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@LotR: With Highlighting you mean changing the background color?
Or using a different color?
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I did yet another update. I think it's too bright, now, but I'd like to know if you think I'm moving into the right direction.
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IN the right direction yes.
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Besides: You can have a look at the development process in the Changelog: http://new-design.phex.org/Changelog

I will make the whole history avaible for all who are interested
(It's a Mercurial repository - like subversion but more versatile and faster - so it would be possible to have many people working with the code)
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I added gradients and did quite a lot detail fiddling and experiments.

Could you tell me, what still seems not to fit for you?
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As a lady once sang,

"It ain't the meat,
It's the motion..."

Well, that's not really what I mean, but I sure got your attention, uh ?

My point is simple...

Too me, Phex is it as far as respecting the intelligence of the user... as BS was before...
The old page was a lot more down that lane, if you get my meaning...
What was needed to be known was presented on the first screen...

This IS important... The basic initial questions covered on page 1...

Now, when the hell is LotR going to move Phex to the top of the client forum display list here ??? Just above BS, (old), of course !!!

And that LW thing of yore ?
Bottom, please ?
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There are some reasones for the redesign. A few of them:

1. The Phex Website is mostly visited by new users. Their questions need to be answered as quickly as possible.
2. We want to switch to a new content management system.
3. We want a description of Phex on the first page.
4. I like doing webdesign, and I think I can make the website more accessible and interesting with a redesign.


But as you write it:

The basic initial questions I see:
* Screenshots (almost always the first click)
* What does it do?
* Where can I get it?
* What's New?
* Where can I find out more?

And what's important for us: "Where can I join?".

What are the basic initial questions for you?
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I updated the draft:
- Phex - take back p2p

Better?
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Please have a look at it and tell me what you think...

If it's OK, I'd like to go to drupal and produce the content as soon as possible.
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For things which need improvement I think I also need a bit of advice, since I'm kinda stuck. I know that there are things which need improvements, but I don't "see" how they would look better, so I don't manage to get the website to look better.
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