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Bejewels (New Admin) 1/18/2008 4:24 AM EST : Checkout my Website
Bejewels
Posts: 475
Fingers of Fury!

Seems the 2 pimp my websites topics are full, so consider this page 3!

I am very proud of this site being the Webmistress as well one the
Co-Leaders of this wonderful guild on Eq2 -Befallen server.

www.legendsoffaydark.com



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Everdark (MVP) 1/18/2008 7:20 AM EST : RE: Checkout my Website
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Everdark
Posts: 3950
Zomgawsh Poster

Very nice looking banner!

I'm getting ready to update our site for WAR, so seeing different setups gives me some good ideas.

"The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it." 

 
Everdark (T), Evadarr, Nevinn (AC), Soninn, Croninn, Zakarr, Avirded (SC)
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Tripodnukem (New Admin) 1/18/2008 8:34 AM EST : RE: Checkout my Website
Tripodnukem
Posts: 123
Posts With Wolves

Bejewels said:
Seems the 2 pimp my websites topics are full, so consider this page 3!

I am very proud of this site being the Webmistress as well one the
Co-Leaders of this wonderful guild on Eq2 -Befallen server.

www.legendsoffaydark.com


USE CAUTION visiting the above link.  It is set up to look like a Guildportal site, however it doesn't recognize the login already, thus you might be tempted to enter your login information.  If this was indeed a GP site, it would be able to already identify me without trying to say that I must have cookies enabled.  I already have cookies enabled - that's why i dont have to log in all the time to GP.  That was the tip off.  USE CAUTION.
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Ebenthorin (Guild Admin) 1/18/2008 8:41 AM EST : RE: Checkout my Website
Ebenthorin
Posts: 1274
Zomgawsh Poster

Trip, chill out. Her site IS a guildportal site. She just has the entire page crammed into a Frame on her site. That lets her use her own domain name instead of the sub domain names that GP hands out.

And stop using that excessively large font.

-Rick
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Ebenthorin (Guild Admin) 1/18/2008 8:53 AM EST : RE: Checkout my Website
Ebenthorin
Posts: 1274
Zomgawsh Poster

Bejewels said:
Seems the 2 pimp my websites topics are full, so consider this page 3!

I am very proud of this site being the Webmistress as well one the
Co-Leaders of this wonderful guild on Eq2 -Befallen server.

www.legendsoffaydark.com



1) The GP site in a frame is a nice trick to get the site to work from your domain, but it kills the navigation bar's usefulness and if anyone uses the GP links to navigate to another guild's page, they will still show Legends of Fay in the nav bar and on the header.

2) The text in your banner isn't anti-aliased, that gives it the 'jaggies' along the edges.

3) Same issue as #2 in your menu images. You may also want to tweak the font a bit with a border or something to help differentiate it from the shield and to soften the white/black edge with the background.

4) Close to 400px vertical space before your content. Most of that space is your banner. If you move the dragons out, scale down the cloak, and adjust the text to stand out better from the shield/background, you could probably shave 75-100 pixels off of it.

5) Your page pops up a horizontal scroll-bar at just over 900px width. That's pushing it for most people, but not horrible. And that's due to the banner's width. If you narrow up the banner, you can get down to about 860px before you start losing content to the right side. Thumb-nailing the images in your center column would likely get you down to even more.

6) The Home navigation option should Always be in the top left position. Switch it and Calendar around.

7) You Roster page has some side info boxes that do not apply to roster information and don't appear elsewhere on the site.

All in all though, a nice looking site. Solid artwork and a consistent feel.

-Rick
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Bejewels (New Admin) 1/18/2008 9:11 AM EST : RE: Checkout my Website
Bejewels
Posts: 475
Fingers of Fury!

Ebenthorin said:
Bejewels said:
Seems the 2 pimp my websites topics are full, so consider this page 3!

I am very proud of this site being the Webmistress as well one the
Co-Leaders of this wonderful guild on Eq2 -Befallen server.

www.legendsoffaydark.com



1) The GP site in a frame is a nice trick to get the site to work from your domain, but it kills the navigation bar's usefulness and if anyone uses the GP links to navigate to another guild's page, they will still show Legends of Fay in the nav bar and on the header.

2) The text in your banner isn't anti-aliased, that gives it the 'jaggies' along the edges.

Jeez that one dude need to take chill pill, LOL.. You are correct it is a guild portal site.. All had to do was go to the main guildportal n type in our name.. He would have found that out on his own..

About { 1 } I have no clue what your talking about??  How does our guild name show up in the guild banner area?  No one has reported this before, so not sure why ur seeing it this way.. Also no one else has seen jagged areas along the edges so I am perplexed? Is anyone else seeing this??
Plus yes the roster page has some content on it that other pages don't, LOL, it was planned that way..
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Everdark (MVP) 1/18/2008 12:18 PM EST : RE: Checkout my Website
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Everdark
Posts: 3950
Zomgawsh Poster

Trip, I've seen that same thing happen on other ppl's sites. You are logged in and yet their site shows that you aren't. You go back to your own site and find that it shows you are indeed logged in. I just chalked it up to GP updating or cookie issues. Now I understand why it happens.

Her's is still a legit GP site because without having to "reenter" your Login info, if you click on one of her tabs, it will show you logged in as normal again. And as Eben pointed out, on the browser's header it does not include "GuildPortal Guild Hosting" (as you see on this page and other GP sites), which may have sent up a flag. It all has to do with how she has her domain set up. Eben can probably explain better.

EDIT: Is it the Cloak URL option?

EDIT EDIT: Bejewels, if you click the GuildPortal Home link from your site, it will go there, although in the URL and Header, you will see it still on your site's address. That's what he was getting at.

"The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it." 

 
Everdark (T), Evadarr, Nevinn (AC), Soninn, Croninn, Zakarr, Avirded (SC)
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genghis gan (Guild Admin) 1/18/2008 1:08 PM EST : RE: Checkout my Website

genghis gan
Posts: 949
Zomgawsh Poster

That happens sometimes, so i just refresh the page and it seems to work.
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Buloney (Guild Admin) 2/2/2008 6:37 PM EST : RE: Checkout my Website
Buloney
Posts: 266
Fingers of Fury!

When I visited it, I was already logged in.
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539274972_Inactive (New Admin) 3/11/2008 5:15 PM EST : RE: Checkout my Website
539274972_Inactive
Posts: 18
Becoming Adept!

What do you guys think of our St. Patricks Day theme on our website?

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