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Re: Proposal for updating links on webplatform.org

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2012 07:28:58 -0500
Message-ID: <50C1E10A.5070704@garbee.me>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
Well, there should be an "about" page [1] since that issue has been 
sitting for quite a while.  That should be the "philosophy" if there is 
to be a page for it.

The more link also needs to go [2] since it is a UX nightmare. There is 
no reason to have multiple links go to the same area in the same nav 
menu with different names. Should it ever have a different name in any 
navigation item?

I also don't think we need a link to the stewards in the main 
navigation. There is a block of text lower down in the page going to the 
stewards page and then the footer logos on every page.

[1] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19410
[2] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19557

-Garbee


On 12/7/2012 6:43 AM, Chris Mills wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> One action I got from the public meeting earlier in the week was to think about better things to link the main navigation items on webplatform.org to. We currently have
>
> Docs		Chat
> Q&A		Tutorials
> Blog		More
>
> Tutorials and More are rather redundant, given that tutorials are part of Docs, and More just points to Docs anyhow.
>
> Doug is probably right that it'd make the area look a bit crappy if we just removed them, leaving only four menu choices. I wonder if maybe we could do that just temporarily, and then add stuff in afterwards, when new things appear?
>
> Things we could immediately add:
>
> 1. A link to the stewards page, http://www.webplatform.org/stewards/
> 2. A link to our policies, and/or philosophy? Do we have a page that explains the WP philosophy?
>
> Things we are intending to have in the near future that w could add, but not immediately:
>
> 1. A link to education resources
> 2. A link to code examples. When Dabblet support gets added, perhaps we can add a page that just links to a directory of code examples.
> 3. A link to tutorial videos
>
> Any thoughts on this? Should we just leave it be for now? It just seems a shame to have redundant links on the homepage.
>
>
> 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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