Exciting news! Think Christian has launched a new website! TC is our digital magazine that discusses how popular culture and its cultivators interact with God’s story. From the ground up, the new site is built to provide you, the user, with a fast, barrier-free experience.
Think Christian editor, Josh Larsen, describes the new site. “One of my favorite new features is the way images now slowly reveal themselves, making it feel a bit like you’re Harry Potter reading The Daily Prophet. But this isn’t just a face-lift. We've redesigned things to make your experience as seamless and enjoyable as possible. The image animation looks cool, yes, but it also allows text to load more quickly so that you can start reading right away.”
As explained by Justin Sterenberg, our digital media director, “This site rebuild is all about the content. We didn’t want anything to get in the way of that. Everything is focused on making it easier, faster, and less distracting to actually consume Think Christian.”
Here are some of the more exciting features of the brand new thinkchristian.net.
Want to share an article? Or do you see a quotable quote? The new site includes integrated share tools. Just highlight a line of text and click one a button (Twitter, Facebook, Email, or Copy to clipboard) and a pre-populated share window will appear with that text. It’s easy.
The old site was good, but text dominated the article page.
We knew we could do better. The new site provides full and sumptuous images that invite the reader into the article.
Our favorite websites are our favorites because they feed us the content we want. Now, when you visit the Think Christian website, it’ll be a lot easier to find articles that interest you; they’ll be right there on the first article you open.
“We genuinely care about our users and their experience,” says Sterenberg. “Nothing kills a digital experience like long load times, so speed was a core focus throughout the build process. This influenced design decisions throughout, even to the point of removing fonts so the site only had to load a minimal amount of them.” So head on over for a tour of the new Think Christian—and be sure to share one of our articles on the way out!