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Tasmanian Motel website

Post by BradC » Sun Aug 30, 2009 1:47 am

URL: http://www.junctionmotel.com.au
Template: Custom design by me
Additional Extensions: Chronoforms | Xmap | Phoca Restaurant Menu with PDF plugin

Any comments welcome.

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by Subadai » Thu Sep 03, 2009 2:39 am

You're a man on fire BradC !

Congrats.

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by Tim S » Thu Sep 03, 2009 4:48 pm

Beautiful Site!

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by v2interactive » Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:31 pm

Very nice!!!
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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by Ace2110 » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:52 pm

I don't think we are going to find much, if anything wrong with that! Looks great

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by SFGolfer » Sun Sep 06, 2009 12:41 pm

I would like to see pictures of the various locations and their facilities (front of the motel, reservation desk, restaurant, gym, rooms, etc). Give the visitor a feel for the hotel's atmosphere. I would move the Site Map link to the footer.

Otherwise, I love well designed websites with good color schemes and easy to find information. This is one of them. Good job!
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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by BradC » Sun Sep 06, 2009 2:01 pm

Thanks for the feedback.

The only photos I have are what you see unfortunately. The Motel is just about to be repainted. Once that's done, hopefully they will have some photo's taken.

I'm currently upgrading the booking form.
And yes you're right, the Sitemap link would be better placed in the footer.

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by H13 » Tue Sep 15, 2009 6:56 pm

Looks great
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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by HH » Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:40 pm

I am enjoying this a lot, looks amazing! :)

The only note that your 'copyright' info in the footer doesn't shown properly unless I hover on it because of the dark colour.
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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by BradC » Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:04 am

Thanks H13 & HH

(HH) - It's intentional that the copyright info is darker as its non-important. I still need to fine tune the CSS so it doesn't highlight on mouse over.

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by SFGolfer » Wed Sep 16, 2009 2:42 am

I agree with @HH that the footer should have better visibility and not be in dark font.

Speaking of dark font, I wish your main menu were in white font with the cool rustic orange hovering color. It doesn't standout enough being dark.

Also, in your footer is the Special Offers link. In the footer? Wouldn't it be better placed somewhere up top? If not then I would take it out all together since you already have the links in the middle of the screen.
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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by BradC » Wed Sep 16, 2009 2:52 am

Thanks SFGolfer
I'll re-work both menus

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by Namsul » Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:07 am

I like the site as is with the footer as is....problem with making the footer as much a focal point as the header is finding the balance........which I think you have with one of the best examples of a joomla site I've seen. Great template selection and site layout.

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by BradC » Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:21 am

Thanks Namsul for your comments.

I had already made the changes, so you're seeing the re-worked menus anyway.

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by HH » Sat Sep 19, 2009 3:29 am

Much better indeed!
Great Job, again!
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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by lkrrr » Thu Nov 19, 2009 3:58 pm

yeahh =) Very good.

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by conradschoice » Fri Nov 20, 2009 1:56 pm

truly a great looking site and very proffesional
Makes me wanna go to da hotel Tasmania :D
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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by joomfriend » Thu Dec 10, 2009 7:54 am

Awesome site! Your template is well designed and the image in your header is beautiful.
You should consider giving your search box a different color. It has the same color with your site's background. That makes it difficult to find.

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Re: Tasmanian Motel website

Post by BradC » Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:38 am

Thanks joomfriend.
I wanted to down play the search box as there is very little content.


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