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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Project website design and style guidelines / tips
Date Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:17:38 GMT
Also, please preserve existing URLs (add redirects if necessary).

It's really annoying when links break.

On 3 December 2017 at 16:58, Kevin A. McGrail <kevin.mcgrail@mcgrail.com> wrote:
> My $0.02 is everyone does there own design but there are a few links and stuff required
to the main apache.org site.  See https://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs
>
> Also, if you get some people to donate their work on the design or website.  Consider
adding them as commiters.  It's a talent sometimes overlooked by pmcs.
> Regards,
> KAM
>
> On December 3, 2017 10:21:39 AM EST, Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel@gmail.com> wrote:
>>Hi,
>>
>>Some of us in the Subversion community have been talking about
>>"refreshing" our website [1]. Overall it's not bad I think, but it
>>starts to feel a bit dated. We'd like to update it with a more modern
>>L&F, make it more attractive, perhaps shuffle around some bits of
>>information to make them more easily discoverable, etc ...
>>
>>Before we go reinvent the wheel, I was wondering: does the ASF have
>>some guidelines, style guides, templates, tips? I found one recent
>>mailthread on dev@community: "Where's the code" [2], but that was
>>mainly focused on having a link to the source repositories and
>>download links.
>>
>>Browsing through some project websites I see quite some diversity. Is
>>this: each project does its own thing? Or is there a desire to create
>>some consistency and / or take the burden of designing websites away
>>from the projects a bit (most of us are nowhere near experienced web
>>designers)?
>>
>>Any checklists of things to keep in mind?
>>
>>Any great examples within the ASF ecosystem?
>>
>>
>>[1] http://subversion.apache.org/
>>[2]
>>https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/f33c88b52afbf65aabb028772dcd08ebb78a237d99221566754fa82a@%3Cdev.community.apache.org%3E
>>
>>Thanks,
>>--
>>Johan
>>
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