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Hey everybody!

I just released Poxygen.com.

Since you are experts, I don't have to say, that you have to use Firefox. Some things don't work in Internet Explorer yet, but I'm fixing it.

I just want to know your opiniun about my webpage.

Thanks in advance

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New xhtml/css site.

I've never seen this done before:

	<style type="text/css" media="screen">/* <![CDATA[ */@import url(/css/);/* ]]> */</style>

Interesting. Smile

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New xhtml/css site.

It works in all browsers, except from > Netscape 4. So that's cool Laughing out loud.

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New xhtml/css site.

It looks really good to me. I like the layout, colors, etc. The only thing I'm noticing is the Flash buttons you're using. With AdBlock installed on Firefox, the AdBlock tab is covering some of the buttons. It's also mildly distracting to see it above every header. What's the reason you're using flash for these instead of text or styled buttons?

Other than that one thing, I think it looks pretty good. Might increase text size a pinch and add a bit of contrast in the menu bars as the light blue on lighter blue is hard to read.

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New xhtml/css site.

Your font-size is insanely small. Most fonts will not render at sizes below 9px, and you've set 10px for yours. Look at some of the 'big boys'' sites. 76% of default is about as small as you'll see. That's about 12px, normally. Plus, using px for sizing means IE users can't easily resize.

Good job on the design. It has enough flexibility built in to take several steps of font enlargement.

cheers,

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New xhtml/css site.

@muzishun. Thanks. I use the flash headers ( it's called sIFR ) because the headlines have the font called Franklin Gothic Medium Cont, and not everyone has this font-type installed, but with flash, the clients computer will automatically download it. This means that I can use any font type in my headers. I have never heard of that problem before, so can you send me a screenshot?

@gary. Thanks. I have written a weblog on my page, where I tell that I work on a new feature on my website, which I wouldn't reveal. But I can do it now: The new feature will be a control panel (just a small one) where you are able to change the hard to read small letters to bigger letters etc. But thanks for looking at my site.

@all other than gary and muzishun. Don't be shy! Why are you not posting? I can see in my stats that you are visiting my site.

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New xhtml/css site.

One of your "stats" - WinXP FF Res 800x600 - noticed this.

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New xhtml/css site.

Hey thanks Lorraine Smile . I'm working on it right now.

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New xhtml/css site.

I have now made a succesful javascript, which removes the corner when the clientwidth is lower than 947px.

The little v.1, which is surrounded by the text becomes white when clientwidth is smaller than 820px.

So it does work now - check it out here

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New xhtml/css site.

Is that "here" link correct? because I get exactly the same three issues and I'm now on an entirely different computer. So no cache probs here then Wink

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New xhtml/css site.

Issue one with the "poxygen.com v.1" sign is corrected.

Issue two with the little v.1 have I decided not to correct anyway, because that's just the way I will show it.

Issue three? I don't know what that is...

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New xhtml/css site.

Issue three = finalLy

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New xhtml/css site.

Hehe. OOPS! :oops: All three issues are now corrected. If not - I don't understand.

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New xhtml/css site.

Stand! Who's there?
Friends to this ground ... and liegemen to the Dane

http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?profile=css2&warning=2&uri=http%3A//poxygen.com/
http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?profile=css2&warning=2&uri=http%3A//poxygen.com/weblog/
http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?profile=css2&warning=2&uri=http%3A//poxygen.com/portfolio/
http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?profile=css2&warning=2&uri=http%3A//poxygen.com/about/
http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?profile=css2&warning=2&uri=http%3A//poxygen.com/contact/

The young Prince doth save his text files as utf-8 perchance?

And, if I may make so bold, my Lord Hamlet

About page
<li><a id="contact" href="/contact/">contact</a></li>
<h1 id="contact">Contact</h1>
Two declarations of id="contact"

PS how're your "stats" doing?

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Thanks Lorraine.

That's fixed now.

My stats shows that many people visit my site through csscreator.com but apperantly they are not writing anything.

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New xhtml/css site.

Well done, John.
I enjoyed watching those fixes go in - you are very quick on the keyboard =D>
A lot of those stats are me and the validator of course, but as for the rest not saying anything - put that down to "British Reserve". When the USA comes on line again later... who knows? Laughing out loud

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New xhtml/css site.

Here's a screenshot of both the AdBlock tabs that I'm seeing. The one over the button is the only one that actually hinders anything on the site, but there are a lot of the first type, and I'd guess you didn't factor those tabs into your layout. Wink

As to the fonts, why not set the font the way you want, but specify a couple of similar, more generic names? That way you wouldn't have to worry about your viewers downloading flash files for mere text.

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New xhtml/css site.

It doesn't seem to be working well in Konqueror, this is what I get:

http://home.quicknet.nl/qn/prive/mgavandam/poxygen.png

I don't know if you really care a whole lot about the small amount of people using this browser, but this is just to tell you that it doesn't look allright Smile.

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New xhtml/css site.

@muzishun: I'm not using the flash text anymore and I'm actually satisfied with that, because it had a pretty large filesize. (I think 10KB for the script and 15KB for the font). BUT - Why I used it, was because I got nice cleartype headers with just the font I wanted.
But no problemo there anymore. So thank you for your help.

@pandinus: I've just installed Knopix, so I can test it in Konqueror and perhaps fix it. But are you using Konqueror as your mainbrowser?

Can anyone please check my site on a mac with Safari or IEmac? Thanks in advance.

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Johnrandgaard wrote:
My stats shows that many people visit my site through csscreator.com but apperantly they are not writing anything.

Maybe cos other than saying 'great site', there's not much else to point out. Although I did find one thing: steeling should be spelt stealing on your about page. Wink

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New xhtml/css site.

You should expect that you will get a far higher hit rate to your link than posts in response.

Attempting to cajole people into responding is not going to have much luck. Smile

As a rule unless there is something definite and unique to be added to a thread, when I see someone running with it such as Lorraine is with this one I will tend to sit back as any points I might have made will likely as not be covered by her good self.

There is too high a propensity for posting repeat comments on this forum which doesn't increase the value of a thread.

That said the site looks very nice, if not a little blue Smile

Two things the page scrolls badly in FF Win and why all the repeated inline styling on those divs.

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Hugo wrote:
when I see someone running with it such as Lorraine is with this one

'salright. I retired from exhaustion on Monday afternoon, went back to what I should have been doing anyway Wink and left it to others to carry on. Lazy, I know, but £ signs beckoned. Laughing out loud

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New xhtml/css site.

@Tyssen: I assume that's a compliment. Steeling corrected.

@Hugo: Thank you for letting me understand how things work on fora.
I think the objects with fixed position causes the slow scroll - but that's a part of the design. So I have to remove those objects if I want to make scrolling better.

Well, I think I'll go with Tyssens words

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other than saying 'great site', there's not much else to point out
and thank you all for the good help.