[drupal-devel] promote to frontpage: confusing.

Carl McDade carl_mcdade at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 8 13:31:22 UTC 2005

I meant %section as a generic variable it could have been anything. In
the case of node/ since there is only one "item" then "first item" would
be that node. Otherwise the promotion is to the top of any multiple list.

"promote" . $this ." to first (visible) item" ?

Carl McDade

Gabor Hojtsy wrote:
>> Okay, And there is no way of setting this as a boolean so that the 
> flag
>> function does not show when not using the default idea of what a
>> frontpage should be?
>> How about changing help the text? I don't think that this can be 
> fixed
>> with just a few words (title) since the user will have stepped out of
>> the default flow. Usability calls for predicting the flow and setting
>> the rules. Under this there is nothing that can be predicted so any 
> text
>> would be lacking because the user is too much in control.
> The same problem comes up all the time. The user is too much in 
> control, 
> and this is good (from a point of view) :)
>> What would happen if you grabbed the section name and put it in as
>> "promote to %section as first item"?
> node/12 is not a section, and it can a frontpage...
> Goba

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