Re: New IARU website!

Sterling Mann
 

Nice! I helped! :D

It'll be awesome to see the same design throughout. The continuity will go a long way. I'm especially interested in how R2's site is updated, specifically regarding language support (seeing their current page has both spanish and english on the same page).

One thing I have noticed is that search engines haven't caught up to the changes (e.g. the first link on google "IARU Region 2" goes to https://www.iaru.org/region-2.html, which no longer exists.) I imagine that's just going to be a matter of time for site maps and SEO to work itself out.

I'm also looking at the A/B between the two, one thing that stuck out is difficulty in finding the organization's officers, which I caught on the bottom of the about-us page. The previous site version had it and the 3 secretaries of each region on the Contact page (https://web.archive.org/web/20180414062211/http://www.iaru.org/contact.html) I would be inclined to suggest adding a link to the About IARU Hover-menu to an IARU Officers page (which has a listing and short bio of the IARU personnel) like my MS Paint rendition below.

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On Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 10:43 AM Dave Sumner <sumner@...> wrote:
Just to close the loop on Sterling's observation about Iceland being shown as in both Region 1 and Region 2, the tiny graphic has been fixed.

Any other comments/suggestions/corrections for the new IARU website will be welcomed. The Region 1 site is also up and running now, with Regions 2 and 3 soon to follow.

73,
Dave K1ZZ



On Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:49:48 AM EST, DAVID SUMNER <sumner@...> wrote:


Sterling, you have sharp eyes!

Dave K1ZZ


On Jan 28, 2020, at 10:47 AM, Sterling Mann <kawfey@...> wrote:


Awesome website! This is more like it! Just need to get the IARU regions on the same page (especially R2).

I just noticed that Iceland appears to belong to both R1 and R2 in the hover over dialog.
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On Tue, Jan 28, 2020 at 8:52 AM Dave Sumner <sumner@...> wrote:

We are pleased to announce that the new IARU global website is now “live” at www.iaru.org. The three regional websites, all with the same basic design, will go live over the next several days.



73,

David Sumner, K1ZZ

IARU Secretary


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