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Re: Mockups for the new main page and top level topic pages

From: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2012 18:34:30 +0200
Message-ID: <CABc02_KsUC5XFRe0R4BkA2f4y4qay-Z6ewvcsMYBoQ7CiQ61dA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:html
s/Explore our CSS docs/Explore our HTML docs
(Not changing it myself in so we do not overwrite each other)

☆*PhistucK*



On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> wrote:

> Hey all,
>
> I have refined the design of the new landing pages a bit, and created a
> couple more. See
>
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:main_page
>
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:html
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:css
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:general_concepts
>
> People seemed to quite like where this was going, so let's go forward with
> it, shall we?
>
> As far as I see it, I need:
>
> * Some icons from Seb (I know he's working on it, so cool)
> * Some actual proper design work plus adding the styles to the WP CSS (I'm
> guessing Lea needs to do this)
> * A template/form guru to create a new template for the topics layout?
>
> Chris Mills
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> )
>
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> On 6 Dec 2012, at 11:36, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > On 6 Dec 2012, at 01:42, Julee Burdekin <jburdeki@adobe.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Great! (Thought we weren't supposed to use HTML, but definitely a great
> >> improvement.)
> >
> > Yeah, that's just for the mockup. For the final thing, this would be
> handled by a form/template, I suspect.
> >
> >>
> >> Wish we could make the Summary section go away. Or move it - below?
> >
> > We should certainly get rid of the "Summary" heading, imo. It is fairly
> obvious that it's a summary of the page. Maybe we could just give the
> summary text in each case another implicit visual aid, such as a slightly
> darker background or something?
> >
> >>
> >> Having the real map of what's available above the fold might help people
> >> move faster to their desired destinations.
> >
> > I still think the summary and other short intro gubbins should go before
> the topic list - this just makes more sense in terms of the structure. Or
> do you think it would still work with the topics first? what do you think
> of these now?
> >
> > http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:main_page
> > http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:html
> >
> > ?
> >
> > And also, the concept of "above the fold" is becoming increasingly less
> relevant now people are using such a wide variety of screen sizes to view
> the web (I never liked it being applied to the web in the first place, but
> I know what you mean). People on mobile and smaller tablet screen sizes
> would not benefit from the topic map being "above the fold" anyway.
>
>
>
Received on Friday, 7 December 2012 16:35:50 UTC

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