This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Better Admin Reading

Description

For WordPress 3.8 and above, enhancements to the admin interface which retain most of the core aesthetics of 3.8. It makes the Admin easier to read, especially when you have a lot of menu items.

This admin interface is adjusted for great nation of better reading abilities.

Please create any issues or requests on GitHub

Notes:

  • Loads a simple admin only CSS file and adjusts the padding, font-size and seperation of menu items, it also adjusts a few other minor things.
  • Works with the new admin color schemes, you must hit save after choosing the color theme for the CSS to be applied. This is found under your user settings.
  • Makes the font smaller for tablets and mobile.
  • Works with Admin color schemer

Some of the CSS code was forked from Admin Interface by Avenue Factory

Screenshots

  • What it looks like with color schemes.
  • Comparison between this plugin (left) 3.8 (right)

Installation

Use the auto installer from your admin or..

  1. Unpack the downloaded package
  2. Upload the folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. That’s it!

FAQ

Why do I need or want this?

I think it looks better.

What browser support does it have?

It uses RGBA for CSS so Internet explorer 9 and above, most everything else should be fine.

Will you support IE 9 and below?

Ha! No

Contributors & Developers

“Better Admin Reading” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors