How to Obtain Additional Support for WordPress
WordPress is an Open Source project, which means it is developed by a community of developers. Everything from the documentation to the code itself, was created by and for the community. The WordPress community provides extensive documentation and support via their website, WordPress.org. There are also tens of thousands of independent sites that provide information, plugins, themes, tips, tricks, hacks, you name it.
Here are some suggested resources for WordPress:
The official website for the WordPress script, with comprehensive documentation and support forums to ask questions and find answers. When you are experiencing issues with WordPress, this should be your first stop for support, since common problems and their solutions are typically posted on this website. There is also a great community to whom you can pose your questions.
- WordPress.org Codex (Documentation)
- WordPress.org Forums
- WordPress Plugins
- WordPress Themes
Plugin or Theme Designer’s Official Website
As you work with WordPress, you may add plugins and themes to your website. When you are having an issue with a particular plugin or theme, it is usually best to contact the creator of that particular plugin or theme. In your WordPress Dashboard where it lists themes and plugins, there typically is a link to an official website if one exists. You can also locate this information on WordPress.org under the “Extend” menu or by performing a search.
- List of Plugins (with links to developers) on WordPress.org
- List of Themes (with links to developers) on WordPress.org
WebDesignJunkie WordPress Videos
WebDesignJunkie has created animated Tutorials on how to use WordPress. You can find them in our Support Portal.
Try a Search Engine
Having an issue or wanting to do something in WordPress? With over 25 million websites powered by WordPress, chances are, someone else has encountered something similar, and they may have posted the solutions online. Frequently you can utilize search engines to locate whatever you may need concerning WordPress.
You can also visit our Knowledge Base for articles on common issues or tasks in WordPress.
WebDesignJunkie is happy to assist you with common WordPress issues, however, support is limited and for more complex issues, it is often be best to contact WordPress directly, or web developers specializing in WordPress, either of whom would be better suited to provide the best answers. If your issue is not something we can assist with, we will offer to point you in the right direction.