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I have got my own website now, so check it out!
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#1 posted 12-13-2008 08:05 AM
It is looking good so far – though your links point to :
Which will need fixing.
Your projects look great.
-- The wood slayer - Yes dear I did plan to make more kindling out of that wood I have been drying for the last year - honest!
#2 posted 12-13-2008 08:22 AM
changes have been made, It should be ok now
#3 posted 12-13-2008 09:24 AM
I think I have all the problems sorted
#4 posted 12-13-2008 10:05 AM
You have fixed the ‘home’ page but not the other pages links. You need to modify every page the links appear on. Also a lot of users who have already looked at the site might have old links cached (rare but it happens).
I would make a few suggestions on improvements:
- Give each page a large title.- Whilst ensuring the overall theme (colours, etc.) remain the same on each page, each page should be subtly different.- As your page is not a commercial site consider using frames as a navigation tool. They are easy to make and add a level of professionalism to the look for not much effort.- You haven’t done it yet (which is good) but try to avoid a plethora of plug-ins they slow your site down, and aggravate your visitors whilst it is loading.- If you have the same picture on a lot of pages ensure its address is the same on all pages so it can be cached by the visitors browser.- It is a little tricky but try to adhere to the three clicks and your there from your home page – basically users can get to what they want from your home page in three or less clicks.- Your home page should avoid chat windows, videos, and other plug-ins as much as possible. Let users decide if they want to go chat, or view a slide show. Keep your home page simple, a blurb, a picture or two (I would suggest a picture of your workshop and/or a signature piece).
I used to design web pages for a living so I am happy to offer help if you need it.
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#5 posted 12-13-2008 10:16 PM
The building blocks of your www are looking good kid.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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#6 posted 12-13-2008 11:44 PM
just made your web site a favorite on my computer look forward to you updates and i want pics of your new shop ok?............
-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69
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#7 posted 12-14-2008 01:50 AM
Callum, thats a nice web site.
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