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Alright...here it is for your kind reviews.

Quantumcloud, Web design and Software solution company

Just uploaded a new version. Potential for many errors.

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I feel the text is a little small, I'm far more comfortable reading it at 120%. It's not a big issue but it is the kind of thing that might make me look elsewhere if I have other choices.
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Great, i like the choice of colors.

Only thing i felt a little drawn back was the left menu:
Web Design Forum

Web Site Reviews

Php, ASP Forum C Forum

Java Forum - VB Forum

Database Forum

Multimedia Forum

Networking Forum

General Discussion



Bangladesh Forum

Site Map


You're forcing users to scroll down to access it, and some people might miss it, you could either make it higher, or take it to the right side of the site, or maybe even add the menu on your main one?

Other than that, i love it, nice job!
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Well done. I think the site looks good. A couple things however: IMO the site is too busy. YOu have your text in the middle, but so many graphics area surrounding it its distracting to the reader. Your navigation isnt very neat. YOu have some on the top, some in the box, and then some under the box. I think it should be more uniform. if you want top and sides, at least place all the sides link in the box. Or if you dont like the box, then no box at all. Overall I think its a welldesigned site. Just a couple of quirks :P
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It looks awesome if you look in a strictly designer way, but kind of awckward when it comes to providing content and easy browsing.
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Thank you all for the nice comments.

I agree with SharkShark that the page looks busy. That is why I kept those links to forums kind of in the middle of the pages so that they do not show when the pages are loaded. The forums are not meant to be a big attention grabber from the main site. Still the links are on every page for SEO purpose. To get them crawled.


But then Ifrit's comment about users forced to scroll down to see the forum links got me thinking...The forum is fairly new. It could use some members coming from the main web site. So I moved them up so that it is noticable without scrolling. I will get them down again in a few days. I hope it'll remove some of the apparent busy-ness.

theak,

Well font size looks okay to me in 1024 or 800. In 1280 it gets difficult, yes. I hate those big fonts. :roll: But since the site is not only for my viewing pleasure (lol) I will keep your comment in my mind and see if I can make a compromise.



Anybody else has any comment on the font size, please?
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1) Why is your navigation in a larger font size than your body? It throws everything off.

2) In Mozilla, your nav looks awful. It's hanging over the graphic boundaries. Use imagemaps or decrease the graphics.

3) Always use correct grammar and spelling to be professional. Ask someone to proofread.

4) "Afford best design, implement best solution," is a great slogan. Bring it out. What's with the periods in between the words? This isn't some gothic teenage HTML monkey's blog.

5) Please never use the fixed bg property in CSS. It slows down scrolling dramatically and it drives me crazy. I leave almost any site I see using this.

6) Header images are much more pleasing to the eye rather than entire page images. This also prevents the unprofessional look, weird nav positioning and fixed scroll.

7) !

WHAT?

"++ 1024 by 768 ~ IE 5.5+~javascript ~billion Colors"

No! Oh my. If you are going to design for the web, you design for all browsers. Adhere to standards. It should fit almost any resolution and any browser. If it doesn't, you're not doing your job.
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conorific,


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1) Why is your navigation in a larger font size than your body? It throws everything off.


Good suggestion.

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2) In Mozilla, your nav looks awful. It's hanging over the graphic boundaries. Use imagemaps or decrease the graphics.


Nice catch. In mozilla's default setting it looks alright. But this overflowing happens when the text size is increased twofold from view property. In IE it's okay even with larger font setting, because IE keeps the font size fixed if defined with CSS.

None of the navigation links use image. They are all done with CSS and text. That's causing the problem. I wanted a fast loading page even with a very graphical look. Most pages weigh less than 70 kb.

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4) "Afford best design, implement best solution," is a great slogan. Bring it out. What's with the periods in between the words? This isn't some gothic teenage HTML monkey's blog.


lol. ok. Tried to be little geeky I guess.

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5) Please never use the fixed bg property in CSS. It slows down scrolling dramatically and it drives me crazy. I leave almost any site I see using this.


