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PA WEEKLY new online look is disappointing

Original post made by Mr. User Interface on Jul 19, 2007

What gives with the "new look" of the PA Weekly Forum and online presentation?

Crowded text, hard to read light grey fonts, paragraphs not spaced - all contrasted with bright red links. This is the paper that just won an award? Don't muck it up. Chop chop!

Online users are people, too.

Comments (6)

Posted by Reader, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 19, 2007 at 12:23 pm

It appeared to me like that the other day, very annoying, but I am pleased to say that it has reverted back to its familiar easy to use style.

Posted by Mr. User Interface, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 19, 2007 at 12:51 pm

I'm still getting the unpleasant interface. I'm using Safari? Is this a browser problem?Anyone else?

Posted by Mr. User Interface, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 19, 2007 at 1:00 pm

I think it's the browser. I just tried FireFox and didn't have the problem.

It could also be that some postings are being held on a cache server before being let through? Hard to say.


Posted by Mary, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jul 19, 2007 at 3:26 pm

I also have Safari, and the light gray print is very difficult to read. Print seems squeezed together.

Posted by Palo alto mom, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 19, 2007 at 6:33 pm

hard to read font using Firefox.

Posted by qq, a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 19, 2007 at 9:58 pm

The weekly needs to implement a CMS similar to the Chronicle.

Web Link

It let's you choose your own font and font size on the fly. Every article has the controls on the top. It stops the 'font is too X for me!' complaints. Choose your own!


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