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Old 07-24-2009, 12:27 PM   #1
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Welcome to Linux Portal


I have made this website for Linux user . I need your comments...


How about this website...

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Old 07-24-2009, 01:41 PM   #2
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I have made this website for Linux user . I need your comments...
OK. What was the reason for changing from malaysia-opensource.blogspot.com to www.linuxrise.com or what makes it worth doing that?

I won't comment on layout or themes because if the basics are lacking (content, mostly) then no thousand dollar theme is going to fix that:
- If this site is endorsed by or is an initiative of the Malaysian Open Source Centre then you should advertise and link to it prominently: it lends the site relatively more credibility than YAWL (yet another web log) by mr A. nonymousposter.
- Some items, like a license or disclaimer, are unalienable parts of a site: they should not be hosted elsewhere. BTW both don't amount to much and are you sure to choose GPL over CC?
- You should not link to sites like linux.com or sourceforge.net without good reason (highlight news or software?) and clear indication: you just lose visitors, get nothing in return and without clear indication (link title, marker) a link taking visitors off site is just confusing.
- You should know what makes your audience tick and how what you offer stands out from the rest: right now the news section shows text copied from elsewhere and without adding any value to it.
- /open-source-software and /popular-software are the same. Get rid of one of them or populate the section properly.
- I would trust shopping more if it would be over SSL right from the start and if where it reads "product detail" it actually links to a page that *shows* interesting product details.
- From looking at which user wrote articles you did not create a separate user to write them but used the Administrator account. Even in CMS privilege separation is a good thing.
- Most of all you left your /administrator/ accessable (mod_security, .htaccess) so I suggest you learn more about using Joomla and the basic security measures posted in their forum and Wiki.

I wish you good luck with your site because you will have to work hard continuously to earn and keep a place in the sun.
 
Old 07-26-2009, 12:31 AM   #3
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Thank you for the opinion...
First of all, I am just a newbie with this joomla....
I am 19. No proper learning about webmaster job...
Thats all I can do to promote Linux....

I will try to repair and improve my website from time to time ...
 
Old 07-26-2009, 01:25 AM   #4
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Thumbs up Good job.

That's great that you are hosting your own site. I wish I had time to do that.

However, one thing that irks me is poor grammar. For example:
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Do you try this Linux Distro yet.
One other question, after a brief view (as most people browse a site), what is your focus? You review distros? Why would I want to read your site?

I suggest to provide an intro stating what you focus on. For example "Slashdot News for nerds. Stuff that matters"

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Old 07-26-2009, 05:50 AM   #5
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Ok, My website concentrates on Linux OS...
I want to promote Linux to every computer users ... I also want to make my website as a community portal where I can discuss and read the forum there... I need a good and as many content as possible. I also need a good ranking on google now...

I hope you can give me an idea to improve my website ...
 
Old 07-26-2009, 05:54 AM   #6
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I like it
looks better than my site

Can we/me add tutorials?
You should make a Wiki
 
Old 07-27-2009, 06:53 AM   #7
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Thank you...
I want to know what is Wiki.
And I will try to put tutorial about linux here... If you want to put your writing her, I really appreciates that... I hope you can improving this site by giving any idea to me...

Thank you...
 
  


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