[okfn-help] Comments on website changes from identi.ca

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Tue Mar 3 18:23:56 GMT 2009

Done. Added to wiki page, also pointing to this thread:



On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
> 2009/2/5 Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org>:
>> Here are two comments on the website re-design from identi.ca:
>>   elopio @okfn, I would try to keep the same header and top menu in the blog.
> Absolutely agree. To do so we would need to 'port' our current
> moinmoin theme to work in wordpress. Perhaps easier would be just to
> sort out the header part ...
>>   mattl @okfn -- "FrontPage" in the title... assuming you're not a
>> division of Microsoft, you might want to do whatever you need to, to
>> hide that.
> Also excellent point. Unfortunately this is done by moinmoin
> automatically and there is no way to modify this easily :(
> One obvious option here is to move to wordpress for main site as it
> will assist with both of these (and it is probably better adapted for
> being a standard CMS).
> Main issue is that we really need the wikilike versioning of pages. WP
> 2.6 introduced this [1] but I don't know how good this is compared to
> moinmoin.
> Other things we'd need to do:
>  a) port theme
>  b) import content (including revisions)
> Maybe we can this down as an item on the wiki and schedule for our
> next major update ...
> Rufus

Jonathan Gray

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