Website update 2011

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  • 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


  • 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

  • 8/23 CONCRETE PLAN: identify concrete elements of "phase 1" mockup design to be implemented, any elements not feasible that will not be implemented.
  • 8/26 HOMENAV IMPLEMENTED: home page and navigation elements implemented; check-in with CC web redesign committee.
  • 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
  • 9/2 INTERIOR PAGES: changes to interior landing and about themes/pages implemented
  • 9/9 LICENSE CHOOSER: overall look/navigation changes also implemented for license chooser; check-in with CC web redesign committee
  • 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:


For 3 buckets:

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, maybe add newsletter somehow ( Google + is probably inevitable, once they roll out for org's.

Post-summit Redesign of Creative Commons Donor site

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.