[Phpmyadmin-devel] First usability report

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Fri Feb 9 00:11:07 CET 2007

Marc Delisle a écrit :
> Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
>> Marc Delisle schrieb:
>>> Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
>>>> Isaac Bennetch schrieb:
>>>>> On 2/7/07, Marc Delisle <Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca> wrote:
>>>>>> Isaac you are more than welcome on this list :)
>>>>> Thank you
>>>>>> I guess that 2.10.0-rc1 should implement this change, but I wonder about
>>>>>> the Home icon. Should we remove it right now?
>>>>> Personally, I would strongly suggest leaving the home button. Removing
>>>>> it will only confuse users who don't realize the logo is a link at all
>>>>> -- plus the home button is very clear from a usability standpoint; we
>>>>> wouldn't want to loose usability.
>>>>> Would it do to change libraries/config.default.php to:
>>>>> $cfg['LeftLogoLink'] = '.'
>>>>> ?
>>>>> Also we probably want to remove the target="_blank" from
>>>>> libraries/navigation_header.inc.php line 28.
>>>> this would open index.hphp (the frameset) inside the navigation frame again 
>>>> ... ;-)
>>>> we need href="index.php" and target="_top" or
>>>> href="main.php" and target="frame_main"
>>>> or
>>>> href="navigation.php" and target="frame_navi"
>>>> but i would suggest first target="_top" and using
>>>> $cfg['LeftLogoLink']          = 'index.php';   // where should logo link 
>>>> point to
>>> Hmmm, for the Home icon, why don't we currently use 
>>> $cfg['DefaultTabServer'] instead of forcing "main.php" inside 
>>> libraries/navigation_header.inc.php ?
>> currently we have an external url and using target to open in new window
>> if we change it to a local subpage this page would open in a new window - so 
>> we have to change target too - if a customer has changed 
>> $cfg['LeftLogoLink'] to another URL this url will now load in the main frame 
>> ... not intended, or?
> Other software may not have this problem because their top-left logo 
> links to a fixed place, ours is customizable.
> I suggest detecting if $cfg['LeftLogoLink'] starts with "http", in this 
> case we target a new window, else we target our main window.
> Marc

Merged this detection in trunk, please test and comment!


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