The design of WordPress and WordPress.orgWordPress.org 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. https://wordpress.org/ are constantly evolving. This handbook documents the base design concepts to be used throughout the WordPress ecosystem, as well as more specific design treatments.


In the Foundations section, the WordPress Identity, Colors, Typography, and Iconography are outlined. These foundational elements are to be used throughout the WordPress ecosystem, including WordPress coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., WordPress.org, related websites, and even print materials.

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The Core section of this handbook will document specific core treatments.

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The WordPress.org section of this handbook will document specific treatments for WordPress.org including the typography used, metrics (like the grid), and the overall navigational structure (information architecture).

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There are a number of other parts of the WordPress ecosystem that will receive their own treatment. Currently, we plan to outline the design treatments for the WordPress Foundation, WordPress.tv, WordCamp.org, bbPress, and BuddyPress.

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