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New Website Design

The new design for StevePavlina.com is finally here. I hope you like it. :)

My priorities for the new design were usability, simplicity, and device independence.

If you’re viewing this on a laptop or desktop computer, try shrinking or expanding your browser width to see how everything resizes.

The most important pages on the site are the articles since that’s where most new visitors land and where people usually spend the most time. The result probably looks immensely simple, and that was indeed the goal. I want people to be able to enjoy the articles without distractions.

The old blog categories have been greatly simplified, from 36 topics on the old site down to only 9 here. There’s also a Favorites category which includes my favorite articles as well as those that have been popular with readers.

Because a lot of people requested this feature, I included a random article link at the bottom of the blog menu. It will bring up a random article from the blog each time you click it. You could also add stevepavlina.com/random to your browser bookmarks bar if you want an even faster way of using it.

All your old links or bookmarks to any pages or posts here will still work. The URLs for the articles are the same as before, and anything that’s changed its location will automatically redirect to the new location.

The News section is for news and updates, much like posting status updates on social media. It has it own archives, and it’s separate from the main blog. This allows me to reserve the blog for articles and timeless content, and the blog archives won’t be cluttered with short-term announcements. I also cleaned up the archive considerably, deleting about 130 old posts that contained obsolete info like old workshop reminders. Many articles were also given a fresh editing pass.

The Audio section has been redesigned with all the files easily playable via your browser and download links provided. This includes all the podcasts I recorded from 2006 to 2009. There’s a new Video section too.

If you want to share your feedback about the new site, or if you encounter any bugs (even typos), please let me know via the contact form. I intend to continue evolving and improving the site over time.

Thanks for your support — and your patience!

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Steve Pavlina

Steve Pavlina is an American self-help author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur. He is the author of the web site stevepavlina.com and the book Personal Development for Smart People.

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