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Bridal Hire Website for UK Client
Bridal hire website for a client in the UK. They said.. we don't' want posh! Make it bright and funnish...
Freestack theme. Some quality stacks such as ImageCaption and FX Slider, and Doobox.
Thanks for viewing.
I think that's great. Really nice and clean. I keep seeing these Freestack theme based sites and yet I can't seem to get along with it. I'd love to see a screenshot of your home page in 'edit' mode to see how it's made up.
Boston Massachusetts Area
I agree Nez.. I use a lot of themes.. but haven't had the patience for ffreestack..
I usually use Henks Themes....and I just got Photogenic.. really cool a lot of options....
NIce website....my only critique is the front page has a bit too much scrolling to get to the bottom.. I think you could shorten it a bit.....
same for the Spring Sale page.. maybe a slideshow would help there....?
I like it. It looks good. It seems like a lot of work to create a site with Free stack. Is that your experience?
A rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean
After having built about a dozen sites with Freestack, I have to disagree about the "lot of work" part. Once you get the hang of it, it really only takes as much additional time as you choose to invest in it for the sake of uniqueness and styling. The vast majority of time is spent on content, which, if you are building sites with Stacks, is the same as with any other theme.
Thanks all for viewing and the comments. I think the Freestack workflow is very natural, provided you like to create stuff from a completely blank canvas. Just write or sketch your ideas down, and then start putting the pieces together. The only downside is it can be time consuming. Somehow you end up second guessing yourself, and try to make it perfect because you have full control.
It does however allow for an completely original theme, which most of the time might not conform to the "approved" 2 or 3 column layout of the web or standards, but from an aesthetic standpoint is unique and fresh, IMO
Karate - understand your point on long pages, but personally i detest rolling slideshows and feel from a UI perspective its much easier for someone to scroll down. It just seems more natural on a web page to scroll rather than have them wait for images to load or click to open a lightbox.
I'd rather have someone visiting the site get a visual impression of 10 images rapidly with the flick of a mouse, rather than wait 10 x 3 secs = half a minute to see those same 10 images. Just my opinion. Good thing I manage to convince clients too hehehe.
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