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

Columns

Give your articles multicolumns layouts using simple shortcodes. Get it on WordPress.org.

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WordPress plugin boilerplate

A time-saver for people who build WordPress plugins. Get it on Tom McFarlin’s website.

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Themes

Vasiliki

A free WordPress theme that uses jQuery masonry, a dynamic grid layout plugin. Download Vasiliki on FabThemes.

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Fizz

A simple, responsive theme, suitable for personal or corporate blog. Download it on S5Themes.

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News

WordPress at 10: Time for a fork?

To fork or not to fork? Morten Rand-Hendriksen says fork it on Design is Philosophy.

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Dates announced for Pressnomics 2.0

The conference for the people that drive the WordPress economy is back.

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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.

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Making Remote Requests with wp_remote_get

An introduction to the wp_remote_get function with good examples on its usage.

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