The new site will also be mobile-friendly, easier to update and will avoid storing sensitive user details. It will replace the current website with a single-page download site in time for the project’s upcoming ‘Freya’ release.
Additional pages and sections will be added as the site expands, and will include the elementary human interface guidelines and popular user guide.
In retooling their web presence from the ground up elementary is able to lay a foundation that better matches its Linux development ethic.
The new site — in keeping with the OS — is being built with a simple, flexible and lightweight core using standard technologies and avoids the use of heavy ‘drop-in’ framework and templating systems.
The elementary Freya beta received a sizeable update earlier this month, introducing GTK 3.14 (among other changes).