One of the biggest factors for WordPress fame is the amount of development happening around this ever so wonderful content management system. The flexibility it gives to designers and programmers helps them generate inspirational WordPress design. If you would like to learn how to develop WordPress themes and create wonderful designs then you should head over to Small Potato’s ultimate tutorial series on how to create wordpress themes. Apart from that there are various WordPress plugins that’ll help you in WordPress design development, lets check them out -
Nicolas Kuttler has created various small plugins, however this one is my favorite as it allows you to tweak the template online without breaking stuff for visitors. There is a widget and a shortcode to make switching WordPress design easily. The plugin gives various options and as a developer you’ll surely love them.
WordPress design development should be done in such a way or locally [how to install WordPress locally] that it shouldn’t impact the development, however there are times when the site can look weird, while enabling the new theme on live environment. This is where, Maintenance Mode plugin comes in handy. It allows you to create a custom message that’ll be displayed to your visitors while you get to access the blog as normal.
This is a fantastic plugin that lets you easily switch between the multiple users. In the past there have been few of our clients who allowed various low level user accounts and didn’t want them to see various settings in the dashboard, this is where this plugin can come handy. It allows you to quickly switch between users with the click of a button. It’s up to date and supports older and new versions alike.