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Month: February 2013

Internet Explorer is Unforgiving for Web Design

As I had just finished up a site for a client, which I think came out great, (, my client called me up a few days later and said that someone told him that they could not sign up to his mailing list.  When they clicked the field to insert their name and email, it did something funny and it wouldn’t let them sign up.  We were using good old Aweber and I thought it might have been the javascript conflicting with another code/script on the page.  Well, long story short, the widget I had the Aweber form in had a home page link in it which when clicked refreshed the page therefore creating an endless loop.  I fixed that but I always like to check how all my sites look in the 4 major browsers, IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari.  The site looked great in all three but Internet Explorer.  I was getting an extra empty widget on the home page.  What the Heck?  I went through tons of code and even was on a chat with tech support from where I purchased the initial template from and they said they couldn’t help and that they would submit a ticket to the original coder to take a look.  Well who wants to wait for that while my clients site look like crap on IE. So I did some...

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Problems with Aweber Email Marketing Service

I pay for Aweber email marketing services for my users to subscribe to my lists.  And it is a great service and they have great deliverability numbers for getting your message in someones inbox.  But recently I have been trying to create a new list and I have been having problems with the service. The first couple of parts are fine as they are all text based such as setting up your address and greeting and confirmed optin message, blah, blah, blah.  What is annoying the heck out of me is trying to create a message with a template and trying to save that template and also trying to email a test of the message and template.  Whenever I try to do one of the following, Aweber freezes up on me and times out.  I have a fast internet connection and I have tried this in both Firefox and Internet Explorer.  Has anyone experienced a similar issue with Aweber? ...

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