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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