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Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 7 months ago

#24579 new enhancement

Add Drag'n'Drop UI to plugin and theme manual uploaders

Reported by: tw2113 Owned by:
Milestone: Future Release Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Upgrade/Install Keywords: ui-feedback ux-feedback needs-patch
Focuses: Cc:

Description (last modified by ocean90)

We have this nice looking easy to use drag-n-drop UI for our media, is there anything stopping us from having it for our plugin and theme uploaders? I know most people use the search that goes through the .org repo, but it's foolish to think that's the only place people ever get their products. This would help facilitate a consistent user experience throughout the entire WP Admin.

If possible, support multiple uploads too.

Change History (21)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
2 years ago

Related/duplicate #21925

Version 0, edited 2 years ago by SergeyBiryukov (next)

#2 @kawauso
2 years ago

  • Cc kawauso added

#3 @nacin
23 months ago

  • Component changed from General to Upgrade/Install

Would be cool.

#4 @nacin
23 months ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to Future Release

#5 @ocean90
22 months ago

  • Description modified (diff)

#6 @ocean90
22 months ago

#21925 was marked as a duplicate.

#7 @ocean90
22 months ago

#20978 was marked as a duplicate.

#8 @bordoni
15 months ago

  • Keywords ui-feedback ux-feedback added
  • Version 3.6 deleted

This would require UI change, so I started to try some stuff and got something like the following video;


Any thoughts on this idea?

#9 follow-up: @tw2113
15 months ago

Honestly, this looks like it got taken care of pretty well with the already done Plugin page revamp from 4.0


At least notably better than what it used to be.

#10 in reply to: ↑ 9 @bordoni
15 months ago

Replying to tw2113:
I saw that, when I was in a Hangout with some friends, someone pointed that it doesn't implement the Drag and Drop nor multiple plugins/themes, correct?

Last edited 15 months ago by bordoni (previous) (diff)

#11 @tw2113
15 months ago

Hadn't tested that part, so valid point there.

#12 @michaelbeil
14 months ago

Users can drag and drop one plugin/theme currently, but multiple plugins/themes would be much more efficient.

#13 @ocean90
12 months ago

#30661 was marked as a duplicate.

#14 @kidsguide
12 months ago

+1 for this!

#15 @SergeyBiryukov
7 months ago

#29828 was marked as a duplicate.

#16 @SergeyBiryukov
7 months ago

#32042 was marked as a duplicate.

#17 @gmariani405
7 months ago

Voting for multiple uploads as well

#18 @bordoni
7 months ago

I will start to work on this again next week.

#19 @jorbin
7 months ago

  • Keywords needs-patch added

This seems like a good idea. If a patch can be ready in the next few weeks, I would like to include it in 4.3. A v1 that people can start testing is much better than waiting for something to be perfect.

#20 @bordoni
7 months ago

Ok @jorbin,

I will start on this on Monday.

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