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Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#4962 closed enhancement (fixed)

Change "Sign Up Complete!" to "Check Your Email To Activate Your Account!" During New Account Registration

Reported by: themightymo Owned by: boonebgorges
Milestone: 1.8 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 1.7
Component: Core Keywords: needs-patch
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Description

We run a community of 1,000+ mostly non-techie users at unitedfrontmn.org, and we have found through both formal and informal user testing that the "Sign Up Complete!" copy is confusing to users.

By changing the copy on line #253 of register.php in the default theme to "Check Your Email To Activate Your Account!" we have greatly decreased our signup-related support tickets.

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4962.diff (1.6 KB) - added by vegasgeek 8 years ago.

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Change History (7)

#1 @r-a-y
8 years ago

  • Component changed from Theme to UX/UI
  • Keywords dev-feedback added

I agree that this is misleading.

If the other devs are okay with this change, then let's address this for 1.8.

#2 @DJPaul
8 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch added; dev-feedback removed
  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 1.8

Sure

@vegasgeek
8 years ago

#3 @vegasgeek
8 years ago

Found/replaced "Sign Up Complete!" in 3 spots. Patch added.

#4 @boonebgorges
8 years ago

Thanks, vegasgeek! No need to manually patch the .pot file - the wp.org potbot takes care of that for us.

#5 @boonebgorges
8 years ago

  • Owner set to boonebgorges
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 6994:

Change 'Signup Complete' to more descriptive prompt

By prompting users to check their email to activate their accounts, it's hoped
that there will be less confusion when new members register for accounts.

Fixes #4962

Props themightymo, vegasgeek

#6 @DJPaul
5 years ago

  • Component changed from General - UX/UI to Core
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