Did'nt know that. Thanks. Hard to notice such things when always using gig of Ram.



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6) Header images are much more pleasing to the eye rather than entire page images. This also prevents the unprofessional look, weird nav positioning and fixed scroll.


Thought that would be little different!

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7. "++ 1024 by 768 ~ IE 5.5+~javascript ~billion Colors"

No! Oh my. If you are going to design for the web, you design for all browsers. Adhere to standards. It should fit almost any resolution and any browser. If it doesn't, you're not doing your job.



The site looks best in 1024 and IE. It works just fine in default settings of Mozilla and Opera. Does not scroll in 800. In 1280 looks great.

But probably I should take the notice off. Just as well.

Thanks for your in depth reviews.
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No problem, I would expect the same from anyone else. Foegive me if I seemed a bit harsh, I don't like to sugarcoat anything.
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Greetings,

Very interesting web site. The site makes me feel a little claustrophobic. You have a main menu on the left and below it, it looks like you threw a bunch of random stuff together.

Idea: Why don't you make the menu that is on the left the constant on the screen, instead of the picture on the right side of the screen. When the pages scrolls down it would be nice if the menu stayed in view instead of the picture of a pink hand.

The actual content of each page is presented very well.

Great site overall.
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Um...a dynamic menu that moves when one scrolls requires JavaScript, which, as previously discussed, isn't cross-browser. Besides, that's so annoying. It's a ridiculous, tacky and cheap advertising tactic; why use it as a menu?
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Alright, the maroon text that I think sais QC looks bad. Make it orange with the rest of the site.

The links, when you scroll overthen the first time the turn orange but before that they are a brownish orange color. I like how they light up to lime greenish. The links should start out with the same color as they end up when you hover over them.

The text looks fine on my 1280x1028 resolution

Way to many links, wow. I've seen this many on forums and such but never on a home page. except those 'noob' pages and link pages

Other than that everything else has been listed.

I like the site, nice job :D
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ye, a good site with a nice layout colour scheme and fast loading webpages - they load instantly for me :)

Good Job!
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Sorry people. The real-space-time kind of kept me apart from the cyber-space-time for a while.

conorific,

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No problem, I would expect the same from anyone else. Foegive me if I seemed a bit harsh, I don't like to sugarcoat anything.


Any constructive criticism is always welcome. I appreciate the intention to help more than the language used.

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when one scrolls requires JavaScript, which, as previously discussed, isn't cross-browser. Besides, that's so annoying. It's a ridiculous, tacky and cheap advertising tactic; why use it as a menu?


Although, I won't use it. But why do you say that a static scrolled menu cannot be cross browser compatible? Here is an example of one such thing.
http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicinde ... icmenu.htm

And I have seen wonderful and clever use of such menus. Example:
http://biomutation.gfxdiary.com/



Bladesling,

As I already mentioned, the forum links will be moved from the present place. I linked them from the main page for now, to get the forum crawled. I already got about 400 forum pages indexed. I want to wait a few more weeks. Though there seems to be many links but they are all internal. Infact the entire web site with over 500 pages contains may be 20/30 external links, most of them in the forum. The main page has only one link to an external site that is a client site and links back to us.

I will experiment with the logo color. And special thanks for the font info.



webinv and MJB3k,

Thanks for your inspiration. :)
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I agree with a lot of what conorific has said, (s)he seems to have a similar way of reviewing as me :D Anyway:

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Nice catch. In mozilla's default setting it looks alright. But this overflowing happens when the text size is increased twofold from view property. In IE it's okay even with larger font setting, because IE keeps the font size fixed if defined with CSS.

Never ever ever use px for specifying font sizes. Ever. Always use % or em's, your site should wrap text and be designed so that people with poor eyesight can easilly cahnge font size.
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5) Please never use the fixed bg property in CSS. It slows down scrolling dramatically and it drives me crazy. I leave almost any site I see using this.


Did'nt know that. Thanks. Hard to notice such things when always using gig of Ram.

It's hard to notice on my 700MHz 64 MB RAM computer at work. I've never seen a problem with this property, myself.

