DMOZ Redesign On 18th Birthday

Jun 14, 2016 • 7:56 am | comments (16) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Open Directory Project (DMOZ)
 

Few people noticed and you can't blame them, but back earlier this month, DMOZ announced on their 18th birthday that they have redesigned their old and legendary web directory DMOZ.org - the open web directory.

Here is the new look, which is mobile friendly.

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Here is the old design:

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Here are the documented design changes:

  • The site is designed to work well with mobile phones, tablets, and laptops.
  • You can simply hover the mouse over icons for descriptions.
  • Each branch is color-coded.
  • There's a carousel at the page bottom to take you directly to a different branch.
  • On any category page, you can expand or shrink each section.

One person did notice, although it took a week or so:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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