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.

Plugins

BracketPress

Run and score a tournament bracket pool. Download it free.

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WPeddit

Create your Reddit clone using WordPress. Buy it on CodeCanyon.

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Themes

BT extended

A responsive four column fluid layout theme. Enabled with flickr support, pagenavi support, custom field options, flash clock, related posts and recent comments are built into the theme (requires NO plugin), as well as a nifty and new CSS/JS date display in the header section. Download it for free.

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News

WordPress.com release their theme development guidelines

An excellent resource for anyone who creates WordPress themes. Read the post on WordPress.com developer resources.

An Interview With Jason Schuller, Creator of Press75

If you are curious about selling themes and the creating a theme marketplace, check out this post.

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Tutorials & Snippets

How to Add Menu Descriptions in Your WordPress Themes

Adding menus to WordPress is great, adding menus with menu descriptions is even better. Here is how to do it.

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Understanding MySQL in WordPress

While many developers excel with PHP and the WordPress functions, there is a common lack of knowledge about the WordPress database. This article takes a look at MySQL in WordPress.

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