[wp-hackers] has anyone looked at making Edit panels 'simpler'
r at schestowitz.com
Thu Jun 29 02:53:22 GMT 2006
___/ On Wed 28 Jun 2006 18:12:42 BST, [ David Chait ] wrote : \___
> for novice users, there's too much on screen on one hand, and on another
> hand the new/cool AJAX boxes can be really confusing.
I tend to agree. Someone whom I taught WordPress (1.2) never
knew what the post slug was, even after 18 months of
blogging... but I believe that the plus/minus at the top of
the boxes is intended to address this already. It reduces
> At the least, I'd love a way to specifically set which blocks are shown,
> what order, and open/close state. (This should really be stuff under
> writing options, checkboxes or enable/disable like plugins, for each 'edit
> page module', plus maybe a 'force all open' option as well...).
Hmmm.... that's /more/ options. The option to disable
options. Leads to circularity...
> just musing... ;)
> I thought some of this was discussed when the new ajaxified UI was rolled
> out, but a quick search of my email archives resulted in either no hits or
> way too many... :)
I think the main deficiency is accessibility. This downside
was raised by Mike Little.
Roy S. Schestowitz
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