Weekly Roundup: January 26, 2013
This week: New Concrete5 themes and extensions; Pagely adds UK caching servers; Wix introduces three new apps; Squarespace fixes for the week; Tumblr revamps content editor; WebStarts’s new e-commerce feature; Two new themes on WordPress.com.
Concrete5: New marketplace additions
Concrete5 has added a handful of new themes and add-ons to its marketplace, including Presentation Master, a theme that allows you to create web-based presentations, and Visual Image Tagger, a plugin for annotating images.
Pagely: UK caching servers announced
European visitors to Pagely-hosted sites should notice improved loading speeds as the service introduces UK-located caching nodes. More information on the Pagely blog.
Wix: Three more apps
Wix keeps growing its App Market, this week with the addition of new products for integrating Google Drive documents and Dropbox files. Also new: a LinkedIn app for displaying your LinkedIn card or profile. Read the post here.
Squarespace: Service updates
Squarespace’s product changes for this week include improvements to images in the mobile lightbox and background image uploads for IE9 users. See the whole list on Squarespace’s service blog.
Tumblr rethinks its content editor
Social blogging powerhouse Tumblr has begun rolling out a whole new admin backend, with new features like drag-and-drop image galleries and faster uploads. Learn more at Tumblr.com.
WebStarts: PayPal-free e-commerce
WebStarts users with e-commerce needs can now accept credit cards directly, without having to go through PayPal. This feature is provided by WePay.
WordPress.com: Two new themes
WordPress.com is getting two additions to its substantial theme library: My Life (“a cool, serene blogging theme”) and Silesia (another blog theme but with an expanding left sidebar).