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Top WordPress News Sites

One of the best things about the WordPress world is that it’s constantly growing and evolving. There are new innovations to discover every week and it can be difficult to keep up with all of the changes in the community. To help you keep on top of things, we’ve put together a list of the the best places to get your daily dose of WordPress news.


A great starting point for those looking to get more involved with the WordPress community, WPMail is a weekly newsletter that delivers all of the week’s biggest WordPress stories straight to your inbox.


Owned by WP Engine and making its debut at the 2013 San Francisco WordCamp, Torque is a one stop shop for WordPress news. Perfect for professionals and casual users alike, Torque splits its stories into categories like ‘News’, ‘Business’ and ‘Community’, so it’s easy to find exactly what you’re looking for.


The WPMU blog is one for WordPress developers and serious enthusiasts. Featuring a mix of weekly news round ups and helpful tutorials, if you want to get into the nitty gritty and look below the surface, then definitely check this blog out. While you’re there make sure your subscribe to The WhiP, WPMU’s newsletter that will bring you a round up of all the latest WordPress news.

Sucuri Blog

Focusing on WordPress security news, the Sucuri blog should be a compulsory sign up for all WordPress users. Explaining security breaches, scams and potential threats in a simple, direct way, Sucuri is the number one place to visit to keep your security knowledge up to scratch.


Billed as ‘a collection of WordPress tutorials and information, started in 2009’, WPShout shares a mixture of news stories, links and tutorials. Recent stories include ‘Best Practices for WordPress Web Development’ and ‘Is WordPress Right for eCommerce?’. The site is kept regularly updated so there’s something new to read every time to visit.

Search Engine Watch

Looking not only at WordPress but at SEO in general, Search Engine Watch is a great resource for anybody wanting to elevate their WordPress site and improve their search engine ranking. Keeping on top of current trends and algorithms, recent stories include ‘Google Adjusts Standards for Newsworthy Material’ and ’37 SEO Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter’.

WP Tavern

WordPress Tavern – where every drink is on the house! Well, that’s a tagline to certainly pique your interest, right? Focusing on all things WordPress since 2008 and given a new lease of life by Matt Mullenweg and his investment company, WordPress Tavern will bring you up to date news and discussion posts, where you can interact with the WP Tavern community.

Alltop – WordPress

Last but not least, we have the WordPress subsidiary of Alltop, which gathers together the most popular WordPress stories from around the web. Featuring highlights from WordPress Planet,, Themeshaper and tens of other WordPress websites, you’ll never run out of things to read.

So there you go, folks. WordPress might be a fast-moving, ever-changing entity but keep an eye on the sites above and you’ll never miss a story. Do you think our list is missing any sites? Let us know!