Gentoo Archives: www-redesign

From: Curtis Napier <curtis119@g.o>
To: www-redesign@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [www-redesign] Advertisement bar
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 23:03:48
In Reply to: Re: [www-redesign] Advertisement bar by Kurt Lieber
Kurt Lieber wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 07:56:08PM -0600 or thereabouts, Lance Albertson wrote: > >>I was poking around the site and I just seemed to think that the >>advertisement bar takes up a lot of space. Even though it only uses the >>top portion of the site, the rest of the page doesn't render completely >>across the browser because of it. Not sure how feasible this is, but >>could we possibly have an option of making that pane 'hidable' via >>clicking the '> Advertisements' link so it can make the whole page >>viewable? Not sure if this is possible, but I know of one example in a >>wiki called dokuwiki where they have a Contents table that will hide if >>you click on it. Curious your ideas/thoughts. > > > We can't do this without significantly reducing the value that those spots > hold. If we make it simple for everyone to hide those ads, advertisers > aren't going to be willing to pay as much (through donated services) to > have their ads placed there. The ad bar needs to remain visible at all > times. (and yes, I realize things like Firefox's AdBlock extension can do > the same thing) > > --kurt
Removed from my list. Thanks for the clarification klieber. -- www-redesign@g.o mailing list