23 Extremely Helpful WordPress Help Sheets And Resources

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Cheat sheets are extremely helpful while your developing your wordpress theme, but definitely don’t remember all the code snippets or tricks. If you have such helpful reference resources, you can easily find what you need in very short time. Even if you’re beginner these help sheets will come handy to understand what the basic template files are, check wordpress site architecture and most important get those code snippets also explained in good way! This list features not only wordpress help sheets, but also SEO optimization articles, online theme generator and coding tips showing where you can look further if you’ve got problems with coding.

Should be really good help in your WordPress development process! Enjoy!

1.The WordPress Help Sheet (*.pdf)

Beautiful chat sheet from WpCandy showing php snippets, basic template files and few extra snippets in handy one page *.pdf downloadable file.

wordpress-help-cheat-sheet-basic-resource

2.The Advanced WordPress Help Sheet (*.pdf)

The Advanced WordPress Help Sheet includes snippets from Styling Different Categories to Dynamic Page Titles. This is the second more advanced part from WpCandy.

advanded-wordpress-help-sheet-useful-resource

3. WordPress Template Tags Cheat Sheet (*.pdf)

You can download this cheat sheet in 3 versions, High Quality PDF and JPG plus an Ultra High Quality 300 DPI JPG.

wordpress-template-tags-cheat-sheet

4. WordPress Server Model Cheat Sheet (*.png)

wordpress-server-model-cheat-sheet

5.GraphicRating – My WordPress Cheat Sheet

Beautiful collection of WordPress tags, tips and tricks in one article, thankfully to active people there are also available *.pdf file now too.

my-wordpress-cheat-sheet-helpful-resource

6. WordPress blog maintenance checklist (*.pdf)

Interesting template checklist, showing what you must do if you want to be successfully maintain Your WordPress blog.

wordpress-blog-maintenance-checklist

7.30+ WordPress snippets collection

Its painful to look everywhere for a little piece of code. Here you’ll find 30 common used WordPress snippets.

30-wordpress-code-snippets-collection-resources

8. WP Help Sheet (HTML version from WPCandy *.pdf documents)

Very handy online version of WpCandy released help sheets. Just keep this window open while coding in WordPress, so you can easily copy/paste code snippets you want, no need to remember everything!

wordpress-help-sheet-online-html-resource

9.Cheat Sheet SEO For WordPress (.*pdf)

Useful 2 paged .pdf document with many SEO optimization tips you should be aware.

wordpress-cheat-sheet-for-seo-helpful-resource

10.WordPress SEO cheat sheet

I found one more resource related to WordPress SEO – here you’ll get useful tips and code snippets helping you to improve for example – page titles, permalink structure and more.

seo-wordpress-cheat-sheet-helpful-resource

11.WordPress Theme Development Check List (*.pdf)

Improved official PDF version of the Checklist for the WordPress crowd with many small tips, code snippets and checkpoints you usually forget.

wordpress-theme-development-check-list

12.Web Design WordPress Template Tag Reference Guide

The content was reformatted for quick reference from the Template Tag section of the WordPress.org Codex, a relative encyclopedia to WordPress theming, and great reference for your WordPress questions.

web-design-wordpress-tag-reference-guide

13.WordPress Theme Tags Code Snippet Collection (*.pdf)

One more handy WordPress related resource file, originally created in Deutsch, but code snippets are the same in any language, so I thought this PDF should be useful anyway.

wordpress-theme-tags-snippet-collection

14.WordPress Theme Generator

I didn’t know this is possible – but yes, it is online WordPress theme generator, which could be good for users with very simple needs and without any need for HTML, JS, PHP, or CSS knowledge! Supports WordPress 2.1 to WordPress 2.8 Themes.

