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Usability inspections?


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adm

Community Member, 1 Post

14 July 2010 at 6:39am

Hi,
I'm wondering if there have been any usability studies/inspections conducted on silverstripe?

I ask because I myself am going to conduct a very basic heuristic evaluation of
the cms (as well as a couple of others) and I'm wondering what basic extensions should be
installed etc. Also it would be good to see how others might have tested silverstripe usability.

Thanks

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

14 July 2010 at 5:13pm

The last 'official' usability study that I know of happened over 3 years ago and for the 2.1 release. Lots of issues in that report have been addressed in releases since then but the major UI issues they reported (nested tabs = bad) have not been dealt with yet. 3.0 will probably fix those long standing issues.

Any feedback from your study would be great to hear / discuss since the CMS UI will be undergoing changes in 3.0 and it would be good to have all the bases covered.