Design: Views, Reports, Themes and a Pony

(Nairobi photo by Jepchumba Thomas) Flush from the Design Jams in Nairobi and Seattle, we continue to build our plans for the next phases of Ushahidi. The Jams allowed us to test out some new ideas and be infused with some deployer wisdom while brainstorming with two communities: one in Seattle and the other in […]

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New Theme Released: Polaroid

During the month of September, we’re releasing one theme a week for the Ushahidi platform. This is third theme to be released. Check out the previous two! Meet “Polaroid” For this theme, we wanted to really break from the traditional map + categories layout found in many Ushahidi deployments. Our goal was to highlight the […]

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New Theme Released: Unicorn

During the month of September, we’re releasing one theme a week for the Ushahidi platform. This is second theme to be released. Meet “Unicorn” <- because we can The default Ushahidi theme has the classic two column layout with the map on the left and the categories on the right. With Unicorn, we decided to […]

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New Theme Released: “Bueno”

Photo by Brian Herbert A few weeks ago, we talked about themes functionality within the Ushahidi Platform. One of the issues we are trying to address on that subject is the lack of working examples of themes. With that in mind, we are pleased to announce the first of four themes that will be released […]

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The State of Our Wardrobe: A Discussion on Ushahidi Themes

Themes functionality has been a part of the Ushahidi Platform for a while now. It’s an important feature because it enables you easily customize the visual aspect of your deployment. To make an analogy, if your body was the Ushahidi Platform, Themes would be your clothes. Let’s continue on with this analogy… As the platform […]

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