Try out the Beta Version of the new Al-Islam.org site

Posted May 26th, 2013 in Al-Islam 2.0 by admin

During the last 2 years DILP team has been working hard on developing the new Al-Islam.org 2.0 website.

We’re excited to announce that the beta version of the new website has gone live. You can take it for a test drive by visiting http://beta.al-islam.org

Here are some features to look out for in the new version:

A New Interface

The new interface makes it easy to find the resources you’re looking for.

New Al-Islam.org Interface

New Al-Islam.org Interface

Join & Collaborate

Register with the site and you can collaborate with the team in improving the text by correcting errors in spellings or references.

Join & Collaborate

Join & Collaborate

Search the site with Auto Suggest

While searching, the search bar will suggest important phrases.

Search & Autosuggest feature

Search & Autosuggest feature

Export to Print or PDF format

Export any book or page in Print or PDF format to read offline

Print / PDF Export

Print / PDF Export

Share your feedback on a resource

Share your comments

Share your comments

Browse resource by topic, author, translator or publisher

Browse resources by Author

Browse resources by Author

Take the beta site for a test drive at http://beta.al-islam.org and share with us your feedback.

 

Colour Mockups: Text Resources

Posted November 24th, 2010 in Al-Islam 2.0 by Mohammed Ali V

Eid Ghadeer Mubarak to everyone. We are redesigning Al-Islam.org. The following colour mockups show the new design for the Text resources on Al-Islam.org . Take a look at the following link, for a complete overview of the new Al-Islam.org.

Text Title

Text Chapter

Please give us your feedback using the comments section below.

If you’re a Web Designer or Developer and are interested to be a volunteer for DILP to work on Al-Islam 2.0, get in touch with us here and let us know more about yourself & your skills. One of our team members will get in touch with you.

Colour Mockups: Homepage, Category Page, Resource Listing

Posted November 16th, 2010 in Al-Islam 2.0, General by Mohammed Ali V

Salaam Alaikum,

Eid Mubarak to everyone! As part of the efforts towards developing Phase 1 of Al-Islam 2.0, the Ahlul Bayt DILP team is working on a complete re-design of the website. We would like to share with you the following colour Mockups:

Homepage

Category Page

Resource Listing

Please give us your feedback using the comments section below. Inshallah in the next blog post we’ll share colour mockups of the Text Resource. To get an overview of Al-Islam 2.0 and it’s features visit this page.

If you’re a Web Designer or Developer and are interested to be a volunteer for DILP to work on Al-Islam 2.0, get in touch with us here and let us know more about yourself & your skills. One of our team members will get in touch with you.

Al-Islam 2.0 Mockups: Portal

Posted September 15th, 2010 in Al-Islam 2.0 by Mohammed Ali V

This is the first of a series of blog posts to explain the features of Al-Islam 2.0 using the mockups.  In this post we’ll be explaining the Portal Mockups.  Click on the mockup to zoom into the image & view the annotations.

1. Homepage


The Portal will will server as the home page of Al-Islam.org for an unregistered user.  Registered users’ homepage will be the “Dashboard”.  The purpose of the Portal is to organize the collection of resources on Al-Islam.org, and present it in a way that is easy for the user to reach what the user is looking for.

2. Category Page


The Library category page is accessed from the Homepage.  The above Mockup shows the category page of “History & Biography”. Each of the category pages will be customized to highlight important and popular resources.

3. Resource listing


Listing of resources of a Sub category. The options allows the user to filter the resources by type, preview Table of Contents and view ratings of the resource.
Please share your feedback using the comments section below.

Al-Islam 2.0 – A Preview of Next Generation Al-Islam.org

Posted August 15th, 2010 in Al-Islam 2.0 by Mohammed Ali V
Click to see Preview of MockupsThe Ahlul Bayt DILP team is working on the development of Next Generation Al-Islam.org (code named Al-Islam 2.0). During development the site will under go a complete redesign & code change. The highlights of Al-Islam 2.0 are:
  • Collaborative: Allow users to collaborate by adding resources to the library, make corrections (like typos), Translate/Transcode texts, contribute to projects like Scholars Portal and Travel & Events.
  • Multilingual: The portal and its resources will be available in Multiple languages.
  • Semantic: Information will be presented as Linked data so that it can be understood by machines allowing applications within Al-Islam framework & 3rd party websites to Pull data. This will make way for better search results, unified login across Al-Islam projects and unlimited possibilities to create mashups to make data more useful.
  • Accessible: Content will be accessible in various formats (HTML, Word, PDF, Audio etc), on various devices (PC, Mobile, iPad etc).

Preview using Mockups

Digital Mockups of Al-Islam 2.0 have been designed to illustrate the functionality of the features being planned, and how the various Projects will function together as a single Web Application. The mockups do not indicate the design and color scheme, dummy text has been used in several places.

Homepage Preview

Your Feedback

We would like to receive your feedback on these mockups to understand how we can make the new Website more useful for the users. Click here to open the Al-Islam 2.0 Mockups Preview Page, then click on the branches in BLUE colour to launch the mockup for the respective Projects.  Once launched you can submit your feedback for individual mockups by clicking on the Give us your Feedback tab.  You can also share your feedback in the comments section of this Blog Post.  In subsequent Blog posts we will be describing the mockups in more detail for each Project.