This online generator creates your own custom unique WordPress Theme. Change the colors, settings, layout, preview live, click “save” and download your unique WordPress theme zip-file.

wordpress-online-theme-generator

15.WordPress Theme Cheat Sheet (*.png)

theme-cheat-sheet-wordpress-helpful-resources

16.WordPress Plugin API Cheat Sheet (*.png)

wordpress-plugin-api-cheat-sheet-480x

17.WP Plugin API Tag Reference Guide (*.pdf)

wordpress-plugin-api-cheat-sheet

18.WordPress Template Designer CheatSheet (*.pdf)

WordPress Theme Cheat Sheet (7 pages) include:

  • Template Files
  • Include Template Functions
  • The Loop
  • Template Hierarchy
  • Template Examples
  • Template Functions
  • Links

wordpress-template-designer-cheatsheet-download

19. WordPress Cheatsheet by Andy Wibbels (*.pdf)

May be a little bit outdated, but still handy if you’re beginning to use WordPress and don’t know Admin panel so well as You would wish.

wordpress-cheatsheet-andy-wibbels-helpful-resource

20.Lorelle On WordPress :Blogging And WordPress Tips

I think I have linked to this site several times before, but again – you’ll find there many very good blogging and coding tips you might not know!

lorelle-on-wordpress-helpful-blogging-tips

21.WordPress Codex

May seem obvious, but maybe for somebody who doesn’t know – WordPress is so good because of excellent support and community. Here is the place where everything started with WordPress, must be good!

wordpress-codex-helpful-resource

22.WordPress Optimization

Thought I must include this article too, which includes many links and explanations how to speed up your WordPress installation and server.

wordpress-optimization-helpful-resources

23.Site Architecture 1.5

The following is a description of the general site architecture for WordPress v1.5. WordPress Theme authors are encouraged to maintain much of the core site architecture of XHTML tags and CSS selectors, but they are not required to. Therefore, this is just a general outline and your Theme may be different.

site-architecture-1-5-wordpress-codex

Do you have maybe your own WordPress snippet collection or you know some more useful WordPress resources which can be used daily as reference? Feel free to share them and I will definitely update this list to make it more complete!

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45 Comments Best Comments First
  • Areil

    Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 21:49

    13

    Since this has been posted, WP Candy has apparently gone under. Do you have a hard copy of these two guides you’d be able to either upload to your site in place of the links or email directly to me? They look like they were great, and I am sad to see WP Candy has left us.

    +4
  • Scott Thomason

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 00:18

    16

    Wow, this is one great list. Already in my del.icio.us.

    +1
  • Vance Bell

    Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 22:56

    14

    Nice resource list — already liking the Template Designer’s Cheatsheet. That will be on the wall in about 5 mins. :)

    +1
  • Bariski

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 23:22

    5

    As Always, superb post buddy. Thanks for spending your time to make them available at one place.

    0
  • Just Jennifer

    Monday, October 19th, 2009 13:57

    18

    Very good post. This is gonna be very helpful :D

    0
  • BunnygotBlog

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 21:35

    4

    Hi,

    This is a very resourceful list. Word Press is very user friendly.
    Thanks for all the information, it is so helpful.

    0
  • Eligio

    Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 23:30

    19

    All in one! yay.. great post, I love the snippets collection… thanks

    0
  • Anderson

    Friday, January 8th, 2010 15:28

    20

    Wonderful list! Thanks!

    0
  • irtiza104

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 14:13

    1

    If i were a WP user, this would have been really helpful. :D

    0
  • Becky

    Friday, January 8th, 2010 16:14

    22

    This is a fantastic list! It will save me so much time. I always have to check out the nicely detailed codex when I can’t remember the correct syntax. Thanks so much!

    0
  • Paulo

    Friday, January 8th, 2010 15:40

    21

    Thank you kindly for your great work collating these essentials – I’ve bookmarked for future reference :)

    0
  • Kurt Avish

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 06:51

    15

    Wonderful collection. Will be easier than have these rather than searching like mad each time there is a problem while tweaking wordpress.

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 21:42

    3

    @ Rick – I looked at wordpress codex, didn’t find one for newer versions, though that article and explanations still are very useful!

    @BunnyGotBlog Thank you for good words, I am very happy, I get to know you :)

    0
  • Gelay

    Monday, July 20th, 2009 06:31

    8

    Didn’t realize there were these many WordPress help sheets. Some of them are really helpful. Thanks.

