[wp-hackers] has anyone looked at making Edit panels 'simpler'for
davebytes at comcast.net
Thu Jun 29 04:32:18 GMT 2006
Actually, the point was to look at the 'blocks' on the edit panel as if they
were plugins, or widgets might be a better analogy. Somewhere to turn them
on and off at a master level, plus somewhere to set how they lay out
(globally, for all users, the default state -- and not per-user cookie or
People don't need some of those things around. Setting up more 'CMS' like
sites for other users/companies finds a need for eliminating all non-needed
interfaces, possibly rearranging the rest, including leaving things open
(excerpt at the bottom is a pain, just as example).
As WP gets adopted by more site designers/builders for projects, handing the
site off to truly novice users means the interface has to get much more
streamlined, more stuff can be easily disabled (for 'lower' users) and
Again, just IMHO.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roy Schestowitz" <r at schestowitz.com>
To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 10:53 PM
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] has anyone looked at making Edit panels
___/ On Wed 28 Jun 2006 18:12:42 BST, [ David Chait ] wrote : \___
> 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...
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