You may have noticed that we were working on the website of F-Droid.org in the background. The current website is built with WordPress, making it hard for volunteers to contribute to it. Because of this and other points, we decided to switch the website to Jekyll, a static page generator built with Ruby. You can find more information about the discussion of switching here: https://gitlab.com/fdroid/fdroidserver/issues/237
While the website’s repository is specific to F-Droid.org, the browsing and detail pages are generated by an extern plugin called jekyll-fdroid. It is still under development but you can already use it to create a beautiful website from your own repository.
Because we are now close to launching the Jekyll powered website to F-Droid.org, we want to show it to the community. At time of writing the Launch milestone is at 95% and the following points are still missing (please keep them in mind when commenting here):
- Seach through apps
- Filter apps by category
- Display permissions and anti-features beautifully
To cut a long story short, here’s the link to the staging server of the new website: https://fdroid.gitlab.io/fdroid-website/
As always, we really appreciate it to receive feedback. Please post it either to the website’s issue tracker or the plugin’s one. While the first one is used for everything related to F-Droid.org, the second one is for the more general plugin that generates the browsing page and the app detail pages. You can also reply here in this thread, though.