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7. "++ 1024 by 768 ~ IE 5.5+~javascript ~billion Colors"

No! Oh my. If you are going to design for the web, you design for all browsers. Adhere to standards. It should fit almost any resolution and any browser. If it doesn't, you're not doing your job.

Gotta agree here. "Standards compliance" and "cross browser" seem to be seen as dirty words by a lot of web designers. They aren't, and IMHO it displays a lack of professionalism and a lack of care in your work. My minimum is all latest browser versions and preferably IE5.0+. Mozilla is as widely used as IE5, so there is no excuse to ignore it.

On to my actual review. I love what you have done visually, I like the colours and layout in general, it definately strikes as being different to the norm and instantly catches the eye. However i didn't like where the right-hand fixed thing floating in the middle of the screen, it seems like it would look better at the bottom of the screen, fixed there....

Secondly I don't like the way your left links hover in Moz. I definately don't like the way they hover with JS off! JS should be sprinkled over the top, stuff should still look nice with it off, even if it doesn't look perfect.

I'm not sure about the under-line swapping to a bottom border on hover, it looks a little glitchy to me. I would suggest to keep it as a border on both, just change the colour (which should reduce code needed as well.

Font sizes are a little small but not too bad.

I understand the reasons for the forum links being there, but it looks rather unprofessional. and why does this:
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Last few topics from Programming, Web design, Multimedia Discussion forum :
need to be there, right in the middle of your page, <i>before</i> the scope of our services bit?? I would suggest just some small text links at the very bottom of the page, thats all you need to get crawled.

"Site Map" does not give a site map of the site, it goes to the forum.

You say you have tried to reduce the code, but just by glancing through your markup, I found quite a few examples of these:
Code: [ Select ]
<div align="right"></div>

Code: [ Select ]
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;

I have no idea what these are supposed to do, you could also remove all of your tables to improve efficiency. You site would be pretty easy to go tableless with. Also take this:
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   <div style="text-align: left; position: absolute; top: 275px; left: 48px; width: 137px; height: 21px;">

You have about 5 instances of this style on a div, which is perfect for whacking a class on. In fact, you would do better to scrap all of them, as it is only being used for links. An unordered list would be much more appropriate.

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<img src="/v3images/smalltick.gif" width="15" height="13"> Office
   management and accounting
  1. <img src="/v3images/smalltick.gif" width="15" height="13"> Office
  2.    management and accounting
use list tags for lists, and use css to get image bullets. Image tags are a waste of space in this context.

Overall, the site looks very nice, but is far from perfect. There are a lot of ways that your site could be improved in all sorts of directions.
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Never ever ever use px for specifying font sizes. Ever. Always use % or em's, your site should wrap text and be designed so that people with poor eyesight can easilly cahnge font size.



For the link font size, I have one of two options. I can change the links from text to image. That would add at least 20 kbs extra if I want a hover effect with the primary links only. Or I can keep them as is, hoping that 90% of my users using IE And the rest 5% with mozilla or others keep their default font size setting unchanged. A significant portion of overall traffic comes from Bangladesh visitors. And trust me, 99.9999% of them use IE and use a dial up connection. So I decided to go with the text instead of images.

But I think, I will change the actual content's font size to em.


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Gotta agree here. "Standards compliance" and "cross browser" seem to be seen as dirty words by a lot of web designers. They aren't, and IMHO it displays a lack of professionalism and a lack of care in your work.


I agree with you. However, I think, sometimes it is hard to please just about 100% people. I feel guilty but justified that I had to sacrifice may be, 2% of viewers for a look that I wanted.

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However i didn't like where the right-hand fixed thing floating in the middle of the screen, it seems like it would look better at the bottom of the screen, fixed there....


I will work on a different background. And let you know.

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Secondly I don't like the way your left links hover in Moz. I definately don't like the way they hover with JS off! JS should be sprinkled over the top, stuff should still look nice with it off, even if it doesn't look perfect.


Umm...what's wrong when JS is off. I tested with JS off, and except for the hover color falling into default, there does not seem to be any change. The JS only changes the color. It's the same fader JS used in Ozzu also.

