[wp-hackers] Admin skinning

Thord Daniel Hedengren tdh at tdhedengren.com
Thu Oct 2 08:28:26 GMT 2008

Personally, I think admin theming is a great opportunity, and should be
supported and named appropriately. Larger organizations installing WordPress
would certainly appreciate the option to skin their admin to fit their
corporate structure.
Just my 2 cents, as a designer.

TDH / tdhedengren.com

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 10:58 PM, Stephen Rider <wp-hackers at striderweb.com>wrote:

> Well, sure, but by that standard, why do we have the "Color Scheme" setting
> at all?
> All I was suggesting was a changed label.
> As I said -- I don't find anything terrible about the new interface.  (I
> use Ozh menus in 2.6 because it reduced click-and-wait massively, but in 2.7
> that problem is largely alleviated.)  I just think that as long as the
> functionality is there, we should give it a name more appropriate to its
> actual potential use.
> Though now that you mention it, it would be nice if that setting also
> allowed the attachment of JavaScript.  Then things such as Ozh Menus or
> Fluency could be turned on and off on a per-user basis according to personal
> preference.
> Stephen
> On Oct 1, 2008, at 3:22 PM, Jeremy Clarke wrote:
>  I don't want to sound negative about admin skinning in general, but
>> you can also always alter the CSS (or JS) of any site within your
>> browser (well, in Firefox anyway) using plugins like Stylish and
>> Greasemonkey.
>  Altering it in this way would
>> also leave your site alone and safe and limit mandatory maintenance.
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