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

Bruno Alves brunowl at gmail.com
Tue May 22 13:37:28 GMT 2007

Shouldn't it be an option?

It's really useful to me.

I didn't upgraded to 2.2, yet, knowing that will delay my upgrade, even

People that uses complex formating and/or some automated stuff based on
keywords needs to see the post before publishing it.


Em 22/5/2007, "Sabin Iacob" <iacobs at m0n5t3r.info> escreveu:

>László Monda 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.
>wow, someone was actually using the thing :D
>> 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.
>I am not one of them, but I'll throw in my 2 cents:
>I always considered the feature annoying, especially when I was on a
>slow expensive GPRS link and I had to wait for the contents of the frame
>to show up; oh, and it also created problems to me because of the way
>the URL was constructed (messed up the breadcrumb, and sometimes messed
>up the whole page, since I serve application/xhtml+xml).
>However, since some people seem to actually find the thing useful, maybe
>allowing it to be enabled would be appropriate :)
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