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WordPress is one of the most popular Content Management Software (CMS) systems out there. It’s relatively easy to use, but can be made even simpler when you include an administration panel for users. Rather than having to open up the PHP template files and fiddling with the code, users can directly use the options panel to interact with your WordPress theme.

Nettus is going to guide you through the entire process of creating and enhancing a WordPress admin panel page. This isn’t your standard options panel. This one doesn’t use tables, it’s jQuery enhanced, uses awesome CSS, and is extremely easy to use.

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Source: How to Create a Better WordPress Options Panel

DesignPile WordPress Theme comes with 3 color styles and a couple of jQuery-based goodies. It can be used for portfolios and blogs as well as corporate webAs usual, the theme is free to use in private and commerical projects.

Here are some of the features of the theme: Widget ready, Custom homepage, JQuery Lightbox, JQuery Forms, AJAX-based based contact form and Live form email validation.

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Pricing: FREE
Requirements: -
Source: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/02/20/free-dark-and-clean…

Google Buzz is launched and many publishers, webmaster and web addicts has already started using that. If you are having a WordPress site then you can add “Google Buzz Button” thru a simple wordpress plugin to let other people share your posts on their Buzz.

Google Buzz Button WordPress Plugin will add a Google Buzz Bookmark button to your WordPress posts/pages. The button can be inserted manually or before or after the content automatically.

google-buzz-button

Pricing: Free
Requirements: WordPress 2.7+
Source: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/google-buzz-button…

Notepad WordPress Theme is a modern theme with a subtle touch of the sketchy and texturized background. The theme is widget compatible with threaded & paged comments, social media buttons, and multi-level dropdown menus.

It has been tested on WordPress 2.9 with Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE7+. Users with CSS3 compatible browser will see the nice visual enhancement such as drop shadow and rounded corners.

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Pricing: FREE
Requirements: -
Source: http://www.ndesign-studio.com/wp-themes/notepad

CollabPress WordPress Plugin adds project and task management functionality to your WordPress blog. You can easily create projects and tasks for each project from now on.

The main features includes 1) Unlimited project and task creation, 2) Email notifications when new tasks are created, 3) Assign due dates to tasks and 4) Uses built-in WordPress user accounts. It works with WordPress and WordPress MU 2.9.1.

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Pricing: Free
Requirements: WordPress 2.9+
Source: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/collabpress/