Website/2010 Redesign

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This page contains a list of early ideas for the 2010 website redesign.


With's new branding comes a need to re-evaluate the design of the website. The [| branding project] is working on defining a new visual language for, and the new website will need to reflect that.


We do not yet know when the website will be migrated to the Kenai infrastructure, nor do we know precisely what features Kenai will offer. At the moment, the migration has been reported as being stalled. This gives us time to propose a new design so that the migration can be simplified.

The process could be completed in the following stages:

Ideas Stage

While the branding project prepares the new branding guidelines and graphics, we can discuss what we would like in the new website in detail (and in

Mockups (Call for Proposals)

When the branding project gives the green light, we could issue a call for proposals. The chosen design(s) could then be iteratively developed (refined) in a collaborative process.

Static HTML/CSS Implementation

This would involve the creation of a basic HTML skeleton and a CSS framework which can be adapted across's various websites (e.g. wiki, templates, extensions, planet...)



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