[Plone-UI] Improving CMSUI toolbar w/metadata + edit bar + notifications

Nathan Van Gheem vangheem at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 17:58:15 UTC 2011


Yay for the cog wheel! ;)

Looks really good and I'm all for taking up less vertical space.

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 10:17 AM, Geir Bækholt <plone at baekholt.com> wrote:

>
>
> On 18-07-2011 21:06, Alex Limi wrote:
> > I've done a pass at improving the grouping and display of the toolbar
> > and related stuff, and I'm starting to get pretty happy with it. Did
> > this as an HTML prototype, so I'm aware that not everything lines up
> > pixel-perfect, but should be a decent representation. The goal was to
> > avoid the collapse/expand all the time, and surface relevant information
> > as part of the UI.
>
> Thanks for the feedback.
>
> We ran a workshop at the Living Statues sprint, trying to address all
> the issues raised. We have built on top of the current model and Limi's
> proposed improvements, and we believe we have found a good solution.
>
> Attached is a mockup of the new top-level menu.
>
> It has the following core attributes:
>
> * It is a single line and doesn't take up much vertical space.
> * It has a personal actions panel (Bruce Wayne+arrow)  for account
> info/personal preferences like Google's.
> * The cogwheel to the right also holds a panel menu, currently only with
> site configuration.
>
> The "Edit this page" item expands a panel menu with all the operations
> for the current item.
>
> --
> Geir Bækholt
> www.jarn.com/baekholt
>
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