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Re: [WEBSITE] Proposal to rework the Flink website


Thanks for the feedback so far.

+1 for adding a sitemap.xml and robots.txt to the website.

I think we can make this a separate issue. I'll create a JIRA for that.

Any other thoughts or feedback?

Thanks, Fabian

2018-06-06 9:34 GMT+02:00 Aljoscha Krettek <aljoscha@xxxxxxxxxx>:

> Yes, making sure that google search results point to the most recent doc
> would be very good. :+1
>
> Also +1 to the general effort, of course.
>
> > On 5. Jun 2018, at 20:19, Ken Krugler <kkrugler_lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> > Along these lines, it would help to add a sitemap (and the robots.txt
> required to reference it) for flink.apache.org and ci.apache.org (for
> /projects/flink)
> >
> > You can see what Tomcat did along these lines -
> http://tomcat.apache.org/robots.txt references http://tomcat.apache.org/
> sitemap.xml, which is a sitemap index file pointing to
> http://tomcat.apache.org/sitemap-main.xml
> >
> > By doing this, you can emphasize more recent versions of docs. There are
> other benefits, but reducing poor Google search results (to me) is the
> biggest win.
> >
> > E.g.  https://www.google.com/search?q=flink+reducingstate <
> https://www.google.com/search?q=flink+reducingstate> (search on flink
> reducing state) shows the 1.3 Javadocs (hit #1), master (1.6-SNAPSHOT)
> Javadocs (hit #2), and then many pages of other results.
> >
> > Whereas the Javadocs for 1.5 <https://ci.apache.org/
> projects/flink/flink-docs-release-1.5/api/java/org/
> apache/flink/api/common/state/ReducingState.html> and 1.4 <
> https://ci.apache.org/projects/flink/flink-docs-release-1.4/api/java/org/
> apache/flink/api/common/state/ReducingState.html> are nowhere to be found.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > — Ken
> >
> >> On Jun 5, 2018, at 9:46 AM, Stephan Ewen <sewen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>
> >> Big +1 to this!
> >>
> >> I would like to contribute to this effort and help strengthen the way
> Flink
> >> presents itself.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 11:56 AM, Fabian Hueske <fhueske@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi everybody,
> >>>
> >>> I've opened a PR [1] that reworks parts of the Flink website (
> >>> flink.apache.org).
> >>>
> >>> My goal is to improve the structure of the website and provide more
> >>> valuable information about the project and the community.
> >>>
> >>> A visitor (who doesn't know Flink yet) should be able to easily find
> >>> answers to the following questions:
> >>> * What is Apache Flink?
> >>> * Does it address my use case?
> >>> * Is it credible? / Who is using it?
> >>>
> >>> To achieve that, I have:
> >>> * Rework menu structure into three sections to address different
> audiences:
> >>> - Potential users (see above)
> >>> - Users
> >>> - Contributors
> >>> * Reworked start page: updated the figure, added a feature grid, moved
> >>> "Powered By" section up
> >>> * Replaced Features page by more detailed "What is Flink?" pages
> >>> * Reworked "Use Cases" page
> >>>
> >>> The PR should also improve the page for users who have questions about
> >>> Flink or need help.
> >>> For that, I have:
> >>> * Added a "Getting Help" page (less content than the detailed community
> >>> page)
> >>> * Removed IRC channel info
> >>>
> >>> Please give feedback, suggest improvements, and proof read the new
> texts.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks, Fabian
> >>>
> >>> [1] https://github.com/apache/flink-web/pull/109
> >>>
> >
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> >
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