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(photo credit: JPost.com staff)
JPost.com launched a new homepage design on Sunday,
which highlights our original content, presents a cleaner layout, and
offers the reader more personal choice. The redesign preserves the look
and feel of JPost.com, while introducing new, modern elements and
incorporating your suggestions and feedback.
the news section of the site, adding a sliding panel with 12 stories.
The slider showcases current events, analysis and feature stories from Jerusalem Post
reporters, and is configured to display four different stories every
six seconds. In addition, more sections were added to the homepage,
including a “Middle East” section in response to popular demand.
Blogs section, which previously displayed just four posts, now
showcases 13 pieces. The new section consists of nine of the most recent
posts from our top bloggers, and four more which are hand-selected by
our blogs editor daily to introduce fresh, less-familiar voices.
The Premium Zone has also been revamped, to better present the content exclusive to our paying subscribers.
new design manifests our vision of modern news coverage: Clear,
reliable and up-to-the-minute articles which are complemented by
cutting-image visual elements. In the last year alone, video content on the site has tripled and the number of galleries has doubled; the new
homepage highlights this graphic content. Rather than assigning specific
slots on the homepage for video and photo galleries, the new site
features an eye-catching space to highlight original material with a
JPost take on Israel, the Jewish world and the Middle East.
also integrated an updated social media box into the new design, to help
users bring together popular elements of the 21st century online
experience. The box shows the most-active threads on the site, a Facebook
tab and a Twitter tab.
We hope you like the new look, and would
love to hear what you think. Please either post in the comments section
below, or email us directly at [email protected]