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Please check out my new site. I've tested it on the mac on Safari 2 and Firefox 1.5 and on Windows, IE6.

Any suggestions/criticisms are welcome.

Thanks!

Scott

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whats the link?

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For color: #ffffff; / #000000; it is safe to say color: white; / black;
Similarly, for color: #ffdd33; you could say color: #fd3;
To justify your text in the main area will quickly looked cramped once you have more of substantial content. So better to delete the line text-align: justify;
The h3 in pagenav has quite peculiar styling. For reasons of professionalism, it may be better to make do without the top border.

Hope this helps

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Hi, Tech!

Thanks for the comments! I wasn't so sure about the h3 styling either and may think of something other than what I have. I do want something more substantial then just an underline.

I haven't optimized the css yet and that's why the colors are written out in full form. I always thought that it was good form, though, to either write keywords or hex but not both. Since most of my colors cannot be written in keywords, I used hex. Is this not customary?

Also, for the justified text, I've always hated ragged edges and tend to justify everything. I want it to look sharp and polished like a traditional book whether it be a word document or a webpage. Other than to unjustify the text, do you have any other optinions on how to format the text so that it doesn't look too cramped.

Thanks!

Scott

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Unfortunately, the nature of your design with the links following the curved bg image, means that the layout doesn't stand up too well to resizing the text.
It's also slightly unusual that a web design firm would have no examples of their work on their site.

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I haven't filled it with content as of yet. I'm working on the design and then will fill with content.

Thanks for your comments!

Scott

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rsbenedict wrote:
I haven't filled it with content as of yet. I'm working on the design and then will fill with content.

Backwards, in my opinion. Get your content laid out in valid, semantic html first, then use CSS to style it.

OK, I admit I break this rule myself a fair amount, because I'm trying to take a shortcut, but it nearly always bites me and costs me more time than I wanted to "save".

A content-less site beautifully styled is useless. A badly styled ugly site with lots of good content will get used in spite of the looks.

At the very least I thjink you should have a real good idea of the nature of the content before you dream up layouts.

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