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Care to check http://www.about-gravesend.co.uk/index2.php for me :?:

If it passes muster I will change the home page link and make it live.

I think all is ok now, the css validation problems are concerned with the color/background errors that the vaildator spits out but IIRC can be ignored.

I have also integrated a new guestbook to fight the spam I have been having on the old one from Bravenet.

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It looks good now.

There are still some odd errors on other pages. Like the <P> on the home page.

You could use <strong> or <em> (styles appropriately) for when you want emphasized text, rather than <span> with inline styles. And your 'Gravesend in Old Picture Postcards ...' could be an appropriate use for <cite>, again styled appropriately.

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Changed those items, including the <P> I hadn't noticed.

Is there anything else that you can see needs fixing/changing ?

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Well, if we skip your user name and quote... Shock

Is there any reason not to give your side links more room? In Firefox 1.5 (Mac), most of them are two-liners, which kind of makes them look blocky, and makes the page look a bit unbalanced.

Also, I come from a print background, and believe me, I love justified copy, but it seems to me that on websites, it doesn't work quite as well in shortish blocks, just because sometimes there's not enough (or too much) text, resulting in the words being spaced very far apart. Just a personal opinion... Wink

Very interesting site Laughing out loud

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Hi Wendy,

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Well, if we skip your user name and quote...

What's wrong with it LOL , better than being Peter Pan's play thing :?: Wink

I've changed the line-height for the links on the left, any better? (meant to do this so thanks for reminding me).

Also changed the text-align to center, not sure if it looks ok or not, or just go for 'left'. I know what you mean with justify it can look a bit odd at times.

So more comments on the alterations please :idea:

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Thanks very much Smile

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Mr. Clean:

What I was meaning about the side links was making them wider so they have more of a chance of being one-liners. I'm thinking you might actually be better off with a narrow content block, thus. The line-height change does look better, though.

Myself, I'd definitely go with text-align:left. Centered text is really hard to read, esp in wide blocks. You might give the whole thing a visually-contained effect (fancy web design term Laughing out loud) by throwing in some left and right padding. It's a lot to look at, especially with the screen stretched wide - there's a lot going on there. Good stuff, but a lot of it.

I looked at your css and couldn't find the answer to this, so tell me why it looks like the content P text is letter-spaced?

Cheers,
Wendy (most certainly *not* PP'sP) Wink

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Hi again, the trouble with changing the widths of the links and the content is that that then causes problems when the page is viewed at 800 x 600. I had to juggle the various widths of the divs and images to get round that, so don't really want to go there again.

Text-align:left; I agree, but again adding extra padding - well see above :?

The content P is a bit complicated because of the snazzycorners code that is there. I think I have isolated it in

.xsnazzy h1, .xsnazzy h2, .xsnazzy p {
	margin:0 10px;
	letter-spacing:1px;
	}
changed that to
.xsnazzy h1, .xsnazzy h2, .xsnazzy p {
	margin:0 10px;
	}
.xsnazzy h1, .xsnazzy h2 {
	letter-spacing:1px;
	}
I think that fixes it.

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