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shedloads less settings

Postby EdB » Mon May 27, 2013 2:35 pm

I've decided to do away with shedloads of user settings that only a geek could love. number of blogs before a select box, number of results per page in admin, the admin template in use, "focus on first input" which I never even bothered turning on, the bozo validator, and the whole idea of an icon legend are gone in my latest version.

My thinking is two-fold. First, they're really geeky. All they really do is load up the user's profile page with admin-side stuff when the profile really should be about the user - and the user generally doesn't give a damn about the admin side of their participation in a website. Second, assuming I move towards plugin user settings get stored in the user settings table it'll be of great value to remove from that table as much "unessential stuff" as possible.

:) ?
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Re: shedloads less settings

Postby Kimberly » Wed May 29, 2013 7:42 pm

Sounds good to me. Streamlining interfaces are always a good thing.
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