WordPress releases “Parker” for 3.8

In honor of Charlie Parker, a bebop innovator the new version 3.8 of WordPress is now available for downloading or updating your current WordPress dashboard.  One of the main new features about the new update is the great looking new modern design.  No more overbearing gradients or multiple shades of grey, but instead bigger, bolder, and colorful design.

Awesome New Parker Features 

Here are a few awesome features to look forward too! 

  • Modern aesthetic – get a great new uncluttered design that is simple to use and nice and clear.
  • Clean typography – imagine being able to read friendly text on any device.  The Open Sans typeface will be a dream come true to view, even on your mobile device.
  • Refined contrast – a great looking design should never sacrifice legibility.  The new design is not only easy to read, but the navigation is better than ever.
  • WordPress will also be accessible on smartphones, tablets, notebooks, and desktops.
  • Vector based icons are scaled to your screen with will give you high definition at a high speed. 


WordPress also takes great pride in making sure Parker is also tailored to each user.  New perks such as eight new admin color schemes make it fun using your dashboard.  Also, choosing a new theme is better than ever.  Widget management used to be complicated, but now it’s a simple “drag” or a “scroll” and you have a handle on your widgets.

The leader for this new release is Matt Mullenweg.  There were also 188 contributors adding to the release of Parker 3.8.