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Re: [Savannah-users] Screenshot on the nongnu project page

From: Assaf Gordon
Subject: Re: [Savannah-users] Screenshot on the nongnu project page
Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2017 15:04:28 -0700
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On 2017-12-09 03:17 AM, Donn Ingle wrote:
Sorry if this is a stupid question: Is it possible to include a screenshot
on the Project page (the "public information" part)?

The answer is "no".

But this is not a stupid question at all.

See, "savannah" and the savannah page for your project ( are *not* meant to be the
project's home page.

The savannah page is meant for *developers* or people who are
interested in contributing to your project. Casual users
of your project usually don't have anything to do on savannah's pages.

Savannah does offer a separate home page for every project,
hosted on "".

In your case, it'll be
and .

You can also enable a "home page" link to another website
(if you host your home page else where).

To enable the home page, visit your project's page on savannah,
click on the "main" menu and click "Select Features"
(this is the direct link: ).

There, enable "Homepage" (first on the list) and "Homepage Source Code Web Browsing" then enter the desired link.

Updating the HTML pages then request CVS access (sadly git/svn/hg are not supported for web pages).

For more information see

For example, compare LwIP's savannah page with their home page:

The exact same rules applies for GNU projects, compare guile's savannah page to their beautiful home page:

I think samples of what an app looks like could save a thousand words.

Agreed. That's what the home page is for.

 - assaf

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