[Owasp-leaders] OWASP front page

Konstantinos Papapanagiotou Konstantinos at owasp.org
Tue Feb 19 08:55:56 UTC 2013


Totally agree with Simon. Front page should be as simple as possible and
have a handful of links only.
501c3 makes no sense at all for people outside US.

Kostas


On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 10:42 AM, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:

> As I mentioned on a recent 'Global Initiatives' call, I'm really not a fan
> of the current front page.
> I think its a mess - too much content and not enough useful information.
> And it doesnt look like I'm the only one:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3540652/what-is-owasp-exactly/3540667#3540667
> We should be asking ourselves:
>
>    - Who do we think is going to use the OWASP web site (or who do we
>    want to use it;)
>    - What will they be looking for?
>
> Lets have a set of target users, and then come up with the sort of things
> we think they'll want to know.
> I dont claim any great expertise in this type of thing, but some of the
> things I'd like to see:
>
>    - Simple, easy to read text - leave the "(OWASP) is a 501(c)(3)
>    worldwide not-for-profit charitable" legalese off the front page
>    - A series of questions to help people find the content they are
>    looking for, eg:
>       - New to appsec?
>          - C level executive? - start here
>          - Developer? - start here
>          - etc
>          - Security professional?
>          - Looking for an OWASP Project - start here
>          - etc
>       - More prominence for flagship projects - arent these the ones
>    people should start with?
>    - Move the corporate logos on to a 'supporters' page
>
> It sounds like a revamp of the homepage is being planned, but I thought
> I'd open the can of worms anyway and see what other suggestions people have
> :)
>
> Cheers,
>
> Simon
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 2:56 AM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> That's a really good questions. Let's ask the community, who I just
>> CC'ed. :)
>>
>> What would y'all like to see on the homepage where the monthly blitz
>> section is currently?
>>
>> Aloha,
>> Jim
>>
>> > We should remove the monthly blitz section. Gave it a try. It was
>> > interesting.
>> >
>> > Time to retire that from the front page and add something else.
>> >
>> > What is most pressing? Recommendations?
>> >
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>> >
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