WordPress news: May 18 to May 24, 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.

For more regular news, tutorials and tricks, check out our blog about WordPress.

Plugins

Send System Info

A handy plugin for theme and plugin developers. Send System Info displays WordPress, Server and Browser information, including fields like PHP version, active plugins, current browser, etc. It also tests for FSOCKOPEN, cURL, SOAP client, as well as many other features.

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Themes

Boldial WP

Boldial is a flat creative theme with 3D portfolio.

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Heylone

Heylone is a one page fully responsive wordpress theme designed and developed for business, portfolio or personal websites.

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News

The WordPress Training Initiative

At the contributor day event for WordCamp San Francisco 2013, breakout sessions were created to explore ideas on the best ways to teach people how to work with WordPress themes. One of the ideas being pursued are lesson modules. The modules explain all the aspects of developing, editing, and learning about themes.

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Jetpack 3.0: Now landing at a blog near you

What good are dozens of features if they’re hard to find and use? Welcome to Jetpack 3.0, with a completely overhauled admin interface that makes configuring and managing Jetpack quick, easy, and fun.

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Tips & Tutorials

Getting started with WordPress plugin development

A resourceful article on how to get started with WordPress plugin development.

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20 Incredibly Useful WordPress Widgets

A look at the best widgets you can install on WordPress.

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