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wp_admin_css_color() WP 2.5.0

Registers an admin color scheme css file.

Allows a plugin to register a new admin color scheme. For example:

wp_admin_css_color( 'classic', __( 'Classic' ), admin_url( "css/colors-classic.css" ), array(
	'#07273E', '#14568A', '#D54E21', '#2683AE'
) );

No Hooks.


null. Nothing.


wp_admin_css_color( $key, $name, $url, $colors, $icons );
$key(string) (required)
The unique key for this theme.
$name(string) (required)
The name of the theme.
$url(string) (required)
The URL of the CSS file containing the color scheme.
An array of CSS color definition strings which are used to give the user a feel for the theme.

CSS color definitions used to color any SVG icons.

  • base(string)
    SVG icon base color.

  • focus(string)
    SVG icon color on focus.

  • current(string)
    SVG icon color of current admin menu link.


  • Global. Array. $_wp_admin_css_colors


Since 2.5.0 Introduced.

Code of wp_admin_css_color() WP 5.8

function wp_admin_css_color( $key, $name, $url, $colors = array(), $icons = array() ) {
	global $_wp_admin_css_colors;

	if ( ! isset( $_wp_admin_css_colors ) ) {
		$_wp_admin_css_colors = array();

	$_wp_admin_css_colors[ $key ] = (object) array(
		'name'        => $name,
		'url'         => $url,
		'colors'      => $colors,
		'icon_colors' => $icons,