Really hard user expirence for Editing "master page = pageType"1 user found helpful
1. MAIN PROBLEM: The user have very weak clue that "you are now editing/adding master elements in pageType mode" and not in "regular" mode page (99% of the ui - blocks - navs look the same)
Only to show the idea. Solution in other programs (master = more important = different mode = upper/bigger):
- In ADOBE indesign - the master are "separate" from the regular pages list + A/B/C etc..
- In power Point - the master is Bigger icon the the regular pages
- In word when you click twice on the upper area of the page you get inside the page - (the page is in opacity mode so you know "i am now not in the regular mode")
2. Its really important concept for any project (90% of the sites need blog, project page ect..) - but in the ui its very very hidden and "deep" (You need 5-6 clicks without breadcrumbs + the page open in new tab(why?))
3. You have "how to convert html to concrete5 -- but how you create the basic blog and portfolio with the new composer in the "elemental"?
4. The connect between the composer and the "master" in the ui is very very weak (the user need hours of reading and searching to understand "what going on"
Summary: I thing the composer is the X-factor in C5 (Live editing & backend editing = perfect tool), so the ui of the composer is very very important
- You are looking for an indicator that you are on the Edit Defaults page?
- You think it is confusing to create a new tab for the Edit Defaults page.
I agree, this could be improved:
- add "Exit Edit Defaults" text to the toolbar arrow (see attached screenshot)
- create the Edit Defaults page without a new tab, and change the back arrow link to the Defaults and Output page, instead of the the Page Types page
This might be an issue of missing or incomplete documentation. There are two tutorials discussing this topic though.
I agree that documentation/tutorials on how to construct all the default page types in the sample content would be useful.
I agree that having Composer inside the Page Settings panel is not intuitive.
A solution would be to give Composer a dedicated toolbar button or change the page settings label to "Composer / Page Settings". (see attached screenshot)
"Edit Defaults - open in the same window, add label, and change back arrow link #3304"