[wp-hackers] Seeking feedback on Plugins UI

Stefano Aglietti steagl4ml at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 12:22:13 GMT 2008

On Thu, 5 Jun 2008 13:24:50 +0200, "Ozh" <ozh at planetozh.com> wrote:

>My thoughts:
>I don't see much improvement in the Plugins page. The bulk selection stuff 
>is cool, but I'm definitely not fan of the "let's split the plugin list in 
>3 parts" move: yet another area in the admin where I will be scrolling 
>back and forth like crazy to find what I'm looking for (especially between 
>the "not active" and the "recently active" lists)
>What I find more efficient and would like best would be a single list with 
>filtering capabilities:

Ora a tabbed interface...

>Note about the wording: "available plugins" might be confusing here. A 
>plugin can be available "on my blog" or available "for download from 
>wp.org", so I recommend the good old "inactive". "Available" makes more 
>sense on the page where you browse and pick a plugin to install.


>A cool feature to consider would be a way to rate a plugin right from my 
>own Plugin Management page. That would increase connectivity between blog 
>users and wp.org/extend and make those ratings more relevant with more 

++1 it's quite a necessary function cause with this new function less
people will go to plugin repository and for sure fewer will go after
installing a plugin just to rating it.


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