Update Message Reduces User Orientation reg. WordPress Version
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This is a usability issue many customers are telling me: When there is a WordPress update message, the current version is not prominent any longer.
Normally the current version is displayed in the admin's footer. If there is a (very promintent "on top") update message, this version information get's hidden in footer as well.
The only place where a user can find the current version is in some dashboard widget. That location is hard to find. And that location is hard to describe on the phone, e.g. in support.
I suggest to restore the current version display in the footer, because a footer is very easy to find and to describe by phone.
Additionally the update message on top should display the current version number as well. Something Like There is a new version available, you're currently running (should be 65%-70% of the width in english text of a 1024 width screen (970 or so viewport size) to allow this to be translated w/o consuming too much of the screen real estate).