Posted on February 27, 2009 at 12:01 am as Theme
WooThemes has just released a new Free theme called Irresistible. It is a visually-rich personal blog, with a little bit of a multimedia focus. Incorporating some nifty video-options and widgets, Irresistible should meet all of your personal blogging needs. Just add your content to the mix.
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Posted on February 25, 2009 at 12:01 am as Information
WordPress is a very powerful Content Management System. It has tons of capability and can be extremely powerful. No matter how many awesome features such as threaded comments or breadcrumb navigation or even an “edit” link beside each post are added, you’re limited by your theme that you are using. If you theme isn’t “smart” enough to use these features, well, quite frankly, you can’t use them.
15 Useful WordPress Tricks to Make Your Theme Even Better is a post for all the WordPress theme developers out there. There are many great snippets of code that will take your current theme creation and make it that much better.
Posted on February 23, 2009 at 12:01 am as Theme
Design Disease has released a brand new theme called Compositio. Compositio is a two column theme, made to for those who want to put their content at the front with a unique light blue design. Random square shapes are the defining graphics of this theme. They are used throughout the background, bringing a special rhythm to the theme.
A special feature of the theme is the logo changer. If you want to activate this option go to: Administration Panel > Appearance > Logo Options, and select logo type. The theme is widget ready so you can use it as you like. Also they customized the CSS for the default widgets to match the site style better.
Posted on February 20, 2009 at 12:01 am as Plugin
The WordPress Simple Paypal Shopping Cart is a very easy to use plugin that allows you to sell products or services online in one click from your WordPress blog. It lets you add the â€˜Add to Cartâ€™ button anywhere on any post or page. This plugin also allows you to add the shopping cart anywhere in a post or page or sidebar easily. The shopping cart shows the user what they currently have in the cart and allows them to add or remove items.
After the Payment has been processed by PayPal the customer will be redirected to a page (you can set your desired target page URL from the options menu of this plugin) where the customer can see download link of the product or instructions or a simple thank you etc.
Requirements: WordPress 2.5+
Posted on February 18, 2009 at 12:01 am as Theme
Comfy news theme is a free news / magazine style theme for WordPress. It looks really clean, stunning and professional. Comfy comes with many features, some of them are basic magazine features such as dropdown navigation, feedburner subscription, advertisement spots, featured entries, ajax tabs, widget-ready, gravatars built-in, and more.
One important feature is that your visitors have full control over your home page and sidebar widgets, utilized jQuery to make the widgets fully controllable, you can minimize, maximize, or close any widget from homepage. Comfy displays posts from your selected categories, the user can easily increase/reduce the number of stories shown to him on home page which makes your blog look like a real news site.
Posted on February 16, 2009 at 12:01 am as Plugin
Many blogs out there can only produce a couple articles a week while their visitors ask for loads more. Itâ€™s sometimes a good idea to add related articles from other blogs to your sidebar. Adding them manually takes lots of time we donâ€™t have.
With this new Community News plugin you allow your visitors to add articles to the sidebar. Complete with moderation panel and a settings page, you can sit back while you have full control about the look and articles that being posted.
Posted on February 13, 2009 at 12:01 am as Information
WP WebHost is a web hosting for WordPress Users. They tailor made the servers and configuration for WordPress. Now you can get the best compatibility and maximum performance for every of your WordPress-powered site hosted with them. WP WebHost differs from other hosting companies by providing WordPress-related issues support. They will help you on any WordPress installation, configuration, plugins and themes issue.
You can install new WordPress on your site with just a click of your mouse through their Control Panel. They also invest heavily in ensuring our servers are not overloaded, have the fastest network connections, and guarantee 99.9% of network uptime. If you are not, within 100 days from when your initial order was placed, you’ll get your money back.
WP WebHost seemed new and too good to be true. Are you sure are not one of those â€˜overnight hosting companiesâ€™? They can assure you – they are not. WP WebHost started in 2007 and backed by a reputable international hosting company – Exabytes Network. They are an award-winning hosting company, having been in the industry for more than 7 years with more than 20,000 satisfied customer.
With only $5/month, you can get 50GBs of web space, 500GBs of monthly bandwidth and host up to 50 domain names. Would you like to give it a try?
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Posted on February 11, 2009 at 12:01 am as Theme
Popurls is, as described by its founder, the ultimate source for the latest web buzz and news and a daily must-read for me. Ericulous thought maybe he can do something based on that model to keep track of the buzz in Singapore and thus OneNews was born. This also showcase the power of WordPress being more than a blog software. You can easily create a single-page news aggregator like Popurls or multiple-pages news aggregator like Alltop.
Pricing: Single License – $49, Multiple License – $199
Posted on February 9, 2009 at 12:01 am as Plugin
Zemanta is a revolutionary new platform for accelerating on-line content production for any web user. Any user-created text (a blog post, article or web page) is directly â€œreadâ€ by Zemanta, which recognizes all contextual content. Zemanta then combs the web for the most relevant images, smart links, keywords and text, instantly serving these results to the user to enrich and inform their content. Whatâ€™s more, Zemanta can be deployed on all major content publishing platforms and web browsers through a simple plug-in.
Simple point & click enrichment of your blog posts (and emails). In real-time, while you type. They suggest tags, links, photos, and related articles. You save time and aspirin.
Posted on February 6, 2009 at 12:01 am as Plugin
Snazzy Archives is a visualization plugin for your WordPress site featuring an unique way to display all your posts. Your archive page will never be boring again. Snazzy Archives simply lets you express yourself and your blog. You can select different layouts and special effects, Snazzy archives will make sure your content stands out.