Weekly Roundup: February 25, 2012

This week: Drupal Gardens adds role indicators and support for Modernizr; Edublogs now offers PrintFriendly plugin; Hero enables Disqus commenting; Jimdo introduces six new templates; SnapPages updates social sharing buttons; Tumblr takes stand against self-harm content; Concrete5’s new themes and addons.

Drupal Gardens: Modernizr support and role indicators

Drupal Gardens users can now show their readers what content is restricted to members with a paid account or more exclusive role. This enhancement comes built-in with teaser images and an upsell page. And new for advanced users: The Modernizr JavaScript library can now be enabled for specific browser feature support. Read the official post and release notes.

Edublogs: Print and PDF plugin

WordPress-based education publishing platform Edublogs has added the PrintFriendly plugin, giving site visitors the choice of print-formatted and PDF versions of a web page, plus the option to delete page sections and images before printing. More here.

Hero adds Disqus commenting

Popular commenting service Disqus is now available on Hero, including seamless login for commenters with a Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo or OpenID account. Learn more.

Jimdo: Six new templates

Jimdo P4194 Template
To celebrate its fifth year in business, Jimdo is releasing half a dozen new designs, two for each subscription level.

SnapPages: Social sharing buttons updated

SnapPages now sports more uniformly-styled social buttons, and also now offers sharing via Google+ and LinkedIn.

Tumblr’s new stance on self-harm content

Tumblr is planning revisions to its content policy to ban blogs that actively promote self-harm. Search results for self-harm-related keywords will also now show alerts about the dangers of that particular act and contact information for a related awareness organization. Read the full statement.

Concrete5: New themes and add-ons

Concrete5 has updated its theme and add-on marketplace:

Themes:

  • Playground: “A rich environment to build a kid-centric site. It offers unique circle-based navigation and quirky site name treatment.”
  • Responsive Dark: A screen-independent theme with seven page types and support for image-free buttons, mobile-ready galleries, and Google web fonts.
  • Cultivate: “Simple and stylish theme” in three color schemes; comes with four page layout types.
  • FontSmart: “Seamlessly integrate Google web fonts and flexible font stacks into Concrete5 website with ease.”

Add-ons:

  • Traditional Dashboard: “Offers a way to bring back parts of the dashboard UI” from older versions of Concrete5.
  • Email to Blog Posts: “Allows posting to a Concrete5 blog from e-mail”
  • Tinifier: “Creates static CSS and JavaScript files automatically” for better site performance.
  • Jobs Board: “System to manage your company’s employment opportunities” including search, filter, and receiving online applications.
  • Profile Alerts: “Displays an alert to a user if their account receives a private message from another user.”