We re-launched a new version of the Crimson’s website. There’s a lot to come from this new design and the content management system behind it — we switched from College Publisher, which was somewhat constricting when it came to using it for a breaking news concept and limited in our multimedia options, to WordPress which will solve all of those problems.
Here’s a screen capture of the old version:
And here’s the new version:
In this first issue we already have five feature stories, represented in those thumbnails below the main photograph. Below the fold the stories fall into a neat structure. There’s better comment moderation strength, ease of publication and it will be easier for students to use with a cleaner look in the browser and behind the scenes.
Now we just need to put ads on it.