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

Full width slider

Full Width Slider 2 is easy to use jQuery image slider optimized for full screen width. Now with the WordPress version of the slider come new features.

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Themes

Bridge

Bridge is a retina multi-purpose WordPress theme that comes with sliders, customizable headers and pretty much anything.

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Salvia

Salvia is a responsive, HTML5/CSS3 WordPress template that features a clean and slick design. It is a diverse theme suitable for a wide variety of websites. It is also packed with cool effects, plenty of customizable animated page elements, tons of customization options with live preview, visually aesthetic design and a 5 star support.

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News

Distraction free writing mode will be responsive in WordPress 3.9

This is a bug that probably went on unnoticed for a while because people don’t use distraction writing mode on mobile often, but it is about to be fixed.

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WordPress.com by the Numbers

Some WordPress.com stats for March 2014, amazing figures there.

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7 Really Annoying Things About WordPress

All valid points, and some good temporary fixes.

Tips & Tutorials

How WordPress plugin authors can better explain what their plugins do

Excellent advice for plugin authors, too many plugins are poorly explained.

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A simple WordPress function to show a total shares counter

An easy way to get the total number of share for a post.

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