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http://www.georgeherrera.tk

Displays as it should under Firefox.
Internet Explorer kiils it. However, when you minimize it and bring it back up, looks ok - until you scroll or click a link.

Is there something I can add to the CSS to fix this?
I'll attach the CSS File for examination.

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Hi

It isn't the css that's at fault, it's the way you import it. IE does NOT like having no link or javascript in the header. You MUST have one or the other before the @import. So, you might do something like this:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="emptyfile.css" type="text/css" media="screen">
<!--link before import prevents Flash
Of Unstyled Content in ie6pc -->
<style type="text/css" media="screen">@import url("mycss.css");</style>
<!-- import with quotes and brackets hides css from:
Netscape 4.x
Win IE 3
Win IE 4
Mac IE 4.01
Mac IE 4.5
Konqueror 2.1.2
Win Amaya 5.1
isn't that nice to know? -->

Trevor

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Good thinking.
However, it didn't work.
I've updated the page, and it still displays the same.

I have a feeling it may have something to do with the .tk extension, which is a free one, that is causing the problems.
If you grab a link from the Navigation and post it into the address bar, and access the site that way, there are no problems.

Anyone else think this could be it?

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anyone?

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Shock

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Shock :?: :?:

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Actually I edited my post as it may have been taken negative and did not address your concern. Laughing out loud

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What was it?
I don't mind hearing it.
In fact, now I want to hear it. Wink

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You would be talking about your hosting site (but not the TK extension itself).

I went to your site and they tried to cookie me, but your site has no javascript or anything like that. It looked like the server was trying to send me a cookie. Hate that.

I also tried to get the CSS file direct from there with no luck. In fact none of your page names showed up, as if everything is masked. Is it?

It could be the server stuffing it up, but it would be unusal. All a bit strange - its like IE is having a memory problem, and placing items in all different places, but you minimise then maximise and everything is ok until you do something.

You could try getting rid of the @import and see if that helps, or try putting it on another site and seeing if still a problem.

hmmm after some investigation it appears there are masks involved, and the images are stored somewhere else.

I set it up on my PC and all worked fine although I did not have the images. As CSS is all quite simple I think that your problem is the setup with the server whatever that may be.

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My complaint was that the site said it validates and this is not true, I know sometimes people can make a change to a page that causes a page that once validated not to validate. This does not appear to be the case as it had many errors including document Type and so on :?:

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Bigdawg wrote:
My complaint was that the site said it validates and this is not true, I know sometimes people can make a change to a page that causes a page that once validated not to validate. This does not appear to be the case as it had many errors including document Type and so on :?:

Actually, it does validate. The problem is that you have to get the page directly from the source. Example: instead of http://www.georgherrera.tk you'd have to type in the actual address, something like http://23t87368.onlinehome.us/index.html
That does validate for css, xhtml, and 508.
That's why I believe it's the .tk extension. Since it's free, they don't really support it very well.

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Even if "masking" was involved, which i'm not sure that it is, why would it show up clearly in IE when the direct link was used, and not the .tk address?
Direct link would look something like:
http://23t87368.onlinehome.us/index.html
::Note, that's not the real one::

Daybreak_0 wrote:
You would be talking about your hosting site (but not the TK extension itself).

I went to your site and they tried to cookie me, but your site has no javascript or anything like that. It looked like the server was trying to send me a cookie. Hate that.

I also tried to get the CSS file direct from there with no luck. In fact none of your page names showed up, as if everything is masked. Is it?

It could be the server stuffing it up, but it would be unusal. All a bit strange - its like IE is having a memory problem, and placing items in all different places, but you minimise then maximise and everything is ok until you do something.

You could try getting rid of the @import and see if that helps, or try putting it on another site and seeing if still a problem.

hmmm after some investigation it appears there are masks involved, and the images are stored somewhere else.

I set it up on my PC and all worked fine although I did not have the images. As CSS is all quite simple I think that your problem is the setup with the server whatever that may be.

Regards
Day

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Ok now I am confused!! Georg or George Two completely different sites the Georg is the one I was talking about I tried your second one but got an could not be found on

http://23t87368.onlinehome.us/index.html

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an address is an address is an address........

It does not matter if it is .tk or .com its just an address which is sent out to all the different naming servers. When someone types in your address on their PC and sends the request to the nearest naming server, it then redirects them down the line to that address.

Masking is a cheap method of appearing to have your own server (well not exactly). It is widely used by people that have some free web space but want it to look like it is a Real site.

If you type in your real address and the pages all work properly, but then you type in the .tk address (which is using masking to hide the real address) and you are having a problem, then it is probably the masking/naming server that is causing the problem.

The only thing you can do is contact your host, and get help. Still you did get 3 years free hosting Smile
but you may just have to use simpler formatting or tables.

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Bigdawg wrote:
Ok now I am confused!! Georg or George Two completely different sites the Georg is the one I was talking about I tried your second one but got an could not be found on

http://23t87368.onlinehome.us/index.html

Like I stated before, this is not the actual address. It's just an example.

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Daybreak_0 wrote:
an address is an address is an address........

It does not matter if it is .tk or .com its just an address which is sent out to all the different naming servers. When someone types in your address on their PC and sends the request to the nearest naming server, it then redirects them down the line to that address.

Masking is a cheap method of appearing to have your own server (well not exactly). It is widely used by people that have some free web space but want it to look like it is a Real site.

If you type in your real address and the pages all work properly, but then you type in the .tk address (which is using masking to hide the real address) and you are having a problem, then it is probably the masking/naming server that is causing the problem.

The only thing you can do is contact your host, and get help. Still you did get 3 years free hosting Smile
but you may just have to use simpler formatting or tables.

Regards
Day

The 3 years is definitely appreciated. I'm thinking that I'm just going to get a real .com or .net domain, and that should fix the problem. Since the .tk extension is free, I'm thinking they don't offer all of the features and benefits that a paid domain does.