[Koha] Improving the advanced search form

Chris Cormack chris at bigballofwax.co.nz
Thu Oct 25 15:03:21 NZDT 2012

On 25 October 2012 14:55, Srikanth Dhondi <srikanth at catalyst.net.nz> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am currently working on improving accessibility of koha opac site with our
> accessibility expert.
> One of the things we noticed is that the advanced search option is not only
> confusing for blind
> users but also even for normal users.
> I have noticed the following issues with it:
> 1) By default the Fewer Options option is selected, which is not obvious to
> the normal users until they click on More Options.
> 2) The layout could be a lot better, in particular the Fewer Options search
> form is quite abstract in what it does.
> For example, the default boolean operator is AND which is not obvious to
> even normal user.
> In my opinion, layout similar to the one http://kea.massey.ac.nz/search/X,
> is better.
I'm going to disagree and say that site is horrid :)

Maybe others will have different opinions though.


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