User:Emilio/Infobox design

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This page describes the design process for the new infoboxes during April 2021. It consisted in a workshop to determine the new design for

Background[edit | edit source]

  • Infoboxes have been implemented in all device pages using the Open Know-How standard.
  • Many of the

Problems[edit | edit source]

  • Forms are not easy to use.
  • The existence of three methods for editing is daunting to first-time users.
  • Infoboxes are long, so editing through the visual editor is hard.
  • Users do not fill out all information when starting a page.
  • There are repeated parameters across different infoboxes.

Solution proposal[edit | edit source]

A series of activities will take place to define the best way to divide metadata into reusable infoboxes.

A proposal made by User:Sophivorus to organize metadata into a series of a infoboxes
  • Objective: to find a way to organize page metadata in a modular manner.
  • Template:Databox has been set up for this objective.

Desired results[edit | edit source]

  • Infoboxes can be

Define databox types[edit | edit source]

What are the databox classes to consider? For example:

  • page data
  • project data
  • device data
  • location data
  • translation data
  • publication data
  • porting data

List metadata items for each databox class[edit | edit source]

Initial Miro board items and groups

See This Miro board for reference.

Use cases to test use cases for databoxes[edit | edit source]

Test classes

  1. Project mapping (a non-thorough description of a device or project anywhere in the world, such as DropFab, Farmbot).
  2. Literature review.
  3. Topic page (Tomatoes).
  4. General description of a tool that might prompt future documentation (A-frame).
  5. Organization page.
  6. A well-documented device (Bike Handlebar Plug)
  7. A community project or event (Ting)

Results[edit | edit source]