Site Suggestions

Tuesday January 8th, 2002

A few of you have asked for us to post a news item taking your suggestions for the site, so here it is. Tell us all your ideas for what we can do to improve the site. Anything you want we'll think about, but try to keep it realistic.

Just to keep you updated, one of the things we're planning on working on is getting the ChromeZone up again, if we can find some volunteer editors to help organize themes. If you're interested, please email me and I'll get back to you sometime this week.

UPDATE! Right now we're working on dumping all the tables and other old HTML within the site to both show off Mozilla's skills, and to get our file sizes smaller. If you're using Communicator to view the site, you'll notice everything looking pretty ugly, thanks to the poor CSS support it offers. If you're using IE, it'll look a bit better, but thanks to IE's lacking CSS2 support, the sidebar will show up incorrectly. We've completely redone the homepage and talkback code, and we'll be working on the forums next.

UPDATE 2! We discovered Google's great "Search Site" feature, and have added it. Right now it has most areas of the site indexed except news item talkback pages. It will start indexing talkback today, and will hopefully add all of the old items, in addition to picking up the new ones.

UPDATE 3! We've been working hard to get as many of your suggestions as possible implemented, and we encourage you to continue the feedback. You can check this article's responses for what items we have fixed, or are working on.

#124 Color me surprised

by JoeCool <>

Monday January 14th, 2002 12:26 PM

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I never thought this day would come, but I\\\\\\\'ve surpassed simply acknowledging a quality grievance from macpeep. I completely and wholeheartedly agree with him on this issue.

I\\\\\\\'m ALL FOR making sites look awesome in Mozilla. But how many times have I ragged on web developers for only caring how their site looks in IE and never giving Moz/NS4 a glance? I\\\\\\\'ve read the post describing how this design is a work in progess... so then what on earth is it doing on a live site? Surely there is a dev mozillazine site somewhere?!?

Q could not be God. The universe is not so badly designed. I have come to question Mozillazine on similar reasoning.

Crash course in what not to do if ever I saw it. Neck and neck with phpNuke.