It’s simple. Follow all these WordPress businesses’ Twitter accounts, and you will certainly stay up to date on the latest news in the industry.
No matter your skills or experience, you have to stay in the loop. Plugin and theme developers, WordPress maintenance businesses, and design agencies strive to offer the best products and services, and they usually promote their offerings through Twitter.
Indeed, Twitter is addictive, and it can hurt your productivity. However, you will get a lot of value by following accounts relevant to WordPress. Of course, our list isn’t exclusive. We may have missed some cool accounts. Let us know which Twitter accounts you think we’ve missed by dropping a comment.
WordPressTV – Do you want to participate in WordPress meetups but don’t have the time or money to travel? Are you introverted and avoid connecting with people? WordPressTV is all you need. Follow this account, and you will have tweets with links to cool keynotes on your timelines.
It takes about one hour to watch a keynote, but keep in mind that they are full of useful research, new findings and insights, actionable suggestions, and innovative approaches.
WordCamp Central – Coronavirus canceled many WordCamp meetings, but a few of them moved online. Are you actively looking for WordCamp presentations?
Check out this account to watch cool keynotes and find out what’s new with WordCamps. You and your business need to have a strategic overview of WordPress’s evolution, and WordCamps’ presentations are famous for their insights in this respect.
It looks that WordCamps and other WordPress meetups will move online so that you can watch experts’ presentations from the comfort of your home.
WooCommerce – 2020 is a vital year for every business, from small shops to giant tech companies. Furthermore, WooCommerce is the most famous plugin for creating online shops running on WordPress.
Hence, following the official Twitter account will keep you up to date on the latest novelties in this field. The WooCommerce contribution is a solid stream of relevant information, mostly from its blog.
WP Tavern has been a constant source of information and news since 2009. This blog isn’t for complex and lengthy tutorials. Instead, you’ll find news, rumors, and events in the WordPress industry.
WP Tavern’s Twitter presence mainly consists of one or two tweets a day sharing its blog posts. Don’t worry about a massive stream of tweets filling up your timeline. In this case, one tweet a day seems like the perfect ratio.
Jetpack – The same as the previous two accounts, Jetpack tweets are links to its blog posts. Have you ever heard about World Backup Day? It’s on March 31, and I found out about it by the following Jetpack on Twitter.
Luckily, you will find more useful things by checking out this account. Business management, cybersecurity, how to use Jetpack, the Jetpack employers, and site performance are just a few topics covered by Jetpack on Twitter.
Yoast – The chances are that you are using the Yoast SEO plugin for one of your sites. Follow Yoast’s account to find out what’s new in the industry, the latest plugin updates, and what the Yoast team does. I highly recommend checking out the Yoast blog because the company posts valuable pieces of content only.
Gutenberg Times – Gutenberg is the most significant update to WordPress in recent years. It generated a lot of reactions and controversies, but it managed to stay in the public eye in the end.
Gutenberg Times’s Twitter account is everything you need to learn more about the visual editor. It shares insights about the editor, tips to use it more effectively, and many other cool resources.
WP Beginner – If you have never heard about WP Beginner, the most famous blog for amateur WordPress users, then you must be living under a rock. Don’t worry! It offers many guides and articles for experts, too.
Check out its Twitter account to stay in the loop with the news. You’ll learn a lot by checking out WP Beginner’s tweets. You’ll get not only the latest articles but also links to other helpful resources, such as the WP Glossary or guides on how to start a blog, improve site security, or monetize a blog.
WPMU Dev – WPMU Dev’s Twitter presence is both informative and funny, so it’s a real pleasure to follow this account. Unlike most WordPress businesses’ Twitter accounts, WPMU Dev doesn’t focus solely on its blog posts. The tweets cover the most interesting news of the day with a few good jokes from time to time.
What’s more, some of the tweets feature articles from competitors. Without a doubt, WPMU Dev shares valuable resources and doesn’t rely on its blog posts.
Follow Elementor on Twitter to get insights about the latest versions, security bugs and updates, new projects, and other cool resources from its top-class blog.
Another reason to follow Elementor is its solid Twitter presence—a few cool tweets a day are enough to provide value without overrunning its followers’ timelines.
Liquid Web – Liquid Web is a professional player in the hosting industry, and you will get plenty of valuable information by following the Twitter account.
The tweets are mostly about web hosting, but there are good readings about business management, leadership, coding skills, and, obviously, WordPress.
HostGator is another well-known (if not the most well-known) web hosting company. Its Twitter account covers everything about WordPress and small businesses, in addition to offering small bites of quality humor.
