[Plone-com] Fwd: We need a new modern theme for plone.com.

Alex Clark aclark at aclark.net
Thu Sep 6 04:42:13 UTC 2012


Another, and hopefully final mail from the "I sent this to one person"
category:



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Alex Clark <aclark at aclark.net>
Date: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 7:43 PM
Subject: Re: [Plone-com] We need a new modern theme for plone.com.
To: "Stone, Derrick J *HS" <DJS6D at hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu>




On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 7:20 PM, Stone, Derrick J *HS <
DJS6D at hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu> wrote:

> The most important focus of this site is the content. It must be no
> bull-shizzle. The second most important focus should be an excellent,
> modern theme, which is responsive. Without these two items, Plone.com is
> not worth doing. It would be better for potential customers to simply
> wonder if the community has a professional standard.
>


+1


>
> I do not think shell access should be required - Plone publishes content
> out of the box right? :p
>


I think this is a natural response to the wrong question. I'm not asking
"can it be done without shell access". Zope2 is the answer to that question
(YES) :-). What I really mean is "can the AI team get involved sooner,
rather than later".





>
> Derrick
> ________________________________________
> From: plone-com-bounces at lists.plone.org [plone-com-bounces at lists.plone.org]
> On Behalf Of Dylan Jay [djay at pretaweb.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2012 6:54 PM
> To: Alex Clark
> Cc: plone-com at lists.plone.org
> Subject: Re: [Plone-com] We need a new modern theme for plone.com.
>
> There's a lot of cooks in here already but since we just put together a
> site for our new service recently I'll put in 2c then go.
> - do content before the theme. The homepage in particular should support
> your main message.
> - we went for a design inspired by brightbox.com<http://brightbox.com>
> and squarespace.com<http://squarespace.com>. Long front page forming a
> tour of main key differentiators.
> - but use a professional designer, don't use pre rolled themes.
> - give the new theme editor a go.  Great way to get feedback as the theme
> is created and reduce friction created by deployment delays. Diazo ftw.
>
> Dylan Jay
> Technical solution manager
> PretaWeb 99552830
>
> On 05/09/2012, at 12:29 AM, Alex Clark <aclark at aclark.net<mailto:
> aclark at aclark.net>> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
>
> As far as I can tell, this has not been discussed so:
>
>
> Who wants to donate a new-modern-theme to the plone.com<http://plone.com>
> project? To get started, we're going to use the existing plone.org<
> http://plone.org> theme (http://pypi.python.org/pypi/plonetheme.ploneorg)
> but we hope to replace that with something better/newer later. If you have
> any ideas, please let us know. Ideally the theme requirements would be
> something like:
>
>
>  *   Based on Twitter bootstrap (but does not appear to be based on
> bootstrap, please)
>  *   Responsive (included with bootstrap)
>  *   Diazo-powered
>
>
> But any and all theme donations will be considered and appreciated.
>
>
> Alex
>
>
>
>
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