#75 About page for Codeberg.org

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opened 5 months ago by strypey · 4 comments
strypey commented 5 months ago

There is currently nothing at codeberg.org/about. It would great to have a page there that sums up the project in a nutshell, briefly explaining its mission and organizational structure, and linking to the various pages that may be important to prospective users (Terms of Use, Privacy Policy etc).

For example, until I created an account and started digging around in your repos, I was still a bit confused about whether Codeberg was an instance of software primarily developed by another group (like NotaBug.org), or an instance of self-developed software (like GitLab.com). From what I can tell, it’s more like NotaBug, except using Gitea instead of Gogs. This is the sort of thing an about page could clarify for the curious.

There is currently nothing at codeberg.org/about. It would great to have a page there that sums up the project in a nutshell, briefly explaining its mission and organizational structure, and linking to the various pages that may be important to prospective users (Terms of Use, Privacy Policy etc). For example, until I created an account and started digging around in your repos, I was still a bit confused about whether Codeberg was an instance of software primarily developed by another group (like NotaBug.org), or an instance of self-developed software (like GitLab.com). From what I can tell, it's more like NotaBug, except using Gitea instead of Gogs. This is the sort of thing an about page could clarify for the curious.
hjacobs commented 5 months ago

Related: #33

Related: #33
hw commented 5 months ago
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@strypey : that’s good feedback, thank you. If you like, you might check out https://codeberg.org/Codeberg/build-deploy-gitea/, and help improving content! Static pages can be added in folder etc/gitea/public/, the welcome page (not logged in) is in etc/gitea/templates/home.tmpl.

@strypey : that's good feedback, thank you. If you like, you might check out https://codeberg.org/Codeberg/build-deploy-gitea/, and help improving content! Static pages can be added in folder etc/gitea/public/, the welcome page (not logged in) is in etc/gitea/templates/home.tmpl.
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blipp commented 2 days ago

I realize this issue is a bit old, and that I don’t know what has been done since then. As a newcomer to Codeberg I just wanted to add a suggestion: If not logged in, the main page https://codeberg.org shows a nice page with a big logo and a few paragraphs (“An Unprecedented Revolution”, …, “Our Mission”). This page could be used as /about for a start. I had this idea because this page seems to be no longer accessible as soon as you are logged in.

I realize this issue is a bit old, and that I don't know what has been done since then. As a newcomer to Codeberg I just wanted to add a suggestion: If not logged in, the main page https://codeberg.org shows a nice page with a big logo and a few paragraphs (“An Unprecedented Revolution”, …, “Our Mission”). This page could be used as `/about` for a start. I had this idea because this page seems to be no longer accessible as soon as you are logged in.
ashimokawa commented 2 days ago
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@blipp

Yes, something like that. I wanted a much simpler start page and then make the current the about page with maybe even more content.

on https://codeberg-test.org there is a simplified version of the start page.

@blipp Yes, something like that. I wanted a much simpler start page and then make the current the about page with maybe even more content. on https://codeberg-test.org there is a simplified version of the start page.
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