Go Ahead—Add a Splash of Color

JenT:

Just so excited to see Colourlovers integrated into a Custom Design upgrade here on WordPress.com after reading on techcrunch last year about Audrey Capital/Matt Mullenweg’s investment in the app. A fantastic boon for those who love color but don’t know Dusty Rose from Petal Pink. :)

Thanks to a comment in that thread by designsimply, you can now see the current list of themes that support the Custom Design Color upgrade. Also, you will be able to use WordPress.com’s “Live Preview” in the future, but for right now you’ll have to purchase the Custom Design upgrade in order to see it on your supported theme. Since the $30/year upgrade is refundable up to 30 days from date of purchase, I don’t see the problem.

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:

Adding Custom Colors to your blog just got simpler than ever! Now you can change your entire color scheme with the single click of a button. Color has impact: it sets context and should complement your message.

You’ll find the most popular palettes and patterns from COLOURlovers are sure to delight whether you want to paint the town red or always bet on black.

Adjust your color palette by using drag-and-drop to swap colors, view suggestions and variations, or pick colors manually.

To appeal to your inner fashionista, dress up your blog in a gorgeous background pattern—they’re preloaded based on your chosen color palette.

Themes that have Custom Colors support have been set up so each color value can easily find its place. Not only that, color contrast is carefully calculated to make applying colors as easy as pie.

To get started, go to Appearance → Themes, click the

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