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50 WordPress People to Follow on Twitter
We grew up admiring people who did tremendously or have done unimaginable things in the past. We also do lookups on our favorite characters, especially superheroes from different sources, such as comics or movies. We do even have a following or cult-like devotion to such heroes. Here is an extensive list of our superheroes of the WordPress world in the Twitterverse. We did not just base something on their following or their tweet count, but on their expertise and backgrounds as well.
Here are our top 50 heroes of WordPress within Twitter, ranging from bloggers, experts, developers, and such:
WP Tavern (@wptavern)
“Official account for the WPTavern website.”
Writers of this blog deliver updates on new things happening in the WordPress world. When you say objective, you say WP Tavern!
Post Status (@post_status)
“News & Insights for WordPress Professionals.”
Speaks of opportunities, opinions, analytics, and connections, this WordPress hero tweets a lot about this. Data and Opinion-driven, sharing their success stories and tips to newbies and pros alike.
Carrie Dils (@carriedils)
“Web technologies consultant, host of @officehoursfm, founder of http://thefearlessfreelancer.com, an instructor at @LI_learning. Living my best life. Borderline I/ESFP.”
She literally can “Carrie” herself with her impressive background and knowledge about WordPress. Running on the Genesis Framework, she showcases herself as a developer and consultant. Her tweets should be on your notif list!
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Sarah Gooding (@pollyplummer)
Editor at @wptavern. DM’s open.
Quirky, funny, and a mistress of words, are we sugarcoating? Nah- she’s a great blogger and knitter as well!
Follow Sarah Gooding on Twitter
Tom McFarlin (@tommcfarlin)
“@WebDevStudios, Bloggin, Music, Unlikely to respond to DMs.”
A personal blog by Tom McFarlin where he shares his WordPress knowledge and lots of other lifestyle things. A good read for WordPress developers.
Follow Tom McFarlin on Twitter
Bob WP (@bobWP)
“Supporting the #WooCommerce Builder Community. Founder of Do the Woo Podcast and the WooCommerce Builder Community Events”
A unique WordPress resource by Bob Dunn, with the main emphasis on eCommerce. If you are looking for expert advice on monetizing and improving your online business, then Bob’s blog is your secret weapon.
Yes, that’s us. Our official WordPress Twitter account is the first place to get all of our latest WordPress news, reviews, and how-tos, keeping you up-to-date on the latest developments to our favorite CMS.
WPMU DEV (@wpmudev)
“Your All-In-One WordPress Platform | Super-powered hosting, support, site management, and plugins!”
If Clark Kent is to Superman, WPMU DEV is to supermen of WordPress. They have built a strong community where experienced writers share fantastic WordPress themes and plugins roundups, guides, and more.
“The #WordPress blog to follow | The #WooCommerce resource you wanted | The #WP hero you need, and also the one you deserve.”
They focus on plugin and theme comparisons and to-the-point WordPress guides, tweets a lot about eCommerce websites, and casual WordPress-related interviews.
WP Mayor (@wpmayor)
“10 years of being your reliable resource for WordPress reviews, tutorials, and designs”
Tweets a lot, and you may find a detailed article on how to choose the best e-commerce plugin, a list of the latest themes, or a story to tell about the latest WordCamp venues or anything to your liking!
Elegant Themes Blog (@elegantthemes)
“Home of Divi, the most popular WordPress Theme and Visual Page Builder in the world.”
Running and up for more than ten years, this serious and comprehensive hero of resources provides people with tutorials, freebies, and reviews all related to our favorite and beloved platform.
Follow Elegant Themes on Twitter
“A Hub Of WordPress Leaders. Find the best #WordPress themes, plugins, hosts, and more.”
Isitak Rayhan, the hero behind this Twitter account, tweets only high-quality WordPress-related content, plugins, and themes.
“Official Twitter for http://wpexplorer.com”
Tweets of different calibers reach different audiences in many ways, given that they connect people to WordPress! This hero boasts of the best gallery plugin directs and offers side hustles now and then.
