New Tutorial Page Layout

Our tutorial page layout has been updated to display content more effectively and give you a better preview of the new and popular tutorials. More updates coming soon.

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7 years ago
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51 Comments

I like the new tutorial gallery.
7 years ago
I think it is not necessary to display the "popular tutorials!" because ther is no tutorial which is not popular^^
greez
fobthug
7 years ago
Hi Andrew.
What is the substance on your blue background? Is it smashed crystals? Can I ask where you got the image...? :O It's so nice!
7 years ago
Beautiful layout, it makes it easy for frequent visitors to find new tutorials quickly and easily, but with them listed below, it's very accessible! Well done, very nice improvement to an already easily functional design.
PD
7 years ago
What would be cool Andrew, is when you hover over the thumbnail with your mouse, it shows a sneak preview to what the user will be creating.
هــــاشم
7 years ago
Wonderful updated !!!
Gianni
7 years ago
Great, I like it very much!!!

Bye
Gianni
Flubber
7 years ago
thats beautifull, nice work, keep it up Andrew Kramer & the team, good job!
bwoogie
7 years ago
Looks nice! Great work!
Marc
7 years ago
very good . not more to say.
digital fx
7 years ago
good job! i like the layout
ps: newest? "latest tutorials" would be appropriate
`ChaRleS x
7 years ago
sweet...
Marc Biorklund
7 years ago
I must say that I love the new layout of the tutorial page ! It's looks really great :)
7 years ago
yea, looking cool! cant wait to see the new button!

What about adding a little bit mor of community to your site. for example a chat, or even a forum. that would be great!!! :D :D smileys gone??
Cabal
7 years ago
i like it !!
illegalD
7 years ago
And where are the new buttons you promised us?
;)
lemar
7 years ago
you can make it even more minimal, quit the dates, rounded curves etc
Tim
7 years ago
Dude!

You .... oh, i don't know how to say this, but... you are the best, your tutorials are helped me so much that i cant express my self, there is nobody who is so talented and same time shares hes knowledge!

I really respect you, that you are so helpful and same time so relaxed and friendly.

Just for that i will buy all your products again to show you my support!

And i cant wait for your new product dvd-s

Thanks again : )

wdc.
Timon
7 years ago
much better.

Good Jhuuub
Andrea Lanza
7 years ago
Hi

I find this new layout very useful and easy to navigate.

bye

Andrea
Damian Fisher
7 years ago
Fantastic addition to the site. Andrew Kramer has enlightened me on the use of after effects and how it can be used in feature films and my movie projects. No one has helped an after effects user more. Real world tutorials and the best you can deliver.

Thank You
7 years ago
Nice one andrew !

Could you maybe change the whole site to the nice bluey-black, the white hurts my eyes....especially at 3 in the morning !!!

:)
7 years ago
Yeah, a view all tutorials near the top might a be a good idea. Thanks.
MGB
7 years ago
Very nice! Few comments:

1) Sitemap on google for tutorials links to A tutorial now, not the tutorial page. Some Pledge action (http://www.pledge.com/) might be needed on that map to keep it healthy & shiny.

2) View all tutorials link would also be nice for visitors. My first reaction before scrolling below the fold was that you got rid of the other tutorials. I thought maybe once you've shown people how to pull the skin up around their eye (http://www.pledge.com/) you know, it just makes the other tutorials look weak.

View all might be nice floated right from the label on each section?

3) A two-colum layout might increase sales. 1 column (2/3rds of the page) for tutorials, 1/3rd (1 column) shows products...they're pretty easy to overlook right now.

