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Re: [libreoffice-website] Website and wiki design


Content Drives Traffic and Traffic is People and People are users and
volunteers and supporters. I believe tight integration between content and
community is the key to building a community.

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 6:22 PM, Bernhard Dippold <
bernhard@familie-dippold.at> wrote:

> Hi Per, all,
>
> sorry for stepping in so late, but this community is evolving so quickly
> that you can't keep in track even with the most important tasks.
>
> Per Eriksson schrieb:
>
>>
>> Hi everybody,
>>
>> I was looking at the Fedora project and how nicely they have integrated
>> their normal website with their wiki. The navigation between the sites
>> works seamlessly, and they look very much the same.
>>
>
> I would like to see even more integration.
>
> Why do we need a visible distinction between wiki and website?
>
> It would be sufficient (in my eyes) to differ between static and modifiable
> content.
>
> If the URL shows /wiki/ or not is quite irrelevant for the user, if he
> reads "static content|proposals for improvement" (linking to the same
> webpage as wiki page hosting ideas for improvement and a discussion page) or
> the wiki navigation with "Page|Discussion|Read|Edit|View history".
>
> (I don't see a reason for a "Page" and a "Read" tab in the wiki, but I'm
> not very deeply involved in wikis).
>
> I'd add these tabs as a second level of tabs just below the main navigation
> (if this is possible) and keep the wiki tabs (perhaps just a few main
> expandable entries) on the static webpages too.
>
> With integrated search functionality over both areas this might improve
> user's experience with our site...
>
> I don't know if I can come up with a mockup during the next days, but I
> hope you understand what I mean.
>
> Best regards
>
> Bernhard
>
>
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Follow-Ups:
Re: [libreoffice-website] Website and wiki designKeith Williams <kwilliams@thoughtfarmproductions.com>
References:
[libreoffice-website] Website and wiki designPer Eriksson <pereriksson@openoffice.org>
Re: [libreoffice-website] Website and wiki designBernhard Dippold <bernhard@familie-dippold.at>
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