View Full Version : Proper looking news?
08-08-2005, 08:14 PM
Hey, this is more of an aesthetic question, but something dealing with CSS nonetheless. I have a page that has a news box on it, but it just doesn't look like 'news' should look. If anyone has any suggestiosn that would be wonderful.
08-09-2005, 01:54 PM
News looks fine, that god awful banner image doesn't. I honestly believe that the corn-factor of that banner is polluting your perception of the news. The footer is pretty bad too but the header is absolutely ridiculous and seems like a very long stretch to connect it adequately with the idea behind it. Oasis theme obviously being the idea, but it's just not coming off right.
08-09-2005, 02:17 PM
IMO I think the site looks nice actually.
I don't know... how *should* news look?
1. I think you should get away from Times New Roman, move to something like Verdana or Arial.
2. Decide what feel you are going for. I'm guessing you want a kind of blog feel? So have a look at some other sites which use a layout you like. Normally a blog layout would look like so -
The News Title
If you want to include the author in there too, I'd suggest something like -
The News Title
The Date | Author
Make the date and author text smaller than the main text, make the title the largest size. Just my 2 cents. :)
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