    0
  • Jay Zuck

    Monday, July 20th, 2009 03:02

    7

    I am due for tweaking my wordpress site. I really enjoyed perusing this list and it sure lit a fire under me to take care of a few things.

    0
  • Vivek

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 23:25

    6

    Hi.. Thanks very much for this list. It’s nice work done by u.. i was searching for such a list for few days. I had create one for myself but your list is bigger and more resourceful.

    0
  • Dicky

    Monday, July 20th, 2009 14:34

    9

    Super cool collection! WordPress designers and developers should download these help sheets and print them out. You may need them in one day!

    0
  • Luis Lopez

    Monday, July 20th, 2009 14:43

    10

    I love your articles, every time a learn more things for myself and my projects, I love the wordpress theme generator, i used it some times when starting whit wordpress and is really useful.

    0
  • seslishe

    Friday, January 22nd, 2010 15:21

    24

    thenks very nice like you

    0
  • Alex

    Monday, July 27th, 2009 10:56

    12

    Thanks for including mine!!!

    0
  • Rick

    Monday, July 20th, 2009 19:06

    11

    Excellent work, I will be bookmarking for future reference

    0
  • Ingo

    Monday, January 11th, 2010 00:32

    23

    Awesome list! Thanks a lot!

    0
  • Elle

    Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 01:05

    25

    This WAS an extremely helpful post! I’m glad I stumbled across it! Thank you!

    0
  • Torren

    Monday, November 21st, 2011 20:30

    39

    These sheets will be extremely helpful to the wordpress bloggers.
    Nice share.

    0
  • melanie

    Saturday, November 12th, 2011 07:39

    38

    is it possible to build my own wordpress theme even though I doesn’t know any basic php?
    Because I would really love to have my own site designed my be.

    0
  • May

    Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 18:15

    37

    These WP help sheets and tips come in very handy for the newbies. Thanks alot for sharing

    0
  • Kiran

    Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 00:18

    40

    hi
    i was wondering if you can customise any wordpress template for me .let me know how much would you charge . i am really impressed by your work .you are like a geek

    0
  • Kundan Singh

    Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 14:37

    41

    all the collections of WordPress at one place great man.. Super.. extremely usefull to take an printout and just start reading even when your tooth brushing.

    0
  • Roy

    Monday, February 27th, 2012 21:06

    45

    Hi
    numbers seven and eight need updated links
    nice resource

    0
  • idham

    Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 07:00

    44

    Thanks for Cheat sheets.

    0
  • xpensiv

    Saturday, January 28th, 2012 22:10

    43

    What,a treasure here.Will be bookmarking this site.
    thanks

    0
  • Paul

    Sunday, January 8th, 2012 16:16

    42

    Great list of resources thanks will be very useful.

    0
  • Fahad

    Friday, August 12th, 2011 20:34

    36

    Please mention the compatible WP versions for these cheat sheet.

    0
  • Juan

    Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 13:12

    30

    ¡Muchas Gracias! increíble recopilación de recursos ;) me será muy útil

    0
  • maria

    Saturday, July 30th, 2011 04:26

    35

    Extremely helpful help sheet, easy to view and access,Thanks for sharing!

    0
  • Webdesign Roosendaal

    Saturday, February 20th, 2010 20:09

    28

    I happen to use WordPress Codex a lot for a few of my sites. The Codex always contains nice examples and clear instructions. Kudos to the WordPress team!

    0
  • vkwave

    Monday, February 8th, 2010 08:38

    27

    ohhhhh great… Thanks for sharing this stuff :)

    0
  • James Parish

    Thursday, February 4th, 2010 22:44

    26

    Extremely Helpful WordPress Sheets” makes enough to benefit to aff web. why do I don’t keep them.

    0
  • Credito Asnef

    Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 02:35

    29

    Great resource. Bookmarked this post immediately.

    0
  • Galajurken

    Sunday, April 24th, 2011 16:04

    33

    Nice share, I like the maintenance sheet a lot! It creates some easy tasks to maintain my blog, it gives a nice structure for the otherwise a bit overwhelming tasks.

