For ExpressionEngine 2.8 we are happy to begin rolling out a cleaner control panel URL structure.
And even better, if you’re using cookie only sessions, we can cut it down to this:
Less noise also means that they are easier to scan in a list, so you can make use of your browser’s suggestions to get to the right page in one step:
If you’re a developer, you won’t need to do anything to make this work. Existing URLs will automatically be remapped. However, there is now a better way to create urls and we highly recommend you begin taking advantage of it:
cp_url('design/edit_template', array('id' => 35));
Getting the little things right is what makes for great software. Enjoy!