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I understand the reasons for the forum links being there, but it looks rather unprofessional. and why does this:Quote:
Last few topics from Programming, Web design, Multimedia Discussion forum :
need to be there, right in the middle of your page, before the scope of our services bit?? I would suggest just some small text links at the very bottom of the page, thats all you need to get crawled.


The last few topics coming to the 1st page to feed google fresh content on its every visit. It gives the impression of the page being updated on a regular basis. But you are right at least they should be placed below everything else.
And with so many comments about the forum links, think I will move them sooner than I thought.

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"Site Map" does not give a site map of the site, it goes to the forum.


No it does not. But it's exclusivey for google also(for now).

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You say you have tried to reduce the code, but just by glancing through your markup, I found quite a few examples of these:
Code:
<div align="right"></div>

Code:
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
I have no idea what these are supposed to do,



I had no idea either. Seems like a glitch in dreamweaver. I first did the site in Dreamweaver MX 2003. Then switched to MX 2004, a few days ago. Perhaps, that's what caused those characters.

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You have about 5 instances of this style on a div, which is perfect for whacking a class on. In fact, you would do better to scrap all of them, as it is only being used for links. An unordered list would be much more appropriate.


Good suggestion.

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but is far from perfect. There are a lot of ways that your site could be improved in all sorts of directions.


Why, sure. That is why I appreciate all your opinions so much! :)
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For the link font size, I have one of two options. I can change the links from text to image. That would add at least 20 kbs extra if I want a hover effect with the primary links only.

Rubish, you could specify a percentage and make the little box stretch with all of no effort at all, make a top and bottom images and have a repeating background to join them up. It also means you can add an extra link without having to faff with redoing all of your graphics and code etc.

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I feel guilty but justified that I had to sacrifice may be, 2% of viewers for a look that I wanted.

2% of viewers would account for the users of NSN4,5,6 and IE4. I'm happy for these people to suffer too. You're talking about 15-20% of people on the internet. Your site could be made to work with all but really bad browsers, with minimal hassle. And should, as it's supposed to be a proffesional site.

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Umm...what's wrong when JS is off. I tested with JS off, and except for the hover color falling into default

Thats what i didn't like, the fact that your hover effect is entirely done in JS. I would have at least specified a hover color in css for non-js type people (stats suggest 10% of people) because the bright blue clashes like hell. Look at ozzu's links, they hover nicely with JS turned off.

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I had no idea either. Seems like a glitch in dreamweaver. I first did the site in Dreamweaver MX 2003. Then switched to MX 2004, a few days ago. Perhaps, that's what caused those characters.

Tip of the day for dreamweaver users: move your mouse approx 1 inch to the right and 2 inches down from the top left corner of the screen, and click the button that looks like:
<center>Image</center>
That should solve all of your dreamweaver "glitch" problems :wink:
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Rubish, you could specify a percentage and make the little box stretch with all of no effort at all, make a top and bottom images and have a repeating background to join them up. It also means you can add an extra link without having to faff with redoing all of your graphics and code etc.


Actually, the problem is not so simple and rubish either. To do such a thing would require some big changes on the top graphics. The left box menu cannot have a repeatable background for buttons. It will lose the effect. And its much more than that too. Its about how the entire page is designed.

But when I do the next version of QC I will keep all these in mind.

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2% of viewers would account for the users of NSN4,5,6 and IE4. I'm happy for these people to suffer too. You're talking about 15-20% of people on the internet.


I have not read any statistics other than my server one. Here is the top 10 browsers from last 15 days:

144886 79.20% 79275 15037 1153888000 | Mozilla/4.*
17465 9.55% 1104 98 10263126 | Mozilla/3.*
9566 5.23% 7810 1102 68757976 | Mozilla/5.*
5663 3.10% 5181 5181 176280784 | msnbot/0.*
258 0.14% 22 0 69958568 | NetAnts/1.*
1112 0.61% 928 926 24453072 | Googlebot/2.*
891 0.49% 151 151 6047149 | http://www.almaden.ibm.com/cs/crawler [c01]
146 0.08% 0 0 27928264 | DA 5.*
138 0.08% 0 0 7750908 | DA 7.*
469 0.26% 446 36 2396561 0.15% | Opera/7.*


Mozilla/4.* is IE 5.0 or higher. Such as this:
54825 29.97% 26942 5608 520971392 32.12% | Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)

Mozilla/5.* is Firefox and such.

