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Thoughts about my blog

Discussion in 'Websites' started by Dempsey, May 14, 2007.

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    Hi All,

    Was just hoping to get some feedback about my personal blog at http://demp.se/y

    I only just changed from the default theme the other day and still not sure if I really like it or not, but I'm gonna try it out for a while.

    Thanks :)
    SEMrush
     
    Dempsey, May 14, 2007 IP
    SEMrush
  2. p2y

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    not bad , good luck with your new design
     
    p2y, May 14, 2007 IP
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    #3
    Cool domain name, good job.

    The layout of the site is unique. Actually, really good idea shifting what would typically be secondary navigation down the left to be blog post headers. Excellent idea.

    Is this a theme you built or did you get it from somewhere?

    I'm not a big fan of the utility navigation being at the bottom of the page, but in this layout it works really well. I like the colour scheme, have liked blue and orange for a long time.

    Your RSS layout is great too, easy to find the links when you need it.

    Good luck.

    Jay
     
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    Dempsey, May 14, 2007 IP
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    rosiee007 Notable Member

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    The site looks really good. I'd suggest you might want to change the background color.. the one that is dark blue. The layout itself is great. Just improve the colors a bit.
     
    rosiee007, May 14, 2007 IP
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    Strange..the link isn't working this morning. Have you checked?
     
    8everything, May 14, 2007 IP
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    Ah whoops, Apache had just failed, have to find out why :confused:
     
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    I love the layout, it looks great. Just a minor suggestion, you may want to adjust the links in the left hand column ("X comments", etc) as they the top text is too dark, and the bottom contrasts too much for my eyes.
     
    SophMedia, May 15, 2007 IP
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    Not bad. But your main content is textual, so try top make it as easy-to-read as it possible. Blue text on a dark-blue background looks nice but difficult to read.

    And yeah, left column looks very nice and fresh!

    Header of the site is too poor. May be it is good idea to make it more interesting.

    Right columns are a little overloaded. May be it will be better to make them less contrast. Remember: your main content is middle column with the text. Make it most attractive.

    BTW: something looks wrong with the table Alphabet Soup post. The content of cells are over cells borders. I see it in my FireFox.

    But in general all looks well.
     
    badevlad, May 15, 2007 IP
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    comments section on the left panel, remove it . it does not look good bacause of no comment. i see only comment and a huge space on there
     
    trichnosis, May 15, 2007 IP
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    I am not a fan of dark background color or dark anything as there usually a bit hard to read.
     
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    Very nice design, I wonder what makes you use the name of the person making comments instead of a subject or part of their message?
     
    glasglow, May 17, 2007 IP