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Discussion in 'Website Design Forum:' started by peps, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. peps

    peps New Member

    Hi all
    im new in this forum and would really like you to give me your comments about the first website i've done for a private client - i have just validated the css and hvae tried to do same for the html-though still 2 errors which i cannot figure out how to avoid

    pls have a look and all your comments would help me develop my skills further

    Welcome To Miles Ahead - Premier Driving School

    thank you in advance
  2. chris_17

    chris_17 Member


    You need a DOCTYPE and also make all your tags lowercase. Also don't use a table and use sprites for the rollovers, it'll save you a lot of time and JS. Finally put your CSS which you would have more of, if you use CSS for the rollovers in a different file.

    There's more stuff, but it will be easier to identify them when you make the changes.

    The Design is quite nice though I like it, maybe use a different body font, and some line spacing.

    If you need any more help give me a shout. :icon_smile:
  3. Katedesign

    Katedesign Well-Known Member

    As a first website it's good. It does feel a bit squeezed and busy. . . but then it's aimed at young people!! There are a couple of lines going through tthe leaping guy you might want to lose.

    As Chris says you should avoid using tables and the css should be in a separate folder but it's not a major problem.
  4. JMCDesigner

    JMCDesigner Member

    Use descriptive title tags for each image, I'm looking specifically at images such as your telephone number graphic
  5. peps

    peps New Member

    Hey hi
    Thanks vey much
    I have validated the CSS as per W3C, however have been trying to validate the html and have changed it form html to xhtml - and have created just a test file for me
    from 116 mistakes i got it down to 6 only - but still cannot figure out how to fix them - especially the ones with the tags-quite easy-but apparently not for mw
    pls have a look when you have time here:

    Welcome To Miles Ahead - Premier Driving School

    any help would be great

    now am trying to check up on rollovers and sprytes (the css has been done-was helped by a friend-so havent really done it myself and now am struggling to figure out how the things work)
    thank you very much once again
  6. peps

    peps New Member

    hi there
    thanks a lot too for the comment - what do you mean by discriptive title tags....i think they are...
    you mean each alt tag - thats what i've done....but i guess you mean somehting else

    and the telephone graphic - quite a easy one-really just a PSD graphic...& bit of typography - basic
    simple but not that bad
  7. peps

    peps New Member

    Chris hi again
    new one i was working one - have just done the art work
    Sprint Cleaning

    however now - when i slice do you think i should slice (FW) & export to DW, but as i see this is exactly the moment where all converts into tables (td)

    i may be very wrong & was trying to centre the whole image...could you please help me
    thanks a lot
    and to all the other guys
    any comments good for me as im learning & not that easy
    thasnk for having you all
  8. chris_17

    chris_17 Member

    Hi, do you have an email address I've got some stuff to send you. :icon_smile:
  9. peps

    peps New Member

    you can check pm

    thank you
  10. Coppock

    Coppock New Member

    Do they operate all over the UK or just in one area?
    I'm struggling to find a locality... oh wait - just saw the little map and postcodes...

    It's not going to be very good trying to get local business on the search engines as people are more likely to search "Enfield Driving Instructors" than "Driving instruction EN1"

    Definately push the nearby towns and cities.

    Well done
  11. peps

    peps New Member

    Thanks Jen
    THats another side I'm going to focus after I ge tto gripsps to all the html & css, SEO would be the next
    challenge & more questions will com up
    thank you

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