Vectr plugin adds a full-featured graphics editor to WordPress

Vectr is a free online graphics editing tool. It can be used to edit images or create vector graphics directly inside your web browser. This week, the Vectr team released a WordPress plugin that embeds their editing tool into the edit screen of WordPress pages and posts.

The editor lets you complete many basic image editing tasks from directly within WordPress itself. Because you just need a web browser, Vectr can run on any operating system or device. Read more

Martial – A Free Modern Blogging Theme

Martial is a free theme created by ThemeFurnace. The theme’s two-column layout is geared towards bloggers and photographers, but it’s also suitable for a wide variety of other purposes.


Martial contains a number of great features, such as custom font support, several custom widgets and integration with the WordPress Customizer for easy manipulation of the logo, background, colors and header image. The theme also boasts full support for WooCommerce, allowing users to add a shop to their website with little extra effort.

You can download the free version of Martial from WPLift.

Caret – A powerful code editor for Chrome

Caret is a code editor inspired by Sublime Text, capable of running completely offline and able to open and save files anywhere on your hard drive. It exists as a Chrome app, which means it can run on any desktop operating system, including Chrome OS.


Caret has a pretty comprehensive feature set that makes it ideal for small programming tasks. It supports tabbed editing, syntax highlighting for dozens of languages and plenty of advanced features like keyboard shortcuts, multiple cursors and editable configuration files.
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Baton – Free Business WordPress Theme

Baton is a clean and contemporary WordPress theme designed for business websites, yet suitable for a wide variety of different purposes.

The theme includes an intuitive drag-and-drop homepage layout builder that integrates with the Note plugin to offer live editing of website elements from the front-end.


Even though the theme is completely free, it still includes many of the features that would once have been considered “premium.” It comes with a number of different sidebar configurations, page layouts, support for popular plugins (JetPack, Yoast SEO, etc.) and of course supports all of WordPress’ core features.

Baton can be taken for a test-run at the developer’s website or downloaded from the official WordPress theme repository.

Lightly – Free Magazine WordPress Theme

Lightly is a free responsive WordPress theme for blogs and magazines created by FancyThemes. The theme has a lightweight and minimalist vibe, which allows it to load stunningly fast right out of the tin.


It includes all of the features you would expect from a WordPress theme in 2016, fromstrong support for the WordPress customizer (including logo uploading), to a responsive and retina-ready layout, localization support, and a built in slider.

Check out the demo or head straight to the download page.