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.

#137 ,,,almost fixed. :-)

by sacolcor

Tuesday January 15th, 2002 12:24 AM

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I'm still seeing the validator report one error relating to the align attribute of a seperator image (in strict HTML, img tags can't have align have to do it through CSS). Also, (and this is a total nitpick), for strict HTML4, the DOCTYPE should be exactly:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN">

(Ignore the backslashes that the forum will insert in that). The initial 'html' should be lower case (to match the html tag), and the latest version is 4.01. Unless you want to make the jump to XHTML, of course. :-) Does anyone know of any major sites that are actually done in valid XHTML?