That said, the Spartan Daily just launched a redesign on its College Publisher site.
Daniel Sato and Neal Waters started this project over the summer, and from the sound of things, getting an original design implemented on top of a CP template was more difficult this time around, compared to the pretty conventional design I worked up about a year ago.
Here’s a quick tour of the site’s development from Summer 2005 through today
How it was when I found it, Summer 2005:
Sometime during development before Fall 2005 launch of the first redesign I did:
Hmm. I don’t seem to have a screenshot of how the site actually looked in Fall 2005. Or what it looked like until yesterday. I actually need those. Ah, wait, the Wayback Machine can help with the most recent iteration. This shot is from Spring 2006:
Check out more of the Daily’s facelift, and keep in mind that there’s more to building a successful online student news site than making it look pretty.
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[…] The redesign for the Spartan Daily website was finally made live a week or so ago. You can read Ryan Sholin’s post to compare this version to previous iterations of the Daily website. As he points out, “there’s more to building a successful online student news site than making it look pretty.” […]
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[…] And while you’re at it, you can check out the new Spartan Daily design and this neat series of screenshots from the Spartan Daily as it has changed design over time at Ryan Sholin’s blog, where I found out about Sato’s post. Share and Enjoy:These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages. […]
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