- for *.tiki.org sites to be consistent in look & feel.
- to have consistent navigation from one to the next
Historically, it's not as simple as it seems to maintain a consistency within a federation of sites.
- Various sites are managed by different people
- Various sites are hosted on different servers
- Various sites are at different versions of Tiki (1.9x., 2.x, and now 3.x)
- Some sites are very simple (ex.: mobile.tiki.org) while others (dev.tiki.org) had way more info.
So, it's difficult to develop a theme/style/approach that will be consistent, and then to apply it everywhere. Just getting FTP/SSH access everywhere and/or getting server maintainers to add/change a theme is not trivial.
Tiki 3.0 opens up new possibilities.
- There is so much more than we can now do with the admin panel (Site identity)
- We can use profiles as a recipe of how we want to apply the consistency. If we make changes in our approaches, we just need to login an apply the profiles
- Adding a new site will be trivial
- Once all our sites are managed with TRIM, this can be even more automatic :-)
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Consistent NavigationLet's agree on a consistent navigation for all *.tw.o site
Either in header or footer, we need a way to navigate.
How/Where?Presumably a top-right menu, managed by site identity? and we'll change all sites to use the same theme.
In addition, there could be a consistent site map in the footer.
Site specific menu could in a module (top-left)
What?pick order/level and link. For more info: Where to make common menu and footer
- Add a module creating a login on tiki.org/tiki-register.php
- One profile for master
- Another profile for slaves