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all pages pass validation except the homepage but the validation errors are directly related to the javascript and not the xhtml. is there a way around that?

someone told me that the flash file on the homepage hangs over the right edge but it doesn't happen in my browsers at all, I tested in IE7 and Firefox 1.8.

edit: I just tested in IE6 and that is where the problem is, any suggestions?

here is the link:

http://www.propereventplanning.com/

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er, I don't have the flash

er, I don't have the flash player installed. Does the whole front content need to be a flash file?

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The width of your #main div

The width of your #main div may be to wide for IE6's buggy box model. I recommend adjusting it with some conditional comments.

I too, dislike the large flash piece on the homepage. It seems to me that only the fading photographs need to be in Flash - the logo, copy and category links could easily be done with HTML and CSS. You'd then get search engines to index that content too.

Also in the Flash piece, the navigation menu is a bit buggy. When my cursor is over a letter, I get an underline and can click the link. But when I'm over the white space in a letter (such as in the middle of the G in Guest Services) then there's no underline, and no click action. This can be very confusing to a visitor.

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Regarding the JavaScript, I

Regarding the JavaScript, I would put the functions in an external .js file.

Also, change "onLoad" to "onload", this should be lower case for XHTML compliance.

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I supposed I could switch it

I supposed I could switch it to where only the images are flash, is there a way to position the links of the flash file as they are now without using a table?

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text-align: center would do

text-align: center would do the job nicely Laughing out loud

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lol, geez, i didn't even

lol, geez, i didn't even think of that. some times i wonder what i would do without this forum Tongue

here it is now styled with CSS, now only the fading images are a flash file:

http://www.propereventplanning.com

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Now change "top banner" to

Now change "top banner" to the actual name of your company Tongue Looking much better Laughing out loud

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thepineapplehead wrote:Now

thepineapplehead wrote:
Now change "top banner" to the actual name of your company Tongue Looking
much better Laughing out loud

done Laughing out loud

i sent you a pm about another issue...

thanks for the suggestion!

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Re: <body

Re: -- This line contains part of a quoted string that spans more than one line (not recommended) or a quoted string (like an attribute value) that is missing the start or end quotation mark. Check this line for improperly quoted attribute values that may be missing a start or end quotation mark. As currently configured, HTML Validator requires that all quoted strings be contained on one line and have start and end quotation marks. Note that because of inconsistent handling by user agents, it is not recommended that attribute values contain line breaks. (From HTML Validator)

Keywords are "stuffed," not recommended.
http://seoaware.com/2007/06/28/another-post-on-keyword-stuffing-info-on-meta-tag-stuffing/

You use in a couple of places, and then don't display it. Why? Proper Planning Proper Planning - Wedding and Event Planning Why not use and id="something" or just don't display the H1 tags (globally or just on this page)? In other words, why add an element if you don't need to?

Also,       is not recommended. I'd rework those links somehow. Perhaps you could include the list (Weddings Birthdays Reunions Fundraisers Guest Services Congratulatory Events) as a drop down link on the menu or as a line of sub menu items just under the existing menu if you don't like drop down menus. That way you would have the list available on each page.

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