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#22454 closed task (blessed) (fixed)

3.5 Feature pointers

Reported by: nacin Owned by: nacin
Milestone: 3.5 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Help/About Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description

Add feature pointers to 3.5. In an IRC conversation that still needs to be summarized, two pointers were proposed:

  • Media (obviously). If appropriate, a pointer inside the dialog as well.
  • Plugin favorites

Attachments (3)

22454.diff (3.4 KB) - added by nacin 17 months ago.
22454.2.diff (3.4 KB) - added by lessbloat 17 months ago.
22454.3.diff (3.4 KB) - added by lessbloat 17 months ago.

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Change History (17)

comment:1 nacin17 months ago

  • Keywords audit removed

nacin17 months ago

comment:2 nacin17 months ago

Initial patch adds two pointers.

comment:4 koopersmith17 months ago

Solid first pass. We might want to iterate on the media pointer's copy.

comment:5 DrewAPicture17 months ago

Looks at the logs, other pointer suggestions were:

  • Possible internal media pointer
  • Attachment editing UI

Another that just occurred to me might be Settings > Reading for the Privacy option that was moved.

lessbloat17 months ago

comment:6 follow-up: lessbloat17 months ago

Made some copy tweaks in 22454.2.diff​ (feel free to take em or leave em):

For pointer_wp350_media()

FROM: Working with images and other files has never been easier.

TO: Uploading and inserting images and other files has never been easier.

For pointer_wp350_favorites()

FROM: If you have logged into WordPress.org and favorited plugins there, you can now install them directly from this tab.

TO: Now you can install any plugins you have favorited on WordPress.org directly from this tab.

Last edited 17 months ago by lessbloat (previous) (diff)

comment:7 in reply to: ↑ 6 ; follow-up: DrewAPicture17 months ago

  • Cc xoodrew@… added

Replying to lessbloat:

I like the 'Uploading and inserting' change. But what about something like this for favorites:

FROM: If you have logged into WordPress.org and favorited plugins there, you can now install them directly from this tab.

TO: If you have favorited plugins on WordPress.org, you can now install them directly from this tab.

comment:8 in reply to: ↑ 7 lessbloat17 months ago

Replying to DrewAPicture:

TO: If you have favorited plugins on WordPress.org, you can now install them directly from this tab.

+1

lessbloat17 months ago

comment:9 follow-up: lessbloat17 months ago

22454.3.diff includes DrewAPicture's improvement in comment:7.

comment:10 in reply to: ↑ 9 DrewAPicture17 months ago

Replying to lessbloat:

22454.3.diff includes DrewAPicture's improvement in comment:7.

Beat me to it!

comment:11 nacin17 months ago

In 22815:

Two initial feature pointers for WordPress 3.5: plugin favorites and the media dialog. One offered for translation. props nacin, lessbloat, DrewAPicture. see #22454.

comment:12 nacin17 months ago

I kept the media strings in [22815] from being translated pending further review and consideration. Thanks for improving on my placeholder, but please note it was just a placeholder. :-)

comment:13 nacin17 months ago

Looked at this a bit more. I am going to kill the favorites pointer.

As mentioned on #22455, plugin favorites is a fairly hidden/buried feature. If we do a cycle that enables you to connect your WordPress.org account and suddenly review, rate, and favorite plugins from your dashboard, then it's a huge feature. Until then, the vast majority of users with only one site probably already have their "favorite" plugins installed, if they even have favorites.

Talking with Jane, we also came up with this text for the media pointer:
"New Media Manager"
"Uploading files and creating image galleries has a whole new look. Check it out!"

comment:14 nacin17 months ago

  • Owner set to nacin
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 22874:

Feature pointers:

  • Finalize the text for the media pointer. Offer it for translation.
  • Remove the favorites pointer.

fixes #22454.

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