WordPress.com has been given a tall, dark and handsome makeover. Well, maybe not the tall bit.
Automattic designer Matt Thomas yesterday announced the dashboard’s redesign, which features better contrast, the “oh-so-lovely” Open Sans as the default typeface… and is pretty much the (top secret!) MP6 plugin many of us were expecting would be part of WordPress 3.6.
The revamp also includes redrawn icons and spacing in the dashboard has been opened up.
Thomas said he had a handful of goals for the redesign, which included:
A simply, uncluttered design; free of excessive decoration and focused on your content.