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  1. hotmale

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  2. Geffy

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    looks quite nice, I would try to style your links and lists a bit though
     
  3. Howling Wolf

    Howling Wolf We did not deserve this !

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    I do agree with what Geffy said ;)
     
  4. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    I quite like the default links, too many people CSS their links, sometimes it ends up where you can't tell the links from the text.

    Other than that, looks good, except maybe the top graphic doesn't fit in? bit too much of a contrast from the rest of the page.
     
  5. Howling Wolf

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    I myself use default links type, but maybe white background is too white... that's what I would change fot it to be more sweet looking...
     
  6. funky dredd

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    Looks nice. Bookmarked :)
     
  7. hotmale

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    I'm really glad you all like my site. Thanks a lot for the suggestions. I'll try to experiment with it a bit and see if I end up with something better. Do you have some more specific ideas on how I can change the links, HW and Geffy?

    Keep on sending feedback... I'm waiting.
     
  8. Geffy

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    in your CSS file put

    a:link, a:visited, a:active {
    /* css style for links goes in here */
    }
    a:hover {
    /* mouse hover styling over links goes here */
    }
     
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    Not bad mate. :)
     
  11. hotmale

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    Thanks, I'll give it a shot but as SPeedY_B said, default is sometimes the best choice.
     
  12. Geffy

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    looks like you have moved the lists over to the side more, that looks great now, yeah I like the default links as well, but sometimes like like them with a bit of styling on the a:hover so people can tell when they are over a certain link.
     
  13. Howling Wolf

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    I only suggested that you change the background color, for white is too much white and it is not very good for the eyes when you read it on a large monitor/high res. (mine is 19" at 1280*1024*32*85). A light pastel background color would be a great, health wise.
    As for the links, their appearance, people like Geffy, Khayman or SPeedY_B,..., are much more advanced than I am in this area ;)
     
  14. Lee

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    Well, as long as it is uniform, working links, don't give people the impression that you took 5 minutes to do it, has no stupid sounds or flash animations, easy to navigate, loads very quick @33.6 k, (yes people do still have this speed, upto 6 months ago I had 18-22k) and is very informative, then you should do o.k.

    It's a 7/10 :) background, pale colours, lemon, blue, light green etc.....
     
  15. Geffy

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    I hate to sorta chuck this at you, but really using FrontPage for web design is only slightly better than using Word for web design. Though you have designed one of the nicer looking sites I have ever seen come out of FrontPage.
    Also you might want to take a look at this, Validation as you have xmlns and xml:lang in your html opening tag I think you are probably using XHTML so you need to add an XHTML doctype at the top of your page and also fix any errors which are shown by the validator
    Check out the other parts of W3 Schools to learn more about the actual HTML or XHTML source code, so you can a bit more dirty with the code and the design of the site
     
  16. hotmale

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    I've done some more changes, see and tell me if it's better now.
    BTW, I'm really happy. Almost 100 hits from the first day! I just hope most of them return back.
     
  17. hotmale

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    Please excuse me, but I didn't get any of this :confused: . I'm not a pro web developer. In fact I'm a 15-year-old student. Surprised? I really am. But I'm in love with tech and computers :D and that's why I decided to build the site and write my own articles in it. I'd appreciate it if you can explain a bit more, what you mean by validator.
     
  18. SPeedY_B

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    Basically when you make a web-page, the code needs to follow the standards outlined by the W3 committee, you can check your page here: http://validator.w3.org/
     
  19. hotmale

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    I think I'm starting to understand. Thanks!
    So is this docotype thing very important?
     
  20. Electronic Punk

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    It's the bane of my life.
    I did it once, but have added code since that breaks it, but its just sooo annoying :p