[wp-hackers] Plugins to incorporate

Lorelle VanFossen lorelle at cameraontheroad.com
Tue Aug 9 13:40:25 GMT 2005

I agree that the Codex Search plugin or something similar would be a 
great thing to incorporate into the next version. The faster users can 
get to the resources they need to get "HELP" then the happier they will 
be. It's wonderful to be able to search from the admin panels, click on 
a link, have it open in a new window or tab and then be able to move 
from the help page to the admin panels to proceed through the process 
step by step.

Management of the posts is probably the biggest whine I have.  For those 
who are using WordPress as a CMS or with many posts they need to refer 
and link to repeatedly, connecting the internal links on their site, the 
current post management screen...is painful.  ColdForged's Enhanced Post 
View ( http://www.coldforged.org/the-enhanced-view-plugin/ ) has saved 
me hours of effort weekly by permitting control of the sorting of posts 
by category, month, and author, as well as controlling the number of 
posts displayed so I can see ALL of the posts within a specific category 
and adjust the number of posts viewed on the fly. If this was a perfect 
world, I'd also want sortable lists of the posts on the screen or the 
whole list by all of the table headings.

Post management is exceptionally frustrating as WordPress stands today. 
I feel improvement in this area is critical to the growth of WordPress 
to keep users interested once they past the first blush of enthusiasm in 


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