Of course, your best chance of finding WordPress information is to go to the source. The following are the main places to go to get WordPress help and support:
- WordPress Codex – WordPress Online Manual
- WordPress Support Forums
- WordPress IRC Live Help
Other Helpful Resources
- Have you tried your favourite search engine yet?
- Search the support forums. There are some WP-geniuses over there that will try to help you out. Please read Using the Support Forums and Finding WordPress Help to find out how to search the forums and post a clear, answerable question.
- If you prefer visual learning, try these free WordPress video tutorials (requires email registration) provided by EasyWebTutorials.com
- PHPbuilder has how-to articles, a library of PHP code snippets, and a discussion forum.
- Refer to the external FAQ site : The fledgling FAQ has quite a few answers for the troubled.
- Check out Podz tutorial collection : Podz is our lead support moderator, and Codex contributor. He might be working on the help you are seeking right now.
- Using the Live WordPress Support on the IRC. See: WordPress IRC Live Help and IRC.
- Search the Mailing Lists and their archives. If you need professional support, you may try mailing the Wp-Pro mailing lists, and invite bids for your project.
- If all else fails, go to the WordPress Trac (bug tracker) and see if your problem has already been addressed by searching the bug database. If you think your problem merits a new bug report, file one.
You can also use Boolean references and a technique with plus and minus symbols to group keywords together. There are a lot of options for improving your searching techniques and you can learn more about these:
- Search Engine Watch s Web Searching Tips
- Internet Tips: Searching the Internet
- Tutorial – Guide to Effective Searching of the Internet
- Windweaver s Seach Yahoo Tips