[wp-docs] Adding Administration Menus

Michael D.Adams mikea at turbonet.com
Tue Mar 8 20:40:07 GMT 2005

On Mar 8, 2005, at 3:29 AM, Owen Winkler wrote:
> I would use "Administration Pages" to talk about the page content 
> (that which is created by the function sink) and "Administration 
> Menus" to talk about the menus that link to those pages.  [[Adding 
> Administration Menus]] is probably the best combination of least wordy 
> and most accurate label for the page.
> Owen
Excellent clarification (differentiation).  Thank you.  A menu is a 
menu is a menu.

A page, on the other hand...

On Mar 8, 2005, at 5:30 AM, <lorelle at cameraontheroad.com> wrote:

> As a user, I'm liking the idea of the word "Panel" for the various 
> screens, interchangable with "screen".  Admin Panel, Admin Screen, 
> Write Post panel, Write Post screen - that sounds good.  Menus are the 
> things you click on top bar line at the top.  So an instruction might 
> be:
>      From the Manage panel, click on the Categories tab from the menu.
> Lorelle
I too am looking for consistency.  Perhaps I've done more harm than 
good by favoring "Administration Panels" over "Administration Pages", 
but I wanted to avoid the use of the word "page"; I hoped to avoid 
collision with WordPress' new Page feature.  Perhaps this is 

I suppose this Page/Panel nomenclature business is off topic.  A new 
thread is in order if/when we need to face the issue.


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