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Documentation Site Overhaul

CameronMoody
Meraki Employee

Documentation Site Overhaul

Greetings Community!

 

Today we launched a new version of our documentation site: https://documentation.meraki.com/

 

This new version of documentation brings several new key features:

New visual designs and layout

 

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Search filters

  • Search within sections of the site. e.g. Search under MX for only MX content, under MS for only Meraki MS content, etc.

 

 

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Mobile responsive design

  • Better formatting on phones and tablets

 

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User feedback

  • Bottom of articles > Was this article helpful? (Y/N)

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We look forward to delivering more features and design improvements on this site to better address your needs.

 

I'll also personally keep an eye on this thread for feedback. Thanks everyone!

Cameron Moody | Documentation Manager, Cisco Meraki
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CarolineS
Community Manager

Re: Documentation Site Overhaul

🎉🎉🎉 Congrats to the documentation team!!

Caroline S | Community Manager, Cisco Meraki
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UCcert
Kind of a big deal

Re: Documentation Site Overhaul

Looking good. Well done.

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rbnielsen
Head in the Cloud

Re: Documentation Site Overhaul

Looking good!

 

I understand that the search results are colored such that they can be distinguished, but using the same color as the background for every other search result, seems confusing to me.

It makes me think that the search result is a sample text for the result above.

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PhilipDAth
Kind of a big deal

Re: Documentation Site Overhaul

Wow, what an improvement!

ShawnHu
Meraki Employee

Re: Documentation Site Overhaul

Same feeling here, I thought that presents some different attributes of the results. 

rbnielsen
Head in the Cloud

Re: Documentation Site Overhaul

Site formatting is also a bit weird, so You might want to run by all the pages.

 

https://documentation.meraki.com/General_Administration/Cross-Platform_Content/Profiles_and_Settings...

 

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Viewing from Firefox 81.0.2 on MacOS Catalina 10.15.7,btw.

CameronMoody
Meraki Employee

Re: Documentation Site Overhaul

@rbnielsen 
Hey, thanks for the feedback. I'll look into the search result coloring issue, that's a fair point and I'll see how we can make that more clear.

 

And certainly, page formatting wasn't a perfect 1:1 crossover between old and new (nor was it perfect before), so thanks for surfacing that example. I resolved the issue on that page, and we're keeping an eye out for similar issues where we can clean up.

Cameron Moody | Documentation Manager, Cisco Meraki
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