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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#28377 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Improvement in the my_account_menu in the admin-bar

Reported by: gauravmittal1995's profile gauravmittal1995 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.0
Component: Toolbar Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: ui, administration Cc:

Description

Currently there are three options in the my_account_menu in the admin-bar. But two of these (the "user name" and the "edit my profile") links to the same path. I think the only use of the it is when the display-name (Name of User) is not equal to the username of the User (See Screenshots).

But to make the menu more compact and accurate, we can simply remove the display name as it is already seen in the heading of the menu and if there is a username mismatch then we can add it below the "edit my profile" link (See Screenshots).

Attachments (5)

Current Version - $current_user->display_name == $current_user->user_login.png (128.8 KB) - added by gauravmittal1995 10 years ago.
If username and display name are same (in current version)
Current Version - $current_user->display_name !== $current_user->user_login.png (128.0 KB) - added by gauravmittal1995 10 years ago.
If username and display name are not same (in current version)
28377.patch (881 bytes) - added by gauravmittal1995 10 years ago.
Patch for the new look.
Proposed Version - $current_user->display_name == $current_user->user_login.png (127.3 KB) - added by gauravmittal1995 10 years ago.
If username and display name are same (in proposed version)
Proposed Version - $current_user->display_name !== $current_user->user_login.png (127.0 KB) - added by gauravmittal1995 10 years ago.
If username and display name are not same (in proposed version)

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Change History (11)

@gauravmittal1995
10 years ago

If username and display name are same (in current version)

@gauravmittal1995
10 years ago

If username and display name are not same (in current version)

@gauravmittal1995
10 years ago

Patch for the new look.

@gauravmittal1995
10 years ago

If username and display name are same (in proposed version)

@gauravmittal1995
10 years ago

If username and display name are not same (in proposed version)

#1 @gauravmittal1995
10 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
10 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Toolbar

#3 @gauravmittal1995
10 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch dev-feedback added; has-patch removed

#4 @gauravmittal1995
10 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added; needs-patch removed

#5 @gauravmittal1995
10 years ago

  • Keywords dev-feedback removed

#6 @nacin
10 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

Hi gauravmittal1995, thanks for the suggestion. Right now it shows a pretty effective "card" of information, of who you are logged in as. I don't think it's necessary to change the look of it for the purposes of compactness. It feels kind of empty and the avatar seems out of place when the name is omitted or simplified.

This was originally designed with a boatload of UX tests as well as looking at other services, so I'm not inclined to make any changes.

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