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Re: Refreshing / redesigning our website

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:24:34 +0100

On 13.12.2017 14:26, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
> During the hackathon in Aachen we discussed our website, and whether
> we should / could update its look and feel a bit. This is separate
> from our wiki, which we already intend to move to the ASF confluence
> wiki (still working on that, whenever I have some spare minutes).
>
> I asked on dev_at_community.a.o for guidelines or tips [1]. Didn't get
> much out of it unfortunately, except a couple of references to
> required links ([2], [3]) and branding policy [4]. Looking at other
> ASF projects, there is clearly a lot of diversity, but some definitely
> look more modern, and some look oldish :-).
>
> I'm a total noob on website design, so I'm not going to go further
> with this myself. But if anyone would like to work on this and try
> some things, that'd be great. I suppose a lot can be accomplished by
> tweaking the css and related UI stuff.
>
> I think we should be able to try out various things on
> subversion-staging, and discuss what people think about it etc ... Or
> perhaps it would be better to set up another branch of our website,
> specifically for working on the design (subversion-design.apache.org
> or whatever).
>
> Some things to keep in mind:
> - Don't break existing links.
> - Watch out for requirements ([2], [3], [4]).

- Stop using server-side includes. As it is, Infra has to be reminded to
turn on SSI whenever they migrate our site to a new server.

-- Brane
Received on 2017-12-13 16:24:41 CET

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