SoWal Site Redesign

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  1. Kurt Lischka

    Kurt Lischka Admin Staff Member

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    Hello everyone! Hard to believe we're beginning our 8th year here on SoWal.com. :wave: :sowal:

    We've been busy behind the scenes updating our site and with your help we are ready to start testing. Please check out all the sections and pages and let us know of any problems or suggestions. Over the next few weeks we hope to refine the site even more - to be funn, friendly and chock full of great info for locals and visitors to SoWal.

    Let us know what you think. What you'd like to see in words, pictures, and videos. Send us on assignment! :up:

    We've beefed up our staff and have lots of great stuff coming up. In addition to our partnership with the South Walton TDC, we've partnered with some great local and regional media organizations. There's no better place than SoWal for insider info, all the events & live music, secret spots, great photos and videos, articles, columns, contests & giveaways. We're really excited about the future.

    We couldn't do it without the support of our wonderful community and advertisers. Thank you for supporting SoWal! :clap:
     
  2. Mango

    Mango SoWal Insider

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    Looks great, but you have an ant problem and it makes me itchy. :lol:
     
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    DD SoWal Expert

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    It's early and I'm just now taking my first sip of coffee, but it looks GREAT!!!! Love the home page. I can tell you HAVE been working hard!!!
     
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    Amazing! Glad to be a part of this virtual community!
     
  5. Beach Runner

    Beach Runner beats on hood

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    The "STAY" doesn't show up in IE9. BTW I'm teaching web programming this semester, and my students already see that IE is the web designer's nightmare!

    Looks great otherwise! Thanks for all you do!
     

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  6. Jdarg

    Jdarg SoWal Expert

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    :clap::clap::wub::wub:

    :cool:

    Cool.
     
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    scooterbug44 SoWal Expert

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    I like the softer colors, but it looks "foggy".
     
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    I really love this version. Its very user friendly, didnt have to work hard to find all the regular tabs I like to check out. The colors are great too...new layout is great.
    GOOD JOB!
     
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    Yes it is a pain. We have been looking at it in IE9 and haven't seen this problem. Is it persistent for you?
    Anyone else?
     
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    Yes, all I see is the ST of STAY.
     
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    So far it looks super!
     
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    Teresa SoWal Guide Staff Member

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    Have you checked out the Home page?
     
  14. Kurt Lischka

    Kurt Lischka Admin Staff Member

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    Hmmm I think your computer doesn't like you. :lol: Maybe try clearing your cache and restart. Or a hard refresh: shift + refresh.

    This is what it should look like.

    hm.jpg
     
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    Love the look of the new home page. Lots of content, easy to scan without having to scroll too much. Seems logically laid out. Great job.
     
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    It looks wonderful, I love it!:clap:
     
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    Unfortunately I, too, only get eat play shop sta..

    I am on my work computer and have IE8. Also, the lounge disappeared. It was there when I first logged in, but disappeared....
     
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    At least I got the "a" in stay....better than BR!
     
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    LOL. When I do a hard refresh, I briefly see "STAY". But then it quickly becomes "ST". Yes, I cleared the cache and did a hard refresh.

    I really like the look of the site. Softer on the eyes. Less vertical scrolling.

    I checked the html and css on w3.org, and it looks good (I mean, their checker checked for strict). I think it needs an IE hack. What else is new?
     
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    People still use IE?! :lol:
     
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