New homepage for kde.org

Philippe Cloutier chealer at gmail.com
Mon Dec 23 02:21:03 GMT 2019


Hi,

Le 2019-12-22 à 18:33, Nate Graham a écrit :
> Thanks again for this very nice update, Carl. Since nobody has raised serious objections, and it is a very welcome improvement, I propose that we move forward with it. We can tweak things as needed.


At this point only preliminary feedback was requested, and I believe 
only Carl has the privileges to integrate feedback. I suppose once 
preliminary changes are completed he can share the source and make a 
more definitive consultation.

>
> Nate
>
>
>   ---- On Sun, 22 Dec 2019 15:22:08 -0700 Carl Schwan <carl at carlschwan.eu> wrote ----
>   > Hi,
>   > sorry for the late answer, I was busy with other things.
>   >
>   > I saw multiple problems with the current page:
>   >
>   > + A carousel is a very poor way to represent information. There were multi studies proving that almost nobody bothers to read the slides
>   > + The explanation about KDE are terrible: I tried sending it to some friend who are not in the Linux/Open Source scene and nobody could find what
>   > KDE is only from the homepage. The SEO of the homepage is also quite poor.
>   > + The homepage is representing 27% of the visits of kde.org and improving it could help a lot
>   > + I also want to help improve the image of KDE == community
>   >
>   > Carl
>   >
>   > (sending it again since I replied to Scott only the first time)
>   >
>   >
>   > ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
>   > On Sunday, December 8, 2019 4:27 PM, Scott Petrovic <scottpetrovic at gmail.com> wrote:
>   >
>   > > This looks pretty good overall Carl. Was there specific problems that this redesign is trying to solve? I guess I am trying to get in your mind a bit. I am not sure what type of data or feedback we currently get about the KDE site...and how this is going to be easier/better for people. That helps with decision making a lot -- especially when there are disagreements with what to do or not to do.
>   > >
>   >
>   > > In terms of piwik and web analytics, I could go either way. Do we care if people are trying to access this on their phone? Are there many people trying to view this on a 4K monitor?  For this KDE site it might not matter, but for applications it can be really important. For example if most people that are going to your site have a 1366 x 768 monitor, you better make sure your application works well at that screen size.
>
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