A website that is done behind closed doors and then revealed all ready and “finished” goes in the opposite direction of everything we propose in our ways of working. This static product expires as soon as it’s done because we are not showing how it got done. All the things we explored and learned, all the tests and prototypes, all the things that got tossed or are in the list of things we would like to still do, all the feedback we didn’t get. Because it’s a case-closed instead of an open book.Read more
At Komuhn we asked ourselves what this would look like. We put ourselves on a path to understand and allow change, complexity, difference, nuance, polarity. We did it because we think that if we want to do better we can’t stop growing. We have to be able and willing to always be curious and kind and optimistic. And this brings change and lots of it. We have outgrown ourselves.Read more
- Some people missed the small “Read more” link in the posts preview in the home page and didn’t know there was more to read.
- Added a border, some more spacing around it so it looks like a button.
- Enable threaded (nested) comments 3 levels deep: Comment > Reply
- Change order of comments to show newer comments at the top.
- Add a script to secure our email address from email-harvesting bots.
- Add a “I’m not a robot” reCaptcha v2 checkbox to the forms. Don’t forget to tick it off when submitting your comment 🙂
- Configure a more generic spam protection plugin.
- Transform the “About this website” section into a menu to make it easier for the team to edit it in the backoffice (Appearence > Menus > Select the right menu > Start editing).
- Make a footer.php template so we don’t need to be copying that code to every new page.
- Add our email address.
- Add author’s pretty round faces and names to posts and logs.
- If you don’t want to show your face, or didn’t have time to edit it yet, don’t worry, there’s a ok-avatar.png ready for you.
- Add a last edit function to posts, a note to update when the post was edited and by whom.
- Create styles for text formatting in single post view: headers, lists, TL;DR, blockquote.
- Add a summary section after the title in the post view so there’s a feeling of continuation from the home page.
- Change the intro section of the website
- Add a temp tagline “- a collaborative design team” (we will start a thread about this one day).
- Add the functionality to have a featured (“sticky” in WordPress lingo) post on the top of the home page. Here will live the thread about this website’s process.
- Create a page template to publish posts. See page here: Outgrowing.
- Make initial CSS styles for readability