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Drupal Help System

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The Drupal Help system in core needs help.

The Drupal Help system in core needs help.

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  • 1. Fixing Drupal Help in Core Emma Jane Hogbin drupal.org user: emmajane http://www.flickr.com/photos/owlhere/4362411030
  • 2. Drupal help is perceived as a handful of worms. See issue #299050, #523638, etc http://www.flickr.com/photos/rickharris/2734202140/
  • 3. The help system we caught^w got. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rickharris/2734202118
  • 4. The help system that got away. http://www.flickr.com/photos/flawka/3331639602
  • 5. Help text is better in Drupal 7. Thanks to arianek, jhodgdon (and the docs team). See issue #537828 D6 to D7
  • 6. The help system is still basic. http://www.flickr.com/photos/visualpanic/404347995
  • 7. Packing generic help isn’t helpful, it’s just easier. ? e lp h c ifi ? ec bl e s p l a ta t e- Tr ans Si Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sebbisuperstar/2470560831
  • 8. This needs different kinds of rock stars who understand help systems. s rm t Wo gan A rro e Th http://www.flickr.com/photos/cindyfunk/91815443
  • 9. Helping Help Ideas ● Admin start page for help: Issue #423724 ● UX Sprint: http://groups.drupal.org/node/14387 ● http://drupal.org/project/advanced_help ● Or just start fresh?