WP Kube (@wpkube)
“WPKube, a #WordPress resource site which focuses on WordPress Themes, Plugins, News, Tutorials, and Modifications. Maintained by Devesh Sharma.”
Tweets professional pros and cons reviews of WordPress-related services or products and helps evaluate new products and create step-by-step WordPress tutorials.
“Welcome to our Twitter home where we share news, detailed guides, and tutorials. We also share startling tips to send your #WordPress site soaring.”
These heroes are rigorous in their work and will never publish any “filler” post. They tweet multiple functional and in-depth WordPress analyses, comparisons, and products or services.
Winning WP (@WinningWP)
“Tips, tricks, and resources for people who use #WordPress. Curated by @BrinWilson”
Tweets almost many WordPress-related things: from plugins to themes, from web-hosting to SEO tools, market insights and quick on-the-go WordPress tips, deals and discounts, and more WordPress stuff!
“WP101® tutorial videos have helped millions of beginners learn how to use WordPress to build their own beautiful blog or website. Learn something new today!”
They produce excellent WordPress tutorials with the newbie in mind. The blog features must-have tools and a variety of guides to building your site with zero knowledge required.
“Torque is a news site featuring all things WordPress. We are dedicated to informing new and advanced WordPress professionals about the industry.”
A site that WordPressers constantly read that features business growing insights, a knowledge base for newbies, news and product reviews, opinions, interviews, and more.
Yoast SEO (@yoast)
“Yoast is your go-to resource for everything #SEO. We help you rank your website. Our Yoast SEO for #WordPress plugin is powering 11+ million websites!”
The blog is all about website optimization on WordPress, and these guys created a great trustful community and helped you improve your site through plugins, posts, and simple guides. You’ll need this bookmarked to optimize your site for search engines and be on the top of results!
“Ahoy! We are pirates with extreme #WordPress skills. We deliver themes, detailed tutorials, and insights. We can help you make your site awesome.”
An excellent resource for WordPress newbies and pros alike, they answer many common WordPress questions and provides simple how-to guides.
WP Solver (@wpblackbelt)
“WPSolver.com (formerly WP JEDI) Everything WordPress. Best WordPress themes, plugins, and tips”
Hard to find a good theme or the right plugin for your client’s website? This site is good to solve such kinds of problems, and they give a piece of expert advice on the best WordPress themes and plugins, reviewing them in detail.
Smashing Magazine (@smashingmag)
“An online magazine for designers and web developers. Questions? We’ve got your back: @SmashingSupport, @SmashingConf. Curated by Iris, Vitaly, and the team.”
WordPress included a giant resource for web pros and newbies—all geek-made information, with trustworthy articles and opinions. As for the topics, they cover the basics and the diverse ones.
Follow Smashing Magazine on Twitter
Site Point (@sitepointdotcom)
“Build a better web. Teaching developers and designers since 1999, and trusted by millions every month.”
They are one of the well-known and established blogs for designers and developers, where the WordPress category is regularly updated. They provide quick and straightforward actionable tips and more time-consuming articles and guides, and courses.
WP Superstars (@wpsuperstars)
“Helping you simplify #WordPress. Get actionable tips & tutorials to give your website superpowers.”
This is for WordPress beginners, where tutorials and general marketing tips for increasing website engagement are covered, and overall product recommendations are based firsthand.
Follow WP Superstars on Twitter
“A managed eCommerce platform for selling WordPress plugins and themes”
This a must-read for people who sell WordPress plugins and themes. And a quality camp for WordPress marketing strategists and developers.
Tips and Tricks HQ (@TipsandTricksHQ)
“Tech tips, WordPress plugins, WordPress blog tweaks, and Technical tips to build a better blog.”
Quick and straightforward WordPress guides that solve many common problems and are one of those one-stop solutions for WordPress bloggers.
Follow Tips and Tricks HQ on Twitter
Cozmos Labs (@cozmoslabs)
“WordPress Plugins Crafted with Care”
All posts here are quality thought-out write-ups. From great tutorials to WordPress ecosystem roundups, from beginner’s guides to marketing tactics and more.
