New Website?!

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Hey everybody, i have a new
website, http://legotips.yolasite.com
please tell me what you think, good or bad.
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Tyler

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John McCarthy

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Hey Tyler (me again :L)
You have the base of a great site.
With more tips and some more hard work it will become a very good site.
May I suggest a few things.
1)Images (when you manage to get some from your camera)
2)Colour the text is slightly hard to read for me (Maybe just me)
3)Let your imagination run wild :)

Hope you have a great time creating and running your site
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Tyler

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Thank you John!!
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SilverX

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Hi Tyler,
in your home page, you haven't close the 'A' tag.

I can't put the code here because it gets a link.(I know how to put codes using greater than signs , but my keyboard is broken. I dont like charactor map)

nice theme and design, Good luck!
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Tyler

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thanks for your help!
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John McCarthy

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Well spotted Ayesh i wouldn't have seen that :L
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Tyler

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Hey John, try reading
it now!
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John McCarthy

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Much better,keep it up ;)
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SilverX

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Hi Tyler,
you've changed the place of the error . ;)

when you edit the page, click on the Link button(chaing img) and enter the link there.

Do NOT add http://domain.com/ part.
Just put it like "/building".
It will improve site performance by omitting DNS lookup.

@John Mc : nice to see you as a champ ! good luck! :)
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John McCarthy

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Thanks Ayesh i'll try my best ;)
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Tyler

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What do you mean Ayesh?
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KanThaiDecor

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Lego has a download on their site so you can make projects on your desktop...If I recall correctly it keeps track of all the pieces you use so you may buy all the pieces needed to make your desktop creation at home.....Check it out if you like http://ldd.lego.com/
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Hi Tyler,

One major suggestion is to check the spelling on your website and your grammar, as some of the sentences dont make sense, maybe its just me!!

A few pictures of some of your own creations would go down well and obviously a nice banner to identify what your site is all about as the pencil doesnt say to me LEGO!

You also have written the same sentence on both you home page and you "About Me" page. Try to give a bit more info on your home page!

Hope this doesnt sound cheeky just saying what I see, hope you find it helpful, and just be creative get ideas from other websites to inspire you!!

Good Luck
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Tyler

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I am working on the pictures.
I have the banner ready.
I know.
And Ok (all in order)
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My website started out really bad, but then my website got a lot better, and now its getting popular! I am getting a lot more traffic I used to get! And I even have my website set up with Google! So when someone types in the search bar: "nathans music", the drop down box shows my website, and you click it and my website usually shows up first!
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Tyler, thats an awesome website! Now, you can get a free domain name and connect it with yola! You can get a .cz.cc domain. Thats what mine is: www.nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc I went in the DNS settings and pointed my domain to Yola's Ip. In the host, I left blank, and in the content i put the IP address of yola.com Then, I made another A record and in the host I put "www" and in the content I put t yola's ip again. And now, if you go to nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc, it will go to www.nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc and if someone goes to www.nathansmusicstudio.yolasite.com, it automatically goes to www.nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc If you neeed help getting a .cz.cc domain, email my company support team, then they will give you my email (I dont want to give out my email address on a public forum.) Comapny support team: support@nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc I even set up email addreses with my free domain! For the email I used Google Apps. http://mail.nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc is the email login for my website.
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Can you give me step-by-step instructions on how to do that?
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Hi, Tyler,

I think you have a great start on your site with a great topic that will be popular. I encourage you to keep working on it. There are some great suggestions here. One thing, on the Buildings page, you say, "assuming you know the names of pieces." I think it would be good if you didn't assume that and list all the pieces and their names. I am completely surrounded by people who are Lego crazy--my husband and three sons--so I would love to know more about the pieces so I can at least sound like a cool mom. :) I've bookmarked your site; good luck with it!
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Hey Tyler, Here are the steps:

1.First, go to http://www.nic.cz.cc
2.Then, go to the bottom and select your language
3. Go to the top and search for the domain you want. If its not available, search again.
4. After you have the one you want, select 2 years for the for the period.
5. Then select the check box BUY
6. Click "Checkout"
7. Create an account (Fill out the form on the page)
8. Click "Create account"
9. Now, follow the steps they tell you to do.
10. Now you have your domain!
11. Manage the domain by selecting "Manage" in the domain list.
13. Go to Zone Records.
14. Make an A record
15. In the host, don't put anything
16. In the content put: 208.75.208.173
17. Now, click "Create record"
18. Now, create another A record.
19. In the host put "www"
20. In the Content put 208.75.208.173
21. Click "Create record"
22. Now, go to Yola website builder, and since your website is published, click the little arrow next to the publish button.
23. Click "Add a domain I own"
24. Now, type in the domain you just registered (e.g legos.cz.cc)
25. If it says "Not Pointed, wait 1 day and try again. If its still not working, wait another day.
26. Now, it should work. (It says in CZ.CC it takes up to 48 hours)
27. When you type your domain name in, and click "Check" it should say "Working!" in green letters.
28. Okay, now, publish your site.
29. Go to your domain.
30. It should go to your website.
31. Now, try going to your .yolasite.com domain and it will automatically go to your new domain!!!!!
32. I hope this works for you as it worked for me!

You can see how mine works by going to http://nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc You can also see the .yolasite.com one for mine! Go to http://www.nathansmusicstudio.yolasit... and it will go to http://www.nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc!

Hope this helps! I took a long time typing this! And I had to redo it a couple times because IE froze on me 2 times!!! I was so mad!

Best Regards,
Nathan Johnson
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Tyler

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what is the price?
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Nathan, Champion

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FREE
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Nathan, Champion

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Unless you want to be a V.I.P. member and get 150 domain. Also, CZ.CC has NO ADS!!!!! Its awesome!
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Nathan, Champion

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CZ.CC has no ads! That is why I use cz.cc because i use it for my company's email, the website, all of the other stuff from Google Apps email, and we use it for our blogs (http://blog.nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc -and- http://status.nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc)
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Tyler

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Does anyone have anything cool I could add to my site to make it better?
Besides pictures and text.
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Nathan, Champion

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You can add a Live Help Chat to your site! For free! So anyone that has any questions can click the button, or click the pop up box! You can see it on my website: www.nathansmusicstudio.cz.cc Also, did you get the domain set up yet?
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Nathan, Champion

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Hello, tyler? Have you seen any of this yet?
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Tyler

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Yes, I have seen it. But
why would I put a Live Help Chat
on a Lego website based on just
giving tips? And the cz.cc registrar,
why would I need that?
It isn't even something to add to my site.
When I asked "What should I put on my site?"
I meant content..
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Nathan, Champion

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Sorry. But the cz.cc would be a good alternative to .yolasite.com Just a suggestion. I will think of BETTER things than this! Sorry again!