Mozilla 3.0 is something like this:
Mozilla/3.0 [en] (AWV2.30r)
Mozilla/3.0 (INGRID/3.0 MT; webcrawler@NOSPAMexperimental.net; http://aanmelden.ilse.nl/?aanmeld_mode=webhints)
Mozilla/3.0 [en] (AWV2.30r)

I Don't know what kind of browser those are.


Exclude about 10-12% from msn, google and other bots. There is maybe 3% at the most from all browsers together that may make the site look bad. I can expect at least half of the firefox users would be using the default font size.

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Thats what i didn't like, the fact that your hover effect is entirely done in JS. I would have at least specified a hover color in css for non-js type people (stats suggest 10% of people) because the bright blue clashes like hell. Look at ozzu's links, they hover nicely with JS turned off.


Good suggestion.

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Tip of the day for dreamweaver users: move your mouse approx 1 inch to the right and 2 inches down from the top left corner of the screen, and click the button that looks like:


May be that's why. I always use code view at top. Design view at bottom.

However, from Commands-Apply source formatting and Clean up html took care of such problems.
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INteresting.. to say the least... :)
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Well, I have made a few changes. Can I get a second opinion, please?
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Well I personnally think the restructuring of information works better. the links to the left (at the very bottom seem a <i>little</i> odd, but they won't influence anyones "first impressions" if you see what I mean.

I like the coloured border on the images, I will be keeping that in "ye olde bag of nifty tricks". The swapping of colours works nicely. Next challenge: make the text fade one way and the underline fade the other :D only kidding, although you could do it.

I would still add a css property for the text color on hover, although this will cause the "flash" of white you sometimes see here, so there are pros and cons and I understand if you want to avoid that.

I really don't get why the fade script doesn't work in Mozilla/FF. It does on ozzu, although it throws errors, which suggests it is slightly unstable. I keep meaning to look at why that is and fix it (in the generic script - just cos), but have not got round to it yet. There is definately something dodgey about that script......

Um, the image. Um um. I quite liked it before.... What I was meaning to say was that the previous one had a kind of flat bottom and I was suggesting that you just put the background image position lower down, so the bottom was near the bottom of the screen..... I didn't mean to change it completely :oops: but it is your site so it's up to you, both images look good IMHO.
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Thanks rtm223. I fixed the font sizes also. In IE if the font size is increased from view only the main contents' font size will grow big. Can't do anything about firefox. Since it does not care about pixel and em and just arbitrarily increases all text sizes.

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I like the coloured border on the images,


Umm...what image? Remember no image was used for any link.


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I would still add a css property for the text color on hover, although this will cause the "flash" of white you sometimes see here, so there are pros and cons and I understand if you want to avoid that.


I think, I did. here is the CSS for link hover:

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a.special:link{
color: #cc6600;    
border-width: 1px;
border-top: 0px;
border-left: 0px;
border-right: 0px;
border-bottom: 1px;
border-color: #cccccc;
border-style: solid;
margin-left: 5px;
margin-right: 5px;
margin-top: 1px;
margin-bottom: 1px;
FONT-SIZE: 10pt;
FONT-FAMILY: times new roman;
letter-spacing: 0.00em;
font-weight: normal;
font-style: normal;
text-decoration: none}
  1. a.special:link{
  2. color: #cc6600;    
  3. border-width: 1px;
  4. border-top: 0px;
  5. border-left: 0px;
  6. border-right: 0px;
  7. border-bottom: 1px;
  8. border-color: #cccccc;
  9. border-style: solid;
  10. margin-left: 5px;
  11. margin-right: 5px;
  12. margin-top: 1px;
  13. margin-bottom: 1px;
  14. FONT-SIZE: 10pt;
  15. FONT-FAMILY: times new roman;
  16. letter-spacing: 0.00em;
  17. font-weight: normal;
  18. font-style: normal;
  19. text-decoration: none}


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I keep meaning to look at why that is and fix it (in the generic script - just cos), but have not got round to it yet


Please let me know when you do.

