Template design and implementation of Vignette CMS (Content Management System) for Barclays Private Equity, a well known UK and European Private Equity firm.
Designing the Front Page Template
- Light-Blue page designed based on Parent Company – Barclays PLC.
- Rounded borders implemented in CSS
- Highly accessible Menu and Search function using CSS and W3C standards.
- No HTML tables.
- News / Award boxes implemented as Vignette “content types”
- Uses JSP-based component model and Java framework.
Designing the Sub-Page Template
- Mostly based on the home-page with few modifications
- Menu implementation using a faded version of Barclays Blue
- Collapsable Right-Hand Box model.
Designing Specific-Area Templates
- Mostly based on the home-page
- Tabular format based on available data
- Using CSS and W3C Accessible specifications
- Create content approval workflows in Visio
- Export into XML format
- Import into Vignette platform
All Together Now
- Implementation on Vignette 7 CMS Platform
- Proprietary Java framework
- JSP, XSLT template component model