With the recent Watchlist and RC releases, a lot of users are picking on various elements of the interface. Some are requesting small fixes, others asks are bigger. Some have more merit than others.
Please review the talk page comments and come up with recommendations for a short list of important fixes. We can't do everything, but we should make an attempt to make some high-value changes in response to users' comments. Efficiency of action (click counting) appears to be an important metric for experienced users, and may be something to pay particular attention to.
Filters in the Watchlist are not used that often to be that prominent Although the list of results is not pushed down in many cases by the new filters, some users reported that filtering options are shown too prominently. Solutions to consider:
The UI seems too prominent Even though the results are not pushed down compared to where they used to appear, there is a sense of the filtering UI taking too much prominence compared to the results. Solutions to consider:
- T177926: Interface adjustments: Make the "View newest changes" link more prominent and combine pagination and time period selectors
Current active filters may be hard to identify at a glance. The list of active filters is intended to provide a quick overview of what's displayed but the way it is displayed now can be confusing when many filters are applied. Solutions to consider: