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Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 18 months ago

#12684 assigned feature request

Add Edit to Bulk Actions menu on Categories screen

Reported by: jane Owned by:
Milestone: Future Release Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.0
Component: Quick/Bulk Edit Keywords:
Focuses: ui Cc:

Description

On edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category the only bulk action is Delete, because we never got around to adding Edit. We should add Edit to the bulk actions menu so people can change category parents easily. Has been requested on the Ideas forum a number of times, so am starting a ticket. If there's a technical reason not to add Edit to the bulk actions on this screen, then we should get rid of the menu and just have a Delete button. Adding Edit would be preferable, though, for consistency and usefulness.

Change History (7)

comment:1 meheranandk4 years ago

How do you expect to do bulk edit? Have text boxes all lined up or something? Doesn't make a lot of sense.

comment:2 jane4 years ago

They would probably be columns with option to make children or parent or some such. The UI group will likely mock it up, but since this is targeted for 3.1, not 3.0, no one has started on it yet.

comment:3 filosofo4 years ago

  • Component changed from Taxonomy to UI
  • Owner filosofo deleted
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:4 F J Kaiser4 years ago

See Q#1 > ??
Would prefer to see bulk editing for users first. Ex.: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11392

comment:5 nacin4 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Triage to Future Release

comment:6 nacin4 years ago

  • Keywords ui-feedback added; category bulk edit removed

comment:7 DrewAPicture18 months ago

  • Component changed from UI to Quick/Bulk Edit
  • Keywords ui-focus added; ui-feedback removed
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