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Your comments would be much appreciated thanks

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The menu acts up a bit with

The menu acts up a bit with a few text resizes. The contact form is a bit non-semantic. Why not use the semantic instead of a

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I like the look, interesting.

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Thanks Triumph

Yes, I know about the menu. Trying to figure out a workaround. The form? you're right, force of habit and reusing an old form.

My biggest headache was the ajax not working in IE7 in Vista. Not until 4am last night did i find out that return false apparently no longer works in IE 7 in vista

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fixed form and put in sort of a fix for text resizing

fixed form and put in sort of a fix for text resizing. Also removed the only table on the site.

Considering the number of responses, this may be in vain, but if anyone is running Safari on a mac or is still using ie6 I would really appreciate any bug reports from those browsers.

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Looks good

Cool design.

One minor suggestion: In order to enhance readability you might increase the vertical margins/padding in the "Web News from CSSBeauty.com" section.

Other than that it looks great.

Precar.

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Okay

1.) I'm happy it validated!!
2.) I love the look and feel of it all.
3.) The little .SWF is cool and not doesnt distract me from your content !!
4.) I'd add some padding in you menu to help seperate the words. Hard to read.
5.) Your Logo should link back to home.
6.) You should ass some line height to your body. I will usually use 1.5 or so.
7.) you do need more line height in your right-side divs.
8.) the white text on orange background, a little hard to read, but not too terrible. Just needs more contrast
9.) what is terrible is the way you have your links colored. Orange ontop of orange. Thats hurts to read.
10.) I think the input areas of your form will look better with a background color, maybe your favorite color, orange! Same thing with the imput button.
11.) on the Portfolio page, a bit down the page, you have grey text ontop of grey background. Hard to read.
12.) your meta data may need more sharpening. Surely you can come up with more keywords. Also, when you site a decription, try and think about the search engines. The description is one of the first thing the engine will read. Do you really want to be indexed according to "10 years experience, at your service". I wouldnt.

Overall, i think its great. Just a few wrinkles is all.

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Thanks guys

The line height was great advice. Implemented and looks a lot better. The menu, well tbh I wanted to do something a little different than just plain old standard nav links. Will have to think more on that.
Ive also added a bg to the contact form.

Re. the text colors, yup I had a major problem getting a color that worked above the orange and the gray. So what Ive done is decrease the opacity on the bg. Does that work better on your monitors?

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kudos!

Everything looks much better. Some comments:
1. did you apply the line-height to the body tag? reason i'm asking is your portfolio page doesnt share the same line-height as rest of site.

2. Those single line

's dont look good. Paragraphs are meant to be a few sentances, not single lines. It just adds too much weird space that doesnt look like it has much elegant formating.

Everything else look great! good work !!

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Thanks again Cupids

1. Yes, I applied it to the div that all the ajax content is being loaded into but I did then have to change it specifically for the portfolio section as after applying the line height, the space each section took looked a bit silly. Im still playing with that to see if I can find a better solution.

2. Good point. Will look into that, maybe I can improve on the formatting.

Thanks again

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My only real gripe (is it a

My only real gripe (is it a gripe, though?) is that your portfolio page is a bit busy. It's quite extensive, so maybe a list of your clients with a few "showcased" projects? Each client listing could link to a brief description ... of the full description for that matter ... or even out to the work you did.

Anywho, nice looking site ... validates! Love it!

greg

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Thanks Greg

Yes, I think it could do with something, maybe some sort of "lightbox" effect