Improving Mobile Flow in 4.2

Over on make/flow, we’ve been flow testing coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., posting visual records, and opening tickets tagged make-flow. During 4.2, we’re going to highlight a couple of these flow tickets every week, with an emphasis on mobile. Here is a small selection of mobile make-flow tickets to consider for 4.2. From log in, to the toolbar and adminadmin (and super admin) menus, on to the editor media buttons, these tickets note some of the annoying little UXUX User experience issues that impede flow on phones. Fixing these would improve our mobile flows significantly.

The logo headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. on the log in screen is too large a tap target

Submenus can’t be dismissed on mobile.

Hide Media Buttons on small screens

Prevent device keyboard from displaying after selecting an image in TinyMCE

Allow swiping the admin menu open and closed on touch devices

If you’re curious about Flow and Visual Records, check out the sidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. on make/flow, the Flow Glossary, and the #core-flow SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel.

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