January 28, 2004

Fraggin' the template

Don't you really hate it when you make one minor change to somethin' in your template and then everything else seems to go haywire? I guess it took me 30 minutes to locate that damn closin' DIV tag that didn't need to be there. I really found it easier to do stuff with webpages in the pre-css era.

I am about ready for the remake on my blog, but still tryin' to decide if I want to stick with 3 column or go back to 2 column. It seems that there seem to be fewer cross-browser/low resolution settin' problems than are experienced with 3 columns, but I seem to have so much material that I like to be visible from the start that 2 column is not gonna work well in my plans.

Currently I am plannin' on goin' with this: thatch.gif as my underneath background, whereas I am plannin' on usin' somethin' similar to this: secondback.jpg to be the background under all the text areas and such. The title will be very similar to what is currently showing, but may be lengthened horizontally. Just my current thoughts on the idea.

Posted by notGeorge at January 28, 2004 08:32 PM

My advice is it might be a better idea to tone down the color on the weave texture--it'll take an awful long time to load up on slower connections. If you can pale it up about half that, it might be a little better. IMHO, of course...


Posted by: Denita TwoDragons at January 28, 2004 11:28 PM

Yes, I am still workin' on ideas

Posted by: Tiger at January 29, 2004 10:40 AM

I like that marble texture. Classy.

Posted by: Ted at January 29, 2004 10:59 AM

Oh, heck, I wanted it to look like parchment, not marble ... back to the drawin' board.

Posted by: Tiger at January 29, 2004 01:04 PM

It's a little swatch, it'll probably look more like parchment when it's tiled into the background.

Posted by: Ted Phipps at January 29, 2004 08:21 PM

Tiger: Gramaugus at Frizzen Sparks has a nice parchment style background. Go check it out.

Posted by: Madfish Willie at January 30, 2004 03:18 AM

Can't wait to see how it turns out!!!!!!

Posted by: squishybear at February 3, 2004 11:41 AM