[IPython-dev] Website

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Wed Jun 15 04:25:28 CDT 2011


On 15 June 2011 08:18, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> - The nav bar at the top (Home . Download ...) is great, but the font
> for it should be larger, and/or boldfaced, I think.  Right now that
> sort of gets lost between the  banner logo and the title.
>
> - Perhaps a little more color somehwere?  I don't think we need to
> turn the site into a circus tent, but it feels too bright white for my
> taste, enough to actually feel a little blinding.  I think a small
> amount of color, in moderation (and with visual balance helped by some
> of the color scheme sites that have been mentioned), would look nice
> and reduce the glare a little.  Just a thought.
>

I'll have a play with these.


> - Search box? Since it's made in sphinx, we can leave the default
> sphinx search and it will work inside the site automatically.


I not so convinced on this. There's relatively little content on this site
that we want to search, and people might expect that it would search inside
the docs as well. If we want a search box, I would use something like
Google's custom search engine, so that it covered the docs and the wiki. But
perhaps we should just let people go to a search engine themselves.
Thoughts, anyone?

Thanks for all the feedback everyone's sending,

Thomas
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