Official: Page.ly Acquires BlogDroid (wpdaily.co) Oh wow. The world of WordPress hosting is getting smaller because Page.ly just announced that they are acquiring BlogDroid. We’ve covered both extensively and this seems like a very interesting and strategic marriage.
30 of The Latest & Freshest Flat Design WordPress Themes (wplift.com) Flat Design is a buzz-word for a new design trend which is popular at the moment, it was sparked off by the Windows Metro interface and has been growing in popularity ever since. It basically does away with skeuomorphism and relies on simple bold shapes, icons and aims for a clean-looking UI.
Creating Custom WordPress Sliders with Toolset (www.wpmayor.com) Many themes come with their own sliders. There are also great plugins that create slides out of anything. Still, in many cases, creating your own slider is the best solution. I’ll show how you can create your own sliders out of any WordPress content and display them anywhere in your site, using Toolset plugins.
How To Display Google Trends Graphs in WordPress (wpmu.org) Google Trends is a very handy tool for finding out what people are searching for around the world. Enter any search term and you’re instantly presented with the data for how often it is searched for, relative to the total number of global searches.