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Hi there,

Hi have a Joomla website which worked great as you can see here

My problem is that I installed a component for presenting the sitemap and now I have a space in the top of the page with the sitemap!!

You can see the problem here: http://www.ideia-atlantico.pt/index.php/Mapa-do-Site-1.html with Firefox. (Ay least IE8 seems fine)

Can anyone help??

Thanks
João

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We tend to not dig through

We tend to not dig through badly coded sites. Please validate your HTML and get rid of the table based layout.

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Google isn't a bunch of guys reading and grading web sites, it's more like a bunch of monkeys sniffing food and putting the good bananas at the top. -Triumph

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I'm kind of a newbie in CSS

I'm kind of a newbie in CSS but I thought the template was all in CSS... The front page article is in tables and we're changing it but the problem is not there.

Anyway thanks for the time and kind words.

Best wishes,
João Ribeiro

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johnybgood wrote: I'm kind of

johnybgood wrote:

I'm kind of a newbie in CSS but I thought the template was all in CSS...

Well that is understandible given the way some CMS vendors advertise their products, but it is wrong. CSS by itself is meaningless, and if the html it is supposed to apply to is bad or invalid, as it so often is with CMS products alas, you'll have to fix the html up first before you appply any CSS fixes.

If the foundation of the house is broken you won't fix it by painting the interior walls. HTML is precisely the foundation upon which CSS rests.

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Thanks for your response. So

Thanks for your response.

So you don't think the CMS I choose is the right choice? Or is my template that is wrongly built?

Anyway I'll try to figure out what's wrong with that page...

Thank you all for your time.

Best wishes,
João Ribeiro

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johnybgood wrote: So you

johnybgood wrote:

So you don't think the CMS I choose is the right choice? Or is my template that is wrongly built?

A CMS might be a good choice, but disabuse yourself of the idea that you can use one in ignorance of how CSS and HTML work in the first place.

This site for instance is build with (IIRR)Drupal, a free CMS. But it was also built by someone who understands HTML and CSS. In such hands a CMS can be an excellent choice.

But if you know nothing about html and CSS a CMS will not be a cure.

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