Ghost 4.0 launched with new design and features

Ghost’s 4.0 just launched on Product Hunt. I was inquisitive about the new design and features, so I went ahead and updated this blog from Ghost 3.0. I will do a more detailed review later, but here’s the first glimpse of Ghost 4.0:

Updated editor

The editor itself got a small design update, and looks more clean and streamlined in my opinion.


Ghost 4.0 features a dashboard that includes updates and getting started guides from Ghost. The Dashboard also provides statistics and charts about your publication, including MMR, total members, paid members, and email open rates.

Casper theme

Casper Theme also got a refresh to match Ghost 4.0. You can download Casper 4.0 from GitHub. I didn’t have a chance to dive into it or optimize it yet but compared to Casper 3.x; I find it cleaner and more modern. Great stuff.

Design improvements

Ghost 4.0 brings design improvements across the admin panel. Most notably, there’s a new Settings page that houses everything about theme configuration and memberships. Also, dark mode isn’t in Labs anymore, and it activates automatically based on your system settings.