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|Please move the items that have been processed to "Done" and note the date. They can then be deleted after a while.
 
 
 
See also the [[Documentation_Checklist#Essential Website changes|essential website changes]] noted on [[Documentation Checklist]] which are needed for the 1.3.5 release and for the developer recruitment drive at the time of 1.4 release.
 
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See also the [[Website Project]] for site development, graphic design discussion and big-improvement discussion (on talk page).  This page is intended for fixes and corrections.  This is for the (new in Nov 2015) Wordpress website at {{external|1=http://www.audacity.audio/}}.  The P1's etc are only a rough and ready indicator.   
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See also the [[Website Project]] for site development, graphic design discussion and big-improvement discussion (on talk page).  This page is intended for fixes and corrections.  This is for the (new in Nov 2015) Wordpress website at {{external|1=http://audacityteam.org/}}.  The P1's etc are only a rough and ready indicator.   
  
  
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==Website P2s==
 
==Website P2s==
 
* No Download button on the home page that serves the correct download for the detected platform.
 
* No Download button on the home page that serves the correct download for the detected platform.
* No working Donate button. WordPress seems to remove the required PKCS7 value. Worked around for now by linking to http://old.audacityteam.org/donate/ instead.
 
* RSS feeds fail W3C validation and show empty due to registered trademark in our site title.   
 
 
* Page anchors do not take into account the top navbar if present, so load the page somewhere below the intended target.  
 
* Page anchors do not take into account the top navbar if present, so load the page somewhere below the intended target.  
* No subscribe to announce button. We only give a clunky link to subscribe yourself.
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* No ability to subscribe to news of new releases. We used to give a clunky link to subscribe yourself on the -announce list, but now there is no link and no replacement ability to learn of new releases.
* All 'sponsor us' links lead to the donate page. (they used to be a 404)
 
 
* The logo on black does not look as good as on white.
 
* The logo on black does not look as good as on white.
* No Copyright or Privacy links in footer. So our own copyright page http://www.audacity.audio/copyright/ is hard to find. If we ever create a copyright FAQ with answers for [email protected] questions, we would link to that FAQ on the copyright page.
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* No Copyright or Privacy links in footer. So our own copyright page http://audacityteam.org/copyright/ is hard to find. If we ever create a copyright FAQ with answers for [email protected] questions, we would link to that FAQ on the copyright page.
  
 
==Website P3s==
 
==Website P3s==
 
* Google+ in footer gets us to the right page, but still needs a header change.  (no impact on user)
 
* Google+ in footer gets us to the right page, but still needs a header change.  (no impact on user)
 
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* No way for editors to see changes to all pages in one place, analogous to MediaWiki "Recent Changes".
  
 
==Deliberate choices==
 
==Deliberate choices==
 
* No ohloh button in footer.  ohloh badge is bad for SEO as it is served very slowly indeed.
 
* No ohloh button in footer.  ohloh badge is bad for SEO as it is served very slowly indeed.
* Ads can come later, as a widget. Trying without for now.
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* Ads are being experimented with, as a widget.  
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==Broken Internal Links (typically P1)==
 
==Broken Internal Links (typically P1)==
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==Broken External Links (typically P2)==
 
  
  error Line: 155 http://www.pearson.fr/livre/?GCOI=27440100552400
 
  error Line: 287 http://www-ccrma.stanford.edu/~jos/resample/
 
  error Line: 290 http://www.twolame.org/
 
  error Line: 147 http://wxwidgets.org/i18n.php
 
  error Line: 293 http://www.u-lexnet.info/items/others/UL-TAPPfeature.html
 
  error Line: 183 http://www.twistedlincoln.com/shop/catalog/computers
 
  
Addressed but needs review....
 
  
  error Line: 215 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389 redirected to
 
  https://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389
 
  error Line: 214
 
  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17791
 
  
 
==FAQs==
 
 
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*{{external|1=http://web.audacityteam.org/help/faq?s=files&i=wma-proprietary}}
 
 
'''Suggested change'''
 
 
Insert after:
 
 
"See also: Why can't I play MIDI files?"
 
 
the following:
 
 
"How do I import a track from an audio CD?"
 
 
which is at {{external|1=http://web.audacityteam.org/help/faq?s=files&i=import-cd}}
 
 
 
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*{{external|1=http://web.audacityteam.org/help/faq?s=general&i=ebay}}
 
 
'''Current text'''
 
 
"It is legal to sell Audacity, as long as the seller makes the program and source code available under the GNU General Public License.
 
