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Opened 11 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#15690 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Tags Display Scales Poorly on Posts List

Reported by: miqrogroove Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 2.9.2
Component: Administration Keywords: close
Focuses: Cc:


Posts that have more than more than 30 or so tags take up multiple screens worth of space on the posts list. This format serves no useful purpose, and actually forces users to scroll around just to find the next post in the Edit Posts list.

Tags display should be limited to perhaps 10 at most, or displayed in an overflow div for sanity.

Change History (6)

#1 @miqrogroove
11 years ago

  • Type changed from defect (bug) to enhancement

#2 @scribu
11 years ago

  • Keywords close added

Or you could just hide the tags column altogether from the screen options.

#3 @miqrogroove
11 years ago

That's a good tip, scribu.

Still, it is visually and functionally useless to show any long tag lists there by default. It's not that I want to hide them, I just don't want them taking up the whole screen.

#4 @nacin
11 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to Future Release

Not sure there's a good way to handle this -- which tags would be shown if you don't show all of them? If you're really using that many tags, chances are the entire column is useless anyway as it's just information overload.

#5 @miqrogroove
11 years ago

When in quick edit view, the lists of categories and tags have scroll bars. That's one option. I notice also that no matter how many columns I remove from view, the tags column stays the same width. There are other columns I'd rather hide, but only the title column has dynamic width.

#6 @scribu
10 years ago

  • Milestone Future Release deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

Going to close as wontfix, as most users don't have this problem.

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