Opened 3 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#21950 closed defect (fixed)

Organize, brainstorm and prioritize content to meet portal requirements

Reported by: linda Owned by: linda
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Webpages/Website Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: isabela Actual Points:
Parent ID: #22120 Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor:

Description (last modified by linda)


Figure out what to keep, what to not keep, and what to add to


  • content means anything that goes on a website, including text that you want to display to users, graphical elements such as banners and pictures, to additional resources (manuals, videos, etc.).


Linda will go talk to each of the stakeholders for each portal of the website, identify their needs, and figure out what content will best serve those needs.


Content for

  • Tor Browser download link*
  • Call for donations and donation link*
  • Tor mission statement/what is Tor*
  • A detailed about Tor page
    • Mission statement
    • Vision
    • Operations
    • Any legalese to talk about Tor and dangers of using Tor
  • Organizational stuff:
    • Job listings
    • Information about the Tor board with bio on each member
    • List of current TPI employees
    • List of current contractors
    • List of financial sponsors
    • Legal forms and taxes for transparency
  • Press stuff:
    • Guidelines to writing about Tor in the press
    • Contact information for our communications director
    • List of press articles on Tor, filter by country, date, type of publication, and topic (anonymity, censorship, etc.)
    • Our social media pages
    • Policy on using our public information on wiki/blog/etc
  • Affiliations
    • Sponsors and donors (like
    • Associated organizations (ooni, library freedom project, tails, etc.)
    • Any societies or communities we are officially a part of (Internet defense league? PETS?)

Content for

  • Calendar of project releases, team meetings, and deadlines*
  • Mailing lists, wiki pages, and IRC channels*
  • List of teams and points of contact*
    • Onboarding materials for getting started with each team
    • Details on how each team works
    • Projects each team is doing
    • Roadmap for each team
  • List of products we work on:
    • Tor Browser
    • Onion browser
    • Orfox/Orbot
    • Metrics page, etc...
  • Technical design proposals
  • Resources/tutorials
    • Tor manual, alpha manual
    • Understanding bridges
    • Verifying signatures
    • Configuring a hidden service
    • Installing tor source
    • Configuring a relay
    • Mactports
  • Git repos we are associated with: code, images, etc.
  • Tips on how to find your way around projects/code
  • Tips on navigating tickets
  • How to download the source code
  • How to incorporate Tor into your application
  • information about trademarks and use of the word Tor

Content for

  • Overview of products*
    • Tor browser vs onion browser vs orbot/orfox
    • Other products that use tor that we know of
  • how to install tor*
    • Instructions for each OS
    • How to resolve common tor browser use errors
  • Support FAQs*
  • Get tor
  • Tor Browser manual
  • Tor glossary
  • Tor relay operator support
  • Tor onion service operator support
  • Trademark FAQ
  • Abuse FAQ
  • Legal FAQ

Content for

  • Different ways to volunteer*
    • Run a relay for us
    • Contribute to our code
    • Translate for us
    • Help run our community
    • Contribute design
    • Do research on Tor
    • Sign up for to voluntarily test tor for us when we release something
  • Outreach*
    • Tor teaching materials
    • Tor talking materials for presentations
    • Tor promotional materials
    • Countries where we need the most outreach
    • Calendar of events you can attend that will do outreach
    • Contacts with local people who are also doing outreach
  • What we need help with the most*
  • Calendar of events where you can meet the greater tor community
  • Community governance documents
  • Behavioral guidelines
  • Expectations when volunteering for Tor
  • Definition of tor community vs TPI
  • Information on the community council

Child Tickets

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by linda

Description: modified (diff)
Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

The brainstorm happened on this google doc. You can look there for all the discussion and comments.

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by linda

Parent ID: #21222#22120
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