View Full Version : not compatible with 800x600 resolution

05-04-2006, 03:04 AM
is there any way to make my site compatible with every resolution, i'm currently having problems with 800x600 only. some side are overlapping especially the left side with the fixed ads and shoutbox.


05-04-2006, 11:26 AM
The overall cause of the overlap is your mix of percentage and fixed pixel widths. Combining the two is not a good idea, as a mess is typically the result. However, there are numerous other problems, too:

Outdated and needlessly invalid markup (bloated nested tables, font and center elements, and misguided use of XML-like syntax, for example).
Dimensions defined in pixels, rather than ems or percentages.
Font sizes defined in points and pixels, rather than percentages.
Use of javascript: pseudo-scheme in links.
Attempts at 'hiding' script content (which hasn't been necessary for years).
Using Verdana (http://www.xs4all.nl/~sbpoley/webmatters/verdana.html) and trying to make it much smaller than the browser default.
Badly-written client-side script code (the use of the eval function is almost always a sign of that).
A rewrite wouldn't go amiss.