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Offline erelyes

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« on: March 06, 2005, 08:26:32 AM »
Hello!

I just finished re-doing this, and would love some input.  I finally got rid of frames ;-), but thought uninvolved eyes could be helpful.

Thanks for taking them time!

Andrew

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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2005, 11:01:32 AM »
Looks good.

Your script is working fine. It feels good to get of frames doesn't it!

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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2005, 02:28:11 PM »
Thanks!  And yes it does!  I am so happy to be learning PHP, lemme tell ya...

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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2005, 03:03:44 PM »
Looks GREAT!  :yey:

Nice color coordinating, easy navigation!

The only comment I have is that your "Journals" were at first a bit confusing, because I was expecting something to appear/change in the middle area when clicking on the links. It took me a while, but then I realized that below the right menu is where the various links to the journals were appearing. I didn't catch that until way later after lot of clicking was going on :)

You might want to mention something about the links to the journals appearing below the right menu categories for viewers to select, just in case some might not realize this and exit without having read them.

Otherwise, GOOD job! :thumb:

Hey, since you have poetry on your site, you might want to join some of us at Miraenda's writing forum:

http://anythingeverything.org/

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« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2005, 05:27:25 PM »
nice clean layout  :thumb:
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where i do my online shopping!

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« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2005, 09:17:21 PM »
I like the colors, not the typical ones you normally see but they go well together.  I also like the simple site navigation and site appearance as well  :yey:

The time spent in Mozambique sounds great as well as that the journals were kept to document everything.  :thumb:

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« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2005, 10:35:32 PM »
I agree with Leigh with respect to the journal entries, and share the same opinion with others in the post that mention your layout is nice and clean.   :thumb:

Much admiration to you on your continued humanitarian service.  Especially within the international arena.  Your family must be proud.  Keep up the good work.  :D
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« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2005, 02:08:33 AM »
Sometimes in PHP, when it is used to include a page, and the page is specified in the URL, hackers can change it to include pages that shouldn't be accessible!

e.g.

mypage.com/viewpage?page=index.html

they could try:

mypage.com/viewpage?page=../file_they_shouldnt_get_to.txt
mypage.com/viewpage?page=folder/file_they_shouldnt_get_to.txt


If you are making a system like this, it's worth remembering this.

To secure it, you can make your links like this:

mypage.com/viewpage?page=indexpage
mypage.com/viewpage?page=secondpage

then in the script:

if ($page == "indexpage") *display index.html*

else *tell them to go away*


This site is ok, it looks like you have done this, but it is easy to forget!

Be warned everyone!

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« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2005, 04:34:08 AM »
Great input gang, thanks!  Looking at the journals entries, I can very much see your point. I will be changing that in the next day or 2, when I have time to sit with it!  Part of my challenge there is its all PHP...  No database at all. ;-) (It also occured, I should really try to come up with a prev/next scheme.)

Thanks for the secure script thoughts.  I will take another look at what I have.  I think I have it hedged in so that playing will simply bring the index.  I think...

Also, thanks for the kind words about the work being done!

Andrew

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« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2005, 11:45:34 AM »
Yours is fine, I took the liberty of testing it :)

That's what reminded me of the flaw in some systems. I sometimes can't help messing with things...

Anyway, keep up the good work

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« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2005, 04:09:00 PM »
good advice  :thumb:
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« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2005, 01:15:04 PM »
I like your colors, they're very similar to what I used on my consulting group website.  Your site is well laid out without being cluttered or confusing.  

Good for you for undertaking such a noble endeavor.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you do this.  Your website is a great way to chronicle what's going on and what you're doing along the way.
If you can't design an attractive, standards-compliant website using nothing more than Notepad and a decent graphics editor, you need to rethink your approach to web design.

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« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2005, 05:33:50 PM »
Thanks everyone!  I have reworked the journals page, http://lamegomz.anadaru.com/?pg=journal,  hopefully for more clarity, and reduced the font size a bit. I thought it made it a bit more readable.

Any more thoughts?

Thanks again for the kind words and support.