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  Topic: Tom's first to-be money making design :- )
Arctic

Replies: 9
Views: 17637

PostForum: Web Design   Posted: Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:27 pm   Subject: Tom's first to-be money making design :- )
Make sure you're clearing things correctly.

Look-up CSS property: clear.
  Topic: Photoshop or Fireworks?
Arctic

Replies: 14
Views: 29728

PostForum: Web Design   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 3:01 am   Subject: Photoshop or Fireworks?
[url=http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/03/18/adobe-fireworks-tutorials-and-downloads-best-of/]"Adobe Fireworks Tutorials and Downloads"

Go ahead and take a looksee, they both have thei ...
  Topic: Screen Resolutions
Arctic

Replies: 11
Views: 17392

PostForum: Web Design   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 2:40 pm   Subject: Screen Resolutions
For fixed width, use either 720px, 840px, or 960px. The last width, 960px, is the largest you should go to at this time (1024x768 is more common than 800x600).

Fluid layouts can have issues with li ...
  Topic: Not sure how to explain.
Arctic

Replies: 11
Views: 11102

PostForum: General Questions   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2007 7:21 pm   Subject: Not sure how to explain.
In order to use the template with a CMS you'll have to actually go out of your way to add all the bits and pieces of code into the template to make it work with the CMS.

Coding a user registration ...
  Topic: 2 new sites
Arctic

Replies: 23
Views: 34883

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 5:31 pm   Subject: Re: 2 new sites
Became a proud new owner of Abyss X2 tonight!

Although a bit politically charged, I've moved two of my customer's wordpress blogs over to Abyss...

http://www.TheAngryConservative.com
http://www ...
  Topic: Understanding Mod-Rewrite
Arctic

Replies: 8
Views: 17068

PostForum: URL Rewriting   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2007 4:12 am   Subject: Understanding Mod-Rewrite
Isn't this Apache? Abyss uses URL rewriting from the panel, right...?
  Topic: Project Facelift to my site
Arctic

Replies: 14
Views: 4738

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 11:59 pm   Subject: Project Facelift to my site
Back to the topic...

As with my site so far:
I made sure it was HTML and CSS-valid. That was a headache and a half. That parser can be so picky...
I also added a background so it's not so white a ...
  Topic: Can't access website
Arctic

Replies: 2
Views: 4197

PostForum: General Questions   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 1:29 am   Subject: Can't access website
Have you tried checking your IP address? Besides that, if multiple computers are hooked up to one router you may need to set up some Virtual Server things... I don't know much beyond that.

Basicall ...
  Topic: Text Display
Arctic

Replies: 10
Views: 8914

PostForum: General Questions   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2007 4:38 am   Subject: Text Display
A message
  Topic: WHERE IS MY DARN PAGE?!
Arctic

Replies: 10
Views: 9739

PostForum: General Questions   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:41 am   Subject: WHERE IS MY DARN PAGE?!
A message
  Topic: AbyssUnderground.co.uk Revamp
Arctic

Replies: 29
Views: 8504

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:12 am   Subject: AbyssUnderground.co.uk Revamp
AbyssUnderground, I have just a few final suggestions (that are very general):

The semantics have been sacrificed! :( I know that this was a large leap for you, but next time you make a website ano ...
  Topic: AbyssUnderground.co.uk Revamp
Arctic

Replies: 29
Views: 8504

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2007 4:53 pm   Subject: AbyssUnderground.co.uk Revamp
AbyssUnderground,

It looks great. On some of the pages your problems are actually caused by unencoded ampersands in URLs, it can be fixed by replacing & with &. URLs must be encoded.
  Topic: AbyssUnderground.co.uk Revamp
Arctic

Replies: 29
Views: 8504

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2007 7:51 am   Subject: AbyssUnderground.co.uk Revamp
If you can get HTML compliant, then you can easily get it XHTML compliant. Its pretty easy.
It's only easy if you understand what the switch to XHTML means. Well-formed HTML is just as good in modern ...
  Topic: Quick Question?
Arctic

Replies: 5
Views: 2408

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 6:55 am   Subject: Quick Question?
I'm pretty sure you can't host it from your own server, never read the licensing agreement (I can't find it on this site either)...

However, linking to the page is great. Mebbe a direct link to the ...
  Topic: Regarding SPAM and Topic Reply notifications
Arctic

Replies: 13
Views: 3257

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2007 6:54 am   Subject: Regarding SPAM and Topic Reply notifications
Admin, Can you ban this bastard's IP?

