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Discussion in 'Design' started by Poon Poi Ming, Apr 5, 2013.

  1. Poon Poi Ming

    Poon Poi Ming Active Member

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    Hi Deb, thanks again for your kind assistance. It's been a long journey. When I send my first site here for review a few years back, I was criticized left, right, center for the amateurish banner. At that time, I thought my banner was damn nice, LOL. Look at the yellow banner in the link below. I still have an emotional attachment to it but no way will I use such a banner!
    SEMrush
    http://dummipedia.jbdirectory.com/About
     
    Poon Poi Ming, Apr 17, 2013 IP
    SEMrush
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    Poon Poi Ming Active Member

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    Deb, thank you very much for your kind assistance. I have uploaded the banner to my website. It's been a long journey. I still remember the first time I put up my other website for review here in DigitalPoint. I was criticized left, right, and center for my amateurish banner. The banner is as attached. I have kept it for sentimental reasons but no way will I ever use such a banner in my website again, LOL.
     

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    Debanjan Well-Known Member

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    #43
    Poon , I understand your sentiment. :)
     
    Debanjan, Apr 17, 2013 IP
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    Debanjan Well-Known Member

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    #44
    I am very glad to know that you like the header font. :)
     
    Debanjan, Apr 17, 2013 IP
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    Debanjan Well-Known Member

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    #45
    BTW... I am working on Sim's header. :)
     
    Debanjan, Apr 17, 2013 IP
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    #46
    Deb, I have seen the header and it's simply marvellous!!! I like the orange tone. "Dined" by the way, has one "n" (not 2).
     
    Poon Poi Ming, Apr 21, 2013 IP
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    Deb,
    Yes. the header looks fantastic. Thank you so much for the time that you have put into this.
     
    Simmy123, Apr 21, 2013 IP
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    #48
    GREAT BLOG AND FANTASTIC RECIPES!
    my suggestions are maybe change the fonts and the background?
    I think the gray color makes the tone of the blog a bit ... heavy,
    and you may want to change to a lighter color background.
    Just my opinions, hope it helps! :)
     
    Viviantu, Apr 22, 2013 IP
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    #49
    I'm using Chrome (latest version) and when I click on an image on your content slider, nothing happens! :(
    When the user clicks on an image on the carousel, either redirect them to more info or (this is my favorite option:)) smoothly scroll them down the page to the appropriate section.
    See here (link will only work 2013): http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/211/dessert.png/
    The user would be scrolled from the top of the page to the raspberry sorbet section below.
    A slightly easier (as far as coding) option would be to make the large image at the top a link to the same think as the read more button down the page.
    I know this explaination is confusing, so if you have questions about what I mean don't be afraid to ask! :)

    -Tony
     
    Tony Brar, Apr 22, 2013 IP
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    Hi Viviantu,
    Thank you for your input. I agree with you. What color do you think would look good?
    Sim
     
    Simmy123, Apr 23, 2013 IP
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    #51
    Hi Tony,
    Thanks for your input. I see what you mean; clicking on the slider photo does not do anything. Maybe it should go to the recipe page. What do you think?
    Sim
     
    Simmy123, Apr 23, 2013 IP
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    Sim-

    If the OP has little Javascript experience, that would be a perfectly acceptable option that most sites use.
    Personally, I would prefer a smooth scroll down to the article, just because the little sections below the slider are already set up and it would look nice.

    -Tony
     
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    #53
    http://allrecipes.com/
    How about the background of this website?
    or maybe... very light yellowish orange?
     
    Viviantu, Apr 23, 2013 IP
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    #54
    I like your blog, and I wanna go for a lunch now. Haha :)
     
    Hold_Steady, Apr 24, 2013 IP
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    Thanks Tony. Will put a link to the recipe.
     
    Simmy123, Apr 24, 2013 IP
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    Hi Viviantu,

    That website looks good. I prefer their colors. I'll play around with colors. Thanks.
    Sim
     
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    Thanks Hold_Steady. Hope you had a great lunch. :cool:
     
    Simmy123, Apr 24, 2013 IP