Website Analysis and Design

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This is where the discussion of business vision, scope, and user stories will converge into an outline of the website redesign.

proposal by a.l.e

  • multilingual (en, de, fr, nl, es, it, pt, ...)
  • as little content as possible (the real content should be in and


  • homepage
    • scribus logo
    • a short description of scribus (not longer than xxx chars, not shorter than xxx chars)
    • a feature list (3 sections with 4 features each; each item 3 to 5 words)
    • bigger download button with link to the current stable version for the visitor's current system + link to all downloads
    • a graphic element containing one or more screenshots presented in a fancy way (transparences, irregular form)
    • 3 news list with max three items (not older than 3 months)
      • title + short description + link (+ picture?)
    • a top navigation
      • about
      • download
      • community
      • development
    • a "beginning with scribus" button
    • a "standard" way to show special promotions (like the lgm pledgie, the new book)
    • bottom link list
      • contact
      • sitemap
      • sponsors
    • eventually one sponsor (randomly picked each time) + link to all the sponsors


  • about scribus
  • team
    • name, nickname, competences, picture
    • how to contact the team
  • scribus association
  • complementary projects
    • fontmatrix
    • littlecms
    • gimp
    • inkscape


  • download
    • short introduction to download according to the visitor's current operating system + link to the documentation for more infos.
    • bigger download button with link to the current stable version for the host system
    • stable version
      • for each platform
    • unstable version
      • for each platform
    • development version
      • link to the latest available snapshot for each platform
      • svn link + link to how to compile from svn


  • community
    • link to documentation
    • why and how report bugs + link to bugs
    • link to ML and to our web irc client
  • eventually user friendly subscribe / unsubscribe form for the mailing list
  • web irc client




  • sitemap
    • entries are manually added (not generated)
    • several columns

  • sponsor
    • list with logo, name, website and a description of what the sponsor is doing for scribus