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Bug#696873: Better place for "download debian" button

Package: www.debian.org

Ben Armstrong wrote:
> On 28/12/12 09:08 AM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > I forgot another important thing: I had not even *seen* the "Download
> > Debian 6.0" image on the top-right corner of http://www.debian.org/index
> > . This is indeed not a place where the eyes would naturally go, so it
> > tends to be completely unnoticed.
> > 
> > I'd say it should rather go to the bottom left corner of the blue debian
> > banner (bottom right for RtoL languages).
> I don't like the idea of placing it in either location, as it looks out
> of place in either. However, I do agree it's too subtle. Here's are a
> couple of more successful download button layouts from which we might
> draw inspiration:
> https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/
> https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/
> In the first case, the color contrast is much better (solid green
> immediately draws the eyes; our design only goes green when you
> mouseover, which is too subtle). The placement here looks visually
> balanced and the eyes are naturally drawn to it first.
> In the second case, the color scheme is much simpler. The eyes are drawn
> immediately to the solid blue button because it's the only colored thing
> on the page. The center placement also draws your eyes directly to the
> button.
> Ben
> p.s. I really think you should file this as a separate bug.

Here it is.


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