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    Well I've been away for a while. Been at college a lot and work, but still managed to learn good old PHP at last...

    Anyway, I am looking for some opinions on the last version of my site before I move on to better things. The site is not fully working yet but the links that do are:

    • http://www.simpleurl.co.uk/resource/
    • http://www.simpleurl.co.uk/resource/basic/cssintro/
    • http://www.simpleurl.co.uk/contact/
    • http://www.simpleurl.co.uk/donate/
    • http://www.simpleurl.co.uk/licensing

    All the site is xhtml 1.0 transitional strict and a mixture of css, php and html. Loads up very fast for me and I havent found any browser conflict yet!

    Any feedback is appreciated.
    Thanks everyone.

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    It's the sort of design that makes for comfortable reading, which I like. The navigation is slightly odd though. You've gone for a tab style but you still have to click the text to activate the link. I kept clicking the tab itself to no avail. The gradient, and no change depending on what page you're on doesn't follow the general design for tabs. That's negligible I suppose, but not being able to click on the tab itself isn't.

    The rest of it is good though. I like it, it's very easy on my eyes.

    EDIT: One more thing.

    1. Links in your text. Maybe remove the underline, and have it so an underline appears as the hover state? The different colour emphasises the fact it's a link, or something you should click on. It's back to front at the moment, I think.

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    Thanks a lot for your feedback. I noticed that the tabs themselves were not links, my mistake lol. Also I have a hover effect for the tabs, which reverses the gradient... doesnt seem to work in IE atm... but if i added a lighter colour for the active tab would that be better?

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    That would work.

    I'm thinking that each tab should have a bottom border, so they look like they're behind the current page. When you click on a tab and the page changes, the bottom border of that tab disappears, so it's connected to the current page.

    You could try both, just as long as there's some visual feedback relating to the tabs you click.

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    Ahhh! Thanks, I have completed my navigation, the hover is better, there is an active tab, the border works and looks great and now the tabs are clickable...

    I will upload when I get home from college though lol... no FTP access at college blows...

    Thanks again!

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    Oh, a final thing I noticed. The link to your stylesheet is a bit odd on the index page. It looks as if you're trying to go back a directory from the root.

    Code:
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../style.css" />
    Surely the '../' should be removed for that page?

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    Yes sorry I have been templating too much lol. Changed. Thanks!

    K updated.Well I couldnt make the nav menu properly but its better... the tabs are clickable. also please look at the article example (intro to css) because ive added a new code thing lol!

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    Looking good! I may even use it then the content comes in...

    You may want to optimise the words in the page titles...

    -Hagen
    Hagen Rose: hagen(at)jxwd(dot)co(dot)uk
    JX Web Development, Bournemouth, Dorset...JXWD.co.uk


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