[ubuntu-uk] School websites

Jon Reynolds maillist at jcrdevelopments.com
Mon Jun 20 07:27:33 UTC 2011


 On Sat, 18 Jun 2011 09:41:42 +0100, Alan Lord (News) wrote:
> On 17/06/11 14:33, Jon Reynolds wrote:
>> I've just had a look at my little un's school website and the first
>> thing that stop you doing anything useful, i.e. like using the
>> navigation menu, is the fact that for some (cannot imagine) reason, 
>> it
>> is required to install Java on your machine, just so you can use the
>> navigation links??
>>
>> WHY would they do this? Is this a serious case for giving someone 
>> some
>> education? The simplest of things - a navmenu, why should I install 
>> (and
>> run) Java just to access a menu to another (probably) static web 
>> page?!?
>>
>> http://www.harlingtonlower.beds.sch.uk/
>>
>> (created in FrontPage)
>
> That is an abysmal website - looks like something from the early days
> of the Internet...
>
> The validator doesn't like it much either:
> 
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.harlingtonlower.beds.sch.uk%2F+&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=Inline&group=0
>
> 
> http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.harlingtonlower.beds.sch.uk%2F&profile=css21&usermedium=all&warning=1&vextwarning=&lang=en
>
> There are quite a few MSO objects scattered around the code.
>
> Bleugyhhhh
>
>
> --
> The Open Learning Centre
> http://www.theopenlearningcentre.com

 Well I was thinking perhaps I should approach them and offer to do them 
 a new website (my contribution towards PTA and all that) :)

 I think a very simple Drupal installation would be worlds apart from 
 what they have today.
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 Jon Reynolds (j0nr)
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