[Nottingham] Website (Thursday 16/01/2014: A Cross to Laguna)

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Tue Jan 14 13:23:40 UTC 2014

On 14/01/14 09:22, David Aldred wrote:
> On 13 January 2014 23:36, Martin wrote:
>     On 13/01/14 22:47, David Aldred wrote:
>     >
>     > Personally,  and having a certain professional Web interest,  I don't
>     > think the colour combination works.   Have you checked it against WCAG
>     > standards for accessibility?
>     But then... What nicely goes with dark green?
>     WCAG:
>     http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag
>     OK, that's somewhat hefty...
>     http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/
>     And that is still impossibly hefty!
> You can check colour contrast automatically using the WebAim checker
> <http://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/>.  (I've just done so and
> it doesn't like the blue on green, as I rather suspected!)



lists various unsurprising complaints about the structure for the first
page of our site. No complaints about contrast?

(That's a good tool thanks.)

>     Atahualpa is very definitely not a mobile responsive theme. However, it
>     is kindly enough to render nicely on my old mobile. You do then need to
>     zoom and scroll around to view and navigate.
>     An alternate mobile-friendly theme can be tried... Is there anything
>     that would fit with the sort of thing we have at present? The main
>     headache is for holding onto the calendar...
> There's a fairly flexible Wordpress responsive theme called (logically
> enough) Responsive <http://wordpress.org/themes/responsive>, which could
> be a place to start!   I don't know what calendar control/plugin you're
> using, though.
> In fact, if you go
> to http://wordpress.org/themes/search.php?q=responsive you'll be
> presented with a whole list of themes containing the word 'responsive'
> in their descriptions - there musty be something suitable there!

OK, so that's new and good.

We're using "Modern Tribe" for the calendar, being as they were one of
the first to put together a good calender app from long ago.

Easy tweak/debug suggestions are very welcome. For the moment, a
revamp/overhaul is something for a rainy week. Or... In true FLOSS
style, any help with a Robin Hood mythically themed group site would be
welcomed ;-)


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