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Elias Alias

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The Montana Messenger Online
« on: November 28, 2009, 04:07:19 pm »

We may be ready now to announce our new website. My personal computer is having problems with the site, but others are telling me the site functions just fine. I'd like to ask anyone on a PC - as opposed to a Mac - to click around in our new site and let me know if it works properly for you. If we get a thumbs-up, I'll start sending the new site around the web. Thanks very much.

http://www.themontanamessenger.com/

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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2009, 08:52:35 pm »

I'm on a PC in Knoppix.

The links at bottom are active:
  The Montana Messenger - "themontanamessenger.com/Index.html"
  Montana News Paper -      "themontanamessenger.com/Index.html"
  News -                               "themontanamessenger.com/Index.html"
  US History -         "themontanamessenger.com/documents_of_freedomII.html"
  US Constitution - "themontanamessenger.com/documents_of_freedomII.html"
  Liberty -               "themontanamessenger.com/documents_of_freedomII.html"
  Freedom -           "themontanamessenger.com/documents_of_freedomII.html"
  Justice For All -   "themontanamessenger.com/documents_of_freedomII.html"
  Web Design by: Music Art and Design - "musicartanddesign.com" in new tab

all come through as active. The two destinations,

"Index.html" is same as "themontanamessenger.com/"
 but
"documents_of_freedomII.html" is same as "themontanamessenger.com/" EXCEPT the links at the bottom are not active.

Graphics and text on right side are there, but inactive as links.
Left-right scroll-bar at top.
= = = =
All seems fine.
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Elias Alias

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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2009, 12:25:13 am »

Thank you very much, Junker, for a detailed review of the site as you found it. I'll be forwarding your comments to our webmaster, Michael Blessing.

It seems that the site, thus far, works best for folks on Mac computers. My old personal computer, a PC, is about worn out, and I can't get my browser to handle the load of this site. It's downright awful, to have a new site and not be able to view it. When I bring the site up, it freezes my browser screen, and I have to ditch the browser, do a "run as" click, and start with a new browser. I think my problem is simple - I'm flat out of memory on this old box. (And in my head too, lol!)

Keep warm up there, Junker. Thanks again for the report.
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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2009, 12:40:51 am »

Nice site, Elias! And I just noticed that TMM now stands for The Montana Messenger OR The Mental Militia.
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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2009, 09:56:21 am »

It works fine with Vista. I noticed no problems. Tho' I might have missed something as I'm in a hurry.
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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2009, 02:07:06 pm »

Tks, Elias.

Report 2-- I just went there again.

The upper-right graphic ("Subscribe to TMM Today") is active... on
pointer over, it reverse colors and on click, goes to
"themontanamessenger.com/subscribe.htm" which again is the generic
front page. Afterwards, it becomes inactive. Upon exit to elsewhere (e.g.
my home page) and re-entry, the graphic is still inactive. Odd.

I left that out of my first post because it never activated again the first
visit there... so I ignored it. It seems to me, it should stay active.
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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2009, 02:36:56 pm »

Nice site, Elias! And I just noticed that TMM now stands for The Montana Messenger OR The Mental Militia.

Thank you, Bill. Yes, "TMM", as an acronym, seems to be Fate's way of making me even more neurotic than I already was, lol. Now whenever anyone says something to me about "TMM", I have to guess which TMM they're meaning. It's a good think I like the acronym, eh? :)

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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2009, 02:40:54 pm »

It works fine with Vista. I noticed no problems. Tho' I might have missed something as I'm in a hurry.

Thanks, Duck. Appreciate the feedback. But hey, Dude, slow down, eh? :)

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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2009, 02:43:45 pm »

Tks, Elias.

Report 2-- I just went there again.

The upper-right graphic ("Subscribe to TMM Today") is active... on
pointer over, it reverse colors and on click, goes to
"themontanamessenger.com/subscribe.htm" which again is the generic
front page. Afterwards, it becomes inactive. Upon exit to elsewhere (e.g.
my home page) and re-entry, the graphic is still inactive. Odd.

I left that out of my first post because it never activated again the first
visit there... so I ignored it. It seems to me, it should stay active.

Thank you, again, Junker. I agree - that subscribe link should stay active. But let me ask you this please - when you click that "subscribe" banner in top right-hand corner, does it bring up our subscription form for you? Thanks!
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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2009, 03:32:54 pm »

It worked for me and also was able to download the PDF order form.
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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2009, 06:36:25 pm »

Well, the artwork, design, etc. all look really nice. But without JavaScript enabled, it might not come out the way you'd like. It also responds poorly to text zooming. I'm sure I'm in a very small minority of people who typically have scripting disabled. But I bet there are quite a few folks with eyesight like mine, who force larger font sizes.

The layout vs. font size issue occurs with both the Gecko and Webkit rendering engines, under Linux. Firefox uses the Gecko rendering engine, so it's possible the same issues could some up in Firefox under Windows. Webkit is the engine used by the Safari browser, on the Mac (also lots of other browsers, but not with that widespread usage, except on mobile phones).
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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #11 on: November 30, 2009, 02:17:36 am »

Well, the artwork, design, etc. all look really nice. But without JavaScript enabled, it might not come out the way you'd like. It also responds poorly to text zooming. I'm sure I'm in a very small minority of people who typically have scripting disabled. But I bet there are quite a few folks with eyesight like mine, who force larger font sizes.

The layout vs. font size issue occurs with both the Gecko and Webkit rendering engines, under Linux. Firefox uses the Gecko rendering engine, so it's possible the same issues could some up in Firefox under Windows. Webkit is the engine used by the Safari browser, on the Mac (also lots of other browsers, but not with that widespread usage, except on mobile phones).

Thanks mucho, rockchucker. I'll run this by our web guy, Michael. (Since I have no way to grok what you just said, lol!)

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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #12 on: November 30, 2009, 02:18:57 pm »

I am using 64-bit Windows Vista Home Premium and most of the site looks OK. Under Current Articles when you hover the mouse over the article title Architects & Engineers for 911 Truth Present then next article title Why Propaganda Trumps Truth shows up and superimposes its text on top of the first article. Strange behavior indeed.

Added: All of the topic titles above this one expand and contract as they should when they are clicked on.
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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #13 on: November 30, 2009, 03:09:01 pm »

I am using 64-bit Windows Vista Home Premium and most of the site looks OK. Under Current Articles when you hover the mouse over the article title Architects & Engineers for 911 Truth Present then next article title Why Propaganda Trumps Truth shows up and superimposes its text on top of the first article. Strange behavior indeed.

Added: All of the topic titles above this one expand and contract as they should when they are clicked on.

Ah, very interesting indeed, Mac the Knife. Thanks for that input. I'll pass this on to Michael.

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Re: The Montana Messenger Online
« Reply #14 on: November 30, 2009, 11:54:57 pm »

But let me ask you this please - when you click that "subscribe" banner in
top right-hand corner, does it bring up our subscription form for you?

On click there, I get the generic home-page.

(Knoppix, Konqueror-- Java is disabled. Javascript is enabled.)
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