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 PostPost subject: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:42 pm 
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Hi Guys! I just started my website and want you to review it! Its in my signature! Tell me what you think and what needs to be improved! :D

Now I have made a fourm Id like you to review that! :D

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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:46 pm 
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Looks nice, though I advise you to get off the free host... Also, change the text in your sig to this: [url=windowsiso.weebly.com]CUSTOM TEXT[/url] and change CUSTOM text to whatever you want to be displayed. ;)


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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:49 pm 
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Looks nice, though I advise you to get off the free host... Also, change the text in your sig to this: [url=windowsiso.weebly.com]CUSTOM TEXT[/url] and change CUSTOM text to whatever you want to be displayed. ;)
I really cant pay for a custom domain

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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:51 pm 
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Same complaints as DeFacto.

I'd also make the music mutable, or not include it at all. That's gonna get annoying quite fast. This site seems to be aimed directly at people of your age group as well and not towards a general audience....I'm also not so sure it's quite a fantastic idea to link to proxies....

and for a custom domain, You could try .TK, avoid SLDs like .Cz.CC. Co.CC. co.br etc..

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DeFacto, without the HTTP:// , it will not work.
Dean235, the website looks very nice, but I would disable the music and add an option for "other" in the survey, because that text box doesn't work.

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DeFacto, without the HTTP:// , it will not work.
Dean235, the website looks very nice, but I would disable the music and add an option for "other" in the survey, because that text box doesn't work.
Yeah Im aware of that other option, its just that there are limitations in forms

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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:58 pm 
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You want a review? I'll give you one.

The first thing I noticed was the page layout. Standard Weebly layout I would assume. Then the background music loaded. I don't care what kind of music you use, embedding and autoplaying music was popular in the Geocities age and should be left there.

Second, the homepage layout is a disorganized mess. It's a jumble of links, QR codes, banners and survey options; it looks awful. The Windows ISOs page is also a kind of a jumble, but it's much less severe. Minor point but you've got too many apostrophes on your site.

To improve, you can start by getting rid of that background music. You also need to clean up your home page - the way it is right now screams "Hey, look at me, I just discovered WYSIWYG web editing!" Getting rid of those Adf.ly links is also going to be a major improvement. I noticed several times while browsing the homepage that it would automatically redirect me to an Adf.ly link.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:01 pm 
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You want a review? I'll give you one.

The first thing I noticed was the page layout. Standard Weebly layout I would assume. Then the background music loaded. I don't care what kind of music you use, embedding and autoplaying music was popular in the Geocities age and should be left there.

Second, the homepage layout is a disorganized mess. It's a jumble of links, QR codes, banners and survey options; it looks awful. The Windows ISOs page is also a kind of a jumble, but it's much less severe. Minor point but you've got too many apostrophes on your site.

To improve, you can start by getting rid of that background music. You also need to clean up your home page - the way it is right now screams "Hey, look at me, I just discovered WYSIWYG web editing!" Getting rid of those Adf.ly links is also going to be a major improvement. I noticed several times while browsing the homepage that it would automatically redirect me to an Adf.ly link.
OK! Thanks I will deal with the adf.ly redirect thing! it should only redirect once

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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:02 pm 
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...and it does. It redirected me once.

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It should not redirect AT ALL.... That is seriously annoying that it automatically redirects without user intervention.

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Thanks I will deal with the adf.ly redirect thing! it should only redirect once

It shouldn't redirect at all. The only time a website should send a redirect is when a page has moved to a new location. Redirecting all visitors to an Adf.ly link makes me suspicious that you're trying to get a bunch of money.

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I use adf.ly to pay off other stuff such as my premium account for rapidshare and to pay to keep my forum up and running

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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:20 pm 
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Sorry to be the bringer of bad news, But you were hosting files with Megaupload....

Mega Upload is now seized by W*nkers of the Government who can't share.

Sorry :/

sources: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=BR676Q57
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Sorry to be the bringer of bad news, But you were hosting files with Megaupload....

Mega Upload is now seized by W*nkers of the Government who can't share.

