www.opensuse.org is the single most accessed page in the SUSE/openSUSE universe. With 1.5 million visits per month it generates 2.5 million page views and has around 500 people on the page at any given time. Yet it's one of the oldest, crufty pages we have!

It doesn't concentrate on what it should do: Tell people about the distro so they download it. It's design is 5 years old, it's not mobile, it's not accessible. There is absolutely no interactive, engaging content at all and the technology used goes as far as a shell script/cron to update dynamic content.

To sum it up: It s***s through a straw!

This project is about coming up with a new prototype that mitigates all these problems and can be proposed to the openSUSE Project.

Results:

  • We have worked together on this trello board
  • A first raw draft of what we have come up with is browseable here
  • The code is on openSUSE/www.o.o
  • Screenshot:<br /><a href="http://tmp.hennevogel.de/opensuse.github.io_2014-11-03_10-35-09.png"><img src="http://tmp.hennevogel.de/opensuse.github.io_2014-11-03_10-35-09.png" width="60%"></a>

Looking for mad skills in:

html css web design

This project is part of:

Hack Week 10 Hack Week 11

Activity

  • over 1 year ago: hennevogel-test left openSUSE Landing Page Prototype
  • over 1 year ago: hennevogel-test joined openSUSE Landing Page Prototype
  • over 4 years ago: hennevogel removed keyword html5 from openSUSE Landing Page Prototype
  • over 4 years ago: hennevogel removed keyword hamsta from openSUSE Landing Page Prototype
  • over 4 years ago: hennevogel removed keyword ha from openSUSE Landing Page Prototype
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    Comments

    • lrupp
      about 6 years ago by lrupp | Reply

      Why not redirecting to a wiki portal? * simple * allows updates at any time * needs no special HTML-, CSS-, ... hacking skills

      • hennevogel
        about 6 years ago by hennevogel | Reply

        A wiki portal would even be worse I. Look at the landing pages for ubuntu, OS X or Windows. This is how you convert users to your product, not by a wiki portal.

    • RBrownSUSE
      about 5 years ago by RBrownSUSE | Reply

      If people are working on this this hackweek (interstellar) I'd like to see the landing page better reflect all the offerings under the openSUSE Project umbrella - the main Distribution, Factory, OBS, openQA, etc etc. obviously some are more important than others, but right now the current page focuses so much on just the main distribution it produces a whole bunch of cracks for potential users and contributors of our other stuff to slip through.

    • MarcusMoeller
      about 5 years ago by MarcusMoeller | Reply

      On a redesign, the new branding guidelines by Ken, could also be applied. Would be a great start for 13.2, btw.

      • cyntss
        about 5 years ago by cyntss | Reply

        I think you meant Zvezdana ! :P .. she made the whole new Brand Guideline for OpenSUSE ;)

    • lrupp
      about 5 years ago by lrupp | Reply

      reflect all the offerings under the openSUSE Project umbrella

      Would be a lot of stuff you want to mention on one single page ;-) but I guess many others already tried something similar in the wiki by "simply" searching for all the subdomains under opensuse.org.

      Maybe a dynamic menu could help here? http://creative-punch.net/2014/02/making-animated-radial-menu-css3-javascript/

      But please help those guys who are not using Javascript...

      Some SEO improvements might also be a good idea.

    • bgeuken
      about 5 years ago by bgeuken | Reply

      If there is anything I can help with (coding-whise), let me know

    • hennevogel
      about 5 years ago by hennevogel | Reply

      Btw the current landing page is here: https://github.com/openSUSE/landing-page

    • bgeuken
      about 5 years ago by bgeuken | Reply

      uh, php

    • hennevogel
      about 5 years ago by hennevogel | Reply

      Just booked NUE-Visitors-Prague for 3 days straight! Let's make it our Hack Week cave :-)

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