Re: redesign of front page

From: erik hopp <ehopp_at_hampshire_dot_edu>
Date: Sat Nov 06 2004 - 16:47:50 CST

Alan Dechert wrote:
> Thanks Erik:
>
> I have three issues:
>
> 1) The background on the menu doesn't go all the way down to encompass Links
> and Contact Us

hmm... browser issue it seems. i'll look into this

>
> 2) You have to scroll down to see the 1111 by 11/11 box. Could this box be
> in a column so it's closer to the top of the page?

another browser issue. it should be on a column to the right. i'll look
into this.

please send me browser details and a screenshot (if possible).

>
> 3) I purposely made one-time donations less obvious because we're pushing
> subscriptions. We've been getting more subscriptions than one-time
> donations in the past week. This is what I wanted. I guess we could have
> it more like the way you have it, but I'd like to have the membership button
> much more obvious than the one-time donation.

well, here is what i was thinking - the contact us page is certainly the
wrong place for any donations or membership links. i think the front
page is better, since it seems silly to have another donation page for
such a small bit of content. perhaps i can write up a small note that
says membership is perfered? or even take the donate button off for
now? but i feel pretty strongly that it is not good information
architecture to place donate links on the contact us page - it just
doesn't make any sense.

erik

>
> Alan D.
>
>
>
>
>>alright, so here is the front page redesign i have been working on.
>>
>>let me know what you think and if there is a consensus that this is
>>better, i'll switch over.
>>
>>i'm not completely happy with it, but i do think it is better.
>>
>>also, i have tested in windows IE and firefox. not sure about safari or
>>other browsers.
>>
>>http://openvotingconsortium.org/indexnew.html
>>
>>erik
>>
>>--
>>erik hopp
>>ehopp|at|hampshire.edu
>>
>>401.274.2945
>>532 charles st. floor 1
>>providence, ri 02904
>>
>>http://mediamutiny.org/
>>
>
>
>

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erik hopp
ehopp|at|hampshire.edu
401.274.2945
532 charles st. floor 1
providence, ri 02904
http://mediamutiny.org/
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