WPBeginner – Beginner’s Guide for WordPress

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WPBeginner – Beginner’s Guide for WordPress

“WPBeginner is a free WordPress resource site for beginners.”


About WPBeginner

At WPBeginner, our main goal is to provide cutting-edge helpful WordPress tutorials that are easy to understand for small businesses, bloggers, and non-techy WordPress website owners.


If you’ve ever asked yourself:

  • “How can I build a WordPress site?”
  • “How can I do ______ in WordPress?”
  • “Which WordPress plugin should I pick for doing _______?”
  • “How do I fix ______ WordPress error?”
  • “What are the best practices to follow in WordPress?”

Or if you have any other questions about WordPress… You’re in the RIGHT place!

Why WPBeginner (Our Story)

My name is Syed Balkhi, and I’m the founder of WPBeginner. The WPBeginner story begins back in 2006 when I first discovered WordPress while searching for a blogging platform. It didn’t take me long to fall in love with the platform. In 2008, we decided to use WordPress for all of our client websites. This came with a set of challenges: PDF guides and 1-on-1 walk-throughs were incredibly time consuming and inefficient. I scoured the web to find a resource that could help my clients and other new WordPress users. At the time, most WordPress tutorials were written by developers for developers. That’s why I launched WPBeginner on July 4th, 2009 as a resource targeted for WordPress beginners and DIY users. Since then, WPBeginner has become the largest free WordPress resource site in the industry.

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Webmaster’s Note: I have found WPBeginner to be a helpful resource that has gotten me out of more than one bind. It’s a wonderful resource that is generally well written with sound solutions. As the name implies it’s geared toward low-level questions and challenges, which can seem pretty high-level if you’re a novice with WordPress. They may not have every answer for every WP question, but it’s a great place to check.