[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #35815: Search for new plugins from the 'Installed Plugins' screen

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#35815: Search for new plugins from the 'Installed Plugins' screen
 Reporter:  adamsilverstein                      |       Owner:
     Type:  enhancement                          |  adamsilverstein
 Priority:  normal                               |      Status:  assigned
Component:  Plugins                              |   Milestone:  Awaiting
 Severity:  normal                               |  Review
 Keywords:  has-patch 2nd-opinion ux-feedback    |     Version:
  has-screenshots                                |  Resolution:
                                                 |     Focuses:  ui,
                                                 |  administration

Comment (by ericlewis):

 I agree with @ocean90 that there's too much of a context shift to drop the
 user directly into the plugin card UI.

 Why do we have two plugin browsers? Are there thoughts about combining the

 A simple fix in the short term could be to add a row in the search results
 of installed plugins that says "Want to search for plugins to install?
 Click here"

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/35815#comment:8>
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