[IAEP] [Marketing] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Welcome_to_the_Sugar_Labs_wiki

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Tue Mar 17 05:19:46 EDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 15:31, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> With the luck of St. Patty, we will be much better indexed by Google
> tomorrow and thus able to go back to a single window ;-)

Looks like that did it.



> Sean
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:19 PM, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de> wrote:
>> Sean DALY wrote:
>>> I agree the integration between the static intro, the wiki, and a.sl.o
>>> is clunky. We will be standardizing the navbar at the top of all three
>>> sections when we can, as well as editing redundant content in the
>>> wiki.
>>> Today, we will be welcoming a large number of first-time visitors and
>>> they will very surely be disoriented if they start their visit by
>>> clicking around on the wiki, which is a possible scenario since Google
>>> indexes the wiki before the static intro (a flipflop from the behavior
>>> over the past two weeks, but it turns out that Google was fooled when
>>> showing www.sugarlabs.org in #1 position; they meant to show
>>> wiki.sugarlabs.org). This is why it is absolutely vital that the front
>>> door of the site be very easy to find. We are communicating with the
>>> media on "www.sugarlabs.org" and hopefully today there will be lots of
>>> external links to that address which will mitigate the importance of
>>> supplying navigation to the homepage.
>>> It's true that graf in the wiki homepage needs to be fixed, it should
>>> better say:
>>> <snip>
>>> If you ever get lost, just click on "wiki" at the top of the screen.
>>> To visit the main homepage of www.sugarlabs.org, click the logo in the
>>> upper left corner.
>>> </snip>
>>> I agree the separate browser window is clunky too, but since for
>>> first-time visitors the wiki and a.sl.o are easy to get to but hard to
>>> get out of, it's much better the main homepage and introduction stay
>>> available in another window.
>> Ironically this is extremely bad for our one-window Sugar Browser. I would
>> also vote to open it in the same window - not just for that reason (does not
>> mean we have to change that today :).
>> Regards,
>>   Simon
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