We heard you: You want bolder and brighter colors on WordPress.com. Today we’re bringing your WordPress.com dashboard to life with four new color schemes: introducing Midnight, Sunset, Ocean, and Contrast.
You may recognize some of these colors as old friends. Midnight, Sunset, and Ocean are based on early versions of WordPress — a nod to our roots as we evolve:
If bright and bold isn’t your jam, you might prefer Contrast, a black-and-white scheme meant to bring your WordPress.com dashboard into sharp focus:
As part of our commitment to inclusive design, the new palettes are optimized for contrast and increased legibility. Whichever color scheme you choose, your dashboard remains stylish and readable.
Here’s how to customize your color scheme:
- On your desktop, sign in to the WordPress.com account that you’d like to customize.
- Click your account avatar in the upper right corner.
- Select Account Settings
- Select one of the options under Dashboard Color Scheme
- Click Save Account Settings to apply the change