 
Some vendors try to trick customers by selling the software under a different name. If you bought a product and later found out it was Audacity, we encourage you to ask for a refund or file a complaint if you feel you did not get a fair deal. We ask vendors to give proper credit to the Audacity project, and allow users to make an informed choice."
 
 
 
'''Suggested replacement'''
 
 
"It is legal to sell Audacity, as long as the seller makes our program and source code available under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It is also legal to sell Audacity under another name, although we strongly discourage this.
 
 
Sellers may also offer modified copies of Audacity, as long as they make their modified program and its source code available under the same GPL, and call the program something other than Audacity. 
 
 
If you have purchased Audacity not knowing that it is free, or purchased a program that you later found out to be Audacity, we encourage you to work with the seller to ask for a refund. You can examine the text of the product listing to see if any guarantee is offered. If you are unable to resolve the issue with the seller, you can usually raise a dispute with the payment service provider (for example, Paypal or your credit card company). 
 
 
We also encourage you to inform the seller if you have concerns that the source code was not offered with the product or that a copy of the GPL was not included. If they don't respond adequately, you might want to approach their internet registrar, internet service provider or their advertising sources. Practically, there is little the Audacity Team can do to chase GPL violators with our current volunteer resources, except in the case of a seller stealing the Audacity trademark."
 
  
  
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*{{external|1=http://doxy.audacityteam.org/}} We now have daily automatically updated doxy files pulled from GitHub repo.
 
*{{external|1=http://doxy.audacityteam.org/}} We now have daily automatically updated doxy files pulled from GitHub repo.
  
<s>*{{external|http://web.audacityteam.org/dox/html/index.html}}  
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<s>*{{external|https://web.audacityteam.org/dox/html/index.html}}  
  
 
'''Change needed:''' Should be completely updated then an automated system put in place to keep it updated.</s>
 
'''Change needed:''' Should be completely updated then an automated system put in place to keep it updated.</s>
 
 
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== Needs discussing ==
 
 
* RA has suggested our License page:
 
 
{| style = "margin-left:25px"
 
|-
 
|{{external|http://web.audacityteam.org/about/license}}
 
|-
 
|needs extending to make it clearer and to discuss examples of good and bad practice. GA suggests the page is already too long and would need summarising somehow with links to more detail.
 
|-
 
|&nbsp;
 
|
 
|}
 
 
* Consider extending FAQs to include more real life how-tos, linked to articles in the Manual or Wiki
 
 
 
== Fixed Broken Links ==
 
 
  error Line: 272 http://www.behringer.com/EN/Products/UMX49.aspx
 
  redirected to http://www.music-group.com/404
 
  error Line: 273 http://www.behringer.com/EN/Products/UMX61.aspx
 
  redirected to http://www.music-group.com/404
 
  error Line: 271 http://www.behringer.com/EN/Products/UMX25.aspx
 
  redirected to http://www.music-group.com/404
 
  error Line: 234 http://www.terratec.net/en/products/DMX_6Fire_USB_2084.html
 
  
  
 
== Done ==
 
== Done ==
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* "Sponsor us" / sponsorship links removed. 
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* RSS feeds fail W3C validation and show empty due to registered trademark in our site title.   
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* No working Donate button. Donate button is now embedded in Donate page but is not using the former key pair encryption.
 
* Link to announcements list subscription on audacityteam.org was broken after mailman upgrade "Bug in Mailman version 2.1.16".
 
* Link to announcements list subscription on audacityteam.org was broken after mailman upgrade "Bug in Mailman version 2.1.16".
 
* About/Credits lacked Robert Hänggi (author of Vocal Reduction and Isolation). Now added there and in "About Audacity" in the app.
 
* About/Credits lacked Robert Hänggi (author of Vocal Reduction and Isolation). Now added there and in "About Audacity" in the app.
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* Instructions for installing plug-ins still say restart, rather than "use plug-in manager".  (Nov 2015)
 
* Instructions for installing plug-ins still say restart, rather than "use plug-in manager".  (Nov 2015)
 
* All Pages in left sidebar is confusing (harder to find downloads).  (Nov 2015)
 
* All Pages in left sidebar is confusing (harder to find downloads).  (Nov 2015)
* Audacty 2.1.1vi for Mac not mentioned (Nov 2015)
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* Audacity 2.1.1vi for Mac not mentioned (Nov 2015)
 
* No Translate button (yet) (Nov 2015)
 
* No Translate button (yet) (Nov 2015)
 
* 2.1.2 announce is out of date. (Nov 2015)
 
* 2.1.2 announce is out of date. (Nov 2015)
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* Wordpress doesn't like the download_spacer.png file used in the donwload page.  Thinks it's not there. (Nov 2015)
 
