[mythtv] Official Thread: Mythtv.org Redesign

Adam Findley adam at cs.byu.edu
Mon Apr 23 23:37:50 UTC 2007

Adam Findley wrote:
> Ghost Freeman wrote:
>> Taking your advice from IRC last night, I made some changes to the
>> leftnav graphics. Interested in your output
> I really like the top and the bottom elements, though I think the font 
> in the bottom could be smaller for the copyrights.
> I like the idea of your left nav, but I think that it could use some 
> adjustment.  I think the font could be a little bigger, and I also find 
> that the highlight is pretty difficult to see.  I think this might work 
> better: make them all one color (the color of the top portion of the 
> navbar), and seperate them out a little bit with about 1-2px space in 
> between each one.  Then on roll over, highlight them to the  color of 
> the top portion of the navbar.
> Also I think that the news section seems like it's too busy with lots of 
> colors and boxes, and while it's quite functional, I'd think it'd look 
> better with a simpler design (also similar to archlinux.org).
> I am just finishing finals here, and I'd love to help and submit some 
> ideas as well, but it'll be at least a week before I have any real time.
> Keep up the good work.
> Adam
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Some examples:

For the news idea as well:

For the left menu ( I don't like all of these exactly, but the idea is 

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