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Low priority for 57 ... and what to do with this article (archive?)

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  1. Joni 323 posts
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    While this page could use a screenshot update and some reorganizing, we're not prioritizing updating this before the 57 release. The new 57 UI already has copy to explain the options that show up in the panel, and we have individual articles that are more task-based, which is what users tend to search for.

    We could even consider archiving this page. It does show redundant information. Any thoughts on that?

    While this page could use a screenshot update and some reorganizing, we're not prioritizing updating this before the 57 release. The new 57 UI already has copy to explain the options that show up in the panel, and we have individual articles that are more task-based, which is what users tend to search for. We could even consider archiving this page. It does show redundant information. Any thoughts on that?
  2. AliceWyman 4950 posts
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    I was also wondering what to do with this article, which is linked from the about:preferences General panel in Firefox 55 and below. I think it would be OK to archive it but I would not remove any links to this article [*] as we still support Firefox 55.

    If it's not archived or updated for fx56 and above then I think we should at least update the search summary to add that this article applies to Firefox version 55 and below. There's already this note at the top:
    {for fx56}{note}Note: This article applies to Firefox version 55 and below. Firefox [[T:optionsorpreferences]] have been reorganized starting in version 56.{/note}{/for}

    I was also thinking to update the note to include a link to Firefox options, preferences and settings, which I've already updated for fx56 and fx57.


    [*] This article used to be titled "Options window - General panel" and has been renamed a couple of times. It's linked from a number of other articles, as shown in these three "What links here" lists:

    Documents that link to "Startup, home page, tabs, and download settings" https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/startup-home-page-tabs-download-settings/links

    Documents that link to "Startup, home page and download settings": https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/startup-home-page-download-settings/links

    Documents that link to "Options window - General panel": https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Options%20window%20-%20General%20panel/links

    I was also wondering what to do with this article, which is linked from the about:preferences General panel in Firefox 55 and below. I think it would be OK to archive it but I would not remove any links to this article [*] as we still support Firefox 55. If it's not archived or updated for fx56 and above then I think we should at least update the search summary to add that this article applies to Firefox version 55 and below. There's already this note at the top:<br> {for fx56}{note}'''Note:''' This article applies to [[Find what version of Firefox you are using|Firefox version]] 55 and below. Firefox [[T:optionsorpreferences]] have been reorganized starting in version 56.{/note}{/for} I was also thinking to update the note to include a link to [[Firefox options, preferences and settings]], which I've already updated for fx56 and fx57. ----- [*] This article used to be titled "Options window - General panel" and has been renamed a couple of times. It's linked from a number of other articles, as shown in these three "What links here" lists: '''Documents that link to "Startup, home page, tabs, and download settings"''' https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/startup-home-page-tabs-download-settings/links '''Documents that link to "Startup, home page and download settings"''': https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/startup-home-page-download-settings/links '''Documents that link to "Options window - General panel"''': https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Options%20window%20-%20General%20panel/links
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  3. AliceWyman 4950 posts
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    I updated the summary: This article describes settings available in the General panel of Options/Preferences in Firefox version 55 and below.

    I also updated the note for fx56, to the following:

    {for fx56}{note}Note: This article describes the available General panel settings in Firefox version 55 and below. For a summary of Firefox [[T:optionsorpreferences]] and settings in current Firefox versions, see the article Firefox options, preferences and settings.{/note}{/for}

    I set up a "Needs change" entry to consider archiving this article.

    I updated the summary: ''This article describes settings available in the General panel of Options/Preferences in Firefox version 55 and below.'' I also updated the note for fx56, to the following: {for fx56}{note}'''Note:''' This article describes the available '''General''' panel settings in [[Find what version of Firefox you are using|Firefox version]] 55 and below. For a summary of Firefox [[T:optionsorpreferences]] and settings in current Firefox versions, see the article [[Firefox options, preferences and settings]].{/note}{/for} I set up a "Needs change" entry to consider archiving this article.
  4. AliceWyman 4950 posts
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    If we archive this article we should consider copying the Tabs section to another article ... maybe update and unarchive the old Tab preferences and settings article. I have a revision pending to that article. Related discussion: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/tab-preferences-and-settings/discuss/7256

    If we archive this article we should consider copying the Tabs section to another article ... maybe update and unarchive the old [[Tab preferences and settings]] article. I have a revision pending to that article. Related discussion: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/tab-preferences-and-settings/discuss/7256