    0
  • Scott Dylan

    Thursday, April 15th, 2010 19:53

    31

    Great resource have just bookmarked this.

    0
  • John

    Thursday, June 9th, 2011 06:28

    34

    Wow, these help sheets are extremely useful for me. Thanks a lot for sharing

    0
  • Dee

    Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 04:23

    32

    This page is so super valuable to my site building. Sincerely, Thank you! (((HUGZ)))

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 14:18

    2

    @irtiza104 and you’re not I guess? ;D

    -1
  • Eren Mckay

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 05:32

    17

    Oh my!
    What a fantastic resource here. I am definitely deliciousing this post.
    Thanks you so much for compiling this list. Very helpful Sometimes I get into php code and I confess I get sooo dizzy-LOL.
    This will be a life saver.
    All the best,
    Eren

    -1
  • Roy

    Monday, February 27th, 2012 21:06

    45

    Hi
    numbers seven and eight need updated links
    nice resource

    0
  • idham

    Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 07:00

    44

    Thanks for Cheat sheets.

    0
  • xpensiv

    Saturday, January 28th, 2012 22:10

    43

    What,a treasure here.Will be bookmarking this site.
    thanks

    0
  • Paul

    Sunday, January 8th, 2012 16:16

    42

    Great list of resources thanks will be very useful.

    0
  • Kundan Singh

    Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 14:37

    41

    all the collections of WordPress at one place great man.. Super.. extremely usefull to take an printout and just start reading even when your tooth brushing.

    0
  • Kiran

    Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 00:18

    40

    hi
    i was wondering if you can customise any wordpress template for me .let me know how much would you charge . i am really impressed by your work .you are like a geek

    0
  • Torren

    Monday, November 21st, 2011 20:30

    39

    These sheets will be extremely helpful to the wordpress bloggers.
    Nice share.

    0
  • melanie

    Saturday, November 12th, 2011 07:39

    38

    is it possible to build my own wordpress theme even though I doesn’t know any basic php?
    Because I would really love to have my own site designed my be.

    0
  • May

    Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 18:15

    37

    These WP help sheets and tips come in very handy for the newbies. Thanks alot for sharing

    0
  • Fahad

    Friday, August 12th, 2011 20:34

    36

    Please mention the compatible WP versions for these cheat sheet.

    0
  • maria

    Saturday, July 30th, 2011 04:26

    35

    Extremely helpful help sheet, easy to view and access,Thanks for sharing!

    0
  • John

    Thursday, June 9th, 2011 06:28

    34

    Wow, these help sheets are extremely useful for me. Thanks a lot for sharing

    0
  • Galajurken

    Sunday, April 24th, 2011 16:04

    33

    Nice share, I like the maintenance sheet a lot! It creates some easy tasks to maintain my blog, it gives a nice structure for the otherwise a bit overwhelming tasks.

    0
  • Dee

    Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 04:23

    32

    This page is so super valuable to my site building. Sincerely, Thank you! (((HUGZ)))

    0
  • Scott Dylan

    Thursday, April 15th, 2010 19:53

    31

    Great resource have just bookmarked this.

    0
  • Juan

    Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 13:12

    30

    ¡Muchas Gracias! increíble recopilación de recursos ;) me será muy útil

    0
  • Credito Asnef

    Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 02:35

    29

    Great resource. Bookmarked this post immediately.

    0
  • Webdesign Roosendaal

    Saturday, February 20th, 2010 20:09

    28

    I happen to use WordPress Codex a lot for a few of my sites. The Codex always contains nice examples and clear instructions. Kudos to the WordPress team!

    0
  • vkwave

    Monday, February 8th, 2010 08:38

    27

    ohhhhh great… Thanks for sharing this stuff :)

    0
  • James Parish

    Thursday, February 4th, 2010 22:44

    26

    Extremely Helpful WordPress Sheets” makes enough to benefit to aff web. why do I don’t keep them.

