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Revision as of 11:53, 3 September 2009


What's happening now

Current phase: #Get.fp.o feedback and #Spins.fp.o feedback


This is a project to redesign and that is being undertaken during the F12 release cycle by the Websites team with assistance from Design and Infrastructure.


Redesign the and sites in a way that fits the requirements. We will determine metrics for improvement during the feedback-gathering phases, but in general, we want more Fedora contributors, and our strategy for this is getting more Fedora users.

The Board's goals in the Website redesign are[1]:

  • To make Fedora fresh, attractive, and inclusive for potential participants and contributors
  • To more effectively promote a single instance of Fedora that satisfies the computing needs of the average person
  • To provide an improved showcase opportunity for Fedora spins created by the community



Requirements gathering

See Website redesign 2009 requirements for and design requirements.

First design mockups

Owner: Mo Duffy

Mockups currently found here:

Site map:

Pages numbered for easier discussion.




4) check these out:

5) this is the actual ISO file


7) no mockup yet

8) no mockup yet

9) no mockup yet

10-13) mockup sorely out of date but: Spins/Wireframes/spindetailsmock4.png


There was an extended feedback thread on the fedora-advisory-board list, discussing both pages.

The 2009-08-27 Board meeting was devoted to design feedback, also on both pages.

Out of scope, but related: a design discussion on the main Fedora Project webpage that brings up many of the same design goals.

Get.fp.o feedback

This task is owned by Mo Duffy.

See the survey, results, and discussion.

Spins.fp.o feedback

This task is owned by Mo Duffy.

Mo's blog has some discussion on the first proposed spins design.

Final design mockups

This task is owned by Mo Duffy.

Convert to html

This task is owned by Hiemanshu Sharma.

Get on infrastructure

This task is owned by Ricky Zhou.

  1. Refer to notes here and here for more information.