New flyouts are accessible at all times. Having these visible helps guide discovery for users who are browsing and those that came from an outside search. The focus of the first flyout is to help users discover some of our main classifications of data. It features the main categories, featured groups (toggle on the groups edit page), and one of our tags. The next flyout features new guides so users can always see what is new and exciting.
The guide at the top of the page is selected from a list of Adafruit curated guides.
A three-panel headline on the landing page follows and focuses on some of Adafruit’s collected metadata. The three headlines lead to pages for beginners, project-based inspiration, and general skill-building. Each page first presents some static content helping the user discover other collections of content. A combination of categories, tags, groups, latest YouTube videos (from a playlist or channel), and headlines accomplish this. The bottom of the page features the guides filtered by the page’s metadata focus (beginner, project, tutorial).
The rest of the landing page features content similar to the first portion of the metadata pages. The focus is discovery of some of our more general metadata and tries to be in line with Adafruit’s promotions.
The last main change is that categories can now have an image and a description that will display on the public category page.
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