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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [WEBSITE] broken link on mac porting page
Date Tue, 15 Jan 2013 23:05:53 GMT
On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 5:46 PM, Marcus (OOo) <marcus.mail@wtnet.de> wrote:
> Am 01/15/2013 09:43 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>
>> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Kay Schenk<kay.schenk@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 7:12 AM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>  wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 8:36 AM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>  wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Sorry for top posting, but I think we've discussed this enough to have
>>>>> a sense of what our constraints are.
>>>>>
>>>>> A quick proposal:
>>>>>
>>>>> Let's start from this page:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/product/
>>>>>
>>>>> That is linked to prominently from the homepage and the top navigation
>>>>
>>>> bar.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I propose adding a new section to the left navigation panel, between
>>>>> "Products" and "More".  The new section will be called "Platforms" and
>>>>> will link to four pages:
>>>>>
>>>>> 1) Windows
>>>>>
>>>>> 2) Mac
>>>>>
>>>>> 3) Linux
>>>>>
>>>>> 4) Ports
>>>>>
>>>>> The first three will be new landing pages.  The last one will link to
>>>>> the existing /porting page.
>>>>>
>>>>> Each of the platform pages will have basic system requirements and a
>>>>> link to the download page. They pages can grow to contain (or link to)
>>>>> other platform specific instructions or FAQ's.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> As an example, here is what the windows page might look like:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/product/windows.html
>>>>
>>>> We could try to keep the other platforms in a parallel form.
>>>>
>>>> -Rob
>>>>
>>>
>>> good idea! I like it!
>>>
>>
>> OK.  I've uploaded template pages for MacOS and Linux:
>>
>> http://www.openoffice.org/product/mac.html
>>
>> http://www.openoffice.org/product/linux.html
>>
>> I really need help on filling in the details there.  I don't think
>> I've touched a Mac since 1989.  And even then I was confused looking
>> for the "on" button ;-)
>
>
> At the moment my time is a bit limited for read/write the ML.
> As it seems we have a consesus I can help much more on the coming weekend.
>
> So, it depends on how patient you (we all?) are. ;-)
>

No rush,  I won't add the links to the leftnav until we have the
content pages ready.

-Rob

> Marcus
>
>
>
>
>>>>> On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 8:35 AM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org> 
wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 2:18 AM, Andrea Pescetti<pescetti@apache.org>
>>>>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I could see /platforms/mac if we imagine creating in the
future
>>>>>>>> similar landing pages for Windows or Linux.
>>>>>>>> Note that today, a query of  "OpenOffice for Linux" has this
ancient
>>>>>>>> page as a #1 hit:
>>>>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/setup-linux.html
>>>>>>>> And the #1 hit for "OpenOffice for Windows" is not even at
our
>>>>>>>> website.  It goes to CNet's download.com page.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Very interesting. Indeed this could also be the way to catch
users
>>>>>>> who
>>>>
>>>> look
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> for "OpenOffice Portable", for example, and should know that
we do
>>>>
>>>> have a
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> (third-party, from winPenPack) version available; they are now
>>>>>>> offered
>>>>
>>>> an
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ancient version since OpenOffice Portable has not been updated
yet.
>>>>>>> The
>>>>>>> updated version is not on the first page of search results.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Exactly.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> In the last month we've seen the following related queries:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>          openoffice portable     2,500
>>>>>>          open office portable    1,000
>>>>>>          openoffice portable italiano    150
>>>>>>          apache openoffice portable      16
>>>>>>          portable        90
>>>>>>          openoffice portable download    16
>>>>>>          portable openoffice     12
>>>>>>          openofficeportable<10
>>>>>>          office portable<10
>>>>>>          openoffice portable日本語版<10
>>>>>>          openoffice portable 3.4<10
>>>>>>          openoffice 3.4 portable<10
>>>>>>          openoffice portable deutsch<10
>>>>>>          openoffice.org portable 日本語版<10
>>>>>>          portable open office<10
>>>>>>          openoffice.org portable<10
>>>>>>          openoffice portable 日本語<10
>>>>>>
>>>>>> For many of these queries the #1 page is the German page:
>>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/de/downloads/oooportable.html.  That is
not
>>>>>> the optimal page for most of these queries.

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