[wp-hackers] has anyone looked at making Edit panels 'simpler'for novices?

Justin Moore wantmoore at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 12:58:38 GMT 2006

On 6/29/06, Robert Deaton <false.hopes at gmail.com> wrote:
> One idea that I wouldn't mind, and might be a great way of working
> this all out, is doing a WP Widget's style "Customize" page, where for
> the right hand side instead of those boxes which take up an awful lot
> of screen real-estate in their closed state, we just have the actual
> form titles and input fields and such as necessary, dragged and
> dropped and rearranged so that the write page itself is always the
> same and doesn't have any unnecessary drag and drop nonsense. This
> also solves the cookie issue, and with a little work or a plugin API
> could be used to set up the default styles for the post screen.

I hadn't touched the new Widgets/Sidebar combo until two days ago, but
I'd completely agree that (IMHO) would be an excellent way of dealing
with the Write page.

Justin Moore
aka wantmoore

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