New Magazine theme

Ryan Lerch rlerch at
Wed Mar 11 14:01:17 UTC 2015

On 03/10/2015 10:46 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> Sorry for breaking the thread and top posting w my awful mobile client....
> Do we have stats showing any difference in traffic to community vs 
> user oriented content?

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> I'd argue planet.fpo is the contributor version.... and magazine is 
> the user version. I liked Paul's idea of having the default on the 
> front page being user focused content instead of all. An idea is that 
> the contributor focused stuff could get posted to planet via fedora 
> mags rss feed which links back to fedoramag, but not promoted as the 
> user content is.
> I think youre going to get a better site overall by making a choice 
> rather than straddling the two audiences. There is such a dearth of 
> Fedora user-focused content in general I really think better to make 
> fedoramag for them since they need it. You could better serve 
> contributors with some curation on planet.fpo (display planet.fpo 
> curated by default?) or by getting individuals already listed on 
> planet to make more better posts. (And the hubs, when they are ready :) )
> Re underground silo.... what kinds of critical contributor content are 
> you most concerned about?  would planet.fpo not serve that content well?
> If the concern is that planet posts are fleeting, could we stand up 
> another wp - very informal - for the contrib focused stuff... but no 
> front end, brand identity, or anything, just an rss feed to be slurped 
> into planet but the posts / comments / stats would be stored in the wp?
> ~m
> Sent from my phone, which is not an iphone.
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Matthew Miller
> Date:03/10/2015 7:04 PM (GMT-05:00)
> To: Fedora Marketing team
> Subject: Re: New Magazine theme
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 05:55:39PM -0400, Ryan Lerch wrote:
> > >It does.  One of my concerns has been the invasion of inward-looking
> > >Fedora community articles, which seem out of place for appealing to a
> > >broad audience.  (e.g. "What's FESCo?")  At first the idea of a
> > >separate site appeals to me.
> > I really like this idea. It would allow us to have select content
> > about the community on the user-facing site, with a link to the post
> > on the community-focussed site.
> So, what I was going for in suggesting the user/contributor categories
> kind of _is_ like having a mini separate site, like this suggestion but
> with a lot less overhead both in systems administration and in blog
> administration. A whole 'nother site would double the workload, and
> we're largely depending on (awesome — thanks!) volunteer efforts for
> this as it is.
> I'm also concerned with too strong of a divide meaning that the
> important contributor-focused articles end up in yet another
> underground silo somewhere... we've had a hard enough time building up
> the magazine as a place to look.
> -- 
> Matthew Miller
> <mattdm at>
> Fedora Project Leader
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