Due to hyper growth & increasing reach of the internet (more precisely 1 million new users each day), more brick and mortar stores are now open to the idea of opening their own online store. Reaching bigger demographics and ability to sale 24 hours outweighs everything.
Since WordPress is affordable & easy to use and manage, a lot of people (27% of all websites are powered by WordPress) builds their website with WordPress. And if they aspire to run a full fledge eCommerce store on WordPress, there is no better alternative available than WordPress eCommerce plugin WooCommerce.
WooCommerce is the best free eCommerce plugin for built for WordPress. Every day thousands of aspiring business owners using WordPress & WooCommerce to fulfil their dream & reach to a new height. Small Woorld has lots of amazing stories about how WooCommerce is fulfilling the dream of entrepreneurs. There is no indication that this growth will stop anytime soon. So if you consider yourself a WordPress developer, it’s better to get your hands dirty in WooCommerce development.
Here is some of the blogs for learning WooCommerce development. You will find some of the in-depth WooCommerce development tutorials in these blogs:
The Official blog for WooCommerce development. If you want to keep track of everything (development decisions and scoping of future versions) that is happening with WooCommerce, then it should be your number one go-to resource.
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One of the great minds behind WooCommerce is Mike Jolley. He is the Lead Developer of WooCommerce and also known for his popular job board plugin WP Job Manager. Both of them are later acquired by Automattic. Mike is the WooCommerce wizard who knows how to bend WooCoomerce at his own will.After The official WooCommerce development blog, this should be your first choice. Mike Jolley blogs about with WooCommerce development tutorials, snippets.
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Remi Corson is part of Automattic’s WooTeam, where he works as a WooCommerce support technician. He continues to deliver fantastic content that focuses on getting the most out of WooCommerce and tailor it according to your store needs.
Must Read Article: Mastering WooCommerce Products Custom Fields
Kathy is the author of some useful WordPress plugins. She is an expert in her field, if you want to have an in-depth idea about WordPress development, do check her blog.
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Barry is one of the talented developer & early employee of WooThemes. Who left the WooCommerce team after it was acquired by Automattic and focused on building his own WordPress products at Never5. You will find some useful tutorial & snippets on his blog about how to develop WooCommerce plugins.
Must Read Article: Change your WooCommerce Thank You Page Title
Gerhard Potgieter works as a Code Wrangler at Automattic. His blog is filled with rare WooCommerce development tips & tricks.
Must Read Article: WooCommerce REST API Client Library
A familiar face to most, Bryce Adams, former WooThemes employee. Who left WooThemes to build his own WooCommerce analytics product Metorik. Check out his Metorik & personal blog if you aspire to be a WooCommerce developer.
Must Read Article: Apply Free Shipping to Certain Products in WooCommerce
Nicola Mustone works as a WooCommerce Support Ninja at Automattic. Here is someone who makes complex WooCommerce problems look easy. He regularly publishes tutorials about WordPress & WooCommerce development.
Must Read Article: Add an enquiry form on the product page
If you are using WooCommerce to run your online shop, there is a slight chance that you may have used one of Jeroen’s plugin. Jeroen is responsible for various WordPress plugin and over 600 WordPress websites (among these more than 70 are WooCommerce webshops).
Must Read Article: Adding a custom WooCommerce product type
Backend developer, formerly worked at WooCommerce. The Author of some of the useful free WooCommerce plugins. In his blog, you will find helpful articles about WordPress development and WooCommerce.
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Caleb works as WooCommerce Ninja at Automattic. His blog is packed with useful tips, tricks & tutorials about WooCommerce development. If you have a topic in mind that you want Caleb to write about, you can go ahead and use this form to submit the blog idea.
Must Read Article: Add analytics tracking to the WooCommerce thank-you page
Daniel Santoro, currently a WooCommerce Specialist at Automattic, who also has a solid background in narrative filmmaking. In his blog, he put together some incredible actionable resources about WooCommerce customization. He was part of the team who revamped WooThemes Video tutorial workflow process and was involved in planning, scriptwriting, editing, production, and deployment of these video tutorials.
Must Read Article: How to Safely Add Code to your Theme’s Functions File
Stuart Duff is working as a Happiness Engineer at Automattic. His blog posts are targeted towards WordPress and WooCommerce developers.
Must Read Article: Setup A WooCommerce Development VVV With Vagrant Provision
Con Schneider works a WooCommerce Happiness Engineer at Automattic. I really enjoy his articles about various WooCommerce topics. Con will keep you updated on the latest WooCommerce development tips and tricks.
Must Read Article: How to manage stock and backorders in WooCommerce
Patrick Garman is a Partner at Mindsize, a web development agency that focuses on developing performance tuned eCommerce websites. He has vast experience when it comes to eCommerce & WooCommerce development. Prior to Mindsize he used to work at ColourPop Cosmetics, WebDevStudios & WooCommerce (previously known as WooThemes) . He is well known for his in-depth knowledge of the inner-workings of WooCommerce. If you’ve been paying attention at all to WooCommerce Help & Share Facebook group, surely you will have come across his name. In his blog, you’ll find some rare gem about eCommerce & WooCommerce development.
Must Read Article: Converting WooCommerce Upsells to Cross Sells
Let me start by saying that if you haven’t read Gabor’s articles on WooCommerce development, check them out now. They’re pure gold! Gabor Javorszky is WordPress & WooCommerce developer who specializes in Subscriptions and advanced functionality.
This is the only thing you should know about his blog: Well-researched articles that focus on everything customizing WooCommerce, ACF & WordPress.
Must Read Article: Add ACF fields to product attributes in WooCommerce
Louis is the Lead Developer at Green Box, a web development agency that specializes in WooCommerce development. It is a nice source for WooCommerce development tips, tricks, and tutorials.
Must Read Article: How to speed up Woocommerce (and WordPress)
James is the man with the plan. He is the founder of IconicWP, a web development agency that focuses on developing awesome WooCommerce plugins. His blog is constantly updated with useful WooCommerce tutorials and guides which break down the complex WooCommerce stuff step-by-step.
Must Read Article: The Best Way to Modify WooCommerce Templates
A very familiar face, Beka Rice is the Product Lead at SkyVerge and author behind SellWithWP and SkyVerge blog. You will spend hours browsing through her detailed articles, she makes eCommerce and WooCommerce seem easy. She’s that good!
Must Read Article: Theming WooCommerce: How to Override WooCommerce Template Files
Patrick Rauland, eCommerce Consultant and former WooCommerce Product Manager, who led 3 WooCommerce releases. He has vast experience when it comes to WooCommerce. He is one of the forces behind the magic that is Lift Off Summit.
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Robin Scott is the man behind Silicon Dales, a WooCommerce Gold accredited web development agency. Silicon Dales blog has some pretty wicked tips, tricks and tutorials so make sure you check them out.
Igor Benić is a WordPress developer who writes mostly about WordPress. Igor is quickly becoming a prominent voice in the WooCoomerce industry.
Must Read Article: The Ultimate Guide to WooCommerce Shipping Zones
If you have ever been to any WooCommerce Facebook Group and communities, you may have seen Rodolfo at least once in the comment section. He provides extreme value to the WooCommerce community by creating helpful content in a timely manner. Check out his blog ASAP.
Must Read Article: WooCommerce Visual Hook Guide: Single Product Page
Chris Flannagan, Backend Developer at Modern Tribe. Who blogs regularly at whoischris.com. In his blog, he has some very popular and extremely useful articles on customizing WooCommerce.
Was there someone that you think we have missed? We’d love to hear your thoughts.