WordPress news: May 5 to May 11, 2013
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.
Give your articles multicolumns layouts using simple shortcodes. Get it on WordPress.org.
WordPress plugin boilerplate
A time-saver for people who build WordPress plugins. Get it on Tom McFarlin’s website.
A free WordPress theme that uses jQuery masonry, a dynamic grid layout plugin. Download Vasiliki on FabThemes.
A simple, responsive theme, suitable for personal or corporate blog. Download it on S5Themes.
WordPress at 10: Time for a fork?
To fork or not to fork? Morten Rand-Hendriksen says fork it on Design is Philosophy.
Dates announced for Pressnomics 2.0
The conference for the people that drive the WordPress economy is back.
Tutorials & Snippets
Making Conditional Tags Work Magic in Your WordPress Site
A good overview of conditional tags and what you can do with it in WordPress.
Making Remote Requests with wp_remote_get
An introduction to the wp_remote_get function with good examples on its usage.