That said, it's still a great page as is.
7 years ago
yeah ! new designs, new inspiration, more criativity !

sorry my english..
tnx from brazil! =)
Ed Medina
7 years ago
Congratulations!
The new page is great, continue with the good work.
7 years ago
looks great :)
Some Guy
7 years ago
@ Andrew Kramer:
Well, if that was the intention of the update, then it was solved very good. :-)
I still don't like the dark vs. bright colors, though. The new part doesn't really fit into the website, because of the different color scheme. But if the whole new homepage will have this dark design... O, it will be soo cooool!
Anyways, it's the content that matters. I wish you and the Video Copilot team every success! Keep up the great work!
Juan
7 years ago
For any body
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Q2BqC986D8
I made this little video.
Juan
7 years ago
This looks so good, it's awesome
congratulation!
=D
Mason
7 years ago
cool!! but I think the most popular on the prominent local tutrial
Or marked with color
7 years ago
Thanks for the comments.

The intention of this update is pretty simple... to captivate new visitors who may not know about the content in our older tutorials. We have a lot of cool stuff, but it gets buried in time. At a glance visitors can see several of the most popular tutorials in an instant.

The "popular tutorials" script, analyzes the top 20 most viewed tutorials and randomly displays the image. Giving a new visitor a vivid look at our popular content.

We are still working on the new homepage but the tutorial page is the most viewed page by far and so we want to get that out right away.
Some Guy
7 years ago
Looks cool. But I think the new design doesn't work with the old one (all the dark colors). I don't think, that the new layout displays the content more effectively. A better preview of new tutorials would be good at the main page (aka index.html) but not in the tutorials section, where the new tutorials were already displayed at the top of the page. And the "Popular Tutorials" are in fact just random tutorials, because they change randomly every time I reload the page.
As I said it looks cool, but I think the new layout doesn't turn out well (in the matter of web design, usability etc.). The only thing that is actually changed is the size of the thumbnails, which I think is not necessary. Now I have to scroll down to see what I want.
But this is just my opinion...
James
7 years ago
yes yes very nice:P
Justin
7 years ago
Looking good. Now send me my designer fx! :)
7 years ago
Professional result! I like it!
Erik
7 years ago
Love the new layout!
Thanks so much for all the work you do I am extremely grateful for the wonderful tutorials!

Hey Andrew just a little fun fact not related to anything real important (except if your an Indiana Jones Fan) but did you know that they have just come out with the new Indiana Jones Legos!
Check 'em out
http://shop.lego.com/ByTheme/Product.aspx?p=K7623&cn=519&d=70
Dude I'm gettin' the one with truck :)
Kim A. Strandli
7 years ago
looks sweet :)
7 years ago
Our style sheet has been updated, it should refresh with the page but we're checking into it.
Steven
7 years ago
Hmmm... I have the latest version of Firefox, and, like Jacob said, it looks like all the formatting has been lost somewhere. (IE: http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n313/stevenbills/videocopilotmessedup.jpg )

Hope that helps.
7 years ago
Wow,the new layout is beautiful! Much more appealing to the eye IMO. Great job again.
Jacob Dyer
7 years ago
Woah, this is completely stuffed in Safari! Firefox shows it fine, but in safari its like all the formatting was stripped.
Martin
7 years ago
Great stuff Andrew. It never ceases to amaze me how much professional effort you put into free content, in addition to running a business, a family and coming up with random humour ;P.

If there was an emmy for "Awesomeness" you would be a multi-award winning star.
7 years ago
Cool....me likey :)
James Price
7 years ago
Hey nice layout!.....

Not sure if this topic has been dealt with already…..how would one import .mv2 files into AE? or do you recommend quicktime conversion within a non-linear edit package first? (I’m thinking about importing bluescreen footage directly from a firestore, without loss in quality)
Scott R
7 years ago
Great Layout, I like it better.
Looking good, I like the design. Can't wait to see more tutorials....they always help out with whatever project I'm working on at the time....coincidently....

Anyway, thanks Andrew, keep up the great work!!!
Jacob Behunin
7 years ago
Lookin Good!
Jim Andrews
7 years ago
Very cool, looking good AK & Crew!
JWeaves
7 years ago
Sweet look man!! love your products!
Rasmus Jürs
7 years ago
Looking nice=)
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