WordPress 3.8 introduces a modern new design that the company calls its “most beautiful update yet.” It also introduces a clear typography that’s optimized for both desktop and mobile devices with refined contrast.
One of the notable features of the latest version of the most powerful platform, WordPress, that you will see in the WordPress 3.8 ‘About’ page is its live admin color scheme picker. You can choose from various color schemes which might fit for your personality – and to boost the productivity of your blogging experience.
In this quick tutorial, you will learn how to change the default color scheme of your admin dashboard, for WordPress 3.8, and how to get more colors for it.
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Eight Color Schemes for your WordPress Admin Dashboard
WordPress 3.8 comes with eight different color schemes such as the Default, Light, Blue, Coffee, Ectoplasm, Midnight, Ocean and Sunrise.
You can choose from the eight color schemes available on the newest version of the WordPress. It will also update in real time.
Change the Color Scheme of your Admin Dashboard
In case you accidentally chose a color scheme which is not the ideal for you, you can head over to your profile to change the color scheme of your dashboard. Just type the following (don’t forget to change the “yourwebsite.com”) on your web browser address:
More Admin Color Schemes For WordPress 3.8
There is a plugin called Admin Color Schemes developed by a small group of designers have collaborated to bring WordPress users even more color schemes. Just head over to the plugin page and install it right away. After installing the plugin, go back to your profile page and you will see eight additional color schemes which you can click through to “try them on” instantly.
The eight additional color schemes for your WordPress Admin dashboard are 80’s kid, Aubergine, Cruise, Flat, Lawn, Primary, Seashore, and Vinyard.