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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Not a bug
    • Component/s: moodle.org
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      Suggestions as follows, with comments in brackets. Please feel free to use some and ignore the rest, also to change forum names back The only thing I feel really strongly about is never using the words 'Click here' (for accessibility reasons).

      About – About Moodle overview
      What is Moodle? – Moodle Docs - About Moodle
      Statistics – Statistics on Moodle sites, community growth and Moodle downloads
      Demonstration site – Moodle site for exploring as a teacher, student or admin

      News – News overview (currently missing, as News and Recent news are the same)
      Recent news – Moodle and Moodle.org announcements (btw I changed the forum name from Moodle Announcements to Moodle News as I found it confusing to have 'Announcements' in the forum title and 'News' in the navigation bar)
      Security news – Security announcements (btw I changed the forum name from Security Announcements to Security News)
      Planet Moodle – Blog entries and status info from Moodle developers
      Moodle Buzz – Moodle news and publications from around the world
      Calendar – Upcoming Moodle conferences and other Moodle-related events

      Support – Support overview
      Documentation – Moodle Docs wiki
      Forums – Moodle course links (sorry I still can't get used to calling courses forums!)
      Books and manuals – Books written by Moodle community members (I suggest the link text is shortened from 'Books and manuals' to just 'Books')
      Commercial services – Services offered by Moodle Partners

      Community – Community overview
      Forums – Moodle course links (sorry I still can't get used to calling courses forums!)
      Events – Calendar and conference centre links
      Registered sites – Moodle sites country listings
      Connected sites – Moodle networked sites listing (I'd still prefer the link text to be 'Networked sites' rather than 'Connected sites')
      Moodle Jobs – Database of Moodle-related jobs offered and wanted
      Recent participants – Moodle.org user pictures (a fun page, but not important enough to be included in a dropdown menu IMO)
      Donations – Paypal link for donating to Moodle

      To be continued...

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            dougiamas Martin Dougiamas added a comment -

            About Moodle News vs Moodle Announcements .... I actually had it like that on purpose, because http://moodle.org/news has those official announcements plus all the other stuff in the blocks (it's the overview, basically). I was worried about what would happen you ended up in the forum: http://moodle.org/mod/forum/view.php?id=82. Also Google Searches for "Moodle news" might end up on the forum.

            Same with Security Announcements ...

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            dougiamas Martin Dougiamas added a comment - About Moodle News vs Moodle Announcements .... I actually had it like that on purpose, because http://moodle.org/news has those official announcements plus all the other stuff in the blocks (it's the overview, basically). I was worried about what would happen you ended up in the forum: http://moodle.org/mod/forum/view.php?id=82 . Also Google Searches for "Moodle news" might end up on the forum. Same with Security Announcements ...
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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

            Fine re. Moodle Announcements and Security Announcements - I've changed them back. (I'd wondered if there was a good reason for the names.)

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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Fine re. Moodle Announcements and Security Announcements - I've changed them back. (I'd wondered if there was a good reason for the names.)
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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

            The News tool tips look good

            Here are the rest of my suggestions:

            Moodle Shop – Moodle clothes and other merchandise

            Development – An overview of Moodle development
            Developers – List of developers with write access
            Developer documentation – Moodle Docs - Developer documentation start page
            Moodle Tracker – Moodle's issue tracker for bugs, new features and improvements
            Open source code – Browse our source code

            Downloads – An overview of Moodle downloads
            Standard Moodle packages – Official packages for installing Moodle on a web server
            Moodle for Mac OS X – All-in-one packages for installing Moodle on a computer running Mac OS X
            Moodle for Windows – All-in-one packages for installing Moodle on a computer running Windows
            Modules and plugins – Database of contributed modules and plugins
            Themes – Database of contributed Moodle themes
            Language packs – Full list of language packs available

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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment - The News tool tips look good Here are the rest of my suggestions: Moodle Shop – Moodle clothes and other merchandise Development – An overview of Moodle development Developers – List of developers with write access Developer documentation – Moodle Docs - Developer documentation start page Moodle Tracker – Moodle's issue tracker for bugs, new features and improvements Open source code – Browse our source code Downloads – An overview of Moodle downloads Standard Moodle packages – Official packages for installing Moodle on a web server Moodle for Mac OS X – All-in-one packages for installing Moodle on a computer running Mac OS X Moodle for Windows – All-in-one packages for installing Moodle on a computer running Windows Modules and plugins – Database of contributed modules and plugins Themes – Database of contributed Moodle themes Language packs – Full list of language packs available
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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

            Closing, as issue referred to the old moodle.org site.

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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Closing, as issue referred to the old moodle.org site.

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