WordPress admin dashboard not displaying properly

You have just log into your  WordPress dashboard and find that it's not displaying properly. The designs of the WordPress Dashboard looks messed up. This happens because WordPress is not loading the needed style files for the administration screens. In this documentation we will discuss the possible causes and solutions.

Behind Proxy server or Fire Wall

You could be behind a  web firewall or proxy server that has some limitations. To eliminate this possibility, try logging onto the internet by tethering internet connection from your mobile phone or some other network. Visit your WordPress Dashboard and see if it loads properly.

Plugin Conflict

Sometimes an outdated admin plugin can cause issues. You can proceed with the following steps for troubleshooting.

  1. Disable all your plugins
  2. Clear your browser cache
  3. Log back into your WordPress admin. 
  4. If it's displaying properly now, you can check for the conflicting plugin.
  5. Enable one plugin at a time, until you found the plugin that's causing this issue.