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Opened 4 years ago

Closed 11 months ago

#1838 closed enhancement (fixed)

Add "Create a Blog" subnav item to "My Account > Blogs" in BuddyBar

Reported by: r-a-y Owned by:
Milestone: 1.8 Priority: minor
Severity: normal Version: 1.1
Component: Core Keywords:
Cc: mercijavier@…

Description

I know by default, the "My Blogs" nav item is added to the BuddyBar (which has the "Create a Blog" link), but I'm going to be removing this nav item from my theme to save some real estate.

In BP 1.1, the "Create a Blog" link was a subnav item under "My Account > Blogs", why not in BP 1.2?

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Also a "Create a Blog" button should show up on a logged-in user's blogs screen. Maybe on the same line as the select option menu, but aligned left.

eg. http://testbp.org/members/USERNAME/blogs

Change History (11)

comment:1 DJPaul4 years ago

There is nothing stopping you adding the "Create a Blog" link under another menu in your own theme.

comment:2 r-a-y4 years ago

Yeah that's true.

My point was the "Create a Blog" nav item was available in BP 1.1.

comment:3 DJPaul4 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 1.2 to 1.2.1

comment:4 SickSight4 years ago

I think it is removing a little bit usabillity, because the useres are know it from the last versions! it´s the same with the "create group" option in buddybar...

thx, jens

comment:5 boonebgorges3 years ago

  • Component set to Core
  • Milestone changed from 1.3 to Future Release

When I updated my theme from 1.1, I just added the button manually. I imagine that most holdovers from 1.1 can do (or have done) the same.

I'm going to mark this as Future Release so that we can reconsider the question as the WP 3.1 admin bar begins to come to fruition.

comment:6 mercime11 months ago

  • Cc mercijavier@… added
  • Severity set to normal

+1 There are WP themes where the the_title of page template is not within the WP loop. As such, the "Create a Blog" and "Create a Group" buttons/links are not rendered beside the Blog/Group Directory page titles. Would be great to provide alternative way for users to create a group or blog if admin allows such (aside from manually creating the links for such or filters in custom menu etc)

Last edited 11 months ago by mercime (previous) (diff)

comment:7 r-a-y11 months ago

In 7062:

Add 'Create a Group / Blog' links to the WP Toolbar. See #1838.

comment:8 r-a-y11 months ago

mercime, I've added the "Create a Group" and "Create a Blog" links to the WP Toolbar.

Hopefully that helps somewhat. Let us know if you have any other ideas.

comment:9 DJPaul11 months ago

Commit made me realise we use "Create a blog" and "create a site" in several places. We should standardise on the terminology - I'm a fan of "site".

comment:10 mercime11 months ago

@r-a-y Thank you :D
Tested in two multisite installs, subdirectory and subdomain. Two thumbs up.

@DJPaul +1

comment:11 r-a-y11 months ago

  • Milestone changed from Future Release to 1.8
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Version set to 1.1

Going to mark this one as resolved.

Paul, I'll create a new ticket for the blog vs. site strings.

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