[ubuntu-studio-devel] Web design/theme contribution

Shinta Carolinasari shinta at playmain.com
Mon Aug 26 03:26:11 UTC 2019

Hi all,

Here's the latest Update on theme progress:

Changes summary:
-nav, submenu styling & search on top
-optimize hero banner performance
-download box, support 1 or 2 ubuntu versions and moved position above 
the fold
-homepage - features blurbs support up to 9 boxes, odd & even
-bottom download section, background brightness reduced and now smaller 
on inner pages
-other bugfixes and polishments

Source code has been committed to launchpad git.
However its not finished/not ready for review yet.

Will let you know on next update.



On 8/19/2019 9:58 PM, Shinta Carolinasari wrote:
> Hi Erich,
> I really apologize for the late reply. For some reason, I missed to read
> your latest email (But I have improved our inbox/spam organization to
> prevent this happen again).
> Thanks for staging details. I've made launchpad account, my username is:
> playmain
> Will perform further as per your instruction.
> Regarding theme progress, I'm still working on the theme. Some revisions
> have already been fixed, and the homepage animation should have
> performed better now.
> There are some outstanding revision items and polishment still needs to
> work on.
> Our daily work is a bit hectic recently make this progress slowed down,
> We are sorry for this. But I'd expect I can report some update on next
> Sunday.
> Meanwhile, should you have more feedback just let us know and we will
> add them to the list.
> Best regards,
> Shinta
> On 8/13/2019 11:56 PM, erich at ericheickmeyer.com wrote:
>> Hi Shinta,
>> Sorry for the silence. Let's go ahead and move forward.
>> What I need:
>> 1) Create a launchpad account (https://launchpad.net)
>> 2) Let me know what your launchpad username is so I can add you to the
>> ubuntustudio-web-staging team
>> (https://launchpad.net/~ubuntustudio-web-staging).
>> 3) Add your public SSH key to your Launchpad account
>> 4) Upload the Wordpress theme and assets using the instructions at
>> https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntustudio-web-staging/ubuntustudio-web-staging/+git/ubuntustudio-web-staging
>> From there, our security team will review the code for anything they
>> deem an issue.
>> Let me know if you need any help. I look forward to implementing this
>> theme! It looks great!
>> Erich
>> ----
>> Erich Eickmeyer
>> Project Leader
>> Ubuntu Studio
>> ubuntustudio.org
>> Shinta Carolinasari – Wed, 10. July 2019 13:41
>>> Hi All,
>>> Thanks for all comments & feedbacks!
>>> Admin Account
>>> -------------
>>> We have created admin account for Erich, Eylul and Len (please let me
>>> know if you haven't received the notification, or want to add more)
>>> TODOS based on feedbacks
>>> ------------------------
>>> -For blurbs, current build is still assuming there are always 6 blurbs,
>>> we'll improve it to be more flexible.
>>> -tweak top download box, move position and to covers 2 versions
>>> condition.
>>> -tweak footer download CTA
>>> -move open source to the last panel.
>>> -make sure all text in homepage are editable placeholders
>>> -social icons, currently it uses fontawesome.. we'll check the license
>>> and evaluate other flexible alternatives, maybe option to upload own
>>> icon
>>> -we also thinking to add additional widget areas in homepage for more
>>> flexibility (eg: in case there's important announcement or events
>>> banner)
>>> performance
>>> -----------
>>> we just tried to add a bit animation on homepage illustration. this is
>>> our fist time applying css animation on complex svg. we thought native
>>> css method was the best, however in reality we see tendency of very high
>>> usage of GPU, just like mentioned by Mark, so we still evaluating this
>>> or the alternative.
>>> Content
>>> -------
>>> Great to hear Eylul can organize & polish content, Since we have limited
>>> knowledge on the materials itself.
>>> Logos
>>> -----
>>> We've updated the logos to compliant with the guidelines
>>> resources
>>> ---------
>>> -logos and fonts are from ubuntu, font currently taken from google fonts
>>> for easier development, will eventually changed to be part of the theme
>>> assets.
>>> -we also use bootstrap css framework (MIT license)
>>> -Photo at bottom CTA, i think its from unsplash, need to be changed
>>> eventually. Ralf previously offered photo contribution for mixer.
>>> -other artwork things are done in house, do you know how to make them
>>> GPL compliant? is it simply by adding comments in theme's source code?
>>> we'll make sure all the source files are included in git.
>>> Regards,
>>> Shinta
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