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If you were presented with a new feature called ‘Copy’ do you think you’d know what it does?

Most people are probably familiar with the copy and paste function.

 

Still, when this is offered as a new component in your edit menu, it needs to be announced to the user.

 

Great example: Introducing a new tool

 

WordPress introduces its new copy tool: Need to duplicate a post or page? Hover over the title of your post or page and click “Copy”.

WordPress introduces its new copy tool: Need to duplicate a post or page? Hover over the title of your post or page and click “Copy”.

 

This little piece of content works well, because it contains

 

3 good practices of Value Added Content (VAC):

 

1.  KISS message: A simple screengrab that shows what to expect and a straight forward one-liner with clear instructions is all that is needed to create awareness for a change of the control panel.

 

2.  Call to Action: In case this is not enough explanation, there’s a link to click to learn more.

 

3.  Interaction: For this notification to disappear, the user needs to actively close the pop-up window. This could count as an indiction they saw the message.

 

 

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