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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Plugins

Google Publisher

The Google Publisher Plugin enables you to easily use Google’s products – including AdSense and Webmaster Tools – with your WordPress site.

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Themes

Metro Vibes

This new template is a modern and responsive metro WordPress theme perfect for a creative agency or a portfolio showcase website and is bound to turn some heads.

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Velocity

Velocity is a traditional theme layout coupled with modern design elements like a sticky header, parallax image / video backgrounds, full-width elements, and more, with rock solid state of the art technology. The boostrap responsive grid ensures that the theme looks great on desktop & mobile devices alike.

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News

Git mirrors for WordPress

WordPress now has an official Git mirror for the WordPress core development SVN repository.

New WordPress Trac Features Have Been Ported to bbPress and BuddyPress

Over the past couple weeks and during the holidays, Andrew Nacin has implemented a host of new features that make it easier for contributors to collaborate with one another, get better ticket notifications and work more efficiently with new reports and keywords for sorting tickets. Recently he has ported these to other tracs hosted on WordPress.org (meta, bbPress, BuddyPress, GlotPress, themes and plugins).

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Tips & Tutorials

Adding Post Pagination Attributes in WordPress

A post that walks you through setting up more advanced pagination in WordPress.

How to Show WordPress Widgets Only to Logged In Users

Ever need to show a WordPress widget only to logged in users? Or maybe you have the opposite need: you want to show a widget only to users who are NOT logged in. Learn how to do both.

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