iamthwee 1,547 Banned Featured Poster

OK a lot of developers out there use CMS to design their clients' websites.

Among them wordpress seems to rank amongst the top five and I can totally see why.

This thread is for all the useful resources you know of using wordpress.

I'll start this one off.

An absolute must for beginning with a blank theme framework is the one provided by thematic.

So many widgets and a stripped down css with a beautiful Superfish menu.

http://themeshaper.com/thematic/

Super for tutorials especially how to create a portfolio section. A must read.

http://net.tutsplus.com/category/tutorials/wordpress/

Another resource for online videos.

http://blog.themeforest.net/screencasts/wordpress-for-designers-day-17/

How to create a stunning quicksand like filterable portfolio.

http://razorjack.net/quicksand/
http://www.wearepixel8.com/blog/filterable-portfolio/

If you are designing an easy background control panel for end users and you have php5 support the options tree plugin is a must

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/option-tree/screenshots/

Create quick and easy shortkeys from the html editor - great plugin
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/post-editor-buttons-fork/screenshots/

A great jquery resource.
http://tympanus.net/codrops/2011/07/12/animated-text-and-icon-menu/

A great little online script tester. For checking your html/css/javascript
http://jsfiddle.net/

Where would we be without shortcodes ultimate plugin... I don't know
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/shortcodes-ultimate/

yd recent post widget plugin.
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/yd-recent-posts-widget/screenshots/

A great way to add a touch of class with various different fonts.
http://www.google.com/webfonts

An absolute resource.

Sliders, a few come to mind.

Nivo slider, piecemaker 2D (flash)

And a brilliant free template to download if you sign up to their newsletter

http://www.wpexplorer.com/complete-wordpress-theme.html

Great to look at the backend code if you intend to become a developer.

Feel free to add your own wordpress resources or tutorials.

Ciao.