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ACP - better method of node reordering: drag & drop, move up/down, etc.

Discussion in 'XenForo Suggestions' started by Floris, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. Floris

    Floris Guest

    I kinda miss it and run into it every so often, the ability to just pick up a node element and drag it under another parent. Or order the language packs, or order the styles.
    There are a few situations where I kinda expect it to be drag/drop but the link is just a click to old-school edit a form. Progressive enhancement where possible due to modern browser, would be quite interesting and user friendly to have - additionally.
    Adhen, Dadparvar, flash84 and 79 others like this.
  2. Chad Keck

    Chad Keck Member

    I'd like to request a visual tool to simplify the node tree arrangement, either drag and drop or at least a single page to accomplish this instead of having to go into each category or forum to set.

    Thanks and keep up the good work!
    Ghostaunt, adwade, imno007 and 70 others like this.
  3. Chimpie

    Chimpie Well-Known Member

    As customers' sites grow, they will be adding and moving around their categories and forums. Since there is no Display Order like vB has, it would be really nice if customers could drag and drop the nodes into the order they want them.
    IPF, TrixieTang and gib like this.
  4. steven s

    steven s Well-Known Member

    I just came here to suggest the same thing.
    Drag and drop or enter a sort number on the same page.
  5. JVCode

    JVCode Well-Known Member

    Was thinking the same thing when arranging forums earlier.
  6. Floris

    Floris Guest

    I also suggested this, but I think it was internally. Yeah, drag/drop functionality to re-order the node tree would be epic.
    TrixieTang likes this.
  7. island

    island Active Member

    Drag and drop would be very cool, but even the simple "on one page" ordering of vB3 would be fine and a needed time-saver. The way it is now is fine if you only have a few forums in a category, but if you have a dozen or dozens that need to be ordered in a category, it becomes a pain in the neck to have to go back and forth back and forth at present.
  8. infinite.loop

    infinite.loop Active Member

    In my opinion this is a "must have" feature.

    It is simply a pita to manage a forum with 100+ "subforums". Drag & Drop for changeing the forum order and create a hirarchy would be an incredible timesafer!
    drastic and CreationNation like this.
  9. Steve10

    Steve10 Well-Known Member

    I've been waying up whether to purchase a license for a while now, currently just waiting for some more addons (that I require) to be released and for my adwords payment to arrive but something to make it easy to reorder forums would be amazing and would be a massive timesaver (something similar to webs.com ordering system maybe?).
  10. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    No way to I consider this a "must have", but more of a convenience - one I'd sure love to see in XenForo. :)
  11. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    Be sure to Like the first post if you want it to be considered.
  12. Floris

    Floris Guest

    Try a forum with 500+ forums. Something I deal with on an almost daily basis
  13. David McHenry

    David McHenry Active Member

    I agree this is pretty standard stuff in new software lately (even some old software), shouldn't be to awfully hard to accomplish.
  14. Anthony Parsons

    Anthony Parsons Well-Known Member

    Liked... these type of simplistic additions that make administration easier are definitely warranted IMHO.
  15. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    ha in THAT case it would be a must have. :)
  16. infinite.loop

    infinite.loop Active Member

    Same reason here as for Floris. ;)
  17. Green Cat

    Green Cat Active Member

    Would love to see this feature added to the core.
  18. Darfuria

    Darfuria Active Member

    Yeah, definitely a must have. Considering there's a whole bunch of elegant javascripty things on XenForo already, it'd be silly to overlook this one.
  19. Nick

    Nick Well-Known Member

    Considering how nifty 99% of XenForo's interface is, it is, comparatively, a must-have. Currently, not having it is like roaming around with the dinosaurs when compared to the rest of XF's UI.
  20. JVCode

    JVCode Well-Known Member

    This would be a must have for my gaming community, we have a games database which has over 1700 forums, we use IPB to manage the forums because of the drag and drop functionality it holds. The only problem with having this many forums is that they're displayed on one page and you cannot minimize the list for ease of use.

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