Influencers for Developers


Ben is a WordPress developer. He also makes WordPress Themes and online animation tools. Follow him on:

Chris Wiegman

Chris Wiegman is a Senior WordPress Developer and Blogger. You can follow him on:

Alex Mills

Alex Mills is a coder for JetPack at Automattic. He also works for other WordPress plugins. Follow him on:

Andrew Nacin

Andre Nacin is a WordPress Developer. He also provides his digital services @USDS. Follow him on:

Mike Schroder

Mike Schroder is WordPress Coder and Full Time WordPress contributor with GoDaddy. Follow him on:

Ahmad Awais

Ahmed Awais is a Full Stack WordPress Developer and WordPress Core Contributor. You can follow him on:

 Pippin Williamson

Pippin Williamson is CEO and Founder of Sandhills Development, LLC. He is WordPress Plugin Developer and creator of many famous WordPress Plugins like AffiliateWP, Easy Digital Downloads, Restrict Content Pro. Follow him on:

Jan Koch

Jan Koch develops WordPress websites. He is also the organizer of WP Summit. Follow him on:

 Muhammad Adnan

Muhammad Adnan is the lead WordPress developer at Analytify. Follow him on:

Suzette Franck

Suzette Franck is a web developer. Follow her on:

Paul Gibbs

Paul Gibbs is a WordPress developer at Human Made and lead developer for BuddyPress. You can follow him on:

Bill Erickson

Bill Erickson is a WordPress developer. Follow him on:

Dion Hulse

Dion Hulse is a WordPress developer. Follow him on:

Jeff Starr

Jeff Starr is a web developer, book author, and a WordPress code ninja support guru. Follow him on:

Brian Messenlehner

Brian Messenlehner is a software developer, author, speaker, and the co-founder of AppPresser and SchoolPresser. Follow him on:

Damon Cook

Damon Cook is the co-founder of WP518 and a creative Full-stack developer. Follow him on:


Norcross is a WordPress Developer at Reaktiv Studios. Follow him on:

Andrey Savchenko

Andrey Savchenko is a WordPress contractor and helps other developers with modern PHP, performance, & code quality. Follow him on:

Konstantin Kovshenin

Konstantin Kovshenin is a WordPress developer at Automattic. Follow him on:

Helen 侯-Sandí

Helen 侯-Sandí is the director of Open Source Initiatives at 10up and a WordPress Lead Developer. Follow her on:

Josh Pollock

Josh Pollock is the founder of calderawp and a PHP/ JavaScript developer. Follow him on:

 Mark Jaquith

Mark is a lead developer on the WordPress web publishing platform. Follow him on:

 Elizabeth Jamieson

Elizabeth is a WordPress developer and a WordPress Geek. She works at The Genesis Club. Follow her on:

Mike Jolley

Mike is a developer at automattic. Follow him on:

Pete Mall

Pete is a web app developer. He is currently the CEO at Range. He has also worked as a WordPress consultant and a core contributor to WordPress. Follow him on:

Influencers for Content Writers/Bloggers


Jeff is the contributing writer to Follow him on:

Sarah Gooding

Sarah Gooding is WordPress Journalist at WordPress Tavern. Follow her on:

Ryan Hellyer

Ryan Heller is a WordPress Geek. He blogs about geek stuff at Follow him on:

Siobhan McKeown

Siobhan is a WordPress writer. She is the owner of WordPress for WP. Follow her on:


Bob writes and podcasts a lot about WordPress and eCommerce at Follow him on:

Syed Balkhi

Syed Balkhi is the guy behind popular WordPress blog WPBeginner. OptinMonster, Easy WP Forms, Monster Insights. He is an Entrepreneur, MArketer, and CEO of Awesome Motive. You can follow him on:

David Bisset

David Bisset is the WordPress/BuddyPress coder and the co-founder of WPMIA and WCMIA. Follow him on:

Chris Lema

Chris Lema is a product strategist, public speaker, and WordPress blogger. He created CaboPress. He is also VP of Product at liquidweb. Follow him on:

