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Bug #16974

Improve Weblate UX for first-time visitors

Added by intrigeri 3 months ago. Updated 12 days ago.

Status:
Confirmed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Infrastructure
Target version:
-
Start date:
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Feature Branch:
Type of work:
User interface design
Starter:
Affected tool:
Translation Platform

Description

I find the Weblate homepage for non-logged-in users quite confusing at the moment.

Besides, even though some basic contributions can be done anonymously, having a user account is the only way to build a work track record, which is our only way to build trust, and eventually give reviewer credentials to someone. So IMO we should strongly encourage users to log in.

So I'd like the homepage of Weblate, for non-logged-in users, to be mostly a login/register page, possibly with a "Contribute anonymously" link.


Related issues

Related to Tails - Feature #10037: Help Weblate maintainers to add the package to Debian In Progress 08/14/2015
Blocked by Tails - Bug #16943: Upgrade to Weblate 3.x Confirmed

History

#1 Updated by intrigeri 3 months ago

  • Blocked by Bug #16943: Upgrade to Weblate 3.x added

#2 Updated by intrigeri 3 months ago

Blocked by Bug #16943: Upgrade to Weblate 3.x added

Rationale: possibly newer versions of Weblate have improve things in this area; in any case, let's not base work on an old version, to avoid having to forward port it later.

#3 Updated by intrigeri about 2 months ago

  • Type of work changed from Sysadmin to User interface design

I think we need some UX work to happen before we jump to the implementation. I'll do some usability testing at MozFest in a month.

#4 Updated by u 24 days ago

  • Related to Feature #10037: Help Weblate maintainers to add the package to Debian added

#5 Updated by intrigeri 12 days ago

  • Blueprint set to https://tails.boum.org/blueprint/translation_platform/#ux

intrigeri wrote:

I think we need some UX work to happen before we jump to the implementation. I'll do some usability testing at MozFest in a month.

Done and reported back on the blueprint.

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