I've made a few changes to the 'Botanical Art and Artists' website.
Gardens are now a top-level category
First I changed the category hierarchy. The complete section relating to Botanical Gardens has moved out from under 'Botany' (where it was somewhat submerged) and now gets a top-level category in its own right.
After all where would botanical artists be without access to botanical gardens!
That means that 'Gardens' in the top menu now takes you direct to the several pages relating to Botanical Gardens on different continents around the world
NEW - Botanical Dictionaries and Glossaries
I've published a new sub-category relating to Botanical Dictionaries and Glossaries. You'll find it under Plant Names and Botanical Latin in the dropdown menu.
This pulls together the best of what is available online - including Historical Dictionaries such as the 'The Treasury of Botany' edited by John Lindley ( after whom the Lindley Library and the Lindley Hall were named) and Thomas Moore.
A new template - and a slightly different look
Finally I changed the website template which means I now have a fully responsive template which does much better in the Bing Mobile Friendliness Test as well as the Google Mobile Friendly Test.
Why not check your own website and see how well it does!
Botanical Art and Artists should now look the same in colour and format terms whether viewed on a desk-top, tablet or smartphone. The only real difference is that the smartphone version loses the top navigation menu and acquires a 'hamburger' menu at top left. This drops down to give you the equivalent of the top menu for navigation purposes. Plus there everything is one column - and I've now learned how to format a site so that it flows logically on a mobile device! Section dividers and spacers are now my friends! :)
The new template also has a headline option which means - as in this 'News' section - that the words saying what each page are about might in future be moving up and onto an edge to edge image.
For those wanting to know which template it is...
I'm using Weebly and it's called "Clean Lines". I've changed the colours slightly. Weebly recently separated its templates into fully responsive and 'the rest' . That's when I found out I'd started this website on one which was mobile friendly but only up to a point. Hence the change!
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