Can i get a review, please :)

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Hi everyone,

I have almost finished a new site i have been working on, 5 days of work have finished and i am almost ready to show it to the client.

I need pictures of the staff for the contact page and the bar will be installing a webcam next week but apart from that its almost done.

Any suggestions would be most welcome. Be harsh as they have paid for this and im sure they will be critical.

PS. the picture upload works, please do not test it.

@ Littleus or anyone with knowledge of subject - i want to add a comment space on the home page, i dont know where to start.

Lee.

http://www.eclipsebar.info
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like your site!!
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sagar

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Very nice Dude, Im in the same line of work. Click the puppy to view my site. lol!
cheers!
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Hey Lee,

Apart from disqus but that probably isn't what your looking for. Comment boxes are usually in php but I'll do a bit of searching.

PS. Nice idea of a webcam!
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Hey Lee

Here's my suggestions:

1. The banner seems to be a bit pixelated - not very sharp in comparision to the rest of the site.

2. Personally, I would move the facebook button down and put the bar's relevant information up higher as you want to explain the bar first. I would also make the facebook button smaller. It's seems to overpower the page and the content. Perhaps, you could put the facebook button beside the mailing list? There seems to be an empty space there that would fit that spot perfectly.

3. The comment thing - I use js-kit because it's customizable and it's free of ads. Just go to js-kit.com and sign up for an account. Then, you can create your comment box. Be sure that whoever is going to be the moderator of this is the first person to make a comment so that he/she gain administrative control.

4. I love the menu bar - the colors matches the banner beautifully.

5. Drinks page
- I love the scroller thing! It's a great way to catch the people's attention.
- I would try to keep the box headers the same colors as the banner - so red, green, white. The yellow seems to not quite blend.

6. Contact page
- It may be useful to put down the person's role in the bar on the top or bottom of their box.

Everything else looks great! The only other thing that you may want to think about is the photo page. If people add their photos, that page could potentially get quite long, if none of the old photos get deleted.

You've obviously worked hard on this Lee! I think your customer will be quite pleased with the results. =)
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I was going to suggest js-kit too!
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thanks Littleus - i will get on those pointers right away.

Lee.
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Thanks guys for your comments

Lee.
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Hey Lee,

I would change the favicon, perhaps an eclipse?!

Also check out Smashing Maqazine for free icon sets, they have very good facebook icons such as these:

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/06/07/50-fresh-useful-icon-sets-for-your-next-design/.

And these icons could suit the theme of the website!:

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/09/10/cheers-a-free-social-icon-set/.
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thanks connor - ive bookmarked that page - excellent resource.

Now i have to find an eclipse icon.
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i like the site, i cant wait to see the webcam!
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thanks Alex.
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Alex

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hey its okay :)
BTW
i will proudly link to that site too! (if i had an ad)
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Hey Duke come to my site buddy, gotta chat with you.
cheers!
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whats up? - or would you rather i email you?
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Awesome Lee, it's great, you are a Yepper for sure! I really like the scrolling marquee on the Drinks Menu page.

Emmy
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Hey Lee,

I love the party site! Been drooling over the drinks menu page the whole afternoon! I've seen it change from yellow to red menu bar's (pun intended) . Please tell me it's something you did from your side ;-)
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Hey.. you've been hard at work implementing those changes! It looks great!!