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  1. [!--quoteo(post=343799:date=Feb 8 2006, 09:21 AM:name=redbullmarky)--][div class=\'quotetop\']QUOTE(redbullmarky @ Feb 8 2006, 09:21 AM) [snapback]343799[/snapback][/div][div class=\'quotemain\'][!--quotec--]
    sorry, my bad. i meant the actual PHPfreaks forums. look at the heading at the top of this particular page, the one that says 'moblog' on it.
    You mean that says 'PHPFreaks' on it, right? ;)
    I'll take that under advisement. Thanks for the help!
  2. [!--quoteo(post=343726:date=Feb 8 2006, 03:55 AM:name=redbullmarky)--][div class=\'quotetop\']QUOTE(redbullmarky @ Feb 8 2006, 03:55 AM) [snapback]343726[/snapback][/div][div class=\'quotemain\'][!--quotec--]
    we definitely aint brothers lol
    Ironic, given that my first name is also Mark.
    So, as for that link to a forum, you seem to have forgotten to post it.
  3. I really don't like the font choice. It's both too big and too curly. Rule of thumb I've learned: Serif fonts never go over well. Meanwhile, your menu system could use some work. It's a huge grey block-kind of ugly, really.
    As for your classifieds, it may be a good idea to take them and make them moderator-approved before posting them.
  4. Nah. I think that I'll stick with what I know-editing in Photoshop. Thanks for the offer though.
    So, aside from the light blue text, and the google ads, does it look good? Oh, and I fixed the rollover menu like you suggested. You're right-it does look a lot better now. Once the menu expands a little though, I probably will make it a rollover again.
  5. Well, at the moment, this is the "mess-around" stage of the site. Once it's done, I'll see what I can do about paying. Unfortunately though, I still need to get some money for that. That's why I need the adverts-without them, I basically don't have the ability to put it up. Also, none of these images are resized-they're just badly compressed.
  6. The ads aren't really my choice here. It's have ads or no hosting. As for expanding the menu, you're right-I probably should. That was really more of an experiment in CSS rollovers that I never got around to getting rid of. Now, the light blue against the white, that doesn't really occur anywhere outside of the quotes-I probably should fix that. But for the borders too? And as for image filesize, I'll try optimizing them some more.
    Just something to keep in mind: This is only step 1 of a much larger project.
  7. I had a little spare time so I decided to make a blog. Still working on why. Here's the link:
    [a href=\"http://mobblog.byethost2.com/\" target=\"_blank\"]http://mobblog.byethost2.com/[/a]
    Just something I felt like doing. No idea why. None of the links work yet, so I'll have to work on that. Aside from that, any comments? And yes, I know that it doesn't validate. Personally, I blame the fact that my blog posts don't have valid XHTML 1.1 in them-whoops. Thankfully, this is just a stopgap measure until the real site is complete. Not sure when that happens...
  8. [list][*]Your sidebar is way too thick[*]Don't use that gradient on your sidebar-it looks bad[*]Make the forums, downloads, and the site more unified; consider a non-forum based support system, maybe using tickets and replies?[*]Fix your header so that you have more separation between the top and bottom[*]On your news headers, make them stretch a bigger amount of the screen for longer titles support[*]Give your topic icons a border and a title, making it clearer what that article is about[/list]Just my 6 cents.
  9. Well, that rules out VBulletin and Invision, so in this case, I'll have to go with PHPBB. Easy templating, lots of mods and supports, and easy integration. However, one thing to keep in mind is the whole list of security bugs that exists within the code. If that doesn't worry you overmuch, then PHPBB is definitely the way to go on this.
  10. Well, fixed-width means that your site has a certain width, and doesn't get any wider, right? So you would want to edit that main content table's width to 800 pixels, to make sure that you don't alienate anyone who runs that resolution. Which, as it turns out, is most of the web.
  11. It's an interesting idea, to be sure. I like it myself, and think that it is fairly well-designed. I don't like the darkness of the side menu though-you need to fix that. Also, I don't like the way that you have it be fixed-width, and worse yet, have it fixed-width at just above 800*600. Also, with your articles and rankings, it might be a good idea to put a level of quality for all of your articles, and separate humour articles from serious articles. Personally, I would rather not have a joke about Bush right next to an update on the whereabouts of bin Laden.
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