Welcome to the Backdrop CMS feature survey. This is your opportunity to help prioritize core features. The results of this survey will advise core developers as to what the community would find most valuable.

We ask you to vote for up to 10 features. These are features that you would most like to see included in future releases of Backdrop CMS. You can change your vote as often as you like. You must be logged in to vote. A list of your current votes can be found on your user profile page.

All issues with the label "type - feature request" in the core issue queue should be eligible to be voted on.

# GitHub Issue title Issue # Vote for this feature # of votes
601 Add more properties to module and theme info files... Initial Release date, Current Release Date, Categories, D7 base module or theme if any #5367
602 [D7] Tokens missing from Backdrop core. This issue was considered major in D7. #4952
603 [DX] Remove unused item attributes (per delta) on fields #1352
604 Add permission for users to be able to administer their own contact form #4292
605 Add a Pre-upgrade analysis/report to prevent people from forgetting something #3577
606 [UX] [WYSIWYG] Consider adding a side-by-side live preview for the editor. #985
607 [UX] Allow the "Book outline" vertical tab in the content create/edit form to be hidden from users with the "Administer book outlines" permission #3638
608 [DX] Add a legacy upgrade_mappings database table #2855
609 Create a tests case for version upgrade #1874
610 Add Claro administration theme to core #5241
611 All config_*() functions should accept `$type` for consistency. #4821
612 [UX] Dismissible status report messages. #4617
613 [UX][DX] Show location of config files on status report #3839
614 [UX] Reflect the status of the comment settings in the "Comment fields" and "Comment display" tabs and offer connect-the-dots links to enable them. #1274
615 [DX] Revert field storage back to Drupal 6 style normalized tables #56
616 Can we add a class to the admin tabs? #4207
617 [UX] Add content title match as search relevancy factor #3517
618 [UX] Mobile project browser: make it easier to get to the queue #3098
619 [UX] Project Installer: On each cron run, pull and cache locally a project list from b.org #2193
620 [UX]/[DX] Add a fancy "copy to clipboard" button for views templates #2677
621 [UX] Image styles: make crop and scale+crop effects smart. #1774
622 [UX] Flexible templates: Replace the single "Add row" button with multiple ones #5166
623 Be able to tell system_settings_form() to ignore some form elements #4713
624 Allow text formats to be cloned. #4501
625 [D9 feature parity] Killer feature: Fieldable Fields in core #3766
626 [DX] Add a Production/Development Toggle to core. #1144
627 Automatically create a node/% layout when one is created for node/NID #5539
628 [DX] Provide a version of check_plain() that does not escape (for RSS feeds) #4112
629 [UX] Add a "Used in" column that shows layout(s)/region(s) where each menu is placed. #3407
630 [UX] Open the field widget link in a modal #691
631 Allow comment types independent of content types #2049
632 [UX] Menu paths: replace the silly <front> placeholder with a dropdown and rename it to "home page" #2588
633 [UX] Add a "Back" button to the "Add block" dialog. #1644
634 Status Report should flag duplicate module installs #5464
635 Disable unused layout templates #5068
636 Add support for tokens in the file field names and paths (File Field Paths module in core) #1440
637 Custom Block contextual link #4390
638 Put Backdrop JS Object at the bottom of the HTML Document #1051
639 Modify `.htaccess` to allow backdrop to serve `.well-known` URIs #5583
640 [D8][DX] Add element #type table and merge tableselect/tabledrag into it #4388
641 Add an upgrade path from menu_block to core menu blocks. #3681
642 Layout: path condition with a subdomain #1049
643 Feature to add multiple Layouts together #5585
644 [WP] Add URL Alias as machine name-like field to node titles #3993
645 [UX] Show result count and result range in search results #3261
646 Comment administration improvements #2919
647 [UX] Layouts: Use icons within drop buttons on small/mobile screens #1974
648 [UX] Layout UI: Individual tempstore for each block (instead of the global, per-from one we currently have). #2429
649 Allow a layout to be selected on multiple paths. #1528
650 [WP] Add Token Filter to core #5352
651 [SR] Provide a status report entry for the database connection status #4945
652 [UX] Redirect to uninstall page after module is disabled #3911
653 [UX] Add nowrap CSS to field suffixes (ex the machine name span) #1349
654 Don't count markup characters as part of the text length #309
655 Saving a content type display should not return up to the Manage Displays list #4291
656 Contact form message templates edited via the UI #3568
657 [UX] Provide an instant search filter for the permissions page (/admin/config/people/permissions). #980
658 [UX] Check for missing modules during core update #2853
659 Layouts: Allow tokens to be used in custom page titles. #1860
660 Telemetry: Collect Internet Status At Time Of Install #5222
661 Get rid of all Backdrop markers in HTML page source #4817
662 Allow anonymous users to use a SESSION variable to set timezone #4612
663 Allow specifying optional tags for blocks #3837
664 [UX] Add the "Comment fields" and "Comment display" links to the operations dropbutton in the content type admin page and also the respective admin menu items. #1262
665 Define aims and outstanding technical tasks for distro support and Features-style config packages in core #99
666 Allow overriding Seven's header customisations #4205
667 [UX] [multilingual] Translated blocks are too hard to use #3514
668 [UX] Mobile project browser: decrease amt of scrolling needed on Mobile #3097
669 [UX] Swap tab order of "Export" and "Import" config pages #2185
670 Provide "Delimited" and "HTML list" display formatters for fields #2674
671 [UX] Better image style previews. #1772
672 [D8] Allow enabling modules (and themes/layouts?) via config sync / import #5163
673 [UX] Combine Permissions for `Field` and `Field UI` #4710
674 [WP] Provide a UI for editing images (rotate, flip, crop, etc) #4489
675 [UX] Allow image styles to be ordered/sorted. #1141
676 Add check that active configuration directory is writable to system_requirements #5538
677 [D8] Introduce a new `file_url_transform_relative()` function #4106
678 [UX] Add a "Place in a layout" action for menus in the menu listing page. #3406
679 Provide an option to make language required for nodes (do not allow language = "none"). #673
680 [D8][A11Y] ALT attributes should be enabled by default on new fields and have an option to set ALT and TITLE attributes as required #3006
681 Allow comments to be attached to any entity type #2048
682 DatabaseSchemaObjectExistsException: Table already exists in DatabaseSchema #2585
683 [UX] Automatically update the "Admin Content" view to include language field and exposed filter when more than one language is enabled for the site. #1625
684 [UX] Allow non-technical people to grab a text export of key information about their site - for troubleshooting requests #5461
685 [D9] Add 'published' timestamp to nodes #5062
686 Allow setting a default value for Alt and Title text in image fields #1439
687 [UX] Remove the textarea_with_summary field type #490
688 [UX] Let site builders add a new image style whenever they're selecting a style to use #1438
689 [WP] Data import and export #487
690 [UX] When there is only one menu item in a section, don't list #4386
691 [UX] CKEditor configuration: Add a label to the "button separator" button #3666
692 [UX] Permissions page: Make permission groups rows collapsible/expandable. #1046
693 I don't want default content #5587
694 [A11Y] Provide a dark (or high-contrast) version of Seven #3990
695 Ensure Backdrop deletes all files it puts into /tmp #3253
696 Allow PHP libraries to be added via hook_library_info() #2911
697 Add semantic markup to layouts #1970
698 Views: Autocomplete exposed filters #2423
699 [UX] Use Javascript to complete block Admin label fields based on Display title #1523
700 [D8] Allow forms to set custom validation error messages on required fields #5348


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