    0
  • Elle

    Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 01:05

    25

    This WAS an extremely helpful post! I’m glad I stumbled across it! Thank you!

    0
  • seslishe

    Friday, January 22nd, 2010 15:21

    24

    thenks very nice like you

    0
  • Ingo

    Monday, January 11th, 2010 00:32

    23

    Awesome list! Thanks a lot!

    0
  • Becky

    Friday, January 8th, 2010 16:14

    22

    This is a fantastic list! It will save me so much time. I always have to check out the nicely detailed codex when I can’t remember the correct syntax. Thanks so much!

    0
  • Paulo

    Friday, January 8th, 2010 15:40

    21

    Thank you kindly for your great work collating these essentials – I’ve bookmarked for future reference :)

    0
  • Anderson

    Friday, January 8th, 2010 15:28

    20

    Wonderful list! Thanks!

    0
  • Eligio

    Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 23:30

    19

    All in one! yay.. great post, I love the snippets collection… thanks

    0
  • Just Jennifer

    Monday, October 19th, 2009 13:57

    18

    Very good post. This is gonna be very helpful :D

    0
  • Eren Mckay

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 05:32

    17

    Oh my!
    What a fantastic resource here. I am definitely deliciousing this post.
    Thanks you so much for compiling this list. Very helpful Sometimes I get into php code and I confess I get sooo dizzy-LOL.
    This will be a life saver.
    All the best,
    Eren

    -1
  • Scott Thomason

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 00:18

    16

    Wow, this is one great list. Already in my del.icio.us.

    +1
  • Kurt Avish

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 06:51

    15

    Wonderful collection. Will be easier than have these rather than searching like mad each time there is a problem while tweaking wordpress.

    0
  • Vance Bell

    Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 22:56

    14

    Nice resource list — already liking the Template Designer’s Cheatsheet. That will be on the wall in about 5 mins. :)

    +1
  • Areil

    Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 21:49

    13

    Since this has been posted, WP Candy has apparently gone under. Do you have a hard copy of these two guides you’d be able to either upload to your site in place of the links or email directly to me? They look like they were great, and I am sad to see WP Candy has left us.

    +4
  • Alex

    Monday, July 27th, 2009 10:56

    12

    Thanks for including mine!!!

    0
  • Rick

    Monday, July 20th, 2009 19:06

    11

    Excellent work, I will be bookmarking for future reference

    0
  • Luis Lopez

    Monday, July 20th, 2009 14:43

    10

    I love your articles, every time a learn more things for myself and my projects, I love the wordpress theme generator, i used it some times when starting whit wordpress and is really useful.

    0
  • Dicky

    Monday, July 20th, 2009 14:34

    9

    Super cool collection! WordPress designers and developers should download these help sheets and print them out. You may need them in one day!

    0
  • Gelay

    Monday, July 20th, 2009 06:31

    8

    Didn’t realize there were these many WordPress help sheets. Some of them are really helpful. Thanks.

    0
  • Jay Zuck

    Monday, July 20th, 2009 03:02

    7

    I am due for tweaking my wordpress site. I really enjoyed perusing this list and it sure lit a fire under me to take care of a few things.

    0
  • Vivek

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 23:25

    6

    Hi.. Thanks very much for this list. It’s nice work done by u.. i was searching for such a list for few days. I had create one for myself but your list is bigger and more resourceful.

    0
  • Bariski

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 23:22

    5

    As Always, superb post buddy. Thanks for spending your time to make them available at one place.

    0
  • BunnygotBlog

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 21:35

    4

    Hi,

    This is a very resourceful list. Word Press is very user friendly.
    Thanks for all the information, it is so helpful.

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 21:42

    3

    @ Rick – I looked at wordpress codex, didn’t find one for newer versions, though that article and explanations still are very useful!

    @BunnyGotBlog Thank you for good words, I am very happy, I get to know you :)

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 14:18

    2

    @irtiza104 and you’re not I guess? ;D

    -1
  • irtiza104

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009 14:13

    1

    If i were a WP user, this would have been really helpful. :D

    0

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