What for???
He was probably talking aboot a spambot.
  Topic: Abyss Website Study
Arctic

Replies: 19
Views: 4970

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:38 pm   Subject: Abyss Website Study
This was the article that originally got me off of tables (I stopped using tables for layout a while back, but I tied presentation to content still):

http://alistapart.com/articles/journey

For s ...
  Topic: Abyss Website Study
Arctic

Replies: 19
Views: 4970

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2007 10:30 pm   Subject: Abyss Website Study
Websites that don't validate because of old, unused browsers make me cry. Internet Exploder 6 has the market share, but most of the problems with MSIE6's CSS rendering can be fixed using conditional c ...
  Topic: request
Arctic

Replies: 2
Views: 3626

PostForum: General Questions   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:20 pm   Subject: request
Can you give us something more specific to work with? There are billions of tutorials out there, so requesting another doesn't help you learn anything.
  Topic: Abyss Website Study
Arctic

Replies: 19
Views: 4970

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2007 11:54 pm   Subject: Abyss Website Study
Seeing as Abyss is a web server, I thought it would be neat to take a look at how current standards are applied to the websites that are hosted on Abyss. My answer was kind of unexpected: badly. A far ...
  Topic: Question (Helm -WebHost Control Panel)
Arctic

Replies: 3
Views: 5814

PostForum: General Questions   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2007 6:40 am   Subject: Question (Helm -WebHost Control Panel)
Sorry pal, this one is designed for a Windows 2000 or 2003 server. Running some sort of hosting off of Abyss is tricky -- not only will most panels require some sort of Apache module, but those whom a ...
  Topic: how toset my flash page?like trustabyss web site
Arctic

Replies: 4
Views: 5185

PostForum: General Questions   Posted: Tue May 29, 2007 4:11 am   Subject: how toset my flash page?like trustabyss web site
If you really wished to break accessibility to your site using frames, you could research "iframe" on Google.

Otherwise, try:

<div style="overflow:auto;height:100px;wid ...
  Topic: AbyssWS Log Splitter: v0.1 (Beta 4 Just released!)
Arctic

Replies: 16
Views: 4797

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 5:30 pm   Subject: AbyssWS Log Splitter: v0.1 (Beta 4 Just released!)
Note: FileLimit v3 is not a forgotten project. I still have plans to get it developed. Stay tuned!What's that? Edit: I found the topic about it, its not very descriptive...I'm not sure exactly what it ...
  Topic: TomsMess.com - Tom's Mess
Arctic

Replies: 9
Views: 20370

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2007 11:01 pm   Subject: TomsMess.com - Tom's Mess
Beautiful.

^_^
  Topic: Web Design Thoughts
Arctic

Replies: 3
Views: 1687

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 8:30 pm   Subject: Web Design Thoughts
I'll keep in mind to contact you once I'm finished with it, :)
  Topic: .htaccess file needs altering?
Arctic

Replies: 3
Views: 11680

PostForum: URL Rewriting   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 12:37 am   Subject: .htaccess file needs altering?
You can't use .htaccess files on Abyss.

Sorry.
  Topic: Web Design Thoughts
Arctic

Replies: 3
Views: 1687

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2007 10:26 am   Subject: Web Design Thoughts
I have a few guidelines I try to stick to when I develop a website, but what do you guys stick to? I guess I'll just throw mine out.

1) Centered and Liquid Layout
I like to have my layouts centere ...
  Topic: Should I buy a GeForce 8800 GTX video card?
Arctic

Replies: 9
Views: 2880

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:23 am   Subject: Should I buy a GeForce 8800 GTX video card?
By the way, I believe most graphics cards support Vista. Go for a cheaper card, pal. Many, many cards will perform to a satisfactory level without munching on your wallet.
  Topic: Should I buy a GeForce 8800 GTX video card?
Arctic

Replies: 9
Views: 2880

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2006 8:23 pm   Subject: Should I buy a GeForce 8800 GTX video card?
Keep your money for now. It's just a waste of cash that could be better spent, and if you've got an "okay" CPU then it'll just be a bottleneck and ruin the point of your investment (performa ...
  Topic: Banner (2!)
Arctic

Replies: 3
Views: 1342

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 12:34 am   Subject: Banner (2!)
If any of you remember the stats signature template I made a long while ago (and used it), you'll probably enjoy this:

http://img170.imageshack.us/img170/3948/abyssbannergj0.jpg

This is a newer, ...
  Topic: Online4Gamers
Arctic

Replies: 12
Views: 17241

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2006 7:05 pm   Subject: Online4Gamers
Good luck with your website. Gaming websites, in my experience, are both the easiest and hardest to run depending on what aspects you want to bring out in it.
  Topic: Aprelium, please allow avatars :\
Arctic

Replies: 5
Views: 1579

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2006 3:08 am   Subject: Aprelium, please allow avatars :\
Isn't there an option to disable the viewing of avatars somewhere?
  Topic: Newbie needs guiadiance, pls help out
Arctic

Replies: 4
Views: 5448

PostForum: General Questions   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2006 12:07 am   Subject: Re:
Thanks, but i've seen the manual earlier. What I want is just the steps that i would need to follow so that a website i'm hosting on my own computer can be visible on the internet.
You need to know y ...
  Topic: Home Sweet Home
Arctic

