Clover announces transition to HTML5
Flash-based site builder Clover is finally beginning to move to HTML5, the latest language standard for structuring and presenting web content. In today’s world, Flash is more of a handicap than not, so this is a positive change for Clover users who can expect faster page loads and greater accessibility for the visually-impaired. The switch-over date is yet to be announced.
Also, new icons including two for Google+ have been added to Clover’s social link options.
Concrete5: New shipping rates add-on
Edublogs: New responsive theme released
Squarespace’s “great style revival”
- 13 template redesigns with 85 new styles
- Two brand-new templates, Principle and Transfigure
- Seamless integration with the Google Web Fonts library with access to over 300 fonts
- Full-scale CSS editor for advanced users comfortable with template code editing
- And more: Eight new icon sets, alpha-transparent background images, customizable buttons, etc
Weebly: Call for iPhone app beta testers
With Weebly’s new iPhone app nearing release, the company is opening up the testing process to 100 users for early preview in exchange for feedback. Interested? Apply here. Android users should expect word soon on an upcoming native app.
WordPress.com: Two new themes and new admin tweaks
WordPress.com has a handful of new enhancements out this week. First, users can now send out custom invitations to prospective followers, as well as authorize a guest contributor, editor or administrator.
Next, a couple of tweaks to the admin UI: the media uploader has been upgraded for full drag and drop support, dashboard sub-menus now flyout on mouse-over, and more room has been added in the dashboard.