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Feedback when a suggestion (or list of suggestions) is kept for later
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When a user adds a suggested article to a list (e.g., marking it "for later" with the star, or adding a whole collection to their personal lists), it is not clear where the items went. From the user perspective, the items just disappear and it is not immediately obvious where they went (since the personal lists at the top of the page may be out of the current viewport. This happened for several users during the research sessions we did for T119087.

As a possible solution, showing some feedback confirming that the item was added to the list would be helpful. If the affected list is inside the viewport, highlighting the added item may be enough. If the list is outside the viewport, a notice placed and/or pointing to the top may help to communicate that something happened above the current viewport.

This prototype illustrates a transition (when you add the "Lion" item for later by clicking on the star). The information element is shown coming from above (where the lists are located). This is a loading version of the usual information banners, as proposed in T67984. For a quick impression, check the animation blow:

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Related Gerrit Patches:
mediawiki/extensions/ContentTranslation : masterAnimation on 'Favorite' and 'Discard' actions

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Maybe this could use something like T67984 positioned and pointing in the correct direction.

Pginer-WMF updated the task description. (Show Details)Feb 10 2016, 10:52 AM
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Maybe this could use something like T67984 positioned and pointing in the correct direction.

Thanks @Prtksxna, that aligns well with the intention for this. I added an animation and a link to a quick prototype to have a better idea on how that could work in this context.

Change 269665 had a related patch set uploaded (by Santhosh):
Animation on 'Favorite' and 'Discard' actions

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/269665

Change 269665 merged by jenkins-bot:
Animation on 'Favorite' and 'Discard' actions

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/269665

santhosh moved this task from Backlog to In Progress on the LE-CX8-Sprint 2 board.Feb 15 2016, 5:04 AM

TODO: The bubble at the top that says that it was added to "For Later", when the list is out of the viewport.

Amire80 moved this task from CX8 to Bugs on the ContentTranslation board.Apr 20 2016, 1:12 PM
Arrbee moved this task from Bugs to Enhancements on the ContentTranslation board.Jun 22 2018, 1:41 PM
Arrbee moved this task from Needs Triage to Enhancements on the ContentTranslation board.