[wp-hackers] Re: [wp-svn] [8993] trunk/wp-admin: Add breadcrumb, remove h2 from edit.php.

Alex Hempton-Smith hempsworth at googlemail.com
Sat Sep 27 18:07:04 GMT 2008

To avoid emails like this in future, perhaps Automattic could let us know
about the changes *prior* to them being submitted to trunk. Maybe this is
pushing it, but a roadmap/wireframes of the intended finished design could
be published?! :P
A bit more transparency and a little less surprise might make our lives
easier. :)

-- Alex

On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 7:02 PM, Ryan Boren <ryan at boren.nu> wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 5:10 AM, Charles E. Frees-Melvin
> <charles at cefm.ca> wrote:
> > What if add new post/page where moved as a drop down like "My Account"
> drops
> > down in leu of "New Post". And the search retuened to the head where "add
> > new post [go]" is now.
> > On 27-Sep-08, at 7:52 AM, Idled Soul wrote:
> >
> >> Ozh wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Seriously, this UI is getting ridiculous. 3 links for Dashboard, 3
> >>> links or buttons to add a new post, 3 links for user profile, and in
> >>> order to maximize the number of click you have to do, some links even
> >>> disappear depending on the page you're on. Some links are duplicated
> >>> all over the place, while you have to search and dig for others. How
> >>> usable, confusing and newbie friendly is this??
> >>
> >> Why is the search in the sidebar, at bottom? It doesn't look good there,
> >> not to mention having to scroll
> >> all the way down there to use it. I'd rather have it back up top again,
> >> where the drop down menu that
> >> doesn't work, is at.
> >>
> >> And for some reason, the "Comments" link is in the sidebar all by
> itself,
> >> with nothing
> >> else for it... I'm sorry, but I'll have to agree with Ozh about some of
> >> these changes. Don't get me wrong
> >> though, I'm sure it's just some bugs and tweaking that will need done of
> >> course, just currently, everything
> >> is all over the place.
> It's not done yet.  :-)  There, we knew that was coming.  The entire
> header is going to be redone to reduce the amount of vertical space it
> takes.
> Search might end up at the top of the nav, or maybe somewhere back in
> the header.  I think the plan is to test it a few different ways and
> do a poll as well.
> Wireframes and a blog post explaining it all forthcoming.
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