Drupal UX: connecting the dots - to do

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Don't design only a great web site. Unsuspecting clients will be exposed to the Drupal administrative interface as well. We'll look at the main user experiences you want to design for. Hint: bring your favorite admin theme and node/add page.

Drupal 8 UX: Connceting the dots - Presentation Transcript

  1. Connecting the…
    • Drupal Design Camp
    • Berlin, June 2011
    • @royscholten
  2. Admin UX++
      Design effective workflows for the primary tasks that create value for the customer and the business.
  3. Drupal 7 UX focus: content creator Verity
    • Create content… find content… edit content…
  4. Drupal 8 UX…
  5. Site builder tools Content workflows Core product Prairie Grow the team
  6. Site builder tools Content workflows Core product Prairie Grow the team
  7. Drupal 8 UX focus: site builder Jeremy
    • Create layout and navigation: menus, blocks, modules, appearance, regions, taxonomy, content types, oh my!
  8. Design for the mental model
  9. … But if a View just created a component, and put it into a library, and then over here where you're generating a page layout, you can add that view to your page as a component?
  10. If everything worked this way, the perceived complexity would diminish. Instead, our complexity would be about finding and identifying the components you want to use on that particular page. But that's a fixable problem. We can write awesome search widgets and stuff.” – merlinofchaos
  11. Pages & Components
  12. Site builder tools Content workflows Core product Prairie Grow the team
  13. Does 'Save' publish my content?
  14. Site builder tools Content workflows Core product Prairie Grow the team
  15. Core Product
    • Snowman & friends
    Bill Watterson – Calvin and Hobbes. Obviously
  16. Connect which…?
  17. “ Given two functionally equivalent CMS's, the simplest one should be selected.” Submitted by Dries on January 11, 2006 - 17:31
  18. “To make Drupal great we must take away most of the choices from the default UI.” Submitted by nk (chx) on Sat, 2011 -06-25 05:47
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  20. Use case?
  21. Site builder tools Content workflows Core product Prairie Grow the team
  22. Prairie
    • Improve community performance
  23. Site builder tools Content workflows Core product Prairie Grow the team
  24. Grow the team
    • Have process. Keep usability testing. Checklists. Help the community make better informed design decisions.
  25. “The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas”
  26. Diverge / converge
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  28. Research Model (personas) Requirements Framework design Detailed design
  29. Usability testing
    • "Now I see taxonomy. That's a big word for this kinda stuff. Funny, cause I think of biology and stuffed deer"
  30. Checklists
  31. Site builder tools Content workflows Core product Prairie Grow the team
  32. Designing Drupal
    • Drupal core UI and themes
    • Drupal contributed projects
    • Drupal.org
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  34. ?
    • #ddceu ftw!
  35. Drupal 7 UX focus: content creator Verity
    • Create content, find content, edit content, publish, schedule…
  36. Drupal 8 UX focus: site builder Jeremy
    • Create layout and navigation: add components to pages.
  37. groups.drupal.org/usability
    • yoroy on drupal.org and IRC
    • @royscholten
  38. Connecting the…
    • Drupal Design Camp
    • Berlin, June 2011
    • @royscholten