blog posts, podcast interviews, and YouTube video discussions, whatever your preferred method for consuming content is, Matt has got it covered.

If you want to learn from someone who sells premium themes and plugins, runs a membership course, and builds websites for a living, then Matt is someone you should definitely be following.

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Raeline Wilson

Raeline WilsonRaeline overseas the WPMU DEV blog – one of the busiest websites about WordPress in operation.

As well covering all the latest news from the community, Raeline also publishes plenty of content to help WordPress users get the most from their websites.

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Bob Dunn

BobWPBob Dunn is a WordPress trainer and coach who, via his blog, helps new users get to grips with WordPress, and then take their projects and skills to the next level.

Offline, Bob delivers one-on-one training and group sessions to help people get better at WordPress. Getting first-hand experience of the areas WordPress users struggle with, allows Bob to then address those issues for a wider audience, through his blog, podcast, and eBooks.

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Daniel Pataki

Daniel PatakiDaniel digs deep into the topics he covers and uses his background as a professional coder to write about the more technical aspects of WordPress.

Whether writing about strengthening WordPress security for the WPMU DEV blog, or the overseeing the WordPress section of Smashing Magazine, you can always learning something new from Daniel.

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Ariel Rule

Ariel RuleAs one of the core-contributors at the busy Elegant Themes blog, Ariel publishes a range of content, covering tutorials, tips, reviews, and a must-read This Month in WordPress news round-up.

You might also spot Ariel publishing WordPress-related content for a number of other blogs, or on her own website, dedicated to helping freelancers find success.

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Adam Connell

Adam ConnellIf your WordPress website is up and running, but not getting the traffic you think it deservers, Adam publishes plenty of advice to help you market your content more effectively, at his Blogging Wizard website.

While a lot of that content has a focus on WordPress, his WP Superstars blog caters solely to this software and its users. There you will find reviews and advice to help you leverage your WordPress blog to make it a success.

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Kevin Muldoon

Kevin MuldoonKevin Muldoon is a self-confessed WordPress junkie who has been using this software to launch profitable projects for many years now. You can catch Kevin blogging about WordPress at a handful of top WordPress outlets, including the WPMU DEV blog.

However, it’s at his own blog where you can really learn how to combine WordPress, blogging, internet marketing, and social media to increase your success. Kevin also runs a discussion forum that covers these topics in an interactive format.

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Shaun Quarton

Shaun QuartonShaun is another pro blogger who covers every aspect of WordPress, from plugin reviews, interviews, and the latest news.

Despite writing for a selection of blogs about WordPress, he’s most active on the Torque website, where you fill find regular posts to help WordPress users to get the most out of their blogs.

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Carrie Dils

Carrie DilsCarrie Dils is a freelance web developer who uses her real world WordPress experience to fuel her popular blog. On the blog you will find a steady stream of Genesis Framework tutorials, plugin reviews, advice for fellow freelancers, and general WordPress tips and advice.

Carrie has also created a premium child theme for the Genesis Framework – the impressive Utility Pro – and runs the weekly Office Hours podcast.

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Matt Mullenweg

It would be rude to leave the WordPress co-founder off the list. While every important move he makes will be covered by the above sources, why not keep an eye on what this influential WordPress figure has to say yourself?

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Conclusion

There you have it 15 bloggers and their blogs that you should probably be following.

If we’ve left anyone off the list who blogs regularly about WordPress, please share them in the comment below.

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