WordPress has recently released a massive update to its most popular blogging platform. The new update brings faster loading and new magazine theme styled Dashboard interface. Version 3.8 of WordPress, named “Parker” in honour of Charlie Parker, bebop innovator.
After updating v3.8, first thing you’ll notice its updated user interface style. The layout uncluttered and decent design with simplicity. Initially I got black colour Dashboard, you can change the colour of dashboard in your user profile.
The latest v 3.8 update included eight new admin colour schemes so you can pick the one that suits you best. The colours include Default Black, light, Blue, Coffee, Ectoplasm, Midnight, Ocean and Sunrise.
The default theme Twenty Fourteen also has got refreshing magazine style. Choose a grid or a slider to display featured content on your homepage. Customize your site with three widget areas or change your layout with two page templates.
WordPress is also introducing “vector-based icons that scale to your screen”. This feature will speed up load times at faster rates. The latest WordPress version 3.8 is rolling out now, download it from WordPress website or directly update it from your WordPress site.