Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 
BDFL
51179 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5381

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 419994 21-Dec-2010 15:15 Send private message

dclegg:
freitasm: I have a suspicion what could be causing the ads showing in the wrong place when using Internet Explorer and I am looking at it.


Its not just IE. I use Chrome and Safari on Mac OSX (mostly the former), and I've seen it there. Can't be more specific right now, I'm afraid, but I'll provide screenshots and confirm the browser its occurring in the next time I see it. 


Strange, because I visit Geekzone with ads all the time (I don't filter because I do want to see what's going on) and haven't seen this problem lately. And I visit it a lot ;)

 




1566 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 157

Trusted

  Reply # 420001 21-Dec-2010 15:27 Send private message

freitasm:

Strange, because I visit Geekzone with ads all the time (I don't filter because I do want to see what's going on) and haven't seen this problem lately. And I visit it a lot ;)

 


Is this normal ad placement? It's not the same as the other truncations I've seen (no loss of text or controls), but it still doesn't look quite right to me (Chrome 8.0.552.224 on OSX)

 

BDFL
51179 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5381

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 420002 21-Dec-2010 15:28 Send private message

This is normal. The borders around the quote paragraph extend all the way within the DIV. The ad is insive of that. That's not the problem people are seeing - people are seeing leaderboard ads in that space, which should actually be above the post, as in previous screenshots.





1566 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 157

Trusted

  Reply # 420006 21-Dec-2010 15:38 Send private message

freitasm: This is normal. The borders around the quote paragraph extend all the way within the DIV. The ad is insive of that. That's not the problem people are seeing - people are seeing leaderboard ads in that space, which should actually be above the post, as in previous screenshots.



Cool. Like I said, thats not as bad as the problem I've seen in the past either. I must admit, I've not paid attention to see whether I have a leaderboard ad in a post. What I see is similar to other symptoms described in this thread, where text and controls are truncated, which is why I believe it to be the same problem. I'll confirm the next time I see it. 



857 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 54


  Reply # 421038 23-Dec-2010 16:32 Send private message

has something changed today as I am seeing this in all threads with a blank banner ad in the wrong place and cut off text.




857 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 54


  Reply # 421039 23-Dec-2010 16:36 Send private message

ha! as soon as I posted the above the problem has gone away.
Maybe someone is working on the site right now?

BDFL
51179 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5381

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 421084 23-Dec-2010 19:20 Send private message

No, nothing has changed and no one is working on the site - at least until next year!




BDFL
51179 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5381

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 423563 2-Jan-2011 23:19 Send private message

farcus: has something changed today as I am seeing this in all threads with a blank banner ad in the wrong place and cut off text.



I've found the reason why on Internet Explorer those ads were showing in the wrong position, and this should now be corrected.

 






857 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 54


  Reply # 424345 5-Jan-2011 17:00 Send private message

back to work today and my clunky old IE7
Looks like the fix hasn't taken



BDFL
51179 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5381

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 424348 5-Jan-2011 17:02 Send private message

Yes, noticed this, earlier. Something to do with IE not respecting the DIV tags.

But I did find another problem, which was solved and no one ever noticed...




1 | 2 | 3 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Smoke billows from Auckland mall after "explosion" - Westfield West City
Created by freitasm, last reply by hio77 on 27-Feb-2015 19:33 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


So, what made you join geekzone?
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by TLD on 28-Feb-2015 23:40 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Leonard Nimoy, Mr Spock dies at 83
Created by freitasm, last reply by freitasm on 28-Feb-2015 22:20 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Has my desktop got Wi-Fi?
Created by beenz, last reply by dclegg on 26-Feb-2015 15:43 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


The Evil that is ISIS
Created by networkn, last reply by joker97 on 28-Feb-2015 22:47 (201 replies)
Pages... 12 13 14


The debate over foreign drivers and testing
Created by timmmay, last reply by Handle9 on 28-Feb-2015 21:09 (73 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Spark Open Term Plan Changes? (27/2)
Created by taneb1, last reply by funnyfela on 28-Feb-2015 15:03 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


And I have 4G at home! (RD3 Pukekohe)
Created by dickytim, last reply by quickymart on 26-Feb-2015 20:42 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.