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06-18-2010, 09:51 PM
I've just created my first site in Dreamweaver. I've spent a while learning the codes and getting the layout perfect and this is what the site looks like in preview:

Fluff Pups Preview (http://yfrog.com/j0picture3ezp)

I uploaded my site using Classic ftp and on my server the site looks like this:
Fluff Pups (http://www.nonstop-giveaway.co.uk)

I cant figure out why and was wondering if anyone else knows what might be causing it?


06-18-2010, 10:14 PM
Looks like you forgot to upload some images:


06-18-2010, 10:33 PM
Hi thank you, I've managed to get the logo to appear now but the iframe and background image still aren't showing.
Do you know why this might be?

06-18-2010, 10:44 PM
The iFrame is showing, it's just pink because it can't find this image:


I'm seeing a background image.

06-18-2010, 10:48 PM
Ah yeah, I just opened it in Safari and it was fine.
Just Firefox it doesn't work on!?

Thanks for the help!

06-19-2010, 08:30 AM
Is there any particular reason for displaying the contents of the page in an iframe rather than just adding it to the individual page?

06-19-2010, 04:43 PM
Yeah I only wanted the page to change in the pink area, I wanted the navigation part to not have to reload each time a page opens.
Is there another way of doing this?

06-19-2010, 05:10 PM
A user's browser should cache the consistent elements of your page (such as menu) meaning that they will only need to be downloaded once during a visit. Most sites are built with individual pages. If you want to use just one file for your menu to save updating lots of pages with changes then look at; http://www.dreamweaverclub.com/dreamweaver-templates.php and http://www.dreamweaverclub.com/php-includes.php for your two main options.

iframes in your pages may cause problems when a Search Engine visits your page or when users try and bookmark and return to a particular page they found interesting.

Hope that helps.

06-19-2010, 08:54 PM
Thanks for your reply,
I didn't quite understand the template tutorial (still pretty new at this)
I understand css frames are similar to iframes but are more search engine friendly, is that right?
I was going to attempt to add a css frameset instead if I can find a decent tutorial for it.

06-20-2010, 07:12 AM
I know what a frameset is but a CSS frameset I've not come across before. My advice still stands, build individual pages.