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woohoosims
08-15-2008, 05:57 PM
Hey, I was told by "Moodle" that this forum does site reviews! So I was wondering If My site could be reviewed.

Basically want to hear what you think of my sites design, coding and ease of use.
I built the whole structure of the site myself, I don't use any open source software like joomla or php fusion. I don't even use Cutenews, its all done by HTML / CSS.

the url is

http://woohoosims.missingstudios.com/

Thanks. Jamie :)

Moodle
08-15-2008, 06:00 PM
:P

Design:-
I like the dark colours. It's very pleasing to the eye.
I also like the transparency on the navigation. However, the hover effects on the navigation do not fit the theme.

Tech:-
98 ERRORS and 1 WARNING (http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwoohoosims.missingstudios.com&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=Inline&group=0&user-agent=W3C_Validator%2F1.591)
You have used tables. Tut, tut.
Alternate Text should be provided in case of the images not loading.

Good job, Jamie! :)

Moodle.

_Aerospace_Eng_
08-15-2008, 06:01 PM
Good graphics. I'm not sure I like the white background in the content area. It kind of seems out of place. I like the transparency effects. One thing I didn't like was that your menu doesn't work with javascript disabled and it should.

The counter for the simmers online thing looks out of place.

woohoosims
08-15-2008, 06:08 PM
Thanks!

@Aerospace ENG: How is the simmers online counter out of place? Its in with the rest of the site stats on the sidebar.

:)

Apostropartheid
08-15-2008, 09:25 PM
I think he means it reads a little odd, seeing as it's a verb used in cooking.

The white content background DOES look a little out of place, too. I messed about with it: changed #shcontent to 1px width and a background of #000, and #content to a background of #555. It looks better, try it out.

Also consider:
- adding a hover color for links
- taking off the blue border of links
- show an 'active' state for your dropdowns.
- provide backup fonts for 'Tahoma', even if it's just the generic 'sans-serif'.

bazz
08-15-2008, 10:25 PM
FWIW, (Iam no expert designer), I agree both with Aero and CyanLight.

I think the number of visitors (or is it number of simmers online); one of them is missing a number and the number you have displayed shouldn't have such a blue border and it should be positioned elsewhere. apart from that, anything else I could see was already mentioned.

bazz

binaryWeapon
08-16-2008, 01:23 AM
First impression:
Very nice looking site. Nice effects overall, very few criticisms. Great job.

Design:
The backround of the boxes goes past the rounded corners.

Technical:
- Doesn't validate
- Tables for layout



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