[wp-hackers] A Humble Request
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Wed Nov 18 21:53:24 UTC 2009
I think this is valid and not a huge undertaking.
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On Nov 18, 2009, at 1:39 PM, "Russ Gilbert" <russgilbert at gmail.com>
> Greetings masters of all things Wordpress.
> I almost hate to bug everyone with something so small, but it's
> that has begun to take up a fair amount of time.
> On the "Edit Page" interface, underneath the "Page Order" field is
> text that
> states "(We know this is a little janky, it'll be better in future
> While I appreciate the acknowledgment of the jankiness and it never
> me working with WP on my personal sites, I now regularly set up
> sites for clients, many of whom I have talked into migrating from
> CMS. The Order interface is in fact a little janky but it's also
> functional, and to a client who is new to Wordpress it's a bit of a
> I wouldn't mention it if I hadn't had to defend it to clients a
> couple of
> times, to the point where I have begun suppressing it for new client
> sites I
> roll out.
> It occurs to me that I'm probably not the only one with this issue,
> and that
> removing the text in the core would a) not have any functional impact
> whatsoever and b) would aid in the shift from thinking of Wordpress
> as a
> blogging platform to thinking of it as the world class CMS that it's
> Obviously, a nicer interface for ordering pages would be nice too
> but given
> the number of awesome plugins for page management out there, not a
> I have been playing with the 2.9 beta (loving the image editor
> guys!) and
> hope this suggestion comes at a point where it might be acted on.
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