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Opened 22 months ago

Closed 17 months ago

Last modified 17 months ago

#46708 closed enhancement (fixed)

Description for feed full text/summary settings

Reported by: JarretC Owned by: SergeyBiryukov
Milestone: 5.3 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Administration Keywords: has-patch needs-copy-review
Focuses: Cc:


I've come across a few support questions in the forums where users go into the Settings->Reading menu and assume that modifying the 'For each article in a feed, show' options also controls how the content will be displayed on the theme itself. While the label is specific not everybody may even know what a feed is.

Suggesting adding a description below the options that explain a bit further

Attachments (2)

46708.patch (823 bytes) - added by JarretC 22 months ago.
46708-2.patch (1.3 KB) - added by JarretC 17 months ago.
Updated text per discussion in #core channel during triage

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Change History (9)

22 months ago

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
17 months ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 5.3
  • Owner set to SergeyBiryukov
  • Status changed from new to reviewing

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
17 months ago

  • Keywords needs-copy-review added

Thanks for the ticket! Adding a description there would indeed be helpful.

For feeds only, it is up to your theme to choose how content is displayed.

I think the wording could be improved a bit. Some site authors might be wondering, "why is it not up to me"? :)

Maybe something like this?

This option applies to feeds only. How content is displayed on your site depends on the theme you use.

Marking as needs-copy-review for @marybaum :)

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17 months ago

#4 @JarretC
17 months ago

That sounds better to me as well, will await for further review from Mary :)

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17 months ago

17 months ago

Updated text per discussion in #core channel during triage

#6 @SergeyBiryukov
17 months ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reviewing to closed

In 45912:

Administration: Add a note to "For each post in a feed, include [Full text / Summary]" option that how content is displayed in browsers depends on the theme.

Add a documentation link to learn more about feeds.

Props JarretC, SergeyBiryukov, pento, talldanwp, dinhtungdu, noisysocks, tobifjellner.
Fixes #46708.

#7 @SergeyBiryukov
17 months ago

In 45913:

I18N: Add missing translator comment in help text on Reading Settings screen.

Props garrett-eclipse.
See #46708.

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