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From Rajesh Mallah <mallah.raj...@gmail.com>
Subject some comments on website ofbiz.apache.org
Date Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:38:51 GMT
Hi ,

I was going through the new website an felt like sharing
some comments.

the top navigation consists of the set of highlighted
text buttons "Home","Getting Started","News","Documentation",
"Community","Demo", this shall be referred to as "Top navigation"
in remaining text.


(1)  On mouse-over in the buttons of top navigation a new "sub menu"
     opens. When the mouse is moved towards the new sub-menu items , the
     new menu tends to close when the mouse leaves the mouse over area.
     so one has to be careful to quickly move the mouse to the destination
    link .

     this is a minor irritation for endusers.

     Proposed Solution: some delay may be provided for closure of menu.



(2) All the buttons of the "top navigation" are linked .
    Owing to   lack of an intermediate page they are all currently linked
to
    home page. This linking is probably redundant. (Demo is an exception to
it).


(3) The installation document refers to consulting README.md
    which may be linked to

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ofbiz/ofbiz-framework/trunk/README.md.html
    for easy access and reference.


(4) Under documentation "User Documentation" can probably be linked to


https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OFBENDUSER/OFBiz+End+User+Docs+Home
   as this is where the only relevant section "OFBiz End User Docs Home"
   of landing page eventually leads to.


(5) Also i feel an info-graphic that quickly showcases the coverage of OfBiz
     applications  would be useful to enduser.
     I feel many end-users will visit homepage with the intent of
evaluating
     ofbiz against multiple alternate options.


     Essentially a graphical form of
     http://ofbiz.apache.org/business-users.html#UsrModules
      ( A picture speaks a 1000 words)


Example i am referring to:
      https://erpnext.com/assets/erpnext_com/img/dashboard-shot.png

my 2 cents.

regds
mallah.

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