“Get Premium WordPress Themes, Power Packed Plugins, and Video Tutorials all in one place. Members get complete access to everything – all new releases too!”
This regularly updated blog will help you improve your marketing and design skills. As well as provide up-to-date WordPress guides, plugins, and themes roundups.
WP Colt (@WPColt)
“#1 Resource for #Multilingual_WordPress, Multilingual Themes and Plugins along with Top-notch tutorials, SEO, Performance topics.”
A friendly resource generally on the WordPress multilingual resources. You may occasionally find SEO, plugin pieces of information, and themes.
Theme Grill (@themegrill)
“FREE & Premium Responsive WordPress Themes, Plugins for Professional Sites. High-quality Products. Excellent support. Reasonable cost. “
An established WordPress blog with lots of detailed articles. You may also find many exciting deals and pretty good discounts on premium WordPress products by different providers.
Cats Who Code (@catswhocode)
“CatsWhoCode is an editorial website about Web Development, WordPress and Design, online since 2008.”
The cats are up for almost ten years! They managed to receive great publicity among WordPress developers and designers with their quick and simple guides. (meow)
Follow Cats Who Code on Twitter
“Premium managed WordPress hosting, powered by Google Cloud. Lightning-fast load times, 24/7 expert support and scalable for mission-critical sites.”
Kinsta is a WordPress hosting provider, but their blog also deserves some loving! They write lots of valuable articles on development and ecosystem analysis.
WP All Club (@WPAllclub)
“WPAll Club is the go-to resource for people seeking insights and in-depth ideas on WordPress.”
A relatively new WordPress blog with a full range of articles.
WP Arena (@WPArena)
“WPArena is a growing hot spot for WordPress Developers and Designers and users. We write in-depth tutorials, guides, and reviews.”
A massive arena of WordPress articles: ranging from plugins and themes recommendations, website monetization tips, excellent comparisons, SEO and speed hints, and even more!
Ryan Hellyer (@ryanhellyer)
“WordPress geek. Blogs about geeky stuff at https://geek.hellyer.kiwi and personal stuff at https://ryan.hellyer.kiwi”
Ryan is a seasoned WordPress plugin and themes developer who wrote a ton of nerdy stuff for WordPress developers on his site.
“We help Big Brands scale WordPress. #awscloud advanced technology partner.”
Pagely is excellent at writing specific problem-solving articles that feature WordPress news and sharing opinions and expert reviews.
Pippin’s Plugins (@pippinsplugins)
“PHP developer, craft beer lover and brewer, cyclist, and founder and Managing Director of Sandhills Development, LLC.”
Pippin Williamson is an authoritative WordPress developer and influencer. In his blog, he shares personal reviews of different WordPress products and services, including lots of tech stuff.
Follow Pippin’s Plugins on Twitter
Delicious Brains (@dliciousbrains)
“We build super awesome products for WordPress. Makers of @wpmigratedbpro, @wpoffloadmedia, @wpoffloadses, & @spinupwp.”
Lifesavers, who developed a life-changing plugin for many WordPress developers – the WP Migrate DB. They also post many actionable tips for WordPress developers.
Follow Delicious Brains on Twitter
“Codeless has been quietly but consistently building a powerhouse portfolio of website design, WordPress Themes, and marketing success.”
They provide a considerable knowledge base on the first steps in WordPress. Curates reviews of different products and writes step-by-step guides. They share SEO and marketing advice as well.
Mark Jaquith (@markjaquith)
“I wangjangle WordPress and other things on the web. I value truth, curiosity, and improvement.”
WordPress user beware! This hero is a Serial WordPress committer and blogger, and he earns a mention in this heroes list because of his huge contribution to the platform! He tweets a lot about WP, and his advice is for pros and newbies alike.
Follow Mark Jaquith on Twitter
Syed Balkhi (@syedbalkhi)
“Entrepreneur. Investor. CEO of @awesomemotive. The guy behind @wpbeginner @optinmonster @easywpforms @monsterinsights etc. ~ 15 million sites use my software.”
Syed is the guy behind promising projects such as Soliloquy, Easy WP Forms, Envira Gallery, and the famous Optin Monster. You won’t shed tears with Syed, they say.
