Style Guide

Welcome friends!

To our UI style guide for ExpressionEngine. We use this guide ourselves, and by sharing the clear instructions it's easy for third-party developers to bring ExpressionEngine users a consistent, and friendly experience.


To provide guidance in building new features and additions to ExpressionEngine's Control Panel.


  • To create a modular and consistent visual language.
  • Make creation of new features and additions quick and easy.
  • Allow the system to advance without requiring large scope changes.
  • Keep things familiar, while improving the user's experience.