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Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#45054 new enhancement

Widget deletion: Add an "Are you sure you want to delete?" popup before it gets deleted

Reported by: vibeque's profile Vibeque Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.9.8
Component: Widgets Keywords: dev-feedback has-screenshots
Focuses: administration Cc:


For the widgets the "Delete" and "Done" buttons are close to each other, and if you accidentally click Delete, there is no obvious option to restore the widget. Not great if you have added lots of html code... I would have liked to see here a "Are you sure you want to delete this widget?".

Attachments (4)

Widgets - too easy to delete by mistake.mp4 (248.2 KB) - added by Vibeque 6 years ago.
delete widget.jpg (177.6 KB) - added by marketingwebbing 6 years ago.
alert-popup.png (16.6 KB) - added by mukesh27 6 years ago.
ticket 45054.png (8.9 KB) - added by estelaris 4 years ago.

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Change History (11)

#1 @marketingwebbing
6 years ago

We think it's a very good proposal, from the UX design, will help the user to avoid possible errors.
To contribute with your proposal, we attach an image that we have created to help to see how it would look like.

#2 @mukesh27
6 years ago

  • Focuses administration added
  • Keywords dev-feedback added

Hi @Vibeque, Welcome to WordPress Trac! Thank you for your ticket and good idea to add jQuery alert popup.

@marketingwebbing, No need to add any popup jquery or design we can use jQery alert popup with attached image and wait for ux team feedback.

6 years ago

#3 @karmatosed
5 years ago

  • Keywords needs-design-feedback added; ux-feedback removed

I am just swapping the keyword to 'needs design feedback', which is being used now for design feedback.

#4 @swb1192
5 years ago

Any word on next steps for this? Just deleted an important widget without warning today and was surprised to see this stagnant.

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #design by estelaris. View the logs.

4 years ago

#6 @estelaris
4 years ago

Ticket was reviewed in design meeting today and we believe that the concept is good. From both the screenshots presented, the wording needs some work as labels should be as specific as possible (where possible).

below is our proposal

Last edited 4 years ago by estelaris (previous) (diff)

#7 @estelaris
4 years ago

  • Keywords has-screenshots added; needs-design-feedback removed
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