Building a Great User Experience for Content Editors


For new content editors, Drupal can seem like a daunting maze of forms full of confusing terminology. If you take some time to customize the admin UI, it can make a big difference for content editors.

In this session, we'll cover techniques to improve the user experience for content editors. This will include how to architect your site with content editors in mind, as well as smaller configuration decisions that effect content editor UX.

Get the slides

Topics will include:

  • Thinking like a content editor: user stories for admins
  • Overall page-building paradigms and how they effect content editors
  • Text formats and¬†WYSIWYG configuration
  • Field configuration and media management
  • Landing page editing UI
  • Custom Views and Dashboards
  • Encouraging accessible content
  • Contributed modules to improve the content editing experience

This session is designed for site builders and developers who want to improve their UX knowledge and designers who want to get ideas for what's possible in terms of content editor UX in Drupal.

Session Track

User Experience

Experience Level


Drupal Version

When & Where

Thursday, 12 April, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
202 | Acquia