New Plugin Adds CodePen oEmbed Support to WordPress

Today CodePen announced oEmbed support and just as quickly a free plugin is already available to add it to WordPress. CodePen oEmbed allows you to drop a Pen URL into your content area on its own line and have the pen automatically embedded. Currently, you cannot customize the output, so (more…)

10 Free Ultra Minimalist WordPress Themes

If you love to blog but don’t want a theme with clunky sliders and overloaded widget areas cluttering up your site, then chances are you’re on the hunt for the perfect minimalist WordPress theme. Finding a theme that provides a beautiful reading experience with an unobtrusive, high quality design is (more…)

Okay Themes Pulls Out of Themeforest, Rebrands as Array

Okay Themes, founded by Mike McAlister, has rebranded and is now known as “Array.” Despite the fact that the shop produced high quality WordPress themes, the previous name seemed to imply a passable, lackluster product. Array is a stronger name for a top-notch theme shop that is successfully pioneering a (more…)

How to Use Open Source Brick Fonts With WordPress

Easy access to open source typography services has made the web a more beautiful place. Google’s vast library of fonts is free, fast-loading and hosted on high performing servers, which has resulted in ubiquitous use across the web. But have you ever looked at Google fonts and wondered why they (more…)

BuddyPress 2.0 Beta 1: Ready for Testing

Fire up your test environments; BuddyPress 2.0 Beta 1 was just released. 2.0 is going to be a stellar release and is packed full of exciting updates and performance optimizations. BuddyPress core developer Boone Gorges announced the beta and summarized new features and changes that will be important for you (more…)