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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] consistent website page titles
Date Sun, 27 Mar 2011 17:17:26 GMT
On 27 March 2011 17:40, Emmanuel Bourg <ebourg@apache.org> wrote:
> I would rather have a shorter title like :
>
>   Commons Foo - Page name
>
> Thus the name of the component is likely to be fully visible on a browser
> tab. Otherwise you would see "Apache Commons ..." and wouldn't be able to
> figure the project on this tab.

That is a nuisance, however so is a page title that does not properly
identify the contents.

Maybe there is a clever way to condense the title for use with tabs?

> The Apache brand could be brought by adding a favicon on the pages.

Hwoever, I'm not sure that fulfils the branding requirements.

>
> Emmanuel Bourg
>
>
> Le 27/03/2011 15:33, sebb a écrit :
>>
>> Our website page titles are currently rather inconsistent:
>>
>> For example, sample LANG titles are as follows
>> Lang - Home (on index page):
>> Lang - Building
>> Lang - Download Commons Lang
>> Lang - Home (this is on the release history page!)
>>
>> And NET
>> Commons Net - Apache Commons Net
>>
>> I think it would be clearer if the first part of the title (defined in
>> the site.xml project name attribute) were always "Apache Commons Foo",
>> and individual pages would then not need to mention the component name
>> again, just the content of the page. For example, LANG page titles
>> would become:
>>
>> Apache Commons Lang - Home
>> Apache Commons Lang - Building
>> Apache Commons Lang - Release History
>>
>> etc.
>>
>> I don't think there's any need to fix this retrospectively, but it
>> would be good to fix this for new site depoloyments.
>>
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