Disable Post Format UI WordPress Plugin (justintadlock.com) Guess what, the new and shiny functionality in WordPress 3.6 regarding the post format UI is here to stay and will NOT take into account what you have setup in your theme! This means, it's here to stay. Luckily Justin Tadlock had the foresight to create a plugin that will disable it in it's entirety.
User Guide – How To Choose A Plugin (www.wptavern.com) One of the best things about WordPress is its third-party ecosystem of themes and plugins. If WordPress doesn’t have the feature set you need out of the box, chances are very good that with just a few plugins, you can make the WordPress of your dreams.
AppThemer Rebrands as Astoundify, New Themes (wpdaily.co) Adam Pickering, of the new Astoundify (was once AppThemer - they changed the name because there was some confusiong with another theme company called AppThemes) has had some great success with Fundify, which they released in late march.
Defining a Custom WordPress Menu Hook (tommcfarlin.com) When it comes to defining custom option pages, theme pages, menu pages, and submenu pages, the provided API makes this trivially easy; however, one of the less used aspects of these functions is the ability to define a custom WordPress menu hook.