Revamp our website
There has recently been conversations on discord about how other open-source projects have cool websites, while our is a bit dated and clunky-looking. So maybe it's time to improve it a bit. Here is a summary of the conversations/suggestions/proposals. Feel free to suggest others, or even better, if you cam, edit this issue.
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- News: We'll need to migrate the articles, or just have a link to wordpress, and replace it afterwards? Most of the blog articles are translated, so we need support for different languages.
- Media: With a nice gallery
- How to contribute
- Contact (IRC, Discord, …)
- Comparison with Morrowind/MCP/…
- Team and contributors
Main page elements
Maybe something à la Warzone 2100?
We really like the current logo and header, we it would make sense to keep them.
We're currently using Wordpress for our blog, which is a teensy bit overkill and with annoying drawbacks: it has to be backuped and maintained by the adminsys team, people have to have an account to create a blogpost, … Using a static site generator (SSG) would allow us to take advantage of Gitlab pages to automatically deploy the website, as well as having it in a git repository.
There are several contenders, with pro and cons, like Hugo, Zola, Pelican, … they all eat markdown, have bug communities,, a ton of themes, template-based, import from wordpress, multi-language support, …