Safely modify your WordPress admin’s CSS and make it futureproof
My latest post at Blog Herald involves futureproofing your WordPress admin page’s CSS changes so that if you modify it, it does not get replaced by any upgrades that you make to your blog.
Here’s an excerpt from the post:
I’ve written a few posts in the past on Blog Herald, showing how you can make different changes for your WordPress admin by modifying the CSS file for it.
Being able to modify the CSS file to make quick design changes to your WordPress admin is very useful indeed, but the problem is when you upgrade your version of WordPress, the wp-admin.css file is replaced with the newer version because it’s not considered a file that should be modified by users.
Here’s where a new plugin that I came across comes in. It’s called the WordPress admin themer plugin, and what it does is simple. It allows you to create a separate wp-admin.css file that does not require modifying the default wp-admin.css file.