Month: January 2016

McKinney Boyd HS Website Redesign

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This is the first installment in the McKinney Boyd HS Website Redesign blog post series.

The above tweet contains our latest consensus on a theme for the website. The first picture shows the old website.

Before this, a group of students talked with Dr. Peirson, principal of McKinney Boyd High School, and the webmaster of the website, Dr. Ayers. They are:

We discussed some pitfalls of the previous website, including:

  • Out-of-date design
  • Lack of JavaScript
  • Confusing layout
  • Not mobile-friendly

Now, we would like to resolve these issues, creating a website that is more up-to-date and accessible than it currently is.

Screen Shot 2016-01-20 at 3.17.50 PM

The web development team began with a temporary Twitter Bootstrap-oriented theme. In the middle of January, we added:

Just today, Justin unveiled a new preliminary design that will likely replace our Bootstrap design. However, we’d like to unveil a design that is universally appealing to everybody.

If you think you have a better idea for the design of the school website, please send us an image of a design you’d like for the school website to jwang@mbhs.xyz. Be sure to include both a desktop and mobile design.

You can always track the latest version of the website at https://jeffw16.github.io/Boyd-Website-Redesign/.

Thanks for coming on an exciting adventure! We hope to have a finished website by the end of the year. Stay tuned for more exciting news on the new Boyd website. #mckboyd #newboydsite