Finally finished - let me know your thoughts..

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It’s been close to a year since I first began building my website, I actually came close to completion once but I was not happy with it so I literally started again. However I have now created something that has met my expectations.

I would like your views and ideas so that I can perhaps add some icing to my cake.

Here is the link www.realworldoncanvas.com

PS I would also like to thank Yola for making a dream come true.

Thanks
Stewart
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Stewart Scott

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Your site is lovely Stewart! Really striking...

Just one thing - I think the page called 'links' should have a capital L to fit with the other menu items (click on "Edit Menu" if you want to change this).
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Ruth

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It is stunning, Stewart. I'm so impressed.
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John McCarthy

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A very well designed website!i would agree with Marije about the'links' section in your menu,good work!
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Hi Stewart...really stunning...great 'canvas' for your works.
Is your site built on a standard yola template?

congratulations again..worth the effort.

Sarah
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Stewart,

It looks great - i would buy from that site if i was looking for a canvas...

For sure make the link L a capital. (as suggested by Marije above)

I would also go ahead and make the text next to the images on the home page links.

I would also add 1 or 2 lines of text on the home page just like a little intro into what you do.

Well done, you should be proud.

Lee.
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Stewart Scott

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Hi Duke - thanks for your comments - could you ellaberate your second comment about the text next to the images. what did you mean?

Thanks mate
Stewart
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I meant for example 'Landscape' you have the image of the canvas as a link but the text (image text) which reads Landscape is not a link - its up to you of course but i would have made either a large box around the whole thing which was a link or just simply also made the 'landscape' text image a link.

Lee.
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Stewart Scott

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Good Idea - not sure why I over looked that. thanks
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thanks for all your great comments I shall take onboard your views - I did use the standard white template - @ sarah.

I have tried to keep it as simple as I could yet keep it stylish, I was not sure about the boarder around the F&Q I think i may remove it.

Many thanks once again - I can now continue working on my second website which is www.photoconfident.com

Thanks
Stewart
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A fantastic site Stewart,

Well done
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Stewart Scott

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Thanks Jeremy - much appreciated
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Kershnee

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Stewart - I have to agree with everyone, your site looks fantastic. Very impressive!!
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Well done Stewart a very impressive website which I am sure will create an inpressive amount of sale for you too! I am very proud of what you have achieved through your journey and wish you all the luck in the world for the future of Real World On Canvas. Well done! x :-) Shellie
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Hello Stewart

When you said that you were "finally finished" - I was so eager to see your site. You did not disappoint! =) You have done a stunning job and while it is minimalistic, it is not boring!

Here are some ideas that you could incorporate if you wish to but your site does not NEED it.

1. I would keep the Page heading consistent. On the homepage, you have Real-World-On-Canvas but on your other pages, you have Real World On Canvas. Also.. I would either take out that header on all your other pages (except homepage) or else, add it in to all your pages - again for consistency.

2. I would change Specification in your menu to Specifications to match your page heading on that page.

3. When I enter into one of your galleries, there is no way to navigate to your other galleries. You always have to go back to your homepage. You may want to consider have links available to reach the other galleries directly.

4. On your accessories page, it could perhaps use an anchor tag?

5. Terms and Conditions - I would put in a bit more space between each category - there's a lot of text. So, adding that white space will help to break it up a bit more and provide for easier reading.

Please look at my screenshot for my example:


6. Links Page
- You have use a monochromatic theme through your site and the color of your link submission box seems out of context with the rest of your color theme. I would keep to your black and greys.

- I would also take out the underlining in the links. You can do this by using this code: <a style="text-decoration:none;" href="YOUR LINK URL GOES HERE">YOUR TEXT GOES HERE</a>

7. Again.. I would encourage you to stick with the monochromatic theme you have for your contact form.

As I said earlier.. your site is absolutely fabulous! These suggestions are merely minor things that if they are not done, they still don't detract from your site.

Please let me know if you need any further clarification on anything.
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3 and 4 are espically good suggestions. I would implement 3 asap.
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Very profesional looking Stewart - well done!
I would top it off with a 10 Buck "footer removal"
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Hey Stewart! Check out: http://www.yola.com/featured_sites

Congrats on a beautiful site!