Design Share: Jan 16-Jan 27

Hi, all! Here are a few projects the Design Team has contributed to over the past couple of weeks.

Hosting Redesign

The Hosting page of The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. is currently being redesigned, here’s a first iteration with a clean, white look, similar in simplicity to

Jobs Redesign

The WordPress Jobs site ( is being redesigned, borrowing generic styles from redesign.

Dev Blog Redesign

An exploration of a fresh visual for the dev blog to match the Developer redesign.

About Page Redesign

Ongoing work to redesign the main About page. Figma, GitHub.

Discussing Global Styles IA

Discussing the IA of global styles to explore whether splitting into presets and styles subgroups might make it easier to discover. Join in the conversation on the issue.

Custom CSSCSS CSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site. with error highlighting

Exploring how we might in the future highlight erroneous CSS code in the Custom CSS box.


For increasing awareness of changes, or pointing out new features or tips, inline pointers could be useful. This issue explores one such for the Settings panel.

Shadow control

An exploration into a shadow design tool that can accommodate preset options, and the full scope of css’ box-shadow property.

Link control

An updated design for the add/edit link UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. in the blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. editor. The new design features some accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( enhancements and better scales to accommodate features we’re looking to add soon.

If you have updates you’d like to include in the next Design Share, please drop a note in the Design channel on the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

#design, #design-share