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Re: Adding site wide menu to WPD?

From: Taylor Costello <nottaylorcostello@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2012 08:12:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+uZHs9jznjqyLEfy+ypWpzZuoDeTofwkCWWqTw+gw5FT9E2pw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Cc: public-webplatform@w3.org
Sorry, I couldn't link to the menu directly because it's not a header but
I'll link as closely as possible:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematics#External_links

Scroll down right under the external links, there is a menu to navigate to
other pages related to mathematics.

On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 8:03 AM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me> wrote:

>  1) How can we see Wikipedia's bottom menu?  I have never encountered
> that before to my knowledge.
>
> 2) +1 to improving navigation using a global menu.
>
> -Garbee
>
> On 12/6/2012 10:00 AM, Taylor Costello wrote:
>
> If we wanted to avoid pushing the skin down or anything like that, it's
> possible we could make templates that are menus and place them on the
> bottom of every page. I would be interested in this too if anyone else
> likes it. Much like Wikipedia's bottom page menus. Either way, I really
> like this idea and I'd love to see it put into place, it would improve
> navigation times a million. :3
>
> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 7:57 AM, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I thought this would be a good idea, as in general getting around the
>> site is quite hard, so I thought a menu that would enable you to get to any
>> of the major topics and subtopics would be useful.
>>
>> Here is the bug:
>>
>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20250
>>
>> This also includes a rough HTML/CSS mockup of the sort of menu I think
>> would be useful.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> Chris Mills
>> Open standards evangelist and dev.opera.com editor, Opera Software
>> Co-chair, web education community group, W3C
>> Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (
>> http://my.opera.com/chrismills/blog/2012/07/12/practical-css3-my-book-is-finally-published
>> )
>>
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>>
>>
>
>
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