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Re: [libreoffice-website] Website and wiki design


I had said that I'd be able to put up a demo and copy your website content
in. I'm not going to do it that way because I don't think its a valid test
and it will just take too long to do something that is not worth doing
IMHOP. What i'm going to do is take a page of static content, a wiki page,
and create a database driven page. I'll use some of the content from the
wiki and the website for this. I think that integrating the wiki / static
content / discussion is best. Having open discussions that people can find
in Google and participate in will help the project grow.

Let me know what you think...

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 10:06 PM, Keith Williams <
kwilliams@thoughtfarmproductions.com> wrote:

> 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 designBenjamin Horst <bhorst@mac.com>
References:
[libreoffice-website] Website and wiki designPer Eriksson <pereriksson@openoffice.org>
Re: [libreoffice-website] Website and wiki designBernhard Dippold <bernhard@familie-dippold.at>
Re: [libreoffice-website] Website and wiki designKeith Williams <kwilliams@thoughtfarmproductions.com>
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