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[UX][Proposal] Improving Homepage Content http://xwiki.markmail.org/thread/onsbsjwirg74ul7y
[UX][Proposal] Improvements for WYSIWYG macros http://xwiki.markmail.org/thread/ally2wvtzfezebks
[UX][Idea] Render Switches http://xwiki.markmail.org/thread/jwbbz4ypjqcpwral
[UX][Proposal] Improvements on editing welcome block http://xwiki.markmail.org/thread/hboogjn2pdmrftau

Welcome Block Edit

Issues

  • Difficulties on editing the content of Welcome block
    • Edit on Homepage takes you to WYSIWYG mode
    • Editing Inline on Homepage takes you in the Dashboard editing
  • Difficulties on emptying the home page dashboard in order to replace it with static content
XWIKI-7948 Usability improvements when using macros inside the WYSIWYG editor
XWIKI-7949 Have all macros collapsed by default
XWIKI-7950 Improve visual representation of macros by differentiating them from normal content
XWIKI-7951 Have a contextual toolbar containing macro's actions
Issue type Issue stateXWIKI-7954 Have custom actions for certain macros/gadgets

Related Discussions

Related Pages

Analysis

WYSIWYG

  • the include macro rendering is confusing because the user might think he can in-line edit the content
  • trying to delete some words in the welcome message results in deleting the dashboard macro
  • advanced macro properties that are hard to follow

wysiwyg.png

Dashboard

  • confusing because now the include/macro separation is overwritten - the only clue is the warning message
  • advanced gadget properties that are hard to follow
  • gadget implemented with a <include> mechanism
  • difficulties on understanding translations keys for the Welcome block title

dashboard.png

wysiwygMacro.png

dashboardGadget.png

Dashboard Edit

Issues

XWIKI-7885 Message Stream input is not displayed when editing the Dashboard
XWIKI-7681 Improve gadget's container styling in INLINE mode to better suggest dragging and delimitation
Issue type Issue stateXWIKI-7685 Improve Homepage editing and Dashboard 'included' message
Issue type Issue stateXWIKI-4448 Show a link towards documentation in macro insertion dialog
XWIKI-7995 Panel style parameter does not have gradients

Proposal

Before

- gadgets are not discoverable
beforeDashboard.png

After

- we should better mark the borders of a gadget
proposalDashboard.png

- or better mark available actions per gadget
visibleActions.png

Homepage View

Issues

XE-1117 Add a getting started guide on XWiki Enterprise home page
XWIKI-7568 Implement mechanism to hide technical content
XWIKI-7678 Simplify the 'Tags' section initial text
XWIKI-7679 Separate Message Stream input from Activity Stream
  • see Help Center proposal for a better separation of help/tour/welcome content

Proposal

Before

HomepageBefore.png

After

HomepageAfter.png

Guest

welcomeGuest.png

Logged-in

welcomeLogged.png

Overview

HomepageLarger.png


 

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