Follow HostGator to find out what’s new in the hosting industry, one of the most dynamic markets. Cloud hosting is the most important driver because it comes with so many useful features, and HostGator’s account shares many top-class resources in this respect.
WPShout is a well-known blog targeting proficient to advanced users. Its blog posts cover coding tips and tricks to improve your WordPress site. Also, WPShout produces courses aimed at advanced users.
Follow WPShout to have useful pieces of content on your timeline. It takes nerves and time to digest these tweets, but don’t forget that nothing important can be achieved with small endeavors.
Elegant Themes – The chances are that you have worked with Divi if you are in the WordPress industry. It is the company that released Divi and many other cool themes and plugins.
Following Elegant Themes on Twitter will genuinely add value to your timeline. For instance, I found out on Twitter that it had partnered with a few hosting providers to make Divi run even smoother.
Post Status is a club for WordPress users run by a highly skilled duo of WordPress experts, Brian Krogsgard and Corry Millers. Follow Post Status on Twitter to enjoy professional insights, useful news, interviews, and podcasts with programmers and entrepreneurs. Post Status is famous for the quality of its curated news, so expect only stellar content.
Pagely is a premium hosting company that provides outstanding services. However, the price tag means that it’s only for big budgets—the lowest-tier plan will set you back $499 per month.
Follow Pagely on Twitter to get links to the latest blog posts in your timeline and find useful data about WordPress, technology, and business management.
Pagely promotes a few interesting hashtags on Twitter, such as #genderequality, #gendergap, #womenintech, and #innovation, in addition to standard hashtags like #WordPress, #PHP, #coding, and #workremote.
WP Lift is a heavily visited blog for WordPress users hunting for good content, objective reviews, and huge discounts. Follow WP Lift on Twitter to be the first to know about their blog posts and interesting deals and coupons. You’ll get not only quality content but also save money.
UpdraftPlus – Do you want to continually learn new tricks and techniques to improve your site security? Do you want to learn useful tips for backing up and restoring websites?
Follow UpdraftPlus on Twitter, and you’ll get these kinds of resources on your timeline. UpdraftPlus also tweets about hosting, visual editors, effective plugins, and link building. It’s nice that they share both their articles and posts published on other blogs.
WP Newsify – The word “balance” best describes this account. It shares WP Newsify’s posts and quality contributions from other publishers. The amount of tweets vs. retweets is balanced, too.
WP Newsify’s tweets cover everything related to WordPress and a few adjacent areas, such as social media, copywriting, networking, development, and business. It’s not an exaggeration to compare this account to a curated news source for WordPress users, designers, and developers.
Wordfence – You don’t have any choice but to continually keep an eye on your site’s security. One of the most effective proactive security tips is to stay informed, and Wordfence’s Twitter account is a good source of information.
You must know about the latest security breaches to protect your WordPress assets, and Wordfence’s account is stellar in this respect. Plus, Wordfence shares links to its podcasts and security resources, which are priceless for learning how to run a secure site.
Automattic – Don’t expect this account to share resources teaching you how to manage better a WordPress site or lists of the best themes and plugins.
However, I suggest following Automattic to get an overview of the WordPress industry from the top experts and influencers. Learn about WordPress’s and Gutenberg’s future, remote work, and cool WordPress jobs by following Automattic.
Gravity Forms – Take a look at this Twitter account if you want to learn more about WordPress forms. They share and retweets only the top articles revealing how to get the most from your site’s forms.
Most of the tweets are well-written tutorials teaching you how to create, fix, and enhance forms; everything focuses on practice, so you won’t waste time reading fluffy content.
World of WordPress
World of WordPress – This Twitter account impresses with its massive number of daily tweets and consistency. I highly recommend that WordPress beginners follow this account. World of WordPress covers everything about WordPress and shares plenty of useful resources.
This account may even share your posts if you submit the links to the website’s admin. Of course, he curates the suggestions, so your contribution may be rejected if it’s below standard.
Advanced WordPress – This account name is pretty suggestive: Advanced WordPress targets experienced WordPress users.
Follow this account to avoid spending time searching for blog posts related to advanced WordPress topics, coding issues, and theme and plugin development. Check out what advanced WordPress users read to become one of them!
Apollo13Themes – Follow this account if you want a constant stream of tweets related to WordPress in your timeline. This account contributes a mix of WordPress tutorials, tips for enhanced productivity and remote work, suggestions to make more accessible and usable sites, and pieces of business advice.
There is nothing more to add than to say just start following the proper accounts from our list. As I emphasized in the intro, there is no perfect list, so we are aware that we may have missed some great accounts.
Still, by following any of our suggestions, your Twitter feed will transform into a source of reliable and useful information.