Theming in WordPress without Sacrificing the Dashboard

A screenshot of the WordPress dashboard
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When theming in WordPress, we often face this dilemma of how to balance writing custom code and maintaining a manageable dashboard. How much freedom is too much when we’re creating something for our users? And if we really do need all these bells and whistles, how do we ensure the dashboard still makes sense?

After working on a good number of WP builds and learning from mistakes over the years, there are a few rules that I’ve set for myself that help to resolve this dilemma along with a few plugins that make life a bit easier for both the dev and the user.

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The Origins of the Use of [x] in UI Design

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https://medium.com/re-form/x-to-close-417936dfc0dc

An interesting investigation as to the origins of the “x” symbol in today’s user interfaces…