* Wordpress doesn't like the download_spacer.png file used in the donwload page.  Thinks it's not there. (Nov 2015)
 
* No cc-by in footer. (Nov 2015)
 
* No cc-by in footer. (Nov 2015)
* Nyquist plug-ins page http://web.audacityteam.org/download/nyquistplugins - main contents moved to [[Download Nyquist Plug-ins]]. The main website still hosts the plug-in pages, zip files and MP3 clips. (Jan 2102)
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* Nyquist plug-ins page https://web.audacityteam.org/download/nyquistplugins - main contents moved to [[Download Nyquist Plug-ins]]. The main website still hosts the plug-in pages, zip files and MP3 clips. (Jan 2102)
* http://web.audacityteam.org/community/donate moved to its own tab at http://web.audacityteam.org/donate (Jan 2012).  
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* https://web.audacityteam.org/community/donate moved to its own tab at https://web.audacityteam.org/donate (Jan 2012).
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* Nov2020 - removed the Donate button(s)
  
 
''cleared out older entries Nov 2015''
 
''cleared out older entries Nov 2015''
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[[Category:Webdev]]

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See also the Website Project for site development, graphic design discussion and big-improvement discussion (on talk page). This page is intended for fixes and corrections. This is for the (new in Nov 2015) Wordpress website at http://audacityteam.org/ . The P1's etc are only a rough and ready indicator.


Website P1s

Website P2s

  • No Download button on the home page that serves the correct download for the detected platform.
  • Page anchors do not take into account the top navbar if present, so load the page somewhere below the intended target.
  • No ability to subscribe to news of new releases. We used to give a clunky link to subscribe yourself on the -announce list, but now there is no link and no replacement ability to learn of new releases.
  • The logo on black does not look as good as on white.
  • No Copyright or Privacy links in footer. So our own copyright page http://audacityteam.org/copyright/ is hard to find. If we ever create a copyright FAQ with answers for [email protected] questions, we would link to that FAQ on the copyright page.

Website P3s

  • Google+ in footer gets us to the right page, but still needs a header change. (no impact on user)
  • No way for editors to see changes to all pages in one place, analogous to MediaWiki "Recent Changes".

Deliberate choices

  • No ohloh button in footer. ohloh badge is bad for SEO as it is served very slowly indeed.
  • Ads are being experimented with, as a widget.


Broken Internal Links (typically P1)

i.e. links to sites we control







Other audacityteam pages

dox

*https://web.audacityteam.org/dox/html/index.html 

Change needed: Should be completely updated then an automated system put in place to keep it updated.


Done

  • "Sponsor us" / sponsorship links removed.
  • RSS feeds fail W3C validation and show empty due to registered trademark in our site title.
  • No working Donate button. Donate button is now embedded in Donate page but is not using the former key pair encryption.
  • Link to announcements list subscription on audacityteam.org was broken after mailman upgrade "Bug in Mailman version 2.1.16".
  • About/Credits lacked Robert Hänggi (author of Vocal Reduction and Isolation). Now added there and in "About Audacity" in the app.
  • Blanket wrapping of text within words which looks terrible: Believed fixed along the lines of https://wordpress.org/support/topic/turn-off-auto-hyphenation-in-twentytwelve-theme
  • The i18ln FAQ only has the questions. Yikes! Will fix by directing to old site. (Nov 2015)
  • old.audacityteam.org used for past release announcements is a broken link (until Buanzo does the DNS dance). (Nov 2015)
  • Instructions for installing plug-ins still say restart, rather than "use plug-in manager". (Nov 2015)
  • All Pages in left sidebar is confusing (harder to find downloads). (Nov 2015)
  • Audacity 2.1.1vi for Mac not mentioned (Nov 2015)
  • No Translate button (yet) (Nov 2015)
  • 2.1.2 announce is out of date. (Nov 2015)
  • 2.1.2 download win10 text needs rewrite. (Nov 2015)
  • Wordpress doesn't like the download_spacer.png file used in the donwload page. Thinks it's not there. (Nov 2015)
  • No cc-by in footer. (Nov 2015)
  • Nyquist plug-ins page https://web.audacityteam.org/download/nyquistplugins - main contents moved to Download Nyquist Plug-ins. The main website still hosts the plug-in pages, zip files and MP3 clips. (Jan 2102)
  • https://web.audacityteam.org/community/donate moved to its own tab at https://web.audacityteam.org/donate (Jan 2012).
  • Nov2020 - removed the Donate button(s)

cleared out older entries Nov 2015