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# 40286 27-Aug-2009 22:18
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Hi me again sorry to annoy
Once again I need help with a website. I have everything right but the pictures will not work. I have used two free hosting sites (webs.com and Zerocatch) each time my Index.html file works and all the links but when I load the pics they dont.
I know nothing about HTML code so I use the file uploader and load all my files from my pc into a folder of the same name on the site.
Does this make sense?? Can someone please help me??
My sites are:
http://www.vivhau.0catch.com
http://www.vivhau.webs.com

Hope I can get some help, need it for my course (u know the one making us use word for websites!!)

Thanks a million Laughing

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  # 251126 27-Aug-2009 22:24
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by just taking a quick look at your site, the problem is where the images are stored. in the folder "Activity 2.2_files/" by the looks of it, that folder doesn't exist on your hosting.



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  # 251127 27-Aug-2009 22:25
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oh ok, huh? How do I fix it? Sorry to be dumb I shouldnt be this dumb if I am doing this course sorry

 
 
 
 




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  # 251142 27-Aug-2009 23:09
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I have uploaded the folder exactly the same as it is on my PC and done the files the same too, still not working. Seperate folders etc why is it!!!???

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  # 251152 27-Aug-2009 23:33
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looking at the very very messy code (did you use a software package to make this as their has to be 100 lines of code to each picture) you website links one of the images to http://www.vivhau.webs.com/Activity%202.2_files/image003.gif as you can see this does not exist.


I think the problem lyes with the software you used to create the site, with it linking to the images using a local address (e.g C:\users\user\documents\website\images\logo.gif) instead of what would be on the web (e.g /images/logo.gif)

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  # 251153 27-Aug-2009 23:45
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I see most of that crap code has come from Microsoft word,

here is a quick 30 seconds rip of your site, and how the code should be.

http://djmg.co.nz/test/



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  # 251191 28-Aug-2009 08:22
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Thanks Boby. Yeah we HAVE to use Word for the site as it part of course (do not get me started lol)
I will try and work on it tonight have a few ideas. Thank you for your help.

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  # 251245 28-Aug-2009 11:13
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Word to create a website, what course is this? Sounds like a complete waste of time.

 
 
 
 


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  # 251368 28-Aug-2009 16:26
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Any course that teaches you to build a website in Word is not worth your time. If you are looking at web development/design as a career option, then they're doing you a serious dis-service.

If they had taught you even the fundamentals of basic HTML, you would easily spot why this wasn't working.

With that said however, If this is just a very small part of a generic IT skills course or something then I can understand why they haven't employed someone with genuine insight into what really is a specialty area. But they would be far better to leave it out entirely rather than go in half-assed like this and teach people bad habits and introduce them to the wrong tools for the job.

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  # 251376 28-Aug-2009 17:05
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please oh please please tell me you are at high school and thus you are being FORCED to use word to make a website, as if you are actually going to any tertiary place and paying for it.... well that doesn't bear thinking about it...


then again.... I wouldn't like the thought are school are forcing this upon kids either.... ah well, I knew NZ schools are crap anyway






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  # 251421 28-Aug-2009 20:31
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Hello All
I am doing a NZ Diploma In Business (not High School and yes paid for it). I think the reason we are doing this is to show what Office can do or something. I am not 100% sure and do not want to course too much of a rift between me and my lecturer until after I have been graded, will definitely mention this in course evaluation. I will not be making a site again with Word ever I can tell you that!!!

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