[IPFire Artwork] Design Request | Captive Portal

Maurice Gesswein zerpixelung at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 22:06:10 CET 2016


Can someone send me the terms & condition text from the screenshots as real
text?

Thanks in advance.

On Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 4:01 AM, Michael Tremer <michael.tremer at ipfire.org>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Fri, 2016-01-29 at 20:37 +0100, Alexander Marx wrote:
> > > Hey,
> > >
> > > OK, in general I got it. Thanks for the screens Alex.
> > >
> > > I have a few questions and suggestions.
> > >
> > > To be prepared for further upcoming pages like these, are you able
> > > to hand over a list of them (perhaps with screenshots)? Not really
> > > needed, but very helpful to deliver a consistent flexible design.
>
> Don't worry about them too much.
>
> > As far as i know there are no other "external" pages. The
> > Webinterface of IPFire has an own design and several themes, i think
> > you already saw them.
>
> However, there are a few. I included both of them in the first email.
> On top of that there are the squid error pages. I am not too sure if we
> can modify those quite nicely.
>
> I will figure that out and get back to you.
>
> > > Should the hoster be able to include his own logo/brand? That would
> > > give the users a lot more trust in that things. If an image upload
> > > is not in the current scope, I suggest a prominent headline where
> > > the hoster is able to include the company name. Do you agree?
>
> > Actually the hoster is able to change the Title (The top-title in the
> > screenies like "Login" or on the other page "My private HotSpot")
> > maybe we can add a Logo but we have to decide which dimensions are
> > allowed. This is difficult as many companies have different
> > dimensions of Logos. Some are 4:3, others are like 27:9 and so on.
> > What do other people think?
>
> I think we don't need that. We usually have the opportunity to upload
> an entire HTML template, so that if someone wants to replace the page,
> they can do that. But just a logo is a bit too easy. Who ever wants to
> brand this as their own should do that with the rest, too.
>
> And of course we should not forget about doing some advertisement for
> our own product :) However, I get many emails from annoyed students
> that can't access dirty websites in their school. LOL
>
> > > Since it's part of IPFire, should those pages be designed like the
> > > new upcoming style of IPFire? Means same color theme, button style,
> > > IPFire logo, caption like "powered by IPFire", etc? Or should it
> > > totally generic so that the users has no clue what system shows
> > > those dialogs?
>
> I would like a "powered by IPFire" at least and even advise people who
> replace the theme by their own to keep that in.
>
> This does not need to be like the new stuff but I think it should feel
> a bit like IPFire but also be neutral. We do not need to hide that this
> is an IPFire system though.
>
> > No. I think if we have something like a "background-color" instead of
> > a picture, we should the hoster let configure it, so the people are
> > able to adpat the colors to their own corporate identity. So if you
> > woul like to work with gradients or similar, i would recommend to
> > make it configurable.
>
> Nah, not too many options. We wanted to keep this simple.
>
> > Michael, what do you think?
>
> See above :)
>
> -Michael
>
> > >
> > > Best, Maurice
> > >
> > > On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 1:51 PM, Alexander Marx <alexander.marx at oab
> > > .de> wrote:
> > > > Hi
> > > >
> > > > Here are the actual ugly screenshots from the loginpage.
> > > > one version with voucher access and the other one with license
> > > > agreement.
> > > >
> > > > Alex
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Am 29.01.2016 um 02:59 schrieb Michael Tremer:
> > > > >  Hi Maurice,
> > > > >
> > > > > I know that you are busy with other things, but nevertheless I
> > > > > would
> > > > > like to send you this request.
> > > > >
> > > > > Alex is currently working on a so called captive portal. That
> > > > > are these
> > > > > things that pop up on your phone or laptop when you connect to
> > > > > a
> > > > > wireless network in a hotel or cafe. That web page that is
> > > > > shown is
> > > > > what we need to design now.
> > > > >
> > > > > We also have a few other pages that are shown to the users of
> > > > > the
> > > > > network when for example a web page is blocked. That page
> > > > > however is
> > > > > really ugly and probably needs a remake as well. I want to
> > > > > focus on the
> > > > > captive portal for now, but I guess you would like to know that
> > > > > there
> > > > > are more. [1] and [2]. Really bad right? They scare users.
> > > > >
> > > > > Alex will send you a screenshot of the development version we
> > > > > have now.
> > > > > This is just a quick page to show the concept and what we are
> > > > > roughly
> > > > > after.
> > > > >
> > > > > There are two options for now. The first one is where the user
> > > > > has to
> > > > > agree to a license and click a "I accept" button. The second
> > > > > one is
> > > > > where the user will have to type in a voucher code and click a
> > > > > button
> > > > > to log in.
> > > > >
> > > > > Would you like to work on this?
> > > > >
> > > > > If so, a quick mock-up would be okay for now, because we would
> > > > > like to
> > > > > put this entire project on the wishlist to raise some crowd-
> > > > > funding
> > > > > money. Giving the user that mock-up would certainly help so
> > > > > that they
> > > > > get a good impression what they are supporting here. The actual
> > > > > implementation will happen a bit later when enough funds have
> > > > > been
> > > > > raised.
> > > > >
> > > > > @Alex, would you please send some screenshots of the two pages
> > > > > we have
> > > > > so far?
> > > > >
> > > > > Best,
> > > > > -Michael
> > > > >
> > > > > P.S. @Maurice, I know that I am throwing a bit of random stuff
> > > > > at you.
> > > > > Just let me know when I don't make sense any more :)
> > > > >
> > > > > [1] http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-9sw4wUeUsgQ/VfU-c33FMDI/AAAAAAAAD
> > > > > zM/bBnJN4oCffo/s640/31.png
> > > > > [2] http://wiki.ipfire.org/_media/en/addons/clamav/squidclamav-
> > > > > detection.png
> > > > >
> > > >
>
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