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Drupal WebJam Utrecht Drupal WebJam Utrecht Presentation Transcript

  • 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 Mark Boulton: web designer markboultondesign.com
  • 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 design definition youtube group d7ux.org test/research surveys flickr group post sketches& ideas for feedback design crowdsourcing test/research usability testing design
  • 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 + 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.
  • 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 - eliminate clutter - plain english
  • structure: content types menus blocks taxonomy
  • 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
  • our current challenges...
  • lots to do little time: UX Sprint this weekend (yay!) Microprojects getting it built: resources getting design through the issue queue
  • 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 @drupalredesign