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Hello
I would like some comments/opinions on my current website at http://www.des-us.com and a new version I am working on http://www.des-us.com/1develop/des-usn/index.asp
Thanks for your time and advice.

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old and new website!

New site looks nice an improvement on the old one.

One problem though did you design in IE6 as it works fine but view it in mozilla FireFox and the layout breaks rather badly top logo has dropped down and the menu right side bar has shifted to the right and added scroll bars to the bottom content area of the side bar plus some of the sub menus are impossible to click on as focus (hover) is lost as you cross the (implied) gap between the boxes.

Give it a check in FireFox.
Good luck with it ,

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Hello
Thanks for your reply.
Yes I did design in IE6 and when I viewed it in Opera 7 and Netscape 7.1, both rendered it very badly.
Any suggestions on how to improve on this? I have heard about css hacks, but they are for IE. I really thought IE was the difficultest browser to write css for, so I designed in IE. My mistake.
I would really appreciate any and all help regarding this.
Thanks

dzigner
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old and new website!

Hi,
IE is more likely to throw bugs , but I'm afraid it's the wrong way of thinking to design for IE and work backwards you always end up with loads more problems this way and you've lost the use of hacks to help

If the layout works in FireFox or Netscape when you view in IE6 the problems will be fewer; also at each design stage check in as many browsers as you can that way you will be dealing with less code to sort through i.e do the basic layout and check it every time you add a content box. to design the whole site then check only means you are faced by all the problems in one whole mass.

This is probably not what you'd like to hear but I would urge you to redesign with pure CSS for the layout your design should lend itself to it and drop the use of tables, the resultant code will be far lighter and much easier to troubleshoot.

Sorry I'm not much direct help I dropped the use of tables from my memory banks and they just confuse the heck out of me now.

(maybe one of the gurus will come along with more experience of table layouts)
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