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Sitepoint redesigns

I don’t know how I missed it, but SitePoint have redesigned in funky valid structural XHTML and CSS. I quite like the new look (not so keen on the new logo though) and the navigation is definitely a huge improvement—instead of the previous confusing arangement of several “sister” sites they now divide content in to “Articles” and “Forums”, which makes a lot more sense. They have some clever DHTML enhancements as well, such as a collapsible left hand navigation panel. The right hand navigation that scrolls up and down (jerkily) with the window is quite distracting unfortunately.

The reaction on the forums has been mixed, with a lot of people declaring their preference for the old design. Personally I think it’s great to see such a useful web master resource embracing the next generation of standards compliant web design.

This is Sitepoint redesigns by Simon Willison, posted on 3rd March 2003.

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