Sorry :/

sources: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=BR676Q57
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Yes I am fully aware of this issue, I am reuploading all ISO's to RapidShare. One thing to remember NEVER SUPPORT SOPA!

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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:23 pm 
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"[url]windowsiso.weebly.com[/url] Visit my website! Windows ISO's! :) "

is what i see as of now. Re-evaluate those url tags?


Also, it keeps redirecting me to adf.ly every 6 seconds after i reload a page.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:30 pm 
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"[url]windowsiso.weebly.com[/url] Visit my website! Windows ISO's! :) "

is what i see as of now. Re-evaluate those url tags?


Also, it keeps redirecting me to adf.ly every 6 seconds after i reload a page.
Yes, This issue has been already addressed by linuxlove, it should only redirect once but Im going to see whats happening

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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:12 pm 
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It reminds me a lot of Neowin I don’t know why lol anyways, yes there should be a way to turn off the music, I recommend creating a side or top bar with the polls and music control.
Also I think that having that “Not sure if a website's safe?” makes it look like one of those “You WON” scam sites… if you want to keep something like that I recommend sending it to the footer part in a smaller link saying “AVG Verified” or something like that.

Anyways have fun as for the host… well there are sites that offer a $1 – 3 usd .com domain… so maybe you should check it out.

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It reminds me a lot of Neowin I don’t know why lol anyways, yes there should be a way to turn off the music, I recommend creating a side or top bar with the polls and music control.
Also I think that having that “Not sure if a website's safe?” makes it look like one of those “You WON” scam sites… if you want to keep something like that I recommend sending it to the footer part in a smaller link saying “AVG Verified” or something like that.

Anyways have fun as for the host… well there are sites that offer a $1 – 3 usd .com domain… so maybe you should check it out.
Thanks! Great Feedback :D :D :D :D :D :D

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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:37 pm 
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SaT wrote:
It reminds me a lot of Neowin I don’t know why lol anyways, yes there should be a way to turn off the music, I recommend creating a side or top bar with the polls and music control.
Also I think that having that “Not sure if a website's safe?” makes it look like one of those “You WON” scam sites… if you want to keep something like that I recommend sending it to the footer part in a smaller link saying “AVG Verified” or something like that.

Anyways have fun as for the host… well there are sites that offer a $1 – 3 usd .com domain… so maybe you should check it out.
Thanks! Great Feedback :D :D :D :D :D :D



No problem :)

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I have heard of a free domain hosting site! but it has the .free domain would that be good??

But then again people will judge it because of the .free domain they will probally think of it as something else

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I have heard of a free domain hosting site! but it has the .free domain would that be good??

But then again people will judge it because of the .free domain they will probally think of it as something else


Or you can gather donations that you spend on a full domain name...


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Dean235 wrote:
I have heard of a free domain hosting site! but it has the .free domain would that be good??

But then again people will judge it because of the .free domain they will probally think of it as something else


Or you can gather donations that you spend on a full domain name...
Yeah! I suppose that would be a good idea! :) Thanks

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 PostPost subject: Re: Review my website!        Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:35 pm 
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get rid of the adf.ly redirect , annoying as hell
get rid of the backround music , a cheesy gimmick


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OMG MUST ADVERTISE SITE ON LARGEST BETA FORUM!!11!!!1!!!!!one!111!!eleven
Oh wait, I forgot, Beta Archive isn't twitter or facebook.
Also, your website? First of all, show me a piece of code that you actually wrote for it. Second of all, don't create a site that looks horrible and is hosted on one of those free [censored]. Third of all, don't use RapidShare to cover up the adf.ly thing, all you want is money considering you were using MegaUpload to host your stuff. Fourth of all, don't be a skiddie, make a decent site that people with an ounce of intelligence will appreciate! Finally, have a nice day.
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Just had to get laser eye surgery, that horrible interface really did some damage to my eyes. I also think I'm partially deaf due to that annoying noise that Dean calls music.

P.S, this is constructive criticism.


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That music is pretty good, by the way, for me. It sounds office-like and is from Windows XP Tour flash files. But it's unfitting here. Your "fourm" is also pointless enough, when you have a website.

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