Must-Follow People From The WordPress Community 

Must-Follow People From The WordPress Community

WordPress is a content management system that boosts the largest community worldwide and is enjoying constant growth and improvement. Whether you design or develop with WordPress, if you need to be more successful in the community and grow stronger in it, you will need its support. It will allow you to learn faster and grow your business more successfully. Personally, I have been involved in the WordPress open source community for several years already and I have gained invaluable knowledge from a range of people. It will be a great mistake not to connect with other individuals and learn from the wealth of their experience and expertise.

Having said that, I have come up with the idea to generate a list of influential and well-known people from the WordPress community. The following is my list of bloggers and developers who use the WordPress content management system to share their knowledge of its different aspects. They can be very instrumental in enhancing our understanding of WordPress one way or another.

Morten Rand-Hendriksen
The number one choice from this list and my personal best is Morten Rand-Hendriksen. He is a well-known WordPress theme developer and blogger as well as staff author at His personal site is located at He is easily approachable on both his website and on where he answers questions related to the WordPress theme he maintains, called My Simone.

Chris Lema
Chris Lema is another famous name from the community of WordPress. On his very helpful and informative blog he shares knowledge and insights with all those interested in the CMS. Additionally to the excellent content Chris conveys through his blog posts, he is also a prominent speaker at the WordCamp events and has a wealth of courses and e-books he is ready to share with anyone.

The blog of Chris is full of useful information for all entrepreneurs and blog owners. His blog is located at

Joost de Valk aka Yoast

His free WordPress for SEO plugin is considered to be the supreme choice for both your clients’ and your own projects by many people. Yoast and his team also maintain a blog that covers many interesting areas that may concern you from social media and usability to conversion rate optimization and keeping you well-informed about the most recent WordPress developments that can allow your business to expand. The blog of Yoast is accessible via

Joyce Grace
As a WordPress developer and online marketer, Joyce has a wealth of experience in SEO. She blogs for large WordPress and e-marketing blogs such as blogs of ManageWP, Elegant Theme and has a number of writings published on through a syndication from KissMetrics’s blog, CrazyEgg’s blog, and other. She is ready to share her experience and knowledge with the community. One can get in touch with her at Apart from writing on her blog, Joyce also blogs at, where you can also interact with her.

Carrie Dils
She is another excellent staff author and freelance consultant. She focuses her efforts on WordPress theme development and has vast experience on the Genesis framework along with several video courses on the subject. You can count on her to provide you with a wealth of materials, including tutorials, development tips and great design advices. She is approachable via her website at

Davesh Sharma
He maintains a range of prominent sites using WordPress, among them WP Kube – a website with many useful articles concerning the content management system. If you strive to learn the latest about the themes and plugins development at WordPress, you should definitely follow his reviews and news as he covers many subject of interest to the community. The url of his blog is

Kristi Hines
Are you looking for tips to market your business? If the answer is “yes”, then you should definitely follow the blog of Kristi as a website full of information you are interested in. She has tops of articles on strategies concerning marketing. Kristi has also contributed to a range of blog pages with high-profile. Her blog is located at:

Pippin Williamson
The prominent entrepreneur Pippin has successfully used the eco-system of WordPress to carve out a living. One of his and his friends’ plugin, EasyDigitalDownloads, has gained quite a popularity and fame. The website of Pippin does not only serve as his creator’s plugins homepage but it is also a valuable resource for the latest reviews and news on WordPress products.

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