Opened 9 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#935 closed enhancement (maybelater)

Re-add "Newest" filter to plugin directory

Reported by: daveshine's profile daveshine Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Plugin Directory Keywords:


In the updated plugin repository the former browsing links to "Newest plugins" and "Last Updated" plugins were cut.

This is in my opinion really bad and I got already feedback from other community members who agree and miss those links.

There are various *serious* reasons to have those if you are developer or just a "normal" user.

Some reasons to have them back:

  • Newest plugins to avoid development of "same" plugin
  • Newest to better find new creations that maybe are the solution for something...
  • Last updated: for example if devs have patched security issues or whatever
  • Last updated: it gives a great overview over latest happenings
  • Since the search function is "ok" to say the least, to have more browsing alternatives, filters, listings at hand is a blessing!! We are speaking of a repo with almost 40,000 items, so making it easier for newbies, "normalos" or devs should be on our focus.

Thank you for any improvement on this!
Thanks for the hard work!!

Change History (5)

#1 @ocean90
9 years ago

#1159 was marked as a duplicate.

#2 @atomicjack
9 years ago

  • Type changed from defect to enhancement

Should be implemented for the reasons listed by OP.

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #meta by sam. View the logs.

8 years ago

#4 @samuelsidler
8 years ago

  • Resolution set to maybelater
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Summary changed from Re-add "Newest" and "Latest Updates" browsing links to updated plugin repository to Re-add "Newest" filters to plugin directory

We've had a lot of issues with plugin authors "gaming" the recently updated list. I don't think it's very useful either. Newest might be more interesting to consider bringing back, but right now we don't have visual (design) space to do that.

For now, this ticket is maybelater.

#5 @samuelsidler
8 years ago

  • Summary changed from Re-add "Newest" filters to plugin directory to Re-add "Newest" filter to plugin directory
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