Version 3.8 of WordPress, named “Parker” in respect of Charlie Parker, bebop innovator, is accessible for download or refurbish in your WordPress dashboard. We wish you’ll consider this is a many pleasing refurbish yet.
Introducing a difficult new design
WordPress has gotten a facelift. 3.8 brings a uninformed new demeanour to a whole admin dashboard. Gone are rude gradients and dozens of shades of grey — move on a bigger, bolder, some-more colorful design!
The new WordPress dashboard has a fresh, uncluttered pattern that embraces clarity and simplicity.
The Open Sans typeface provides simple, accessible calm that is optimized for both desktop and mobile viewing. It’s even open source, only like WordPress.
We consider pleasing pattern should never scapegoat legibility. With higher contrariety and large, gentle type, a new pattern is easy to review and a pleasure to navigate.
WordPress on each device
We all entrance a internet in opposite ways. Smartphone, tablet, notebook, desktop — no matter what we use, WordPress will adjust and you’ll feel right during home.
High clarification during high speed
WordPress is crook than ever with new vector-based icons that scale to your screen. By ditching pixels, pages bucket significantly faster, too.
Admin tone schemes to compare your personality
WordPress only got a colorful new update. We’ve enclosed 8 new admin tone schemes so we can collect a one that suits we best.
Color schemes can be previewed and altered from your Profile page.
Refined thesis management
The new themes shade lets we consult your themes during a glance. Or wish some-more information? Click to learn more. Then lay behind and use your keyboard’s navigation arrows to flip by each thesis you’ve got.
Smoother widget experience
Drag-drag-drag. Scroll-scroll-scroll. Widget government can be complicated. With a new design, we’ve worked to streamline a widgets screen.
Have a vast monitor? Multiple widget areas smoke-stack corresponding to use a accessible space. Using a tablet? Just daub a widget to supplement it.
Twenty Fourteen, a neat new repository theme
Turn your blog into a magazine
Create a pleasing magazine-style site with WordPress and Twenty Fourteen. Choose a grid or a slider to arrangement featured calm on your homepage. Customize your site with 3 widget areas or change your blueprint with dual page templates.
With a distinguished pattern that does not concede a heading simplicity, Twenty Fourteen is a many courageous default thesis yet.
Beginning of a new era
This recover was led by Matt Mullenweg. This is a second recover regulating a new plugin-first growth process, with a most shorter timeframe than in a past. We consider it’s been going great. You can check out a facilities now in prolongation on a make/core blog.
There are 175 contributors with props in this release:
Aaron Holbrook, Aaron Jorbin, adamsilverstein, Alexander Hoereth, Amy Hendrix (sabreuse), Andrew Nacin, Andrew Ozz, Andrey Kabakchiev, Andy Peatling, Ankit Gade, Anton Timmermans, Arkadiusz Rzadkowolski, Aubrey Portwood, bassgang, Billy (bananastalktome), binarymoon, Brady Vercher, Brandon Kraft, Brian Richards, Bryan Petty, Carl Danley, Caroline Moore, Corphi, Dan Bernardic, danieldudzic, datafeedrcom, Dave Whitley, Dion Hulse, Dominik Schilling (ocean90), Doug Wollison, Drew Jaynes, dziudek, Empireoflight, Eric Andrew Lewis, Erick Hitter, Eric Mann, Evan Solomon, Frank Klein, Gary Pendergast, Gennady Kovshenin, George Stephanis, Gregory Karpinsky, hanni, Helen Hou-Sandi, Ian Dunn, iblamefish, Ipstenu (Mika Epstein), Isaac Keyet, J.D. Grimes, Jack Lenox, janhenckens, Jeff Bowen, Jeff Chandler, Jen Mylo, Jeremy Buller, Jeremy Felt, Jeremy Herve, Jeremy Pry, Jesper Johansen (jayjdk), jhned, Joan Artes, Joe Dolson, Joen Asmussen, John Blackbourn, John James Jacoby, Jon Cave, Joost de Valk, Joshua Abenazer, Junko Nukaga, Justin de Vesine, Justin Sainton, K.Adam White, Kailey (trepmal), Kate Whitley, Kat Hagan, Kelly Dwan, Kim Parsell, Kirk Wight, Konstantin Dankov, Konstantin Kovshenin, Konstantin Obenland, Krzysiek Drozdz, Lance Willett, Lee Willis, lessbloat, lite3, Lutz Schroer, Mako, Mark Jaquith, Mark McWilliams, Marko Heijnen, Matias Ventura, Matthew Denton, Matthew Haines-Young, Matt Mullenweg, Matt Thomas, Matt Wiebe, megane9988, Mel Choyce, micahwave, Michael Cain, Michel – xiligroup dev, Michelle Langston, Mike Burns, Mike Hansen, Mike Little, Mike Schroder, Milan Dinic, mitcho (Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine), Morgan Estes, moto hachi, Naoko Takano, neil_pie, Nick Daugherty, Nick Halsey, Nikolay Bachiyski, ninio, ninnypants, nofearinc, Nowell VanHoesen, odyssey, OriginalEXE, Pascal Birchler, Paul de Wouters, pavelevap, Peter Westwood, Ptah Dunbar, Raam Dev, rachelbaker, Rachel Carden, Radices, Ram Ratan Maurya, Remkus de Vries, Rescuework Support, Ricky Lee Whittemore, Robert Dall, Robert Wetzlmayr, Rodrigo Primo, Ryan Boren, Samuel Wood (Otto), sanchothefat, Scott Basgaard, Scott Reilly, Scott Taylor, scribu, seanchayes, Sergey Biryukov, shaunandrews, Sheri Bigelow (designsimply), ShinichiN, Simon Wheatley, Siobhan, Siobhan Bamber (siobhyb), sirbrillig, solarissmoke, Stephen Edgar, Stephen Harris, Steven Word, Takashi Irie, Takayuki Miyauchi, Takuma Morikawa, Thomas Guillot, tierra, Till Kruss, TLA Media, TobiasBg, Tom McFarlin, Tracy Rotton, trishasalas, Tyler Smith, Ulrich, Weston Ruter, Yoav Farhi, yonasy, and Zack Tollman.
Thanks for selecting WordPress. See we shortly for chronicle 3.9!