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Opened 2 years ago

Closed 13 months ago

Last modified 12 months ago

#47569 closed enhancement (fixed)

Remove unnecessary !important from wp-admin/css/common.css

Reported by: foack Owned by: SergeyBiryukov
Milestone: 5.5 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Administration Keywords: has-patch commit
Focuses: ui, administration Cc:

Description

There are 21 !important statements in common.css, that sometimes simply overwrite CSS changes made in JS, overwrite other !important statements in the same file or other files. Overall, it doesn't help with clarity :)

Attachments (7)

common.css (69.0 KB) - added by foack 2 years ago.
47569.diff (12.3 KB) - added by foack 2 years ago.
updated version of postbox.js
47569-postbox.js.diff (12.2 KB) - added by foack 2 years ago.
Updated postbox.js
47569-2.diff (2.2 KB) - added by foack 2 years ago.
Updated common.css
47569-3.diff (2.8 KB) - added by foack 2 years ago.
Updated common-rtl.css
47569-postbox.js.2.diff (428 bytes) - added by foack 2 years ago.
postbox.js without formatting changes.
47569.4.diff (2.9 KB) - added by audrasjb 14 months ago.
Administration: Remove unnecessary !important CSS rules from common.css

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Change History (24)

@foack
2 years ago

@foack
2 years ago

updated version of postbox.js

#1 in reply to: ↑ description @foack
2 years ago

Replying to foack:

There are 21 !important statements in common.css, that sometimes simply overwrite CSS changes made in JS, overwrite other !important statements in the same file or other files. Overall, it doesn't help with clarity :)

Please ignore the uploaded common.css and 47569.diff - those are here forever but don't actually contribute to clarity and do not move the ticket further.

#2 @foack
2 years ago

Updated postbox.js and the statement that added overflow:hidden to #wpbody-content, so that the !important statement on overflow:visible in common.css line 29 can be removed.

@foack
2 years ago

Updated postbox.js

@foack
2 years ago

Updated common.css

@foack
2 years ago

Updated common-rtl.css

#3 @foack
2 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch needs-testing needs-design-feedback added; needs-patch removed
  • Type changed from defect (bug) to enhancement

#4 @SergeyBiryukov
2 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Administration

#6 @SergeyBiryukov
2 years ago

  • Keywords needs-refresh added

Hi @foack, welcome to WordPress Trac! Thanks for the ticket and the patches.

Could you upload a version of 47569-postbox.js.diff without the formatting changes? It's hard to see what's actually changed there.

@foack
2 years ago

postbox.js without formatting changes.

#7 @foack
2 years ago

Sure thing @SergeyBiryukov, sorry that I forgot to disable my auto-formatting the first time. WCEU was too exciting :)

Let me know if the new diff helps to clarify!

#8 @SergeyBiryukov
2 years ago

  • Keywords needs-refresh removed
  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 5.3
  • Owner changed from foack to SergeyBiryukov
  • Status changed from assigned to reviewing

#9 @davidbaumwald
23 months ago

@SergeyBiryukov Can this be included in time for 5.3 Beta 1 today?

#10 @davidbaumwald
23 months ago

  • Milestone changed from 5.3 to Future Release

The deadline for features and enhancements for version 5.3 Beta 1 has now passed. Moving this to Future Release.

#11 @sabernhardt
19 months ago

These styles are at the beginning of this list from WP 5.3.2 core:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WCuUXfm_WSx7wYFlZ3h8_yLaLxoganyBcPys0TKfoRY/edit?usp=sharing

Column D gives any explanatory notes that are already in each file. If you have something to add to columns E through G, you can use comments within the spreadsheet.

#12 @isabel_brison
17 months ago

  • Keywords commit added; needs-testing needs-design-feedback removed

I have tested these changes by applying the patches locally and going through all the screens in wp-admin at different screen widths and in RTL mode. I also tested the classic editor view. Nothing is breaking, in fact, nothing is changing at all :)

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #core-css by isabelbrison. View the logs.


17 months ago

#14 @SergeyBiryukov
17 months ago

  • Milestone changed from Future Release to 5.5

@audrasjb
14 months ago

Administration: Remove unnecessary !important CSS rules from common.css

#15 @audrasjb
14 months ago

In 47569.4.diff, I put together a patch using the previous proposals.

#16 @whyisjake
13 months ago

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

In 48129:

Administration: Remove unnecessary !important CSS rules from common.css

Fixes #47569.

Props foack, SergeyBiryukov, davidbaumwald, sabernhardt, isabel_brison, audrasjb.

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #core by sergey. View the logs.


12 months ago

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