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Oct 29, 2011 20:05 |  #1

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This week I completed my last phase of adjustments on my website and I would like your input.

I am using SmugMug and have found it extremely easy to work with and customize. I've learned a lot of HTML along the way and it's fantastic what you can do with it.

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Oct 30, 2011 12:14 |  #2
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might want to change that to a link so we can click it and would be more willing to check it out. I tried to go to it but it looks like smugmug is down, I'm getting the same "sorry for the inconvenience" screen I got the day I cancelled my smugmug and went to a wordpress site.


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Oct 30, 2011 12:27 |  #3

I took a few seconds to look around earlier this morning before smug went offline. Everything seems pretty clean/loads pretty quick/feels very nicely flowing. I'm not a master web designer, and can't remember a lot of what I saw other than some really nice portraits :D. I however had zero issues navigating the site, didn't have to scroll on my tiny laptop, and really enjoyed the experience visually that is. Like I said I can't remember most of what I saw I was still pretty groggy from having just woke up.


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Oct 30, 2011 18:17 |  #4

Shadow on the Door wrote in post #13328618 (external link)
might want to change that to a link so we can click it and would be more willing to check it out. I tried to go to it but it looks like smugmug is down, I'm getting the same "sorry for the inconvenience" screen I got the day I cancelled my smugmug and went to a wordpress site.

Yeah, that is getting old, but I do really like the way the buying is setup. I've had good luck so far, maybe the issues this morning were because of all the storms. We will find out I guess.

Thanks for all the input guys. I appreciate it. I'm really trying to build A brand and I think I am onto something.




  
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Oct 30, 2011 18:28 |  #5

I just took another look around your site, and under weddings bottom left is a huge box that says "Click to view Weddings Albums," but this link takes me absolutely nowhere is that intended?

Upon reviewing I think you missed the /galleries/weddings for that link, it just says vanguard-imaging.com/weddings which keeps you on the current page.


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Oct 30, 2011 19:51 |  #6

kinyocase wrote in post #13329748 (external link)
I just took another look around your site, and under weddings bottom left is a huge box that says "Click to view Weddings Albums," but this link takes me absolutely nowhere is that intended?

Upon reviewing I think you missed the /galleries/weddings for that link, it just says vanguard-imaging.com/weddings which keeps you on the current page.

That is weird. It works on all of my computers. Can you try again?




  
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Oct 30, 2011 19:54 |  #7

SaxonIV wrote in post #13330003 (external link)
That is weird. It works on all of my computers. Can you try again?

Yea I went to Weddings, and at the bottom left is a huge box, I click on that box and it takes me nowhere. Do you just not have the wedding albums setup?


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Oct 30, 2011 20:08 |  #8

kinyocase wrote in post #13329748 (external link)
I just took another look around your site, and under weddings bottom left is a huge box that says "Click to view Weddings Albums," but this link takes me absolutely nowhere is that intended?

Upon reviewing I think you missed the /galleries/weddings for that link, it just says vanguard-imaging.com/weddings which keeps you on the current page.

It worked for me.


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Oct 30, 2011 20:09 |  #9
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works for me, brings up 2 album thumbnails


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Oct 30, 2011 20:12 |  #10

Hmm. I'll switch over to my wifes laptop and see if it can't pull it up over there. Are you guys running Firefox, IE, or something else?


h,mm checked on wifes laptop, her firefox will load the two thumbnails but IE will not load anything <---by anything I mean it just doesn't go anywhere when clicking on that large box/link.


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Oct 30, 2011 20:13 |  #11
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google chrome


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Oct 30, 2011 20:13 |  #12

I have tried safari, chrome, and Firefox and they all work.




  
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Oct 30, 2011 20:19 |  #13

Well officially I can't get it to work on two different systems with IE, but it does work properly on both systems with firefox.


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Oct 30, 2011 20:23 |  #14
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Which raises the question, what DOES IE do right?? ;)


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Oct 30, 2011 20:25 |  #15

While I do agree completely with that Shadow, the problem is there are a Ton of people who still utilize IE for everyday viewing and getting a site cross browser compatible is a very important step. Especially if suddenly a not so tech savvy young lady the site and can't view the wedding galleries using her IE. Thus she doesn't take a chance on the OP and looks elsewhere for a photographer.


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