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Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#37429 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Search dropdown is hidden

Reported by: Kenshino Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.5.3
Component: Plugins Keywords:
Focuses: ui, accessibility, administration Cc:

Description

So on the initial add plugin page - https://cloudup.com/cmxF7nmiL8P

I can do a string search but the dropdown to select 'Tag, Keyword or author' isn't there by default.

After I search, the dropdown appears (this design is also present on W.org)

See https://cloudup.com/cjMW0dlY80G

I don't think this works for a good user experience.

  • As a user, I wouldn't know what the initial search was based on. Is it keyword? Tag? Or Author? I don't know.
  • Essentially to get to a 'tag' search, I would have to fail on the keyword search first

Proposal

  • Restore the dropdown to be on the actual 'Add New Plugin' page

Happy to write a patch if need be

Change History (1)

#1 @swissspidy
5 years ago

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

Thanks for your report!

This has recently been fixed in #37233, see [38119]

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