D7UX
   show & tell

drupal webjam utrecht
       june 09
who am I &
what am I doing here?
Leisa Reichelt: user experience designer
    design web experiences based on
  defining user audiences & their needs


   ...
d7ux
why do we need to do this?
a lot of people are
really scared of Drupal
a tangent i’d love
to talk more about...
our process
                 DrupalconDC   interviews
research
                   pimp your admin      audience
irc    des...
design principles


                ref: d7ux.org
who is D7UX for?
verity: the content creator
jeremy: web savvy non-dev
plus benefits to & not intruding on
dx: drupal developers
what we hoped...
a sitebuilder for ‘Jeremy’
the reality
achievable improvements
- refocus the interface on the people who use it most
- rework the information architecture to support this
(+ scalability...
show & tell
global navigation
                        the header

                             roll up
 role based shortcuts
the dashboard.. coming soon!
(widgets currently being designed in microprojects)
add content
add content ‘meta’
find content
edit in place ‘meta’
edit in place
(node body text)
edit in place
(node body text)
system design
proper & consistent use of tabs




       interaction patterns




                                   - eli...
structure:
    content types
    menus
    blocks
    taxonomy
modules & config:
infrequently used functionality
by task & by module
site configuration
modules:
install/update/permissio...
our current challenges...
lots to do little time:
 UX Sprint this weekend (yay!)
 Microprojects
getting it built:
resources
getting design through t...
help! :)
your time
your support/enthusiasm
we <3 #drupal-usability
     special shout outs to
    Yoroy, Catch, & Bojhan
thank you :)

          www.d7ux.org
  www.disambiguity.com
www.designintheopen.org
                @leisa
       @drupalr...
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Drupal WebJam Utrecht

  1. 1. D7UX show & tell drupal webjam utrecht june 09
  2. 2. who am I & what am I doing here?
  3. 3. Leisa Reichelt: user experience designer design web experiences based on defining user audiences & their needs Mark Boulton: web designer markboultondesign.com
  4. 4. d7ux why do we need to do this?
  5. 5. a lot of people are really scared of Drupal
  6. 6. a tangent i’d love to talk more about...
  7. 7. our process DrupalconDC interviews research pimp your admin audience irc design definition youtube group d7ux.org test/research surveys flickr group post sketches& ideas for feedback design crowdsourcing test/research usability testing design
  8. 8. design principles ref: d7ux.org
  9. 9. who is D7UX for?
  10. 10. verity: the content creator jeremy: web savvy non-dev plus benefits to & not intruding on dx: drupal developers
  11. 11. what we hoped...
  12. 12. a sitebuilder for ‘Jeremy’
  13. 13. the reality
  14. 14. achievable improvements
  15. 15. - refocus the interface on the people who use it most - rework the information architecture to support this (+ scalability + enhanced usability) - simplify the interface by focusing on the 80% use case - updated visual design (friendly, professional, current) - maintain focus on accessibility - remove ambiguity re: ‘where am I?’ admin/website without removing context ‘what am I working on’ - reduce support & customisation overheads - an interface to be proud of.
  16. 16. show & tell
  17. 17. global navigation the header roll up role based shortcuts
  18. 18. the dashboard.. coming soon! (widgets currently being designed in microprojects)
  19. 19. add content
  20. 20. add content ‘meta’
  21. 21. find content
  22. 22. edit in place ‘meta’
  23. 23. edit in place (node body text)
  24. 24. edit in place (node body text)
  25. 25. system design proper & consistent use of tabs interaction patterns - eliminate clutter - plain english
  26. 26. structure: content types menus blocks taxonomy
  27. 27. modules & config: infrequently used functionality by task & by module site configuration modules: install/update/permissions/config consolidate other ‘config’: - Roles, Content Settings etc. - remove from ‘frequently used’ interfaces
  28. 28. our current challenges...
  29. 29. lots to do little time: UX Sprint this weekend (yay!) Microprojects getting it built: resources getting design through the issue queue
  30. 30. help! :) your time your support/enthusiasm
  31. 31. we <3 #drupal-usability special shout outs to Yoroy, Catch, & Bojhan
  32. 32. thank you :) www.d7ux.org www.disambiguity.com www.designintheopen.org @leisa @drupalredesign
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