[oi-dev] Improving the current Wordpress Website
trisk at opensolaris.org
Wed Apr 13 16:26:58 UTC 2011
On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Alasdair Lumsden <alasdairrr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Nora (who made the backgrounds+login screen for OI) is looking to work on
> the OpenIndiana website, which is badly in need of some love and attention
> from someone with graphical talents.
> Right now the easiest/quickest thing to do would be to continue using
> Wordpress, and replace the current theme with a new one, and customise that
> to fit. She has done some digging on the Internet and found a bunch of paid
> for themes that could be used, and put them on a poll:
> (The options are hyperlinks showing the theme)
> If you could all click through and have a look at the themes, and vote on
> your favourite, that would be appreciated. She can then put together a dev
> website which people can provide feedback on, which could then be swapped in
> to replace the current site.
> Longer term the project may want to consider a re-brand, but in the short
> term improving the current website is critical, as the current one looks
> pretty hobbyist.
I'd opt for a "keep the current layout" option in the poll. I happen
to think the minimalism of the current layout is preferable to a
generic corporate-looking site (all of the above themes are centered
around a page-wide banner image or slideshow).
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