New WebGraphic Site

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Hey,

Just started building this site today, due to an idea me and lee come up with! It's not near finished I just wanted to see what peoples thoughts are on the overall design of the homepage.

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Thanks!
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Hey I love it, very cool! I really like the color scheme and the little duck in the lower right.

Emmy
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it not... cant see it
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Hmm, that's odd? Are you sure the page is fully loaded, or that you don't have images disabled as the bird is part of the background image.
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i have the background my moniter is not widescreen could this be a problem...
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I don't have a widescreen moniter and I can see it? Well, it does change depending on the screen because I'm just after checking it out on the mac.
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I don't have a widescreen moniter and I can see it? Well, it does change depending on the screen because I'm just after checking it out on the mac.
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Hi Connor!

I wanna see more!!! =) What you've already done is really great! Eye-catching, simple and to the point. Be sure to include a sample page of the kind of work you have done!
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Thanks!

That's what I intend to do on the Graphics tab.
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Great site! Can't wait to see what you will do with it next. But for a tip, don't paste a link to your site from the site builder. I for some reason went to the site builder's url. I didn't go to your actual builder just the url for it.
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This will work well for you and your users/clients Connor.

Looking forward to seeing more.
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This is going to be great. I love the design straight away - i would consider before you go on any further which would be the best page to land on.

I would say 'about' is better than the form. I love the simplicity of the site, the 3 pages actually work really well. Your users need to know first what there getting then go on and fill out the form - if you get the description right people will want to go to the form.

Good Luck Connor - im going to be watching this one closely.
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Yeah, I think you would be right about that, The about page would be better then the form page.
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Oh I love it!
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Hey which template is that?
If i m not wrong, this looks like cleanslate!
and have u added a background image to get this look?
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Hey Monica,

Yes the templates cleanslate. Well most of it is, I took away the navigation bar and added a transparent banner aswell.
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so thats the background that extends past the normal clean slate banner edges? really looks great.
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so thats the background that extends past the normal clean slate banner edges? really looks great.
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thats really clever - i love it,
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Yep!

You see there isn't going to be much content on the actual page to make the page big(in kb's) so I can use the big background image. This way the page should load as quick as any other page.
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genius!
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It the kind of bold big legable design and text I'm going for. Aswell as simplicity.
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i feel a backfground coming on for hexham.info - i could be your first customer - you should add background to the form options. Loads of people need backgrounds , Yola , Myspace loads of apps use them.
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Thanks for the tip!
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Looks fantastic so far! Can't wait to see more.
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Connor - i dont see it - is it part of the background? maybe its to wide for the CSS?

this is what i see
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Thanks Lee,

I'm changing it around to try and suit every browser, moniter and os. It shows up for me but obviously not for everyone!
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Hi Connor,

What have you set your monitor specs to? The image as Lee shows it maybe too wide for his monitor although I would expect horizontal scroll bar to become apparent on his screen
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I tried it in Firefox and it worked but when I used chrome it didn't so its the computability of the web browsers.
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I too cannot see it in IE8
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I think that it's very kind of you to offer a free service Connor. May I suggest that you give people the opportunity to make a donation? It's very easy to put a PayPal Donate button on your site.

i think a lot of people would feel more comfortable being able to choose to give a gratuity rather than simply just take a personalised piece of art and not be able to reciprocate in turn.

It's purely something to consider.
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Hi Connor,

I have just seen this follow on post. Apologies.

One really nice strategy that I've seen in relation to (PayPal) donations is a person who answers questions in his blog. I can't remeber his name now but think it's a favourite of Boomer's.

This bloke does a lot of his writing in Starbucks. He Sort of says that it's really nice to be able to budget for his coffees and mentions the donation in relation to numbers of whatever Starbuck coffee he prefers.

He also says that for say 5 coffees he will promote you web-site for a day or whatever.

It's really difficult directing people into an amount for a donation. Maybe you could consider an item that needs to be replenished continuously. Something that is important to you and would make you feel that the money is helping some aspect of your work or your study. Something that people would be really happy supporting you with.
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Thanks Peter, this is going to be one of my summer adventures, so thank you for this idea. I can't wait to get started!
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connnor, do you have an opening day, ya know, when you start taking orders?
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I don't think I'm ready yet! But I will keep the community informed and tell if I have an opening day!
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thanks connor
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Oh yeh, I probably should have said this earlier, I'm not taking submissions yet! I knew I forgot to disable the form on jotform!

Sorry to anyone who submitted a request I'm won't be taking them at the moment but if I find time I might do a few. I will tell you when the service is up and running and ready to use.

Connor
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Dont worry, your not the only one! I'l see if I have time and I might get round to doing some of them.
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Alex

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okay :)
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Sorry Connor I did send one in sorry....
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It's ok!
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Thanks
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connor!

whats the code for the tabs? i could use that on my site please.

alex
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Hey Alex,

Here's the link for the tabs code:

Tab Content Script (V2.2)

They also have more design options than the one I'm using in the link.
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connor, also, whan you open shall i sponsor your site with ads?
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what template is that
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i meen the one on the site
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Cleanslate is the template being used.
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Well it certainly looks good Connor good luck! :)
-Dill
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Hey conner I submitted a request but I was just tryuing your website.You need not work on it.I want to include a form in my website and so was checking if your work.Can anyone help me with forms.
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Mayank,

happy to help u with forms.
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Connor - i have a job for you - i wasnt sure if the form on your site was disabled (you mention it above)

Ok - this is the job.

I need a banner (cleanslate - 900x125)
It has to say GT RENTALS

i want it to look like a number plate - yellow or white which ever (maybe white to match the page - its up to you)

You know how a UK plate has that GB thing with the european flag (see image) this but with GR

Do what you can - theres 20 quid in it for you - i would pay more but the whole jobs only worth 300 and its going to take around 50 hours. The day i get paid well i will spread the joy to you my friend :)

thanks - Lee.

Example image
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Hey Lee,

Here's a sample of what I have been messing with. The plate itself is smaller than 900x125 but personally I think it's better that way? Whatever you think!
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Thanks.
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I have created some backgrounds and will be working on some transparent banner designs soon...You guys are free to use any if you like...sizes will have to be tweaked as a one size fits all is not going to happen....http://kanthaidecor.com/backgrounds.php
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John.. do you mind if I add your link to the resources on the Yola test site?
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@ John. I love the idea of transparent banners and using backgorunds - first time i saw it was here on the site connors created and i was blown away by the idea - thanks for the resource John, really nice of you to offer them for public use. Lee.
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@littleus....That would be great thank you.
@Lee...good to see you back...Hope the Yola withdrawals were not to severe.
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whats goin on with this,

a project given up??

(i have had plenty of em!)
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Ah.., Yes!
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... lol
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Hi Connor!

Since the thread is so long I'm not sure if someone has already mentioned this but I wanted to share.

When I tried opening the site in IE7 it doesn't work. See this screenshot that I took.



It works just fine in Firefox though. Might want to take a look. :) More importantly - I think it's a fantastic idea! Can't wait to see the end result!

MKB
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Hi Meghann (isn't it?),

It doesn't really matter, work on this site has since discontinued!
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Yup - it's Meghann! :)

Bummer! How come?
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Very little return for the amount of time I would like to take making the graphic, for the personal touch.

Maybe in the future I might fire it up again!
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why??