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Message 40547 - Posted: 20 Jun 2010, 1:40:45 UTC

We are currently in the process of testing our new site layout. If you'd like to get a sneak preview go to http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/index_new.php
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Message 40587 - Posted: 23 Jun 2010, 7:28:55 UTC - in response to Message 40547.  

In css add this line:
a img { border: none; }
Otherwise, nice, gray.
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Message 40595 - Posted: 23 Jun 2010, 15:09:30 UTC

There is no link for "Server Status" under any of the tabs.
Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected the expected?
If it makes sense, DON'T do it.
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Message 40597 - Posted: 23 Jun 2010, 15:29:50 UTC

Fixed the img border, thanks for the tip.

There is a link for server status under the "Community" tab but, perhaps that's not the best place for it. Would "Project Info" make more sense? or maybe the main page?
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Message 40598 - Posted: 23 Jun 2010, 16:02:39 UTC - in response to Message 40597.  

I would prefer 'Project Info'.

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Message 40601 - Posted: 23 Jun 2010, 16:23:24 UTC - in response to Message 40597.  

Fixed the img border, thanks for the tip.

There is a link for server status under the "Community" tab but, perhaps that's not the best place for it. Would "Project Info" make more sense? or maybe the main page?


I found it. Didn't notice it going through the menus.
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If it makes sense, DON'T do it.
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Message 40602 - Posted: 23 Jun 2010, 16:38:09 UTC

The page is looking pretty dang good! I just love that "new page smell".
Good work!
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Message 40609 - Posted: 23 Jun 2010, 20:00:20 UTC

Excellent new Home page and easy navigation.

I like it!
Go away, I was asleep


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Message 40650 - Posted: 25 Jun 2010, 7:38:30 UTC - in response to Message 40609.  

It looks horrible, like a copy of the old apple homepage ... anyway, sinc we're now stuck with that mess (an alternative link to the 'old' homepage would have been nice), you should have used some dropdown menues like Docking@homes uses them (http://docking.cis.udel.edu/)

Now let's get to the part where you screwed up even worse .... people are unable to attach to milkyway because of the new homepage...

Here's why ---> http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/forum_thread.php?id=1819&nowrap=true#40649

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Message 40654 - Posted: 25 Jun 2010, 8:42:30 UTC
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I find the new design quite ok. But what I really don't like is the use of serif fonts like Times New Roman - I always found those are not very well readable!
Funny enough these fonts with serifs are not shown on the front page unless you hover over the columns or click on them and then the next page is all in the new serif font, too.
I'd prefer a consistent font style (without serifs) throughout all pages. ;-)

EDIT: The above applies to using FF 3.6 - with IE also the front page shows with serif font. Argh... *grin*
Lovely greetings, Cori
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Message 40662 - Posted: 25 Jun 2010, 13:08:55 UTC

What's wrong with Arial? its good enough for me...
I think a Server Status link would be good too.
However the only time I'm likely to want to look at it is when I run out of work. And then I generally can't get to any MW page anyway...
Cheers,

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Message 40669 - Posted: 25 Jun 2010, 17:59:06 UTC

The font style doesn't matter to me. The size on the tabs seems a tad large for me.
Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected the expected?
If it makes sense, DON'T do it.
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Message 40702 - Posted: 27 Jun 2010, 11:30:00 UTC - in response to Message 40662.  

What's wrong with Arial? its good enough for me...

I don't mind using Arial because it's without serifs!! :-)

PS. Someone already seems to have changed the font style for the new design and now the front page looks much better. :-)))
And I see a server status link has been added to the main page, too! Sweet! :-)
Lovely greetings, Cori
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Message 40729 - Posted: 28 Jun 2010, 21:46:22 UTC

What was wrong with the original website?

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    Message 40737 - Posted: 29 Jun 2010, 21:34:17 UTC

    Where are the the link to the list of applications? A Link to the old website would be usefull.
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    Message 40817 - Posted: 5 Jul 2010, 21:36:19 UTC

    The star background on the homepage looks nice. It would be better if it was repeated downwards.
    Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected the expected?
    If it makes sense, DON'T do it.
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    Message 40853 - Posted: 8 Jul 2010, 12:49:39 UTC - in response to Message 40817.  

    Somone messed around with it again... now the first "news" post is a complete mess...


    <span style="font-size: 18px;">A proud member of the <a href="http://pbtoyz.makeforum.eu" rel="nofollow"><font color="darkblue">PBToyz...

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    <a href="http://pbtoyz.makeforum.eu" rel="nofollow"><font color="darkblue"> </font></a></p><p><span class="news_title"><a href="http://pbtoyz.makeforum.eu" rel="nofollow"><font color="darkblue">Work should be flowing</font></a></span><a href="http://pbtoyz.makeforum.eu" rel="nofollow"><font color="darkblue"><br>




    besides that ...


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    Message 40856 - Posted: 8 Jul 2010, 21:20:02 UTC
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    http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/science.php

    The "click here" in (click here for a simulation of how a galactic collision turns a galaxy into a stream-- simulation by Kathryn V. Johnston at Columbia University) does not work.

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      Message 40867 - Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 14:59:12 UTC - in response to Message 40856.  

      I just noticed something that's missing from the new homepage: a 'Read More ...' button underneath long news updates. You can click on 'Comment' to go to the thread, but that's hardly an intuitive way to read all of an update.
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      Message 40880 - Posted: 11 Jul 2010, 16:49:49 UTC

      I agree. I think we should change "comment" to "more" since clicking on this does not actually take you to the comment interface.
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