[openstack-dev] [all] Consolidating web themes

Alexandra Settle a.settle at outlook.com
Tue May 16 08:35:24 UTC 2017

This all sounds really great ☺ thanks for taking it on board, Anne!

No questions at present ☺ looking forward to seeing the new design!

From: Anne Gentle <annegentle at justwriteclick.com>
Reply-To: "OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)" <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
Date: Monday, May 15, 2017 at 2:33 PM
To: "openstack-docs at lists.openstack.org" <openstack-docs at lists.openstack.org>, OpenStack Development Mailing List <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
Subject: [openstack-dev] [all] Consolidating web themes

Hi all,

I wanted to make you all aware of some consolidation efforts I'll be working on this release. You may have noticed a new logo for OpenStack, and perhaps you saw the update to the web design and headers on docs.openstack.org<http://docs.openstack.org> as well.

To continue these efforts, I'll also be working on having all docs pages use one theme, the openstackdocstheme, that has these latest updates. Currently we are using version 1.8.0, and I'll do more releases as we complete the UI consolidation.

I did an analysis to compare oslosphinx to openstackdocstheme, and I wanted to let this group know about the upcoming changes so you can keep an eye out for reviews. This effort will take a while, and I'd welcome help, of course.

There are a few UI items that I don't plan port from oslosphinx to openstackdocstheme:

Quick search form in bottom of left-hand navigation bar (though I'd welcome a way to unify that UI and UX across the themes).
Previous topic and Next topic shown in left-hand navigation bar (these are available in the openstackdocstheme in a different location).
Return to project home page link in left-hand navigation bar. (also would welcome a design that fits well in the openstackdocstheme left-hand nav)
Customized list of links in header. For example, the page athttps://docs.openstack.org/infra/system-config/<http://docs.openstack.org/infra/system-config/> contains a custom header.
When a landing page like https://docs.openstack.org/infra/ uses oslosphinx, the page should be redesigned with the new theme in mind.

I welcome input on these changes, as I'm sure I haven't caught every scenario, and this is my first wider communication about the theme changes. The spec for this work is detailed here: http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/docs-specs/specs/pike/consolidating-themes.html

Let me know what I've missed, what you cannot live without, and please reach out if you'd like to help.


Technical Product Manager, Cisco Metacloud
annegentle at justwriteclick.com<mailto:annegentle at justwriteclick.com>

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