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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [WEBSITE] broken link on mac porting page
Date Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:21:20 GMT
On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 7:12 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 8:36 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> > Sorry for top posting, but I think we've discussed this enough to have
> > a sense of what our constraints are.
> >
> > A quick proposal:
> >
> > Let's start from this page:
> >
> > http://www.openoffice.org/product/
> >
> > That is linked to prominently from the homepage and the top navigation
> bar.
> >
> > I propose adding a new section to the left navigation panel, between
> > "Products" and "More".  The new section will be called "Platforms" and
> > will link to four pages:
> >
> > 1) Windows
> >
> > 2) Mac
> >
> > 3) Linux
> >
> > 4) Ports
> >
> > The first three will be new landing pages.  The last one will link to
> > the existing /porting page.
> >
> > Each of the platform pages will have basic system requirements and a
> > link to the download page. They pages can grow to contain (or link to)
> > other platform specific instructions or FAQ's.
> >
>
> As an example, here is what the windows page might look like:
>
> http://www.openoffice.org/product/windows.html
>
> We could try to keep the other platforms in a parallel form.
>
> -Rob
>

good idea! I like it!


>
> >
> > -Rob
> >
> > On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 8:35 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 2:18 AM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >>> Rob Weir wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> I could see /platforms/mac if we imagine creating in the future
> >>>> similar landing pages for Windows or Linux.
> >>>> Note that today, a query of  "OpenOffice for Linux" has this ancient
> >>>> page as a #1 hit:
> >>>> http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/setup-linux.html
> >>>> And the #1 hit for "OpenOffice for Windows" is not even at our
> >>>> website.  It goes to CNet's download.com page.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Very interesting. Indeed this could also be the way to catch users who
> look
> >>> for "OpenOffice Portable", for example, and should know that we do
> have a
> >>> (third-party, from winPenPack) version available; they are now offered
> an
> >>> ancient version since OpenOffice Portable has not been updated yet. The
> >>> updated version is not on the first page of search results.
> >>>
> >>
> >> Exactly.
> >>
> >> In the last month we've seen the following related queries:
> >>
> >>         openoffice portable     2,500
> >>         open office portable    1,000
> >>         openoffice portable italiano    150
> >>         apache openoffice portable      16
> >>         portable        90
> >>         openoffice portable download    16
> >>         portable openoffice     12
> >>         openofficeportable      <10
> >>         office portable         <10
> >>         openoffice portable日本語版         <10
> >>         openoffice portable 3.4         <10
> >>         openoffice 3.4 portable         <10
> >>         openoffice portable deutsch     <10
> >>         openoffice.org portable 日本語版    <10
> >>         portable open office    <10
> >>         openoffice.org portable         <10
> >>         openoffice portable 日本語         <10
> >>
> >> For many of these queries the #1 page is the German page:
> >> http://www.openoffice.org/de/downloads/oooportable.html.  That is not
> >> the optimal page for most of these queries.
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> Regards,
> >>>   Andrea.
>



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