wpMail.me #76 - The weekly WordPress newsletter. No spam, no nonsense. - November 1, 2012
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We’ve linked to them last week and we really like them, so we decided to talk about them this week also.
With Independent Publishers in mind (think blogger who outgrew their shared host) they are different then most WordPress hosts in the sense that you basically get WordPress as a service (while still having access to any theme or plugin) as opposed to a more traditional hosting environment.
Quform (www.themecatcher.net) Quform is a simple WordPress plugin that allows you to create multiple forms quickly and easily. Using our form builder is made simple with drag and drop and one click functionality and it works in all major browsers.
MaxGalleria (maxgalleria.com) MaxGalleria is a responsive plugin which creates image and video galleries that fit easily into your posts or pages.
Simple Blog Stats (perishablepress.com) Simple Blog Stats is a free WordPress plugin that provides a wealth of shortcodes and tags to display a variety of unique statistics about your site. Stats about your blog include total number of categories, comments, posts, users, tags, and more.
Features by WooThemes (wordpress.org) "Features by WooThemes" is a clean and easy-to-use features showcase management system for WordPress. Load in the features your product, company or services offers, and display them via a shortcode, widget or template tag on your website.
Post via Dropbox (wordpress.org) Post via Dropbox is a easy way to update your blog using Dropbox, the famous cloud sharing service. It permits to add or edit your posts with text files uploaded via Dropbox.
What is a WordPress Theme Framework? Pros, Cons, and More (www.wpbeginner.com) In this article, you will find the best to answer questions about theme framework, like what is a WordPress theme framework, what type of theme frameworks exist, why do people use WordPress theme frameworks, advantages and disadvantages of using a theme framework, should you use a theme framework, and lastly what is our pick for the best WordPress theme framework.
Interactive World Maps Interactive World Maps is a time saver, being able in just few minutes to create maps for the entire world, continents, subcontinents regions, for USA – states and metropolitan areas and also for countries, their regions and cities. With the easiest user interface, simplifies your work thousands times!
Developing Your Theme Sense (themeshaper.com) Theme Sense is an intuitive understanding of WordPress themes: the relationship between the files that make up a theme, and how those files fit in with WordPress. Theme Sense is what you’ll have at the end of this tutorial.