Lorelle on WordPress (@lorelleonwp)
“WordPress, blogging, and web publishing tips, techniques, and training.”
You want to learn WordPress and create a blog? Lorelle’s blog on the same platform is your to-go site for this one!
Follow Lorelle on WordPress on Twitter
Paul Andrew (@speckyboy)
“Speckyboy is an online magazine for web designers. We’re all about sharing new resources and tools and highlighting new, innovative techniques.”
The person who popularized and brought us Speckyboy Design mag. Paul has extensive web design experience and tweets a lot about tools, resources, and updated techniques for WP and web development.
Chris Lema (@chrislema)
“Public Speaker. Product Strategist. Coach. #WordPress / #WooCommerce evangelist. #Cigars. Founder of #CaboPress. VP of Product @liquidweb / @nexcess”
Our hero list would be incomplete without Chris! Professional coach, speaker, writer, and blogger, his advice is of utmost help to leverage WordPress, your blogging site, or build a superhero team!
Lisa Sabin Wilson (@lisasabinwilson)
“Co-founder, COO @WebDevStudios / Author: WordPress For Dummies / Produced in TX, Aged in WI – GO PACK”
The heroine behind @AppPresser, co-owns Web Dev Studios and authored WordPress for Dummies. She tweets a lot about business, WP designs, and development, and life.
Follow Lisa Sabin Wilson on Twitter
Nile Flores (@blondishnet)
“Sassy #WordPress Designer & Developer. Mom. WordCamp Conference speaker (x50.) #BlogHer16 presenter. I help people rock their websites out at http://Blondish.net”
WordPress heroine, designer, and developer, and an SEO consultant to match! When she’s not doing heroine business, she indulges in drawings, the stars, and martial arts, among other heroic stuff!
Adii Pienaar (@adii)
“Family man, seeker, and learner.”
When someone yells for help for designs and themes, shout for @WooThemes! Co-founded WooThemes and now works on @getconversion. A dad and an ex-rockstar band in Cape Town, South Africa.
Follow Addi Pienaar on Twitter
Christian “Kriesi” Buschedl (@kriesi)
“My name is Christian, I am the founder of Kriesi, and I sell top-quality WordPress Themes :)”
As his bio says, he builds, he sells, and we buy! With over 170k customers to boast, he is on our list of heroes of WordPress.
Follow Christian “Kriesi” Buschedl on Twitter
Matt Madeiro (@mattmadeiro)
“A lot + typos + host of @mattreport & http://southcoast.fm + Repping @CastosHQ”
Matt is an astute WordPress blogger who interviews people who make a living out of WordPress. If you’re a business and are looking for more information, check Matt’s blog out!
Frederick Townes (@fredericktownes)
If Justice League has The Flash, WordPress has Frederick Townes. A widely published blogger and developer of W# Total Cache. He tweets a lot about social media, web hosting, design, and internet marketing.
Follow Frederick Townes on Twitter
Matt Mullenweg (@photomatt)
“I can think. I can wait. I can fast.”
If DC has Bruce Wayne, and MCU has Tony Stark, WordPress has Matt Mullenweg! His tweet feed is full of awesome updates about business, entrepreneurship, and of course, WordPress!
Follow Matt Mullenweg on Twitter
Who Are Your WordPress Heroes?
You all agree that this is quite an extensive list of our superheroes in Twitterverse. And as WordPress develops, the list may add more and more people to it. If your superhero is not on the list, either their name or Twitter handle, comment down below why they should be in our list of WordPress superheroes!
4 thoughts on “50 WordPress People to Follow on Twitter”
following almost all of them. All of them are exceptionally great…
Ha ha ha …. you must be kidding
@rbhavesh is the pirates of WordPress
Cool have you seen the new design of elegant themes ?
Thanks for this list.
I am ramping up my Twitter marketing these days and WordPress well I have had a self hosted wordpress blog for well over a decade.
I recognize a few names but i am definitely going to follow most of your recommendations.
Thanks for the list very useful.
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