[wp-hackers] Import menu

Doug Stewart dstewart at atl.lmco.com
Mon Nov 21 14:00:47 GMT 2005

Sam Angove wrote:
> On 11/19/05, Roy Schestowitz <r at schestowitz.com> wrote:
>> Then again, in order to avoid clutter, maybe it's worth
>>putting  it under "Manage" and then, throughout installation, clearly tell
>>users something along the lines of:
>>"If  you  already have a blog, the next step to follow might be  'Import'
> Since the Dashboard is eminently useless on first install (it's not as
> though you have comments to track, or care about WordPress development
> news), why not put some kind of welcome message there?
> if (!get_settings('show_welcome')
> // show dashboard ...
> else
> This a quick mockup of what I mean, though presumably it would be
> rewritten by someone who actually knows what users want. :)
> <http://rephrase.net/miscellany/05/dashboard-welcome-mockup.html>
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That's a darn good mockup.  I'd say include it to ease newbies' transitions.

Doug Stewart
Systems Administrator/Web Applications Developer
Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Labs
dstewart at atl.lmco.com

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