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15.x+: Expose back preference filters on Admin UI for new tiki admins

Status
Pending
Subject
15.x+: Expose back preference filters on Admin UI for new tiki admins
Version
15.x
15.x Regression
16.x
16.x Regression
Category
  • Usability
  • Community projects
  • Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
  • Regression
Feature
Admin Interface (UI)
Resolution status
Partially solved
Submitted by
Xavier de Pedro
Volunteered to solve
Jonny Bradley
Lastmod by
Jonny Bradley
Rating
(0)
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Description

Please, whoever introduced the UI change that did hide the preference filters, please, please, please, expose them back to new tiki admins, since there are tons of support requests in many tiki sites out there about new site admins (even experienced php developers) not finding the preferences that they are looking for in the Control Panels, also following the documentation pages in doc.t.o about them, etc.

This is also affecting people creating show.t.o instances to report bugs and not finding the preferences, etc.

I tried myself but it was beyond myskills when I had a quick look at that, and I was fearing to break some tpl/css, so I'd rather leave ir for an aexperienced UI developers, or even better, to whoever introduced this usability regression (back in Tik1i3 or 14 days, probably?)

Thanks

Solution
Should be fixed now in trunk, and i sort of agree that we shouldn't backport the new basic/advanced switch in a minor update to 15.x, but the fix to allow advanced prefs to appear in the pref search should be backported (if i didn't do that already)
Importance
7
Easy to solve?
6
Priority
42
Demonstrate Bug (Tiki 19+)
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Version: Create show2.tikiwiki.org instance
Ticket ID
6072
Created
Wednesday 03 August, 2016 10:55:10 GMT-0000
by Xavier de Pedro
LastModif
Thursday 29 September, 2016 16:05:25 GMT-0000

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