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Awesome WordPress

A curated list of Awesome WordPress Theme, Plugins and Framework development Resources and WordPress Communities. Inspired by bayandin awesome awesomeness.


Book and URLs

  • Hookr - A WordPress Hook/API Index
  • - WordPress Plugin Development Tips
  • WP REST API - Access your WordPress site’s data through an easy-to-use HTTP REST API.

Theme Development

Theme Common And Popular Features

  • Slider - A jQuery Plugins you can use to create a slider.

Theme Frameworks

  • Genesis - Genesis is one of the most popular WordPress theme framework.
  • Thesis - Thesis is another most popular framework for WordPress.
  • Layers - Layers is another new generation theme framework for WordPress.
  • Gantry - Widgetized Responsive WordPress theme development framework based on Twitter Bootstrap.
  • WordPress Theme Option Framework - A framework for building theme options.
  • Codestar Framework - A Lightweight and easy-to-use WordPress Options Framework.
  • Titan - Titan Framework - Awesome WordPress Option Framework

Starter Themes

  • tStarter - A titanframework, bootstrap, webpack, sass based starter theme.
  • Emi - Emi, Sass and Gulp-ready WordPress starter theme.

Yeoman Generator

  • Yo-Emi - Yeoman generator for Emi, a clean, Sass and Gulp-ready WordPress starter theme

Theme Development Components

  • Aqua Resizer - Resize WordPress images on the fly.
  • TGM-Plugin-Activation - Bundle your theme required WordPress Plugins in a single page for admin user with install/update option.

jQuery Components

  • JSSor Slider - A jQuery Plugins you can use to create a slider.
  • jQuery.NiceScroll - Nicescroll plugin for jquery to create scrollbars like iphone/ipad.
  • Isotope - Isotope to create item filter & sort magical layouts.
  • Superfish - Superfish is a jQuery plugin that adds usability enhancements to existing multi-level drop-down menus.
  • jQuery Parallax - Parallax image background jquery plugins.
  • jQuery countTo - A jQuery plugin that will count up (or down) to a target number at a specified speed.
  • jQuery videoBG - Adding HTML5 video backgrounds.
  • Fullcalendar - A jQuery event calendar plugins. Customizable and open source.
  • jQuery One Page Nav - Smooth scrolling and smart navigation when user scrolls on one-page sites.
  • Bootstrap Hover Dropdown - An unofficial Bootstrap plugin to enable Bootstrap dropdowns to activate on hover and provide a nice user experience.
  • Pretty Photo - prettyPhoto is a jQuery based lightbox clone.
  • Animate.css - A cross-browser library of CSS animations. As easy to use as an easy thing.
  • Images Loaded - JavaScript is all like "You images done yet or what?"

Front End Components

  • Twitter Bootstrap - Most popular front-end framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
  • Font Awesome - The iconic font and CSS toolkit
  • Materialize - A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design

Theme Testing

Plugin Development

  • Writing a Plugin - WordPress plugins development codex by
  • Repeatable Metaboxes - Fieldmanager is a toolkit for developers to create complex administration screens in WordPress.

Debug plugins

  • Developer - A plugin, which helps WordPress developers plugins development.
  • Debug Bar - Adds a debug menu to the admin bar that shows query, cache, and other helpful debugging information.
  • Debug Bar Extender - Extends the debug-bar plugin with additional tabs to measure runtimes between checkpoints and lookup variable content.

##WordPress Services List of some userful services for WordPress platform

  • ManageWP - Manage all your WordPress sites from one powerful dashboard.
  • InfiniteWP - Never login to your WordPress dashboards ever again. Control ALL your sites from a single, powerful admin panel.

Theme Resources

Sometimes you need to find some creative commons stock photos to use on your premium WordPress Theme demo, Here are some urls for you.

  • Unsplash - Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution stock photos. 10 new photos every 10 days.
  • Unsplash Search - Search Unsplash photos by category.
  • Unsplash Grid View - Visit Unsplash in a grid view.
  • Unsplash Twitter - Follow Unsplash on twitter.
  • Jay Mantri - Free do anything (CC0) make magic. high-resolution stock photos. 7 new photos every thursday.
  • - PicJumbo free hight - resolution stock photos.
  • - Icon font + Generator.
  • Font Awesome - The iconic font and CSS toolkit.
  • Freebie Supply - 300+ Awesome Free Things for Entrepreneurs & Startups.

Command line

  • WP-CLI - WP-CLI is a set of command-line tools for managing WordPress installations. You can update plugins, set up multisite installs and much more, without using a web browse.


  • Themeforest - A most popular wordpress theme, plugins and other digital goods selling marketplace.
  • Creativemarket - WordPress theme and plugins selling marketplace.
  • WordPress Listed - Other sources to buy Premium WordPress Theme.



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