[Webcom] Updating our Web Site?
tmitchell at osgeo.org
Mon Oct 25 11:39:31 EDT 2010
At least a couple things are definitely underway!
1 - migration of our site to new hosts (80%) - no issues with the host, looking good.
2 - upgrade to latest CMS version (50%) - a few bugs to work out.
3 - implementing a new theme (75%) - getting started soon - will get professional support to get this done. Getting it into Drupal is the next step.
I've put out a call for others who are good with Drupal to help and received a couple responses. Wolf is too busy lately, and he had been hoping to do much of this work, but I've been coordinating with him.
I like your idea of re-theming the front page. We'll also have some new content and categories to pull together to match the proposed site map.
When all the above is ironed out, a re-dump of the active site will occur and we'll be ready to switch over. I'm hoping by the end of the year.
Hope that helps, anyone else who is lurking and wants to help on any of these is welcome! So far I've done most of it myself.
On 2010-10-25, at 2:40 AM, Seven (aka Arnulf) wrote:
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> there have been some good proposals to redesign and liven up our Web
> site in the past two years but nothing much visible has happened.
> I would like to bring this up at the next Board of Directors meeting but
> before doing this wanted to fathom the activity level / potential of
> this committee. Are the folks on this mailing list interested in taking
> up a more active part again?
> For a start it might be enough to redesign the front page and hide the
> complex structures - which we will probably want to keep because there
> are a million of interesting things and valuable information to explore.
> Best regards,
> - --
> Exploring Space, Time and Mind
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