Ben Dunkle: Designing Dashicons – what I learned about icons and the web

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November 6, 2014

Icons have been a integral part of the WordPress admin since 2.7. However, version 3.8 saw a complete overhaul of the design of the icons, from both an aesthetic and technical standpoint. I’ll talk about the shift in aesthetic approach, touch (briefly!) on some of the technical challenges, and demonstrate best practices in designing your own icon icons—either as a plugin developer or as a design contributor— for WordPress.

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WordCamp NYC 2014 58

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dashicon 2
design 308
icon font 6

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