[TYPO3-english] usability drawbacks

Katja Lampela katja.lampela at lieska.net
Tue Jan 19 11:07:16 CET 2010


Tomas Mrozek kirjoitti:
> You can do ALL the things through the List module and SOME of the things
> through the Page module. Does it confuse normal editors? Yes, it does.
> That's why I hide the Page module for normal editors and let them use
> only the List module even though it might not be "inviting".

Yeah, this might be a wise solution..

> In my opinion, the problem of TYPO3 is that you can do one thing (let's
> say edit page properties) in many ways. While this is fantastic for
> experienced users, it's confusing for normal folks because they follow
> the step-by-step approach when trying to achieve certain task and if
> there are two or more ways, it confuses them.

This is very true. I guess one just has to make very specific user and 
page tsconfig settings for non-experienced users.

Thanks for your feedback.

With kind regards

Katja Lampela

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