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Suggestions - Building a web site

 
Srinivasa Raghavan
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I'm not sure wether i can post this here.
I'm maintaining a share point website in our intranet. Presently we have Six following tabs in it

1. Home - tells about the project, Team members, Book marks
2. Discussion forum - Mainframe and Java
3. Reference material - This has links to our project docs
4. Events - This has all the calendar events
5. FAQ abot our project

Can any ony tell me how can I further improve this site to be more informative. Our team has java perl & main frame resources
 
Saikiran Madhavan
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hi srini,

What kind of suggestions are looking for, whether it is about more link or how to make this site more engaging with the user.

If u want it to be more engaging, then u can try out with providing refrence materials in diff. format to the user

Widely used formats are

PDF
PPT
Flash Content

Always, make ur navigation system or links relevant. Here once again what u can do is subdivide the refrence material section into many like Case Study, Code Snippets etc.

Also, u can introduce an e-news letter for people who are interested in hearing from ur people on a regular basis.

In that , u can post a link about updated new contents in ur site and all other stuff.

I hope this is enough as for as the site information is concerned.

cheers
saikiran
 
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