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Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« on: September 10, 2015, 09:53:28 AM »
 

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I have a few suggestions that might be useful to forum users.

1. Make the Linux Lite logo at the top of the forum a link to the main website. There is already a home button to get back to the forum main page.

2. Make the "Help" button be a link to the online help manual, which should encourage users to use the manual more.

3. There is a broken link to the Linux Lite Shop, which took me to a search page when I clicked it.

Just thought I would mention these as some newer features like the help manual just seem to be overlooked, and I hate to see such a valuable resource not being used.
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2015, 10:09:02 AM »
 

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Excellent suggestions. Shop link is fixed, Help link goes to Help Manual, and for the Home button, I've made it go the the LL home page, seems more intuitive - Home = home page of LL. Well done avj :)
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2015, 10:26:16 AM »
 

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That's much better, Thanks.  :)
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2015, 11:44:35 AM »
 

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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2015, 12:32:11 AM »
 

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A link to the LinuxLite homepage for the OS, not the forums homepage ? unless i missed it
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2015, 03:12:36 AM »
 

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That is covered in the first reply, it is the "Home" button.
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2015, 02:30:19 PM »
 

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That is covered in the first reply, it is the "Home" button.

-Ah thank you for clarifying. I kept using the LinuxLite logo in the upper left.
Seems it should be reversed, "home" for forum home, and linuxlite with logo in upper left for the actual homepage for the OS. At least to me that would make more sense.
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2015, 04:44:01 AM »
 

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Seems it should be reversed, "home" for forum home, and linuxlite with logo in upper left for the actual homepage for the OS. At least to me that would make more sense.


Who else thinks this? I need to have an understanding of how most people treat the current links for Home and the logo intuitively. Thank you.
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2015, 05:25:06 AM »
 

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For me the prominent "Feather Logo/Graphic" to LL Main Home page, and the "Home" black text to Forum home.
I think maybe it's the placement, and/or lack of text that may confuse.??

"Linux Lite Home" vs "Linux Lite Forum Home"


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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2015, 12:48:55 PM »
 

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Either way is fine to me, but the logo taking you to the main website does seem slightly more intuitive in my opinion.  :)
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2015, 03:57:15 PM »
 

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Either way is fine to me, but the logo taking you to the main website does seem slightly more intuitive in my opinion.  :)
For me the prominent "Feather Logo/Graphic" to LL Main Home page, and the "Home" black text to Forum home.
I think maybe it's the placement, and/or lack of text that may confuse.??

"Linux Lite Home" vs "Linux Lite Forum Home"


I would agree... feather logo to Linux Lite Home... Home "tab" to forum home ... my .02 cents  ;D
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2015, 06:38:55 PM »
 

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same here:
feather logo to Linux Lite Home...
"Home" in menu to forum home ...
 

Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2015, 08:02:23 AM »
 

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I wish more forum users would express their opinion on this so that Jerry can get an idea of what they need versus just the opinion of just a few who took the time to speak up.
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2015, 08:08:53 AM »
 

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The few seem to have a similar view. I'll take that and run with it. Cheers avj :)
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Re: Suggestions and Feedback for Forum User Friendliness
« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2015, 09:20:50 PM »
 

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I wish more forum users would express their opinion on this so that Jerry can get an idea of what they need versus just the opinion of just a few who took the time to speak up.

Maybe A survey ? I found this tread just looking around. A hard/perm link to "forum suggestions" could be helpful.
Myself, and I imagine others really appreciate the response and positive way you and Jerry have responded. GREAT COMMUNITY HERE !
Last Edit: September 22, 2015, 04:14:01 PM by technomancer
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