[wp-docs] New Codex Front Pages

lorelle at cameraontheroad.com lorelle at cameraontheroad.com
Sat Jun 4 03:30:51 GMT 2005

Carthik, others, and I have been working for months on getting a better 
"look" for the front page of the Codex.  I'm not talking about the styles, 
skins, themes, or the overall design of the Codex, but the table of contents 
that greets users, and the sub-table of contents pages that sorts all the 

After experimenting with a lot of different looks, we finally put forth a 
"vote" of a couple design layout choices in this past IRC WordPress Meetup 
and the decision was made to go with a three column layout for the front 
page, resulting in the examples found at 

We'd like to have your review and comments on these. And if there are some 
documents missing from the different lists, please add them carefully (the 
coding for this is solid but easily messed up) or post them on this mailing 
list, or add them in the discussion page.  You can also post comments there.

There is talk of a new style and new wiki format for the Codex as a whole, 
and we don't want to make the changes to the Codex very drastic, so until 
then, this is a little step on the way to the next bigger step.



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