Where Should Extensions ACP Panels Go?

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Re: Where Should Extensions ACP Panels Go?

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That I am aware. For us it is aware. Since we have so constantly do. And as it is with a new starters? I am of the opinion that should give an extra area in the ACP for extension. Then it is clearly arranged.
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And for Style think i am to. Would also be best. For Styles should also get its own range. It is extensible for other, perhaps more adventitious features.
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Re: Where Should Extensions ACP Panels Go?

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The Customise Tab is for Managing (Installing, Uninstalling, Dis-/Enable) everything (languages, styles and extensions), hence the module should be renamed to "Manage extensions" there.
The Extensions tab is for configuring the installed extensions, so this is fine.

Just create a ticket for renaming Customise>Extensions.
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Re: Where Should Extensions ACP Panels Go?

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wintstar wrote:That I am aware. For us it is aware. Since we have so constantly do. And as it is with a new starters? I am of the opinion that should give an extra area in the ACP for extension. Then it is clearly arranged.
New users will not see the Extensions tab. It does not appear for new users until they eventually install an extension that has it's own ACP module. So by the time it appears, they will already know that the Extensions link under Extension management in the Customise tab was for enabling/disabling, and the Extensions tab was something new that came from something they installed.
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Re: Where Should Extensions ACP Panels Go?

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How about just renaming .MODs to "Add-ons"? Works for extensions, mods, or anything.

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