Concrete5: New theme
Drupal Gardens: Major release
Drupal Gardens is announcing a handful of essential enhancements, including new features and bug fixes. Some highlights:
- Repeatable dates for recurring events
- Menu items can now be styled using the ThemeBuilder and can now use image sprites
- Custom meta tags for better SEO
- Subscribers on the Professional plan or higher can now integrate external web analytics tools such as Adobe Omniture and Woopra
Read the official announcement and a full list of features.
SiteKreator: Preview the upcoming text and image editor
Check out SiteKreator’s upcoming update to the rich text editor, currently a work in progress. Expected features include more screen real estate, re-organized toolbar, and re-designed sidebars for image insertion, image search and table editing. Take a peek at SiteKreator.com.
Edicy: Better form builder and data viewer
In an update we missed last week, Edicy has completely redesigned its form builder for better performance and more consistency with the rest of the app. Users will appreciate the added keyboard shortcuts and inline viewing of submitted data with fewer page reloads.
InstantEncore consolidates its subscription plans
Classical music app InstantEncore is going freemium by streamlining its offerings into Free and Pro plans. The paid plan is available at $49.99 per month and includes custom domain use, removal of InstantEncore branding, mobile-ready site, as well as apps for iOS and Android. Get the full feature list and compare both plans at InstantEncore.com.
Typepad adds Blogsy support
Typepad users on the iPad now have the option to use Blogsy. The generally well-rated iPad app offers editors for both rich text and HTML modes as well as “access to third-party image and video hosts, making it easy to drag and drop media into your posts.”
WordPress.com: Blog reader and new theme
Befitting its position as the largest blog provider, WordPress.com is introducing a blog reader, allowing subscription to and reading of any blog right in the user’s account. Get the full details on the WordPress.com blog.
Also fresh this week: Newsy, a premium news theme from the folks at Themify. Newsy is “a versatile business and news-friendly theme that offers up to ten different layouts, four footer columns, custom link and accent colors, and a custom site header.” Read more.