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New and Improved Big Paws
« on: January 20, 2006, 04:51:04 am »
Hey everyone I wanted to announce some upgrades to the Big Paws Only web site. As you'll notice if you go to the home page, Blog and other related pages, there is a major redesign in layout and aesthetics. Bigger changes on the back end (but probably more unnoticeable) include platform independent compatibility, XHTML strict and usability adherence. There are several little bugs here and there and we’re going thru them as we can but feel free to let us know what you find! The biggest change, our upgrade to the forums, is coming soon. We’ve got some exciting new features we’re adding but the work behind it is enormous so this will come in as phase 2 and should be published in a couple of weeks. We hope you like it!

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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2006, 08:22:29 am »
oh i LOVE IT! i logged on this morning and thought for a second that i logged onto the blog! but nope! it was bigpawS!! soo exciteD!! :) Thanks! :)
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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2006, 09:47:32 am »
Looks good!
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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2006, 12:05:52 pm »
i love it too!  although it took me 10 minutes to find the message boards LOL. 

thanks michael
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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2006, 12:07:53 pm »
Really messed me up when I logged on!  Looks really good!  Thanks!

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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2006, 12:11:39 pm »
It looks awesome Michael, really like the layout!

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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2006, 12:17:54 pm »
Nicker you and I must be on the same brain wave,it took me awhile to find the message boards too! ;D

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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2006, 04:08:19 pm »
thanks, I'll have the board feeds on the home page done today - that should make it easier to find!

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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2006, 05:18:03 pm »
Thanks Michael. Looks good. I too was a bit confussed but..... :P lately is doesnt take much.
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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2006, 06:44:05 pm »
I think it looks very nice :)
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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2006, 09:19:04 pm »
Nice layout. Glad to see the tables disappear.

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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2006, 09:33:30 pm »
Nice work on the new web site Michael!  Thanks for all of your hard work!


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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #12 on: January 20, 2006, 09:42:13 pm »
Thanks AC, that was another thing that was bothering us - we struggled for a while with the old layout but it was really tough to fix without just redesigning it from the ground up - which was necessary to do it right.

Glad you noticed!

Thanks,
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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #13 on: January 20, 2006, 09:56:19 pm »
Thanks AC, that was another thing that was bothering us - we struggled for a while with the old layout but it was really tough to fix without just redesigning it from the ground up - which was necessary to do it right.

Glad you noticed!

Thanks,
Michael

No problem. I've been designing (practicing) tableless layouts for around a year now and the more I discover the more I like CSS. I will never lay out a website with tables again. :D

Edited to add: Damn Internet Explorer 5.5!! ;D
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Re: New and Improved Big Paws
« Reply #14 on: January 20, 2006, 10:54:35 pm »
Michael, since you are redesigning everything, can I make a suggestion for you to consider?

If someone has a signature, there is a line under their post, then their sig, then the next persons post starts on another. But if they don't have a sig, there is no line and the next persons post starts on the same line that there post ends on. That has been driving me crazy because I wish every post had a line under it.
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