Now the real work begins as they complete their partner awards and press on toward launch! Oh yeah. It’s going to be grand. Ghost, the new blogging platform that will attempt to rival other blogging platforms, including WordPress in many ways, has more than reached its funding goal today. Now the wait begins to see what the product will become and how it will stack up against competitors.
Ever wanted to customize the look and feel of the WordPress admin, but weren’t sure where to start? Noel Tock is working on a new book that will give you all the information you need to make a fully custom admin panel for your site. Noel has written quite a bit on WordPress and other platforms, so it’s no surprise he’s taking on this topic, since it’s something that many people would love to learn about, but there are few resources for it available. Noel shares the following outline in his post about the book:
The folks behind Sensei announced their latest version, 1.3.0 today, bringing with it lots of neat new features, like multiple choice questions and quiz grading. If you’re not familiar with Sensei, it’s a neat little plugin that makes online teaching and assessments very easy with WordPress. Its focus is ease of use and simplicity, and because of that, it integrates seamlessly with any theme and other plugins you might already be using on your site. The use cases are endless, allowing anyone to monetize teaching a skill they have and then quiz students on what they’ve learned.
Ever wondered what links visitors to your site are clicking most? HotSpots can help you with that. It basically overlays a heat map on each page of your site showing you where clicks are happening the most.
Need a quick, easy way to sell downloadable products? Shop Front is a free WordPress theme that includes everything you need to get setup to sell digital downloads. And we’re big fans of Pippin’s work, especially Easy Digital Downloads!
Foo Plugins believes that there is a lot of improvement that can be made to plugin marketplaces. But it’s one thing to just want improvement and it’s entirely different to actually do something about it, right? Here’s how they plan to make the best one for everyone.
Adobe Muse is a new product that’s part of the Creative Cloud bundle from Adobe that allows for easy creation of websites as well as in-browser editing, and many other interesting features. It was brought up as a potential alternative to WordPress – really? Let’s see about that.
Ever want to get a quick idea of how a certain link on your site is performing? Usually, you would just pull up Google Analytics and trudge through to find the stats on that particular link. Not any more. Introducing Hoverlytics for WordPress.
Pexeto, a developer/designer duo that builds premium WordPress themes, passed $1,000,000 in sales and earned Power Elite status with Envato. How did they do it? Wouldn’t we all like to know!
Adobe introduced Edge Reflow as a new product with their new Creative Cloud offering – its premise is to allow you an easy way to transform a Photoshop design into a responsive website by skipping the actual cutting up and coding of the PSD and instead transforming the document into code for you. Naturally, this has some appeal to WordPress users with the possibility of easily creating custom themes for your site.