Learn WordPress – Tutorials for Beginners

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WordPress, the world’s favorite software for building websites and blogs, has a steep learning curve for some people. Luckily, there is a rich seam of online resources to help everyone learn how to make better use of their WordPress installation.

On this page, we’ve compiled a list of resources for you to dive into to learn about different aspects of WordPress. Whether you want to learn about improving your website without ever touching code, getting into the coding side of things or even getting into working within the WordPress community, you’re sure to find something that interests you.

First, though, here’s a list of the articles we’ve published about WordPress.

Official WordPress platforms

  • Learn WordPress – The official platform for learning WordPress. You’ll find all sorts of content here aimed at people with different ability levels and who use WordPress for different purposes. There’s content for everyone from bloggers to developers to everyday users.
  • WordPress Codex – Learn about the coding side of WordPress.
  • Support Forum – This is the official community-based support forum for WordPress users. All the content here is generated by users with different levels of experience. Whenever you have a general problem, you can post a question here and you should get a response within a short period of time.
  • WordPress TV – This site contains videos from WordCamp events from around the world. There’s a lot of content mainly aimed at developers and people who run a business based around the WordPress platform such as web designers, support providers, plugin developers, theme authors etc.

Websites and blogs

  • WPBeginner – The go-to site for most new WordPress users. Mostly because of its wealth of content dating back numerous years and its high ranking in Google for many WordPress related search phrases. Whatever question you have about WordPress, you’ll almost certainly find a solution here.
  • WPExplorer – Another site crammed with WordPress tutorials, guides and product reviews.


  • LinkedIn Learning – Here you’ll find a range of video courses covering everything WordPress. The courses aren’t free, but they are put together and presented by people who work with WordPress in a professional capacity.
  • Udemy – Another site offering lots of video courses covering all things WordPress. Prices for these courses vary widely, and you’ll often find special deals, discounts and offers available.