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  1. ottogal

    @adrian Thank you for your concern. All five points are valid arguments, I support them all. And thank you even more for your steady effort to improve this valuable tool!
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    @ryan Kudos for the launch! What a progress! Some hints: 1. You might edit the starting post of this thread and link to the life site now. 2. The issue with the cut off dropdown remains (screenshot Firefox on Win 10): 3. I second the use of the wordmark logo instead of having ProcessWire in the site's font. (Even if I find the wire part of the wordmark a bit unfortunate, typographically.)
  3. Very interesting sites, thank you!
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    For me (on Win 10, Firefox) Segoe UI looks good. Of the Typekit fonts I'd prefer benton-sans too. There's a typo in the link to the Krub version above: should read
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    A direct comparison shows that typographically Kurb is way better than Barlow. Sigh.
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    An observation: The title of the newsite homepage is An open source CMS with a powerful API: ProcessWire CMS while it was ProcessWire CMS: An open source CMS with a powerful API before. Given that bookmark lists are using the titles (which often get truncated) the latter version should be kept.
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    Just stumbled over the fact that using this color attribute in the URL makes some links not working anymore. Examples: 1. On the page, clicking the submenu item Selector fields results in this bad URL: 2. On the page, clicking the submenu item About hooks results in this bad URL:
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    Really overwhelmed by the incredible efforts by you, @ryan, and the community! Many thanks! My two cents on colors and contrast: Making the blue background darker would increase the readability of the white text on it (and of the h3/h4 headlines on white) - and it would reduce the irritation on totally blue pages like the blog. I'd propose And, please: Make the body color darker, say #333333. Reading text with too low contrast ist very tiring. Two more remarks: I like the font "Krub" - it's looking fresh and modern, like PW is - whereas the font "Work" looks oldfashioned to me. But of course, if a font is not rendered well on some platforms, it's not an option. I'm not sure you should show an image of the iMac (despite the pride owning one...). At least I would remove the foot of it, so it's brand is a bit less obvious. Again: Thanks and compliments!
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    Thank you @kongondo for this information. That shows the exemplary security awareness of @ryan in all his work! One of the reasons that makes us glad using PW...
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    @bernhard You're right, my comment really sounds a bit weird, and I apologize for that. (I became aware of that soon after having posted.) Of course, if someone uses a flag to indicate the German language, it's not "wrong" to take the Austrian one and not the German one - both are equally suitable for this purpose, or unsuitable. Just because of a possible ambiguity of this kind they both are unsuitable - that's the point of my remark. I also apologize to @Gadgetto: My intention was not to criticize, but to give some well-meant advice.
  11. ottogal containing a link to containing a link to Please take these concerns earnest.
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    Hi Gadgetto, two remarks: (1) Your very first animated GIF shows the wrong flag for Germany: It's the flag of Austria - a German speaking country, that's true. This is a great example for the following insight: (2) It is not the right way to distinguish languages by flags! There are some threads here in the forum where this question is discussed. When I find some link, I'll share it.
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    Thank you for the clarification. Shouldn't that response be replaced by a less irritating message?