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Webecho website redesign

I am redesigning my website and would appreciate any thoughts and criticisms

Only the homepage and the links in the 'search engine friendly' paragraph work at present.

should all validate (CSS may not as i add 1's in to disable certain styles just for testing purposes)

Main concerns:
New colours
New logo
Layout
text contrast

orginal website here

Webecho

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another redesign - please comment

Another redesign? (By the way, I think you've put this in the wrong forum. Wink )
I think I like this one the best. Definitely think the logo is a big improvement. Only thing I'd say is maybe the aqua colour needs to be a bit darker. Something about that colour against the white makes the page seem a bit glary some how.
And the aqua border starts to move down over your content when you resize the text.

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another redesign - please comment

Hey Tyssen
How's things?

Yeah, something just wasn't right with the last one.
Colours weren't right, text was too large - not sure, just didn't sit right with me.

Glad you like the new logo - much happier with it myself.

Aqua - yes, i think that does need toning down a little to calm down the glare.

What do you think of the orange and blue headlines in the text- do they sit well with you?

I see what's happening with the title border - will have to amend that, it's a bit of a pain as i always put the title just before the footer in the XHTML and then use absolute positioning to make it appear at the top, then add a margin to keep the content and sidebar below it.
It doesn't seem to cope with re-sizing well, but i want my main content first in the XHTML for the SE's sake.

I was surprised to 'get away' with the empty list items used for the 'stripes' at the top of the menu - didn't think that would validate but passes OK in my tests.

Thanks Tyssen, any other comments you have would be much appreciated mate

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another redesign - please comment

Moved here to more closely match forum subject.

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another redesign - please comment

I also think you need a stronger green. Or better yet, something neutral: non-green nor non-orange. But other than that, it's a fine layout and very comprehensive. Laughing out loud

By the way, I tried viewing it under 800x600, in Firefox. The "small business website..." appears too close to the scrollbar.

But you know what? I think the design currently in webechodesigns.com looks much better.

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