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Um, the image. Um um. I quite liked it before.... What I was meaning to say was that the previous one had a kind of flat bottom and I was suggesting that you just put the background image position lower down, so the bottom was near the bottom of the screen..... I didn't mean to change it completely but it is your site so it's up to you, both images look good IMHO.


I tried bringing that down but it was not looking good and the bg image size was getting too big. So I brought out the trusted Bryce after about an year and made some globes with shadows. I saw such image used by Google and quite liked that. I think this works better. Gives a nice 3d effect.
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I like the coloured border on the images,


Umm...what image? Remember no image was used for any link.

Ok, my bad, i meant to say links.... Sometimes my hands type independantly of my brain - I think the word "link" and my fingers say "image". No idea why, it just happens to me :oops:

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I think, I did. here is the CSS for link hover:

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a.special:link{
color: #cc6600;    
border-width: 1px;
border-top: 0px;
border-left: 0px;
border-right: 0px;
border-bottom: 1px;
border-color: #cccccc;
border-style: solid;
margin-left: 5px;
margin-right: 5px;
margin-top: 1px;
margin-bottom: 1px;
FONT-SIZE: 10pt;
FONT-FAMILY: times new roman;
letter-spacing: 0.00em;
font-weight: normal;
font-style: normal;
text-decoration: none}
  1. a.special:link{
  2. color: #cc6600;    
  3. border-width: 1px;
  4. border-top: 0px;
  5. border-left: 0px;
  6. border-right: 0px;
  7. border-bottom: 1px;
  8. border-color: #cccccc;
  9. border-style: solid;
  10. margin-left: 5px;
  11. margin-right: 5px;
  12. margin-top: 1px;
  13. margin-bottom: 1px;
  14. FONT-SIZE: 10pt;
  15. FONT-FAMILY: times new roman;
  16. letter-spacing: 0.00em;
  17. font-weight: normal;
  18. font-style: normal;
  19. text-decoration: none}


In firefox with js off the border changes but the font colour doesn't. I don't know about IE i cant find the disable javascript button lol.
Thats the link default style, the hover will be something like:
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a.special:link:hover{
}
  1. a.special:link:hover{
  2. }

Then add a color to that. But, like I said, this will sometimes cause a flash of colour before the fade, so it's entirely up to you whether or not this is acceptable or even worth doing.

I'll probably post the fixed code here when it's done, seeing as so many people use it. About the image - as long as you are happy with how it looks then everything is good :wink:
  • quantumcloud
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Sorry I posted the CSS for link. But I actually did the same with the hover too.

Quote:
a.special:hover{color: #cc6600;
border-width: 1px;
border-top: 0px;
border-left: 0px;
border-right: 0px;
border-bottom: 1px;
border-color: #cc6600;
border-style: solid;
margin-left: 5px;
margin-right: 5px;
margin-top: 1px;
margin-bottom: 1px;
FONT-SIZE: 10pt;
FONT-FAMILY: times new roman;
letter-spacing: 0.00em;
font-weight: normal;
font-style: normal;
text-decoration: none}


But lol, this time the mistake is mine. I defined the link and hover color as the same. :oops:
  • ProgramMax
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Post 3+ Months Ago

It seems you intentionally hid the links to the forums. This makes sense because forums don't come accross as being all that professional. However when I found the links I felt kinda like it was a lame attempt at hiding it.

I'm sure there is a way to turn every problem into some fantastic solution...to the point where if you saw it after being solved, you never would have thought it was a problem.

Similarly I bet there is some clever way that you could link to the forums without it coming accross as "Well I tried"

The color scheme is nice. The colors are easy on the eyes and there is plenty of contrast. It still feels a bit too blank though.

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