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

Chris Williams chris at clwill.com
Tue May 22 18:01:49 GMT 2007

OK, I was on the "hey, who moved my cheese" side of this discussion... Until
now.  Eduardo swayed me.

An option/plugin to put it back may be a good thing, but this argument is
good stuff.

> From: Eduardo Gutierrez de Oliveira <eduo at mac.com>
> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] On the removal of the preview frame
> Quick note that seems to not have been mentioned this time:
> If you have the preview opened in a different tab or window you can
> refresh it separately from the rest. This is nice because WP
> autosaves the post periodically and it also means you can do some
> stuff, save, do more stuff, save and only after a while go to the
> preview window/tab and refresh it to see changes.
> The URL for the preview can also be opened simultaneously in
> different browsers, if you get a hard-on comparing every single post
> against different browsers (I've seen this often enough to warrant a
> mention).
> I find the separate tab/window more useful in this sense than
> reloading the preview every single time I save the post (I tend to
> write long posts).
> Eduo

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