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    Post Http://www.memorymsg.com


    heya,

    I have been improving my web development skills in PHP and this is the current website I've come up with.

    http://www.memorymsg.com

    Glad to recieve any critique!

    Cheers,

    Ford

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    • Why is the table so small? Shouldn't it fill up the entire space?
    • The green color is hard to look at.
    • Your page doesn't even come close to validating: http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.memorymsg.com%2F&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=Inline&group= 0
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    Originally Posted by ford2008
    I have been improving my web development skills in PHP and this is the current website I've come up with.
    Not trying to sound mean, but you need serious work on your graphic design skills.

    The site is just horrible to look at. That green is terrible, and there's no images or anything visually stimulating to look at. Honestly, after looking at the page for like 2 minutes I have NO idea what the site is supposed to do.

    Also, in IE you get alerted that there's a JavaScript error. You need to fix that.
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    Thanks for the feedback


    Yeah, my design skills are'nt great

    Is there any software I can use, to make it easier to style with css?

    I currently dont use dreamweaver, is that the best software to use?

    Cheers for the comments,

    Ford
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    Originally Posted by ford2008
    Is there any software I can use, to make it easier to style with css?

    I currently dont use dreamweaver, is that the best software to use?
    Dreamweaver is fine... but the problem is that you don't know what you're doing.

    The issue with Dreamweaver (or any GUI tool) is that new developers end up relying on the software to write the code for them. This is very bad as you don't yet have the skills, experience, or knowledge to solve the cross-browser issues that the auto-generated code always creates. If you're going to use a GUI tool, you need to be sure that you completely understand what the code actually means.

    CSS is one great example, because the GUI tools never write efficient code. I highly suggest buying a book on CSS and following all examples precisely.

    If you really want a quick start to build your site, I would actually suggest designing something in Photoshop and exporting the slices as "HTML and Images". It will use tables, but at least it will be a somewhat solid HTML structure you can work with.
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    Table too narrow. And, I am sooooo not into florescent green.
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    The colour is really weird, and the table should be wider.

    wat?

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