Hey, I am finally making my way to web standards, getting rid of those pesky frames. I have encountered a few errors though. First off, I my goal for the site is to have a fixed menu on the left, and a fixed header logo on the top. I have been able to get the header to stay fixed, and the menu in Firefox, but in IE, the menu is not fixed.
I know that position:fixed does not work in IE, and I have read some workarounds on the net, but none of them worked for me. Also when you scroll the page in IE, the content of the page scrolls on top of the menu and header. Is z-index non-existent in IE as well?
Also when the page gets maximized, the menu kicks over about 300 pixels.
Here is the link to the site receiving the "face lift". www.dgal.org/upgrade/dgal/index.html
Also does anyone know of a way to run older browsers on your comp? Specifically IE. I know that Firefox, you just install in a different folder, but IE does not work this way. If anyone has any tricks, I'd love to hear them.
Hi, Your menu is moving to
Your menu is moving to the right, because it is 'fixed' within the 'pagecontainer'.
Couple of suggestions:
1. Marquee's are not good! Google 'web marquee and disabilities' and you will see why.
2. I am not sure the frameset doctype is the right doctype...I suggest 'strict'...but I could be wrong.
3. It is a good idea to validate your html often...you have several errors.
Thanks for spotting that.
Thanks for spotting that. The frameset is the remnants of my old page layout. Everything is not perfect, still working on it. Removing it from the container fixed my problem. Thanks for that.
Still need to know about the workaround for IE6 and below for position:fixed.