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* All work will be done on branch of CC code repository, against existing theme to minimize integration time and regressions
* All work will be done on branch of CC code repository, against existing theme to minimize integration time and regressions
== Roadmap ==
=== Helping ===
* note: each deadline below assumes CC approval on same date, given constant communication during development; Check-in on progress each day via skype/IRC
=== Implement "Phase I" Creative Commons Redesign ===
* [[Website Update 2011 08 23 Meeting|8/23 CONCRETE PLAN]]: identify concrete elements of "phase 1" mockup design to be implemented, any elements not feasible that will not be implemented.
* [[Website Update 2011 08 26 Meeting|8/26 HOMENAV IMPLEMENTED]]: home page and navigation elements implemented; check-in with CC web redesign committee.
* [[Website Update 2011 09 29 Meeting|8/29 MAIN PAGE IMPLEMENTED]]: Main page and menu implemented, main page layout and media queries in-place, slice up interior pages to map to the current pages, get CC team to update any content necessary to complete the task
* [[Website Update 2011 09 02 Meeting|9/2 INTERIOR PAGES]]: changes to interior landing and about themes/pages implemented
* [[Website Update 2011 09 09 Meeting|9/9 LICENSE CHOOSER]]: overall look/navigation changes also implemented for license chooser; check-in with CC web redesign committee
* [[Website Update 2011 09 16|9/16 REVIEW BUGFIX LAUNCH]]: bug fixing/testing  completed, launch at CC global summit
==== Content for home page ====
For Carousel up top, there are several options, which we can rotate in and out depending on what we want to highlight at any given time:
*Campaign banner, linking to donate
**during campaign, might also want to have https://creativecommons.net/figures if up to date
*Jesse Dylan video http://creativecommons.org/videos/a-shared-culture
*Power of Open, linking to http://thepowerofopen.org/ (either banner, see attached for example, or book cover)
*Global Summit (wiki page would have to be updated with wrap-up, photos etc.)
*(ML) Another permanent one in the phase 1 deck is something about the licenses
*if significant, a current CC Talks With (http://creativecommons.org/interview/)
*same for news item from the blog (ie. YouTube adoption, government data, etc.)
For 3 buckets:
*Global Network - CC Affiliate Network http://wiki.creativecommons.org/CC_Affiliate_Network
*a featured case study http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Case_Studies
*CC swag/goodies/store (w/ actual picture of swag)
*(ML) I think the reason the "partners" thing is in the p1 mockup is the same reason we created https://creativecommons.org/who-uses-cc -- board wants to see famous names. Maybe can be folded into case studies bucket.
Let's make sure the verticals (culture, science, edu, gov) are linked to in menu drop-down up top.
For get involved options at bottom, flickr icon should be changed to identi.ca, maybe add newsletter somehow (http://creativecommons.org/newsletter). Google + is probably inevitable, once they roll out for org's.
=== Post-summit Redesign of Creative Commons Donor site ===
* [[Website_Update_2011_08_26_Meeting#Problems_with_launched_site_design Bugs post launch]]
* 10/7 INTEGRATE CIVICRM: integration of design elements from main website redesign completed for pre-testing of campaign soft launch
=== Post-Campaign Launch Redesign of Other Sites ===
''goal for each is to incorporate key elements from redesign, but start from and stay very close to native theme of relevant software''
* 10/14 WIKI
** reality assessment on the integration
* 10/21 LABS: labs/other CC sites using wordpress multiuser
** What sites must stay and which must leave?
* 10/28 SEARCH
** Is this staying?
** Needs a reality assessment on continuing.
=== Guides ===
* [http://code.creativecommons.org/issues Features and Issues]
* [http://code.creativecommons.org/issues Features and Issues]
* [[Website_update_2011/HOWTO_Update_Website_Front_Page]]
* [[Website_update_2011/HOWTO_Update_Website_Front_Page]]
* [[Past Notes]]
* [[Website update 2011 Past Notes]]

Revision as of 08:05, 11 October 2011


  • CC is working on a website redesign; primary visual redesign to be completed by CC Global Summit (16 September 2011)
  • initial mockups provided by Lybba Dec 2010
  • design work will be continued by Fabricatorz Aug 2011; primary contacts Jon Phillips, Christoper Adams
  • CC manager Mike Linksvayer; help from CC Tech (Nathan Kinkade, Christopher Webber), Jane Park, Timothy Vollmer
  • All work will be done on branch of CC code repository, against existing theme to minimize integration time and regressions