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Woohoo! Site move is finally finished!

I've finally completed porting the entire xeromag.com Web site to a content management system on a new server, which is something I've been working on for about five months or so. The new xeromag.com has cleaner design, more consistent navigation, a totally revamped photography section with built-in slide show software, and generally brings the site from 1992 Web development standards to 2007 Web development standards. Woo-hoo!

Part of the goal in moving to a content management system was to make updates easier, so I plan on adding all sorts of new content soon. I am definitely interested in feedback about the new layout and navigation, so take a look!


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Jul. 20th, 2010 12:06 pm (UTC)
It's looking good! Easier to navigate than the old site, too.

All in all, I approve! :)
Jul. 20th, 2010 02:05 pm (UTC)
Navigation: woot! much easier find stuff!

layout design: a little on the busy side for my personal taste, but hey, it's not my website. :)

(and I'm a anal-retentive art director who's tastes run to the minimalistic. *chuckle*)

If you want my professional opinion, I'm happy to share.
Jul. 20th, 2010 04:29 pm (UTC)
Like! Your's is always the link I give someone if they ask "Huh? What's Polyamory?" The new layout does make it easier to find. Thanks, as always, for your ongoing work.
Jul. 20th, 2010 10:27 pm (UTC)
None of the images in http://www.xeromag.com/fvpoly.html loads for some reason... :-(
Jul. 21st, 2010 09:09 am (UTC)
Weird. They're loading for me!
Jul. 21st, 2010 01:55 pm (UTC)
Browser dependent. They're loading okay in Chrome and Firefox, but not in Explorer.
Jul. 21st, 2010 06:31 pm (UTC)
Is that still the case now?
Jul. 21st, 2010 06:38 pm (UTC)
Jul. 21st, 2010 06:44 pm (UTC)
Hmm. What version of Explorer are you using? Does it affect all the pages, or only the poly pages?
Jul. 21st, 2010 07:53 pm (UTC)
Okay, that was weird -- now it loads! (You changed something, right?...)

Anyway, now everything works and it looks totally cool! Thanks! :-)
Jul. 22nd, 2010 12:16 am (UTC)
Yep, I changed something that shouldn't have mattered but clearly did. Thanks!
Jul. 21st, 2010 12:01 am (UTC)
Outstanding. As another person who refers so many people to http://www.xeromag.com/fvpoly that the link is memorized, I am happy to see the fruits of your labor. Definitely easier to navigate, makes a lot more sense, and looks a lot nicer. One request - can you make the width scalable? 800 pixels with ~600 pixels of text looks positively scrawny on 1920x1200. Even just going to 1024px wide would make a nice difference. Regardless, the improvements are awesome. Thank you for being a resource for us!
Jul. 21st, 2010 02:32 am (UTC)
Thank you for correcting the pronunciation of forte. Seriously.
Jul. 26th, 2010 03:37 pm (UTC)
trying to find your poly contract post i saw a while ago- I have some friends in oregon/wasghington state area that may need it.. help?
Jul. 26th, 2010 10:40 pm (UTC)
Do you mean this one?
Jul. 27th, 2010 10:03 pm (UTC)
yes :) thank you :)
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