[Phpmyadmin-devel] Main page reorganization

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Thu May 13 23:28:39 CEST 2010

Lori Lee a écrit :
> Hello everyone,
> I have created a prototype of a proposed redesign of the main page: 
> http://lorilee1.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/index_page_new.png. I feel 
> that this is a more logical organization of the information and makes it 
> easier to scan. I made the bullets all identical (in the screenshot they 
> look like they are different sizes but they are not supposed to be) 
> because in the current version, some bullets are an icon that is 
> meaningful to that bullet item (ex. Change password), while others 
> simply have a triangle (ex. Custom color) -- which, by the way, looks 
> misleadingly clickable. This makes it seem like these two categories of 
> bullets mean different things, when they actually do not.
> Another feature that may be useful is allowing each group of items to be 
> collapsed and expanded and keeping that state for future sessions.
> Please let me know what you think of these suggestions.

It's a good cleanup.

It's true that triangles were misleading, but no more little icons next 
to some of the choices?

Also, in the actual "Actions" section, there are also
- server dialog, in case multiple servers are defined
- Log out link
Where would you put these?

I'm not sure about putting "Change password" in Settings.

Also, someone on a discussion list was saying that this whole Home panel 
should not appear by default as it's not commonly used. However I wonder 
what should be there instead (this is configured in 

Marc Delisle

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