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Has anyone combined their company's docs/downloads into a single page?
Subject:Has anyone combined their company's docs/downloads into a single page? From:Kelly <kparr888 -at- gmail -dot- com> To:"techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 9 Nov 2016 14:05:01 +0000 (UTC)
The marketing director where I work wants to put documentation (HTML only) and product downloads on a single page.Â
Our downloads page is fairly detailed and divides links to resources by:
- Binary downloads
- Open source downloads
It also points to the documentation landing page, which contains links to docs forÂ3 in-market releases.Â
This setup is simple, easy to find, and no users have complained.
Also, this division of resources (docs/downloads) is what I've experienced in > 15 years of tech writing.
Given I have no experience with the pros and cons, I I feel at a disadvantage and want to make an informed decision in case I need to push back at Marketing. I was unable to find examples online of companies that combine the two.
I'm hoping this group has opinions on combining docs/downloads into one page.
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