I love that Chrome is smart about saving form details. When I accidentally click away, and then hurriedly hit the “Back” button, there’s all my data again. Nice touch.
How Car2Go Ruins Car2Go. Spot on — I had this exact experience tonight. One car within 10 blocks, couldn’t reserve because it locked me out of my account, and the car was taken by the time I got there. Plus, their password reset process is horrid on mobile.
Problem statement: Some users arrive at WordPress.com with intentions to launch a specific type of website. They know what type of site they want (e.g. photography portfolio) but don’t know how to use WordPress to achieve their goals. Although there’s lots of documentation available on… Continue reading →
WordPress’ internal search isn’t all that great out of the box, as I’ve discussed before. For instance, tags and categories aren’t included in the search query; as such, if your post is tagged “apple”, but there is no mention of “apple” in the title or… Continue reading →
I lurve WordPress’ distraction-free writing interface. It’s quite possibly the best user-facing “feature” of the last few releases, and it wins by taking complexity away.
I made the mistake of going to a website today. It’s understandable, of course — everybody does it, from time to time — and I’m sure I’ll forgive myself, eventually. I don’t mean just any website, of course, I mean a publication. A place where… Continue reading →
I wish sharing links with WordPress from mobile wasn’t so darn complex. It’s be nice to make it a one- or two-step action, instead of: write a title, choose tags, choose category, find the link, prepare body post with the link, think of something interesting to say about the link, and hit publish. Half of the time, all I want to do is reblog what was already written (while obviously fitting it within the aesthetic of my site).
One way we could get there with the mobile app is by offering a bookmarklet to auto-fill a new post, a la Tweetie.
One of my roommates switched from WordPress to Blogspot to Weebly because “[Weebly] is so easy to use… and that’s the only reason.” Nooo…
All of the features, functionality, and applications I planned out but never had the time to build.