Bulk Actions Ideation



Requirements from the Product for bulk upload and edit was as the following:

Bulk Edit: Acceptance Criteria

  • Clickable in-browser prototype with the workflow and all associated interactions of bulk image operations in the CMS, including:
    • Bulk uploading images (both in the Asset Library and the Media tab)
    • Bulk editing images (both in the Asset Library and the Media tab)

Focal Rectangle: Acceptance Criteria

  • Clickable in-browser prototype of the focal rectangle functionality on the Image Edit Screen (in all locations), including:
    • Selection of focal rectangle tool
    • Selection of image style to generate the rectangle shape
    • Moving the rectangle to the desired location
      • Rectangle should not be manually resizable
    • Saving the focal point
    • Canceling focal rectangle operations

Ideation Session

Design Charrettes

As the requirements for Focal Rectangle was quite clear and strict, the ideation session for this iteration was only over bulk edit.

Everyone in the session drew out and discussed their ideas regarding collection and its workflow with the group. At the end of the session, we voted for the best ideas and took photos for the record.

Voted ideas | number of votes

  • Bulk edit shows multiple thumbnails in edit screen | 5
  • Save button saves all changes on bulk operation | 4
  • Ability to toggle multi and bulk edit in context | 3
  • Multi edit uses carousel-like design | 3
  • Rearrange mode + button | 2
  • Bulk and multi mode + button | 2
  • Number count | 1