WordPress news: May 4 to May 10, 2014
WordPress has become a tool used by millions of designers for much more than creating blogs. Each week we take a look at what’s new with WordPress.
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Adminimize is a WordPress plugin that lets you hide ‘unnecessary’ items from the WordPress backend and many many more.
WP Job Manager
WP Job Manager by Mike Jolley is a modern and lightweight plugin for the popular WordPress platform. It adds job board functionality right into the backend of your CMS, where you can manage its contents just as you’re familiar with regarding any other WordPress content. WP Job Manager is shortcode-based and supports custom post types.
Thread is a bold yet elegant responsive WordPress Theme designed with versatility at its code. Featuring three distinct use cases out-of-the-box, Thread showcases just how flexible and well-designed a WordPress Theme can be.
Flip is a Flipping and one page wordpress theme which is very flexible to customize. This theme is suitable for business, corporate, portfolio and any kind of websites.
Automattic is raising $160M in new funding
This morning Automattic’s founder, Matt Mullenweg, announced that the company is raising $160M in new funding. After taking the helm as CEO earlier this year, Mullenweg said that he set out on a 100-day plan to pursue new funding and find a set of partners who share Automattic’s vision of an open web. Via WP Tavern.
WordPress for Android 2.8 Released
WordPress for Android shipped its 2.8 release late last night. This milestone includes 55 closed issues. This release is packed full of many small bug fixes, better language support, and performance improvements.
Tips & Tutorials
10 things to do before launching your WordPress site
A useful checklist to check before you launch your next WordPress site.
WordPress 3.9.1 Maintenance Release
If you have automatic updates setup, this should already be done for you.
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