Brian Krogsgard

Brian Krogsgard runs post_status for WordPress professionals and ledgerstatus for crypto investing enthusiasts. He is Working on the product at skyverge. Follow him on:

Tom McFarlin

Tom McFarlin runs Pressware and he blogs about software development and WordPress. Follow him on:

Brad Williams

Brad works at WebDev Studios. He is the author of many professional WordPress series. Follow him on:

Alice Elliott

Alice Elliott is an award-winning blogger for her blog fairy blog mother. She provides training on blogging with WordPress. Follow her on:

Influencers for Marketers

Adam W. Warner

Adam W. Warner is a Field Marketing Manager at GoDaddy and also a Co-Founder at Foo Plugins. Follow him on:

 Ahsan Parwez

Ahsan Parwez is a full stack digital marketer. Mostly he writes about WordPress, digital marketing, SEO, PPC, web design and E-commerce. Follow him on:

Hristo Pandjarov

Hristo Pandjarov is a Manager of WordPress Initiatives at SiteGround. You can follow him on:

Alex Cooper

Alex Cooper is a WordPress fanatic and an affiliate marketer. Follow him on:

Dre Armeda

Dre Armeda is the chief marketing officer at WebDevStudios and the co-host of The DradCast. Follow him on:

Andy McIlwain

Andy Mcllwain is a content strategist, technical marketer, and occasional developer. Follow him on:

Frankie Jarrett

Frankie Jarrett is the software development Manager at GoDaddy. Follow him on:

Jenny Beaumont

Jenny Beaumont is a Senior PM and CSM at humanmadeltd. Follow her on:

Brian Jackson

Brian is the CMO at Kinsta. He is a blogger at and also a developer at WP Coupons. Follow him on:

Influencers for Community Builders

Josepha Haden

Josepha Haden is WordPress Enthusiast and Community Builder. Follow her on:

Andrea Middleton

Andrea Middleton is Community Organizer on the WordPress open source project sponsored by Automattic. Follow her on:

Mustaasam Saleem

Mustaasam Saleem is WordPress Community Manager at CloudWays. Follow him on:

Saud Razzak

Saud Razzak is a WordPress Developer and currently working at Cloudways as WordPress Community Manager. Follow him on:

Mika Ariela Epstein

Mika Ariela Epstein is currently working as a WordPress support specialist for Dreamhost. She also spends time on solving different problems. Follow her on:

Jen Mylo

Jen works at Automattic where she does user experiences and community wrangling for WordPress and related projects. Follow her on:

Influencers for UI/UX designers

Chris Coyier

Chris Coyier is Co-founder at CodePen. Follow him on:


Lisa is Co-Founder at Web Studios and Author at WordPress for Dummies. Follow her on:

Haris Zulfiqar

Haris Zulfiqar is a specialized WordPress and Frontend Developer. He is also a co-creator of Avada Theme. Follow him on:

Mark Forrester

Mark Forrester is an Entrepreneurially minded designer and Co-founder of WooCommerce (acquired by Automattic). Follow him on:

Ian Stewart

Ian Stewart is Design Director and team lead at WordPress (Automattic.) Follow him on:

Mel Choyce

Mel Choyce is WordPress contributor, he designs stuff at Automattic. You can follow him on:

Justin Sternberg

Justin Sternberg is a designer and developer at WebDevStudios. Follow him on:

Nile Flores

Nile Flores is a WordPress designer & developer. She is also a WordCamp Conference speaker. Follow her on:

Raquel Landefeld

Raquel Landefeld is a partner of Mode Effect. She works on WordPress UX and web development projects. Follow her on:

 Isaac Keyet

Isaac Keyet is a he is a professional UX/UI/IA designer. Mostly he writes about UX/UI, best practices, and general inspiration. Follow him on:

Amber Weinberg

Amber Weinberg is a CraftCMS Web Developer. She also loves to work with WordPress front-end. Follow her on:

Sonja Leix

Sonja is an independent digital strategist and web designer. Follow her on:

Mari Kane

Mari Kane is a web designer and a blogger. Follow her on: