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Closed 3 years ago

#20423 closed task (blessed) (fixed)

About WordPress page for 3.4

Reported by: ocean90 Owned by: azaozz
Milestone: 3.4 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.4
Component: Help/About Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description

We shouldn't forget /wp-admin/about.php and should start to fill it with new information.

What's new?

  • Theme Customizer
  • HTML in captions
  • Responsive/Mobile support
  • XMLRCP API

(Feel free to continue.)

Attachments (18)

about.diff (1.4 KB) - added by lightningspirit 3 years ago.
A proposed model to handle history
credits.diff (681 bytes) - added by lightningspirit 3 years ago.
freedoms.diff (974 bytes) - added by lightningspirit 3 years ago.
history.php (10.0 KB) - added by lightningspirit 3 years ago.
The new page history.php
theme-customizer.png (28.7 KB) - added by lightningspirit 3 years ago.
theme-customizer-2.png (15.3 KB) - added by lightningspirit 3 years ago.
3-4-about-sketch.jpg (215.0 KB) - added by jane 3 years ago.
Sketch of 3.4 about screen layout
captions-1.png (54.7 KB) - added by chexee 3 years ago.
HTML caption backend screenshot
captions-2.png (115.6 KB) - added by chexee 3 years ago.
HTML caption front end screenshot
flex-header-1.png (87.4 KB) - added by chexee 3 years ago.
Large flexible header screenshot
flex-header-2.png (49.0 KB) - added by chexee 3 years ago.
Small flexible header screenshot
flex-header-3.png (60.5 KB) - added by chexee 3 years ago.
Medium flexible header screenshot
theme-customizer-alt.png (126.2 KB) - added by chexee 3 years ago.
Wide theme customizer screenshot
theme-customizer.2.png (140.0 KB) - added by chexee 3 years ago.
Theme customizer screenshot
flex-header-media-library.png (40.1 KB) - added by chexee 3 years ago.
Flexible header media library upload screenshot
captions-1.2.png (43.5 KB) - added by chexee 3 years ago.
New caption screenshot with the word "Default" removed
about-3dot4-text.txt (1.3 KB) - added by jane 3 years ago.
Text for about page
20423.minor-typos.diff (2.3 KB) - added by duck_ 3 years ago.

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Change History (53)

comment:1 @pavelevap3 years ago

  • Cc pavelevap@… added

And what about old information (about 3.3)? They will be removed or there will be any new section (tab) "History"? What about people upgrading from 3.2 to 3.4? They should see news related to 3.3 and 3.4?

comment:2 @jane3 years ago

  • Keywords ui-feedback removed

Yes, we need to update it before RC1, since that is string freeze. We'll also update Credits, but that happens on .org.

I think we agreed last cycle that the only time a 'history' would come into play was within a major release cycle (3.3.1 and 3.3, for example).

@ocean90: The tag I make sure to check is ux-feedback (it's in the dropdown menu), vs ui-feedback.

comment:3 @Ipstenu3 years ago

  • Cc ipstenu@… added

comment:4 @sabreuse3 years ago

  • Cc sabreuse@… added

comment:5 @DrewAPicture3 years ago

  • Cc xoodrew@… added

comment:6 @nacin3 years ago

  • Component changed from Administration to Help/About

@lightningspirit3 years ago

A proposed model to handle history

@lightningspirit3 years ago

@lightningspirit3 years ago

@lightningspirit3 years ago

The new page history.php

comment:7 @lightningspirit3 years ago

  • Cc lightningspirit@… added

comment:8 @ryan3 years ago

In [20720]:

Dummy test for about.php. see #20423

comment:9 @scribu3 years ago

Weren't there more i18n changes besides the string loading?

comment:10 follow-ups: @pavelevap3 years ago

I think that "History" page would be really helpfull. Many users update their versions once a year and they would like to read what is new (and not only in the latest version). Or there should be any hook to enable returning back older "About" pages with the help of custom plugin?

BTW: Now, there is message that there were 12 bugs fixed in WordPress 3.3.2. Is it right? I found only 2 bugs in Trac...

comment:11 in reply to: ↑ 10 @SergeyBiryukov3 years ago

Replying to pavelevap:

Now, there is message that there were 12 bugs fixed in WordPress 3.3.2. Is it right?

http://core.trac.wordpress.org/log/branches/3.3?rev=20552&stop_rev=20087

comment:12 @pavelevap3 years ago

Yes, but these commits are mostly related to part "some security issues"? I found only 3 or 4 fixed bugs...

comment:13 @nacin3 years ago

12 total bugs were fixed (according to my napkin math at the time). That included some security issues.

comment:14 @pavelevap3 years ago

:-) I thought that we differ security and other bugs. Also our localization was made in sense of "security" + "other" bugs, so "some" security problems + several (4) bugs = 12 issues.

"... addressed some security issues and fixed 12 bugs"

This sentence suggests that there are some security issues + other bugs, but it was probably only our misunderstanding...

In 3.3.1 it were 1 security issues and 15 fixed bugs, I guess...

comment:15 in reply to: ↑ 10 @jane3 years ago

Replying to pavelevap:

Many users update their versions once a year and they would like to read what is new (and not only in the latest version).

This is not behavior we should encourage, period. A link to a Codex page that lists out previous versions would be more appropriate. About the current version is just that, about the current version. Not about all the versions since the last time you updated your software.

@jane3 years ago

Sketch of 3.4 about screen layout

comment:16 @jane3 years ago

Having Chelsea make screenshots for About screen, gave sketch of layout (attached here) to go with new text. She'll do CSS patch as well if Ozz or other likely candidate isn't available.

Last edited 3 years ago by jane (previous) (diff)

@chexee3 years ago

HTML caption backend screenshot

@chexee3 years ago

HTML caption front end screenshot

@chexee3 years ago

Large flexible header screenshot

@chexee3 years ago

Small flexible header screenshot

@chexee3 years ago

Medium flexible header screenshot

@chexee3 years ago

Wide theme customizer screenshot

@chexee3 years ago

Theme customizer screenshot

@chexee3 years ago

Flexible header media library upload screenshot

comment:17 follow-up: @chexee3 years ago

I uploaded 3.4 screenshots per Jane's sketch above.

comment:18 in reply to: ↑ 17 @azaozz3 years ago

Replying to chexee:

Thanks, will put the css together by tonight.

comment:19 @jane3 years ago

  • Owner set to azaozz
  • Status changed from new to assigned

@chexee3 years ago

New caption screenshot with the word "Default" removed

comment:20 @azaozz3 years ago

In [20840]:

Simpler layout for the about screen (still needs text), props chexee, see #20423

comment:21 @azaozz3 years ago

The above patch scales images with max-width: ...%, this can be changed to @media rules instead.

comment:22 @azaozz3 years ago

In [20842]:

Crush flex-header-media-library.png, see #20423

@jane3 years ago

Text for about page

comment:23 @jane3 years ago

cc @azaozz: Uploaded text file for about screen text. Needs appropriate link to Codex for describing theme support for flex headers (or can remove reference to theme support). Should we ditch the mobile section? I think that stuff might be better in the announcement post.

comment:24 follow-up: @ocean903 years ago

Note:

Look for the Customize button on the Themes screen.

wp.com has a button, here we have only a link.

comment:25 in reply to: ↑ 24 @jane3 years ago

Replying to ocean90:

wp.com has a button, here we have only a link.

Right you are modify at will. Main point is to call out that the word there is Customize vs Live Preview.

comment:26 @ryan3 years ago

In [20843]:

about.php text. Props jane. see #20423

comment:27 @kobenland3 years ago

After [20843], is it too early to make them strings translatable again?

comment:28 @azaozz3 years ago

In [20847]:

About screen: make the text translatable again and escape <img src=admin_url(), see #20423

comment:29 @dd323 years ago

There's a few cases of --- in that text, Perhaps we should change those to a ndash (or mdash?) asap before translators get to work :)

comment:30 @nacin3 years ago

In [20848]:

Use mdash. see #20423.

comment:31 @azaozz3 years ago

In [20849]:

About screen: fix typo, see #20423

comment:32 follow-up: @jane3 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch removed
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

Closing. Re-open if any typos etc.

@duck_3 years ago

comment:33 in reply to: ↑ 32 @duck_3 years ago

  • Resolution fixed deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

Replying to jane:

Closing. Re-open if any typos etc.

20423.minor-typos.diff

comment:34 @duck_3 years ago

In [20855]:

Fix minor typos in about.php. See #20423.

comment:35 @duck_3 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reopened to closed
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