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K New Stuff (or Get Hot New Stuff) is an integrated data service which allows users to share and download themes, templates, wallpapers, and more through a single click of a button in the application.

KNS Button.png


KNS is not able to install files that are hosted on third-party websites, it is important that every KNS button is accompanied by a button to install a resource from a local file.

The text of a KNS button should be made of these parts:

  • Icon: use get-hot-new-stuff.png
  • Instruction: "Get New"
  • Object: The type of file the user will download
  • Ellipsis: To indicate the user must provide additional input to complete the task


See also

For more information about the usability issues regarding the KNS button, see this report.

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