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Hi Everyone...

I'm new here, so hi.

OK - so right to the point... I've been trying to figure out for hours why an entire DIV on a site I'm working on doesn't even show up in Firefox. I have Firefox version 3.0.12. It DOES, however, show up as intended in Internet Explorer (I have version 8.00.6001.18702).

They are live links, so I think it'd just be easier to give those to see the code than to paste it all in here.

the html is http://www.petdogtrainer.com/index.htm
the css is http://www.petdogtrainer.com/style.css

BOTH the css and the html VALIDATE as "CSS level 2.1" and "XHTML 1.0 Strict"

I really hope it's not something tiny and silly, b/c I've searched it and just can't find what the problem is! Please help!

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What is the element! Help

What is the element!

Help us out here.

it looks to display fine in FF 3.5 but then how can I be sure? the page looks pretty much the same in IE6 as in FF 3.5

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element?

i don't know what "element" is? are you referring to which DIV is the one that isn't showing for me? the very bottom DIV with the site partner's "banners" in it. the DIV name is "adbox".

i just talked to a friend and she said that it is showing in Firefox for her... so that is a completely different issue then --- why is MY firefox not showing it? i cleared my cache, cookies, etc. and restarted firefox and it still isn't showing up. why would that be?

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the div is showing up on my

the div is showing up on my end as well.

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ok... so what would be causing me to not see it in MY firefox?

if i open up the index.html file on my firefox, from my computer, not the one that is online, then i DO see the div, but when i open up the url for it, it's not there... so somehow between seeing it locally and not seeing it online, there is a problem, but i haven't the foggiest what that could be! why would you see a DIV in the local file when opened, but not after it's uploaded to the server??

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Quote:...the one that isn't

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...the one that isn't showing for me? the very bottom DIV with the site partner's "banners" in it. the DIV name is "adbox".

There is no div with that name in the html for the link you gave above (do a "find" on adbox). The div I think you mean, before the footer, is called "bottom".

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why would you see a DIV in the local file when opened, but not after it's uploaded to the server??

Perhaps you haven't actually udated the files on the server?

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There is a div called adbox

There is a div called adbox which now suggests that one or both of you are running ad blocking software, usual culprit is a firewall such as ZoneAlarm which can strip out markup based on a keyword search before the page is rendered in the browser. locally this wouldn't happen as the firewall is looking at inbound traffic.

Are either of you running Firefox plugin 'Adblock'?

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Yes I am Hugo but it says 0

Yes I'm running Adblock Plus Hugo, but it says 0 out of 12 items blocked on this page - pic of what I'm seeing in FF3 attached and when I view source that div is called 'bottom'.

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Hmm well there was one when

Hmm well there was one when I checked yesterday so something has changed and I'll have to leave it at that, can't really offer any further insight to what may be happening.

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Is that div the one you saw

Is that div the one you saw as the 'adbox' the OP was talking about? Or is their one missing from the pic?

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It's the same div I believe

It's the same div I believe but not certain and can't spend any more time with this, especially as the OP doesn't appear to be continuing with this thread.

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didn't know anyone responded...

I am sorry - I'm not able to know anyone responded and log in to reply if I am sleeping... and it appears that everyone has JUST replied over-night/this morning... when no one replied really when i first posted, so i mostly assumed it wasn't going to be answered.

i went on another forum last night and someone pointed out that the Ad Block Plus program on Firefox was reading those little graphics in the bottom DIV on my site (that I had being called "adbox") as ads, and so was blocking them. When I turned off the Ad Block Plus for just that site, the DIV suddenly appeared. So, in trying to determine if it was the graphics or the name of the DIV that was causing ABP to block the DIV, I changed the name last night to "bottom" and it seemed to get rid of the blocking of the DIV.

now the DIV is showing up, but when I first refreshed, the graphics in that DIV were... well, scattered. I refreshed again and they all then showed up aligned... so i don't know if that's a new problem or what.

thanks again and i'm sorry that i didn't get back to the board to update what had happened.

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No problem - thanks for

No problem - thanks for letting us know what went on and that neither Hugo nor I were dreaming, that in fact we each saw different things as you were changing them Smile

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Quote:I am sorry - I'm not

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I am sorry - I'm not able to know anyone responded and log in to reply if I am sleeping...

Smile Sorry. Yes, of course you can't be expected to login while sleeping.

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when no one replied really when i first posted, so i mostly assumed it wasn't going to be answered.

Um not true really. There were fairly regular responses but we were having to elicit information from you so resolutions will always be that much slower. I perhaps was slow to pick up on the fact that it worked locally for you, but not live and that we were talking about an ad block. These facts should have prompted me earlier to the cause as I have run across this before.

Posting to another forum is fine but always be aware that you may have left another forum and members puzzling over something so it's important to monitor both threads and if a solution is found on one inform the other so they don't waste further time with it.

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