What is that you say? The dashboard for WordPress is getting a facelift? Why yes, that’s exactly what we’re saying. And this is great news, let’s face it, working in WP can get a little depressing… it’s so gray (and blah). Not. Any. More.
WordPress has gotten a facelift. 3.8 brings a fresh new look to the entire admin dashboard. Gone are overbearing gradients and dozens of shades of grey — bring on a bigger, bolder, more colorful design!
What’s Different with the WordPress 3.8 Update?
Fresh New Dashboard Design
Better Typography (Open Sans)
Large Comfortable Type
Better Contrast in Elements
Better Editing on All Devices
New Color Schemes for Your Dashboard
Better Widget Management Experience
Better Theme Management
Release of Twenty Fourteen Theme (meh)
Get More on the Official WordPress 3.8 Release. By the way, it’s called “Parker”.