[wp-hackers] On the removal of the preview frame

Doug Stewart zamoose at gmail.com
Tue May 22 12:01:00 GMT 2007

On 5/22/07, László Monda <laci at monda.hu> wrote:
> Mighty WordPress Developers,
> Why did you remove the preview frame in WordPress 2.2?  It was such a
> useful UI element, it has really made my life easier.  I'm aware that
> there's a "View >" link on the post page, but it's not nearly as
> convenient.
> I wonder what is the rationale behind such a UI change and I also wonder
> no one is missing the preview frame.
> Please enlighten me about this.

It took forever to load.  Ticket #3694 references it:

Changeset 5159 is when it went in: http://trac.wordpress.org/changeset/5159



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