website redesign update

the idea of the website redesign is to have four portals:

main portal

  • what is tor?
  • download the thing
  • donations
  • job openings
  • who are the board
  • who are the people
  • legal stuff, financial stuff
  • blog
  • how to organize the blog tags better?
  • newsletter
  • press/news
  • how do we regularly/automatically add recent positive press/statements from Tor?

...then three subportals

development portal

  • needs more feedback from people doing technical work
  • Tor ecosystem diagrammed -- how different bits of Tor interact
  • areas of work (four dev teams) -- OONI, applications, network, metrics
  • research

community portal

  • building up the Tor community in a scalable way
  • resources for people who host cryptoparties
  • resources for people who run onion services
  • six subpages
  • support for relay operators
  • easy way for people to get involved
  • user testing
  • intake mechanism/form for people who want more information. if they request training, there is a second step that asks them more questions. maybe the requests go to frontdesk@
  • tor trainers
  • what goes in the training curriculum? what does training mean/not mean? training on tor is a big responsibility, how to convey that?
  • how to give trainers support. mailing list? ways for trainers to get support? ways for people to request training. could this be a webform?
  • what does a bare minimum tor curriculum look like? besides how tor works, what to expect, what its limitations are, and how to install it
  • how do we build trainings that respond to the needs of people requesting the trainings?
  • how do we do more than just giving them the resource and then leaving?
  • Tor people who already do trainings should be users of this page to make sure it works
  • maybe what needs to happen to resolve this is a knowledge skillshare from trainers

support portal

  • a place for people to get help using Tor
  • searchable
  • FAQ
  • translated!
  • feedback mechanism
  • link to IRC
  • in order to get these pages rendered, they looked at all the existing resources eg why run a tor relay, how to run a relay, organizations to donate to if you can't run a relay
  • then prioritize the info and order it in a way that makes more sense than the current website structure
  • what is the timeline for the website redesign? we requested funding for a multi-year project to develop the site and get feedback. trying to do as much work as possible until that funding comes through
  • one goal of this new website is to get more direct user testing/feedback
  • who are the people who are needed for feedback? not just vegas leads, but developers. find them and ask them for direct feedback.
  • getting quantitative and qualitative feedback
  • we have to try multiple user paths in the website
Last modified 2 years ago Last modified on Oct 14, 2017, 10:01:15 PM