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Hi,

My new site is online. It's the first time that I've created an XHTML + CSS pure layout.

Feedback is welcomed.

http://www.timothyarmes.com

Tim

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I should have mentioned a couple of interesting things to check:

1) The header bar should be fixed in position. It should resize as the window is made smaller. It should resize with the user's font size preference. Despite the fixed positioning, it should push down the
page content so as not to cover up the top Smile

2) The footer bar should be at the bottom of the page/document. It should resize with the user's font size preference. It wasn't easy to acheive; a full explanation is on the site (site design page).

Thanks,

Tim

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Hi there. Except for the validation errors (missling "alt" in your images), you have a very good-looking website. I viewed it in Firefox under different screen resolutions-- from 800x600 to 1280x960 and your page holds together. Great work you have there.

I particularly like the clean and simple approach in the design, especially the subdued contrast on the font/background color scheme. It's quite pleasant to the eyes.

However, I don't quite understand the need for a splash page; but then again, it's alright.

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I actually really like it. it's very simple but I think that compliment's your work very well. the yellow is a quite unusually choice, but I actually like it. seems to resize well in terms of browser size and text size. a couple of things....

error on your links page within "photographers" iirc. one link it over too far.

also, your xhtml doesn't validate. there are just a couple of small errors you can fix quickly. your css needs some attending to too.

overall very good.

and some excellent photos.

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ABCruz wrote:

However, I don't quite understand the need for a splash page; but then again, it's alright.

Cheers! Laughing out loud

not sure if it's really a splash page tho as you don't enter the site so much from there, but can access the menu at the top. I viewed it more as an index page without much content.

I'm not sure if tarmes had a reason for keeping it so plain, but maybe he can add something in the future. otoh, why do we have to fill every page with stuff? maybe it's not a bad thing...if he's not got anything to put in there why waste ours and his time? and I'm not sure it'd be appropriate to go straight to an about page.

just a thought...........

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Thanks for the replies.

I'd just added those images and I forgot the alts. Fixed now.

I'm not normally a fan of splash pages because they add an unecessary click, however I've designed my such that you can go directly to any section, whilst still providing a pleasing entry.

The links page problem is a strange one. Widen the page and it disappears. Not sure what's causing that.

Tim

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larmyia wrote:

not sure if it's really a splash page tho as you don't enter the site so much from there, but can access the menu at the top. I viewed it more as an index page without much content.

That's was my intention

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I'm not sure if tarmes had a reason for keeping it so plain, but maybe he can add something in the future. otoh, why do we have to fill every page with stuff? maybe it's not a bad thing...if he's not got anything to put in there why waste ours and his time? and I'm not sure it'd be appropriate to go straight to an about page.

just a thought...........

And that's exactly why I have it. The plainness is a design choice. I was looking for simplicity, but with a little class. I hope I've hit the mark.

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I was reading through the Site Design section and found the reason for the minimalist approach. I think it works well as it is said there, that the design shouldn't interfere with viewing the photography. And if I may add, the pages look very elegant because of the sparseness of content. Laughing out loud

"Splash page"-- my mistake. Smile

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tarmes wrote:

And that's exactly why I have it. The plainness is a design choice. I was looking for simplicity, but with a little class. I hope I've hit the mark.

there are always going to be those who disagree, but for me you have. I like it.

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Love the Photogallery. Where did you get it? Did you code it yourself? Loads really cool in FF. FF and OPERA on WINXP look good.

This page didn't validate:

http://www.timothyarmes.com/contact.php

All the other pages vailidated including the gallery excellent work!

I love the colors and the design. Good job!

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xaphalanx wrote:
Love the Photogallery. Where did you get it? Did you code it yourself? Loads really cool in FF. FF and OPERA on WINXP look good.

Thanks. It started out as a mixture of example scripts I'd found, but none of them did want I needed and so I rewrote it all myself...

Tim