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From Robert Muir <rcm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Reorg the website a bit.
Date Sat, 18 Feb 2012 14:44:19 GMT
Also the website is missing a big download button!

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Yonik Seeley
<yonik@lucidimagination.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 9:13 PM, Mark Miller <markrmiller@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The news as the front page for the lucene / solr pages seems a little less than ideal
as our initial impression to new viewers.
>>
>> I think we should try and put something more compelling.
>
> +1
>
> Another visual issue (IMO) is that our current tutorial seems pretty
> squished due to the right hand column taking up a lot of space.
> http://lucene.apache.org/solr/tutorial.html
>
> A quick measure shows that the content is only getting about 59% of
> the width of the page (on my monitor w/ chrome at least).
>
> I assume maybe it needs to take up a lot of space because of the
> Latest SVN,  Latest JIRA, Latest Dev, Latest Solr User, #solr
> sections?
>
> Ignoring the fact that those sections don't even work on the tutorial
> page, I'm not sure they should be on the front page either.
> They look kind of visually messy, with much of the content overflowing
> into the gray area.
> Those things could be confined to the news page perhaps...
>
> Another minor improvement would be to make the link text stand out
> more (brighter blue).  On my monitor, the tutorial links are pretty
> hard to pick out.
>
> -Yonik
> lucidimagination.com
>
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