Hi Vincent,

In my opinion, this is the best solution to avoid any confusions.



On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 1:51 PM, Vincent Massol <vinc...@massol.net> wrote:

> Hi devs,
> I’m following up from the http://markmail.org/message/zegx62ogtq5evbsy
> thread and creating a new one since this is a side topic.
> The idea is that right now when the user needs to create side content (ie
> Panels), it’s confusing since they can use either the Panels app or Menu
> app.
> I have the following proposal: Separate the apps
> * Keep the 2 concepts of Panels and Menus and make them separate: Use the
> Menu app for creating menus and the Panel app for creating panels
> * Remove the ability to create panels from the Menu app
> * Improve the Panel app to make it simpler to create panels
> ** Introduce a new xproperty for the panel title (and supporting
> scripting, could be a text area).
> ** If the panel xproperty content is empty then don’t display the title.
> This is to no loose the ability to have panels displayed only if some
> conditions are met.
> ** Display panel content textarea in WYSIWYG to make it simple for new
> admins to create panels.
> * Note that this solves issue https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-10112
> since we already have a Panel Wizard!
> * If we want, we can also easily introduce the concept of visibility for
> panels.
> Do you see any use case that wouldn’t be covered?
> Thanks
> -Vincent

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