WordPress is an amazing CMS it is also one of the most popular CMS on the web. There are millions of websites in different industries with different functionalities on the web powered by WordPress. I have compiled this page of resources as a way to reference some of the services, tools, sites, and products I use that help me with my WordPress projects and sites.

WordPress Tutorial

There are many resources websites available online which can give you the guidance require for building WordPress themes. To help you deal with the challenge, here is a list of some great WordPress tutorials, which you can refer and learn with fun :

If you are having a hard time understanding how a feature in WordPress works, first check The WordPress Codex, the online manual for WordPress and a living repository for WordPress information and documentation.

WordPress Cheat Sheets are very popular among programmers and designers because they show at a glance the most important concepts in a language or technology.

WPBeginner is the largest WordPress resource site for WordPress Beginners with easy to understand WordPress tutorials for mastering the basics and beyond.

WPKube is a WordPress resource site which focuses on a wide scope of WordPress-related areas and publishes compilations of themes, plugin, tools, tutorials on WordPress optimization, and more.

FAQ New To WordPress is the most popular FAQ’s regarding WordPress.

WordPress Framework

WordPress frameworks are very useful tool for WordPress developers. It is regularly used by WordPress theme developers because it takes a very small amount of time in development.

Redux is a simple, truly extensible and fully responsive options framework for WordPress themes and plugins. Redux is well documented. The Redux website has a knowledge base, codex (developer documentation), and video tutorials.

Bootstrap 3 WordPress is one of the more famous frameworks out there because it has so many options and is great for creating beautiful, responsive, cross-browser friendly web sites quickly and easily without the need to learn a lot of code.

Underscores is a starter theme built by some of the best WordPress theme coders in the world. Underscores gives you a 1000 hour head start on your theme development projects.

Hosting

We are not just recommending them, we are using them!  Let me save you some time and give you some solid options to choose from.

Media Temple -- I have relied on MediaTemple  for years and most of my projects are hosted on it.  Media Temple's  web hosting and cloud services have powered more than 1.5 million websites in 100 different countries. They provide a stellar, end-to-end service and support 24/7/365 — by chat, Twitter, phone, or support request.

All-inkl  -- I have clients sites I manage hosted on All-inkl.com, and I can tell you, All-inkl.com is  very stable hosts you can trust.

BlueHost -- You’ll find BlueHost recommended by many other top bloggers, and for a good reason.

Website Speed/Optimization

TinyPNG – Is a tool similar to Smush.it, yet for PNG files. It optimizes and compresses your PNGs either through the online tool or via a PhotoShop plugin/extensions – and it’s completely free to use.