Revisions help tab


Yesterday in DevChat, @ocean90 requested we write a help tab for the new revisionsRevisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision. screen. I’ve uploaded a first-run patch and am looking for feedback and revisions (ha) on that text.

I’d just like to note that I think we can be succinct about this without leaving out important information.

The ticket and patch are on the #23899 ticket.

The following is the first-run text:

Tab: Overview:

This screen is used for managing your content revisions.

Revisions are saved copies of your post or page, which are periodically created as you update your content. Text highlighted in red shows what content was removed, highlighted in green shows what content was added.

From this screen you can review, compare, and restore revisions:

  • To navigate between revisions, drag the slider arrow left or right or use the Previous or Next buttons.
  • Compare two different revisions by selecting the ‘Compare two revisions’ box to the side.
  • To restore a revision, click the Restore This Revision button.

Tab 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.:

For more information:

Revisions Management
Support Forums

Side note: The Revisions Management page is slated for pre-sprint release, in other words, it’ll be done in time for the 3.6 release so forum folks have something to reference.