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Hi as the pages of my site come together i am thinking of adding some extra 'fun' features - i am trying out a colour change today - http://hexham.info/business - tell me what you think, the way i see it, if people click all the colors its 4 extra page hits? Maybe you think its pointless?

Any extra feedback throughout the site would be appreciated.
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Lee,

More than happy to offer whatever on your site. Would you mind if I can leave it for two days max?
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answer whenever you can.
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the color change is definitely fun! However, I wouldn't have known what those boxes were for if you didn't tell me. It could look like it's part of your design. Also... with the yellow one.. it's hard to read your white text. I would suggest darkening it or going orange.
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thanks littleus for the positive feedback - i will try to add something which makes it obvious what it does and look into another shade of yellow or a new colour.
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Hi Lee...

Your site is great :)... Totally a bookmarked site... I like your change the color option, but as littleus has said above i would have no idea what it is...Also the yellow i was straining my eyes trying to read... Other than that GREAT WORK

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@monique - your opinion is always welcome - what do you think of the colour change? tacky or fun?
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@Lee - I am very cautious to share my opinion on color as it is totally outside my area of expertise. I do think it is really cool that people can select a color by clicking on the color blocks. Hey - if you don't like one you can always move on. Personally I am not a fan of the green, but I love the blue - so I can look at your site in blue if I like. Works for me.
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thats what i was hopeing - i think im going to apply it site wide this weekend - when its finished you should beable to choose a link on a blue page and it will take you to another blue page. thanks - PS thanks for setting up the domain - Grace is very happy. Lee.
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Awesome. Just goes to show how much you can do with a clever use of links.
I am glad you shared this as it is really innovative and might inspire others. Glad to hear Grace is happy with the domain. I see her site is up and running at it's new address!
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Lee and Monique, thanks to all of you. I'm terribly happy on what's going on with my site. As soon as possible, i will re-launch my site with my new domain name. I am just fixing all the links as of now. Lee, you are really kind. Thanks a million!
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I Love The Colour Feature!
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Thank you to everyone, i have taken your opinions on board and i have dumped the yellow and changed it to black. I have also added hover over text to explain what they do - should be site wide by the end of the weekend -

Many thanks - i love how this forum works so well, Lee.

http://hexham.info
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I assume you have not yet updated the changes? I'm not seeing any of the changes you mentioned.
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Same Ova here.
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ive done the home page - not the business page - http://hexham.info :)
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Ahh... now I see it! If I may be so bold... I would suggest changing the black to orange or even purple. Reason being is because all your other colors are nice and bright and bold. IMO black doesn't seem to fit with the rest of the colors. But.. one thing that black does offer is great visibility for reading since it's such a contrast between the white text and the black background. If you really wanted to keep the black, I would suggest putting the color block at the end of the row or at the beginning of the row so that all the other similar type of colors are together. Anyhoo.. just a wee little opinion from wee little me. =)
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Thats why i like the black - its so easy to read. its a tough 1 because i know black looks out of place with the primary colors but it works on screen, i might at a later point add 2 more colors. Thanks littleus - appreciated as always.
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i love the array of colours! and instead of changing Black to oorange just add orange to the end!

al
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thanks alex - i might just do that - Lee.
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its okay!
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Hi Lee,

It was really enjoyable looking over your site as it is. I think the colour selection facility is excellent. (btw this doesn't carry on with chrome but I'm sure it's a Chrome idiosyncracy).

I like your selection process of being able to click on a heading or an image to take you to a relevant link. That will make it convenient for anyone using your site.

Your business catalogue is a great collection of data and clearly displayed. Always a winner. "Emergencies" at the bottom and out of sight may be better off put at the top? (I did notice the 999 as a category)

Your images on your home page put a very definite stamp on your site. I felt as if I wanted to go further. That has to be a winner. I look forward to some background on Hexham and region.

The News newsfeeds are a great way of getting people in and an immediately available resource to local people.

You've really covered a very broad range of topics and groupings. Huge amount of information but never feels overwhelming and everything is easily accessible. It's a very attractive presentation and I never had a feeling of being jarred.

Congratulations Lee. How is the 15th deadline looking?
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Thanks Peter - i appreciate your comments - the 15th is looking good for 80% of the site - 1 or 2 pages will have to be a work in progress, i am sending out advertising requests and locally advertising on the 15th regardless, theres still a few long nights before that anyway,
The colours seem to work in chrome for me, maybe its a cache problem.

Thanks again - i'll post again when its finished. :) Lee.
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Yep. The cache.