New Home Page design

Nomis101 🐝 Nomis101 at web.de
Thu Apr 4 08:32:14 UTC 2019


Thanks for clarifying. Now I understand the reason and I'm fine with
checking the version number by the "What's new" button (a thing I didn't
find at the Firefox download page).



Am 04.04.19 um 00:47 schrieb Alessandro Castellani:
> It's related to removing clutter and avoiding confusion for the average
> user.
>
> A regular user which is not a developer or even knows about version
> numbers, can get confused by a button stating "Download v60.5.1a"
> compared to a simple "Download".
>
> The question of "which version am I downloading" is redundant as it's
> commonly known that the version downloaded from the official website is
> always the latest and most stable release.
>
> Wanting to know the current version is an edge case solved by the
> "What's new" button, allowing curious users to check the changelog and
> older versions.
>
> Cheers,
>
> On 2019-04-03 3:40 p.m., Nomis101 🐝 wrote:
>> Looks nice! If I download Thunderbird, I'm always confused about which
>> version will be downloaded if I click the download button. This only can
>> be seen after Thunderbird is downloaded. I know, this is the same for
>> Firefox, so it seems to me there is a general mozilla UX guide line of
>> not showing the version number on the download page. But for me, this is
>> very confusing. Whats the reason for nowhere showing the version number?
>>
>>
>>
>> Am 03.04.19 um 23:58 schrieb Alessandro Castellani:
>>> Hello wonderful people,
>>>
>>> Thanks to all the feedback, suggestions, and insights you provided, we
>>> gathered all the proper information in order to build a solid first page
>>> with a great user flow and meaningful funnels.
>>> Now it's time to raise the bar and deal with the actual design.
>>>
>>> https://presentator.ura.design/en/4b9jmLIB?v=4&s=1&m=preview
>>>
>>> As usual, comments and feedback are welcome, but this time let's try to
>>> focus on readability, visual style and consistency, and be sure the page
>>> is on brand.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
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>>> Lead UX Architect
>>> Thunderbird
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