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    I have just helped my friend create her portfolio website. It looked perfect on our Macs. Her mom viewed it on a PC and said its all jumbled. What is the deal? How can I fix it? The site is www.alphakt.com. Can anyone help?!?

    I haven't actually seen it bc I only own a Mac. So anyone who has a PC...describe it or maybe send me a screen shot? Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

    Thanks
    Kari
    http://www.digitalstudentportfolio.com/kkline

  • #2
    You could try this site to get a preview of what it will look like in other browsers.
    "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!" - Ricky Ricardo

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    • #3
      It looks remarkably like Firefox's SERVER NOT FOUND error page

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      • #4
        ok, i will take a look, Thanks! Any ideas why it does that?
        Kari
        http://www.digitalstudentportfolio.com/kkline

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        • #5
          Originally posted by chris_bcn
          It looks remarkably like Firefox's SERVER NOT FOUND error page
          I am viewing it in Firefox on my Mac and I don't see what you mean?
          Kari
          http://www.digitalstudentportfolio.com/kkline

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          • #6
            http://www.alphakt.com/Profile.html has three sets of width and height tags for each element block.

            Why are you using tables inside of divs when you only have one line of text. Some even have nested tables with one line of code in a span tag.

            http://jadeadragon.com/shared/gd/TEMP/gdf_profile.jpg

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            • #7
              odd - I get a server not found page on my PC - but it comes up on my Mac. Very odd indeed
              Last edited by chris_bcn; 03-28-2007, 05:54 PM.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Drazan
                http://www.alphakt.com/Profile.html has three sets of width and height tags for each element block.

                Why are you using tables inside of divs when you only have one line of text. Some even have nested tables with one line of code in a span tag.

                http://jadeadragon.com/shared/gd/TEMP/gdf_profile.jpg
                i didn't realize she did that. is that the problem? i don't know what you mean by "one line of code in a span tag"...
                Kari
                http://www.digitalstudentportfolio.com/kkline

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                • #9
                  yeah, I got that jumbled text too. I'm on a PC using firefox.

                  As far as I know designing websites with a PC is usually the best way to go because most people are on PC's.

                  It's always good to design your site with as many browsers open to check it as possible. I always design with IE and Firefox open to check the site throughout each step.
                  "To be is to do" --Socrates.
                  "To do is to be" --Jean-Paul Sartre.
                  "Do be do be do" --Frank Sinatra

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by CamarotaDesign
                    yeah, I got that jumbled text too. I'm on a PC using firefox.

                    As far as I know designing websites with a PC is usually the best way to go because most people are on PC's.

                    It's always good to design your site with as many browsers open to check it as possible. I always design with IE and Firefox open to check the site throughout each step.
                    boo that sucks!!! i know i'm not an expert, but i thought it looked ok on the mac! i hate that they are so different!
                    Kari
                    http://www.digitalstudentportfolio.com/kkline

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                    • #11
                      view the source code of the website. There's redundant code that it causing the problem.

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                      • #12
                        So mac and pc are browsers now?

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Drazan
                          view the source code of the website. There's redundant code that it causing the problem.
                          I am looking at the source code. I am confused as to what I am looking for?
                          Kari
                          http://www.digitalstudentportfolio.com/kkline

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                          • #14
                            Also, you can try validating the code. That may show up the problems.
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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Benjamin
                              Also, you can try validating the code. That may show up the problems.
                              i looked into that! thanks! i found two errors which i am going to look into! that is an interesting website!! thanks again!
                              Kari
                              http://www.digitalstudentportfolio.com/kkline

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