WP Late Night #15: “Pixels don’t matter”

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Brad Williams was out this week since he’s getting married and enjoying a bit of a vacation (congrats you two!). Tony Perez was kind enough to join Dre and I for this week’s episode of WP Late Night, and we had a great time.

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Buttons are for clicking

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The post is a bit old, but I love Paris Vega’s thinking on the WordPress Upload/Insert button:

Frequently, clients who are staring at the WordPress content editing screen ask me, “How do I upload an image?” As an experienced WordPress user/designer/developer I used to get blown away by how silly such a question sounded. The button’s right there! But after running in to this problem again and again, I’ve decided the user is not at fault in this case.

The interface is deceptive. Let me explain…

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Moving the Upload/Insert icon into the toolbar

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I caught this one on Twitter yesterday, and new UI ideas always get me excited. Thibaut Ninove, a web/UI designer from Belgium, has published his idea for moving the Upload/Insert icon from above the WYSIWYG editor and into the toolbar. He argues it could save space and makes more sense as a tool in the bar than in its current location.

I’m not completely behind this idea, but I would try it out if were a plugin.