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From Piergiorgio Lucidi <piergior...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Proposal for a brand new ManifoldCF website
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:35:45 GMT
+1 from me to adopt Jekyll, I agree with Muhammed

I think that in this way we could choose a very nice website template to
use.
We can also add a blog for publishing news about ManifoldCF releases and
community.



2017-11-16 13:31 GMT+01:00 Muhammed Olgun <mh.olgun@gmail.com>:

> What about this process.
>
> 1) Find a modern new static site generator like Jekyll. [1]
> 2) Create a template
> 3) Start to use it in a specific path like
> https://manifoldcf.apache.org/*new*
> 4) Migrate our Forrest xml's to Markdown (we can automate this somehow)
> 5) Start to serve our new site on root path
>
> [1] https://jekyllrb.com/docs/home/
>
> On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 3:00 PM Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I think this would be great, if we could do it.
> > What technology should we pick?  We use Apache Forrest, which has serious
> > limitations for formatting.
> >
> > Karl
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 5:41 AM, Muhammed Olgun <mh.olgun@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi folks,
> > >
> > > I agree with Piergiorgio. I’d like to help.
> > >
> > > So +1
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > Muhammed
> > > On 16 Nov 2017 Thu at 13:24 Furkan KAMACI <furkankamaci@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Piergiorgio,
> > > >
> > > > We certainly need a prettier website for ManifoldCF. UI is so
> important
> > > and
> > > > people creates their first impressions when they touch our website. I
> > > would
> > > > like to help such effort.
> > > >
> > > > By the way, we can consider this template too:
> > > > https://cloudstack.apache.org
> > > >
> > > > Kind Regards,
> > > > Furkan KAMACI
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 11:10 AM, Piergiorgio Lucidi <
> > > > piergiorgio@apache.org
> > > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hi guys,
> > > > >
> > > > > during the Open Source Summit Europe I received a lot of feedbacks
> > > > related
> > > > > to our website.
> > > > >
> > > > > Taking a look at other Apache projects such as Spark[1] or
> OFBiz[2],
> > it
> > > > is
> > > > > clear that ManifoldCF needs a restyling for its own website. I
> think
> > > > that a
> > > > > brand new website could help us for engaging more people in the
> > > community
> > > > > as users and also contributors giving the right perception of a
> > stable
> > > > and
> > > > > a working project.
> > > > >
> > > > > I had the opportunity to work and talk with some Apache members[3]
> > and
> > > > > Sharan Foga from the OFBiz community proposed us to use the same
> > > website
> > > > > template [4].
> > > > > I know that it is a huge work but I think that if we try to follow
> > some
> > > > > existent project in terms of how expose contents, we can achieve
> this
> > > > goal
> > > > > in the right way without investing too much time.
> > > > >
> > > > > What do you think about this?
> > > > > Please let me know.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks.
> > > > >
> > > > > Cheers,
> > > > > PJ
> > > > >
> > > > > [1] - https://spark.apache.org/
> > > > > [2] - https://ofbiz.apache.org/
> > > > > [3] -
> > > > > https://www.open4dev.com/journal/2017/11/3/open-source-
> > > > > summit-europe-2017-wrap-up
> > > > > [4] - https://drive.google.com/open?id=16gKmmfHqP0oVYdr2-
> > > hHnoi2NtvCdIe0G
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Piergiorgio Lucidi
> > > > > Open Source Evangelist and Enterprise Information Management
> > Specialist
> > > > > Mentor / PMC Member / Committer @ Apache Software Foundation
> > > > > Community Star / Wiki Gardener / Global Forum Moderator @ Alfresco
> > > > > Author and Technical Reviewer @ Packt Publishing
> > > > > Technical Advisory Group Member @ Microsoft
> > > > > Top Community Contributor @ Crafter
> > > > > Project Leader / Committer @ JBoss
> > > > > https://www.open4dev.com
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>



-- 
Piergiorgio Lucidi
Open Source Evangelist and Enterprise Information Management Specialist
Mentor / PMC Member / Committer @ Apache Software Foundation
Community Star / Wiki Gardener / Global Forum Moderator @ Alfresco
Author and Technical Reviewer @ Packt Publishing
Technical Advisory Group Member @ Microsoft
Top Community Contributor @ Crafter
Project Leader / Committer @ JBoss
https://www.open4dev.com

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