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Opened 6 months ago

Last modified 4 months ago

#5120 new enhancement

Add "created date" to support forum archive

Reported by: TweetyThierry Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Support Forums Keywords: needs-patch 2nd-opinion


The support archive view (example https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/gutenberg/) has the "created by" information as well as the "last activity by" and "last activity date (time ago format)" but not the "created date (time ago format)".

I suggest to add the created date to avoid having to open the single view to see the it. This would also makes sense from an ordering perspective, since threads are ordered by created date.

Change History (4)

#1 @TweetyThierry
6 months ago

I believe this is the template line https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/browser/sites/trunk/wordpress.org/public_html/wp-content/themes/pub/wporg-forums/bbpress/loop-single-topic.php#L49 where the created date (time ago) and datetime and title attr needs to be added.

bbp_topic_post_date() should do for time ago, datetime and title attr.

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4 months ago

#3 @Clorith
4 months ago

I'm not sold on this, one aspect is the very limited screen space we have, so its important to pick what information to expose or a redesign will be needed.

But what does the creation date help with, in a support forum aspect, it's more important to know when there was a reply, than when a topic was created (in a ticketing system, creation date matters more, but that's a different scenario entirely after all).

Would love to hear some arguments for why this would be needed to back up the proposal.

#4 @dd32
4 months ago

  • Keywords 2nd-opinion added

If this were to be added, i'd expect it be hidden in a title attribute or something, but that would probably go against accessibility.

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