I have analyzed the websites of the various candidates for the 2017 French presidential election, and for everyone, I have reviewed the strengths and weaknesses.

Here are the different sites that I have thoroughly covered:

  1. Jacques Cheminade
  2. Nathalie Arthaud
  3. François Fillon
  4. François Asselineau
  5. Marine Le Pen
  6. Emmanuel Macron
  7. Philippe Poutou
  8. Benoît Hamon
  9. Jean-luc Mélenchon
  10. Jean Lassalle
  11. Nicolas Dupont-Aignant

1. Website of Jacques Cheminade

Who is he ? What current does he represent?

Jacques Cheminade is a French politician and essayist. He represents the political party Solidarity and Progress.

Specific aspects :

This website was built with a HTML integration "manual" and a totally personalized development.

The strong points :

  • A simple footer
  • Big buttons visible in the footer that allow access to different social networks
  • Frames to air content
  • An original menu
  • The last news banner
  • Nice design of the agenda
  • We can simply print some pages of the site
  • The project page with a clickable text cloud
  • The "My Combat" page with an original timeline
  • Good validation of errors in donation forms and acting

The weak points :

  • A missing image in the carousel
  • A carousel without arrows and bubbles
  • Part of the contact forms after validation is hidden
  • An original menu that does not close when you click next
  • The carousel "flagship measures" that bizzarently refreshes the section

The address of the website : cheminade2017.fr


2. Website of Nathalie Arthaud

Who is she ? What current does it represent?

She is the national spokesperson of Lutte Ouvrière, She is the LO candidate in the presidential elections of 2017.

Specific aspects :

This site was built with the CMS DRUPAL.

The strong points :

  • Frames to air content
  • A simple hamburger menu

The weak points :

  • Too much red
  • A sober design

The address of the website : nathalie-arthaud.info


3. Website of François Fillon

Who is François Fillon ?

We no longer present the candidate Fillon ...: a liberal program economically and conservatively at the company level.

Specific aspects :

This site was built with the most used CMS in the world Wordpress.

The strong points :

  • A video in the background and an image on the phones
  • A fairly fast loading
  • An original hamburger menu
  • A donation form in material design
  • A calendar with nice cards

The weak points :

  • Incorrect validation of errors for the newsletter form: it refreshes the page and displays the errors.
  • Social networks on an intermediate size could be hidden ...
  • A video that starts playing when you arrive on the site, but when you close it, always play!
  • Postal code in the calendar form does not work
  • Refreshing the entire page for forms

Address of the website : fillon2017.fr


4. Website of François Asselineau

Who is he ? What current does it represent?

He is a former inspector of finance. He is the founding president of the Republican Popular Union (UPR). This is the candidate of FREXIT.

Specific aspects :

This site was built with the most used CMS in the world Wordpress.

The strong points :

  • A dialogue window to recall his interventions in the media
  • The parallax effects of section images
  • The countup plugin for the main figures
  • A simple and well presented program

The weak points :

  • The icons of social networks too small that do not stop moving when we scroll
  • A footer too sober

Address of the website : asselineau2017.fr


5. Le site de Marine LE PEN

Who is she ? What current does it represent?

She is a lawyer and president of the patriot Front National.

Specific aspects :

This site was built with the most used CMS in the world Wordpress.

The strong points :

  • A refined design
  • The parallax effect of section images
  • Big buttons clearly visible for social networks
  • Good validation of the errors of the forms of contact
  • An original news page
  • Clear commitments
  • Concrete proposals
  • An integrated shop at the site
  • The marine page answers your questions that allows you to record a video

The weak points :

  • The hamburger menu takes a long time to appear and leaves something to be desired
  • A little long loading
  • Titles too crude (example: Give proxy)

Address of the website : marine2017.fr


6. Website of Emmanuel Macron

Who is he ? What current does it represent?

Founder of En Marche, former Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital.

Specific aspects :

This website was built with a HTML integration "manual" and a totally personalized development.

The strong points :

  • An original design
  • A very complete footer
  • A very simple hamburger menu
  • A very good webchat

The weak points :

  • A program in pdf
  • Too many proposals

Address of the website : en-marche.fr


7. Website of Philippe Poutou

Who is he ? What current does it represent?

It is a worker, trade unionist and politician of far left French who represents the French anti-capitalist party.

Specific aspects :

This site was built with a HTML integration "manual" and a totally personalized development.

The strong points :

  • Help for the visually impaired with ReadSpeaker

The weak points :

  • A design style early 2000s
  • A footer almost nonexistent

Address of the website : poutou2017.org


8. Website of Benoît Hamon

Who is he ? What current does it represent?

Deputy of Yvelines. He represents the Socialist Party.

Specific aspects :

This website was built with the most used CMS in the world Wordpress.

The strong points :

  • A rather airy design
  • Good validation of forms
  • A very simple hamburger menu
  • An original project page
  • An original blog with parallax effects

The weak points :

  • A banner for the proxy that blinks too much
  • Too many proposals
  • A pdf for the team

Address of the website : benoithamon2017.fr


9. Website of Jean-luc Mélenchon

Who is he ? What current does it represent?

Jean-luc Mélenchon is a European deputy and representative of the movement La France Insoumise.

Specific aspects :

This website was built with a HTML integration "manual" and a totally custom development.

The strong points :

  • An airy design with cards

The weak points :

  • A weak presentation page
  • A footer design too simple
  • A website divided into 4 domains !
  • You have to be indiana jones to navigate the program !

Address of the website : jlm2017.fr


10. Website of Jean Lassalle

Who is he ? What current does it represent?

Representative of Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

Specific aspects :

This website was built with the most used CMS in the world Wordpress.

The strong points :

  • The carousel with text effects

The weak points :

  • A very sober design
  • A hamburger menu too simple

Address of the website : jeanlassalle2017.fr


11. Le site de Nicolas Dupont-Aignant

Who is he ? What current does it represent?

Deputy Mayor of Yerres (Essonne). President of the sovereignty movement Standing France.

Specific aspects :

This site was built with a HTML integration "manual" and a totally personalized development.

The strong points :

  • A very simple footer
  • Nice design of the support section
  • Campaign in images that redirects to instagram
  • A video in the background
  • Large, visible buttons that allow access to different social networks
  • The search icon that expands when you click on it
  • A nice agenda
  • A biography with old photos and accordion
  • A clear and simple news that can be sorted
  • The original true / false page
  • Cards for proposals that air the page
  • A simple and effective overview of the project

The weak points :

  • The cookie bar that is behind the back button up
  • A video in the bottom of the screen on the phone + visible player controls
  • The newsletter form does not indicate any error if nothing is entered
  • A burger menu that leaves something to be desired
  • Too many proposals
  • The effect of hover on projects on the phone

Address of the website : nda-2017.fr


We can see that a lot of Internet sites are made with Worldpress. However, the best sites are not sites that have been done with it.

The sites of candidates on the far left have a design that leaves something to be desired, especially the site of Philippe Poutou.