Site updates: navigation, skin changes
Some major changes to cat.net today - I've completely changed the navigation. I've had the same three-section navigation (words/pictures/etc.) for about a year now. In that time, cat.net has become even more focused on words instead of photos, so I've changed the navigation to reflect that.
New setup should hopefully be a bit more intuitive to new folks:
- Essentials: the bare minimum.
- Options: changing the look and feel of the site
- Extras: pages you'll probably check once a year
- Collected words: certain categories of posts (code bits, IM transcripts) that are going to see more traffic than others
The other changes will affect the longtime readers more: I've gone through a good number of skins and made changes today. I've fixed the nagging problems with 'nautical' (today's word is "finally!"), as well as given the following skins customizable sidebars:
- "maiko" (#7)
- "pazdziernika" (#6)
- "nautical" (#5)
- "Brad's Blues" (#2)
- "mint" (#1)
This means that only "No-graphics" (#3), "Touch of grey" (#4), "myeyes" (#12), and "pda-friendly" (#13) do not have customizable sidebars. If anyone's interested I'll do the customization to "no-graphics", but the other three have design elements that will make it difficult, impossible, or just plain stupid to implement that level of customization.
Next up, I have really got to get the site-search function written/fixed. It's been down since I moved to Quarto. Ah, well, such is the life when you write your own CMS.