Replies: 10
Views: 13875

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2006 12:06 am   Subject: Home Sweet Home
whoah, nice clean-lines design, arctic. now i understand why i think pkSML thought you used a CMS. your reflection technique (applied on buttons and long bars) gives me lots of insight and inspirati ...
  Topic: How much is your domain worth?
Arctic

Replies: 12
Views: 3306

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2006 3:06 am   Subject: How much is your domain worth?
A message
  Topic: Problem Having Abyss And Apache on the Same Computer
Arctic

Replies: 11
Views: 11704

PostForum: General Questions   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2006 11:01 pm   Subject: Problem Having Abyss And Apache on the Same Computer
If you truly wish to run Apache alongside Abyss, they must run on different ports at the least.

I wouldn't recommend Apache unless you know exactly why you need it.
  Topic: Home Sweet Home
Arctic

Replies: 10
Views: 13875

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 12:30 am   Subject: Home Sweet Home
Very nice site, Arctic, especially for being a youngster!
Are you using a CMS or anything for your blog?
I'm not using a CMS, so I just end up opening files whenever I add a new article. A bit time ...
  Topic: Congratz to Andy!
Arctic

Replies: 4
Views: 2056

PostForum: Off Topic Discussions   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2006 3:20 am   Subject: Congratz to Andy!
Whoo! Only a few more months until I take mine :D
  Topic: New Website
Arctic

Replies: 4
Views: 8703

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2006 3:18 am   Subject: New Website
thank you for the tips, that helps a bunch :D

<----newbie webdesigner
Don't worry, you'll get the hang of it quickly enough. :D
  Topic: New Website
Arctic

Replies: 4
Views: 8703

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2006 1:00 am   Subject: New Website
Just a few problems stand out for me:
Your "Characters" page is missing a link back to the main page.
The screenshot used in the background tiles, try using "background-repeat: no-rep ...
  Topic: Home Sweet Home
Arctic

Replies: 10
Views: 13875

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 6:23 pm   Subject: Re: Home Sweet Home
Arctic,

Welcome back. We tried accessing your site and it timed out.
Sorry about that, I turned it off instead of restarting it before I went to bed. >_<
  Topic: Home Sweet Home
Arctic

Replies: 10
Views: 13875

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 5:38 am   Subject: Home Sweet Home
Hello everyone. It is I, Arctic again. I think a few of you might remember me, though I doubt that many will. Anywho, I started running Abyss recently again, though I am only planning on running it so ...
  Topic: Change of design kind off
Arctic

Replies: 11
Views: 13692

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 5:33 am   Subject: Change of design kind off
Interesting website, nice work. Looks fine for me in Firefox. :D
  Topic: Am I veiwable?
Arctic

Replies: 18
Views: 20024

PostForum: Networking Issues   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 2:02 am   Subject: Am I veiwable?
Unfortunatley you always need to use the :9000 part to access your website from now on, I do not believe there is any way to change that.
  Topic: Am I veiwable?
Arctic

Replies: 18
Views: 20024

PostForum: Networking Issues   Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:14 pm   Subject: Am I veiwable?
Hmm... well, I dunno why it is not displaying. Maybe your ISP blocked port eighty, though I doubt that's the reason. Sorry. *calls 912*
  Topic: Am I veiwable?
Arctic

Replies: 18
Views: 20024

PostForum: Networking Issues   Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:09 pm   Subject: Am I veiwable?
Did you connect through it yourself using Localhost or 127.0.0.1?

Did you obtain your IP address using http://www.whatismyip.org/ ?
  Topic: Am I veiwable?
Arctic

Replies: 18
Views: 20024

PostForum: Networking Issues   Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:04 pm   Subject: Am I veiwable?
Negative, I cannot connect.
  Topic: FTP
Arctic

Replies: 3
Views: 7887

PostForum: Networking Issues   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2006 4:01 am   Subject: FTP
http://www.cerberusftp.com/

You'll need a FTP server such as the one above to access your website's folders using FTP remotely. However, as this is another server software, I advise that you find h ...
  Topic: My New Site HamzieRok
Arctic

Replies: 9
Views: 15008

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2006 4:19 am   Subject: My New Site HamzieRok
Nice looking for an e107 site.
  Topic: Powered By: Abyss!
Arctic

Replies: 27
Views: 34020

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2006 7:46 am   Subject: Powered By: Abyss!
I dislike text only websites. I'm such a whore.
  Topic: -=B.A.D=-HQ
Arctic

Replies: 6
Views: 13523

PostForum: Powered by Abyss   Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2006 2:24 am   Subject: -=B.A.D=-HQ
I mean at the top it looks terribly blank on higher resolution screens, hence my "meant for lower resolution screens" comment.

Moxxnixx, I'm on 1290*960.

Get a fixed width size so your ...
 
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