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Golfswinger
01-21-2011, 06:19 PM
Hey guys ...could really use your help ;) ....have designed a page in BV and it looks good (as in Text correct size) but when i upload it text is bolded in many places ...and in others its not ....page is at www.stopslicingnow.com (http://www.stopslicingnow.com) its not a finished page so there are unfinished bits but im extremely frustrated with this text issue ..... any suggestions?...wondering if maybe i have a tags issue or something...thx jack ps...if i delete a text box and retype it and upload it again i get the same issue ;(

sindee75
01-21-2011, 06:32 PM
Hello,

I am having the same issue too. I am wondering if it is because my text is inside a shaped box? It does not matter if I change the text in the page properties or highlight text and change it there or change it in styles..

The text always seems to default to arial and the text is bold..
I have tested and tried Veranda font on a few pages, and even though the html says Veranda on the pages I tested, it is not Veranda unbolded fonts as changed to.

I dont care for the dark bolded fonts.. and some places, it is not a dark bolded font like previous posting.

Is there a way to make a global change to make every page the same font besides styles or page properites that do not work??

Thanks, here is the site built in BV that I am still working on.. Not complete..

www.SelfDefenseProductsFlorida.com (http://www.SelfDefenseProductsFlorida.com)

VodaHost
01-21-2011, 06:36 PM
Hey guys ...could really use your help ;) ....have designed a page in BV and it looks good (as in Text correct size) but when i upload it text is bolded in many places ...and in others its not ....page is at www.stopslicingnow.com (http://www.stopslicingnow.com) its not a finished page so there are unfinished bits but im extremely frustrated with this text issue ..... any suggestions?...wondering if maybe i have a tags issue or something...thx jack ps...if i delete a text box and retype it and upload it again i get the same issue ;(

Please point out where exactly on the page is the issue, we need to know the exact problem, not just a generalization..

Thank you in advance.

Golfswinger
01-21-2011, 07:18 PM
Thanks for the quick reply.....in fact the best way for me to show you the problem would be for me to send you a screen capture of BV with my page before its uploaded and then to compare it against whats online.....BV is bolding almost every word i upload.....is there an email address i could send a pic to you for you to better compare (its ready to send to you right now ;)...thx jack

sindee75
01-21-2011, 07:21 PM
Most all of my pages have the bold text issue..

This page has a mixture of bold and normal font, http://www.selfdefenseproductsflorida.com/Pepper-Spray.html

I like the top products that are NOT in bold text, but look at the last 2 products in bold text. I do not like this. Most pages are like this and cannot seem to be changed fontwise...

Thanks, Cindy

Golfswinger
01-21-2011, 08:58 PM
Hey just found a work around i think....click on text box...then right click and then you can publish the text as an image (gif) ....just tried it and it worked like a charm....not sure this is the right way to go about it though ;) j


...also this would probably not work for text you wanted to attach a working link to...

sindee75
01-21-2011, 09:17 PM
Hey just found a work around i think....click on text box...then right click and then you can publish the text as an image (gif) ....just tried it and it worked like a charm....not sure this is the right way to go about it though ;) j


...also this would probably not work for text you wanted to attach a working link to...
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Hi... I wouldnt want to convert it to a gif or jpeg file, this will hurt your SEO as the serps cannot read images (unless you are adding an alt tag)..

Any other opinions??

Cindy

Golfswinger
01-21-2011, 09:27 PM
Youre probably right Cindy....but im used to doing alot of other things for SEO anyway and this page is a sales page that affiliates will drive traffic to anyway...lets see what VH has to say about our issue ....thx jack....also I dont have to send VH a picture to "see" whats going on....if you look at my sales page at www.stopslicingnow.com (http://www.stopslicingnow.com) you can see i changed the first paragraph to an image of exactly what i see in BV as im designing it ...when i upload it i get the bolded look below the gifs ...

Golfswinger
01-22-2011, 09:48 PM
Hey guys ....just doing some editing on my page and looked at the point size on the page .....im composing the text in georgia 12pt and thats what it looks like on the page in BV BUT when you left click on a written text box and then right click on it to access and see what the text box looks like in html it says that the text is in 16 pt font ?....and thats why the text looks bold or bigger when its published ...now why is there a discrepancy and how do we fix this ?...thx jack

sindee75
01-22-2011, 10:14 PM
Thats what I was saying in one of my posts. The html says differently than what the font really is..

Vodahost folks, please view my page source for that pepper spray page link I gave you in this thread and look at font online and you will see what I mean..

Can you Voda folks help us??


Thanks,

Cindy

Golfswinger
01-24-2011, 02:08 PM
So no answer at all?....

sindee75
01-24-2011, 08:49 PM
Im not hearing back from anyone either. :-(

Golfswinger
01-25-2011, 03:04 PM
This is a strong reason to not use Blue Voda....you submit a request to support and they refer you to here....obviously if your requiring support its an important issue that you need solved right away....here they refer you to an infinite forum that seems to be ignored ....hence my surprise but delight that i got an enquiry from the powers that be on the 21st ....here it is the 25th ...four days later and not a peep....now what does that say ...and why rely on that kind of service for business... hmmm ???

sindee75
01-25-2011, 03:14 PM
Hey Golfswinger..

So you did actually put in a support ticket and they referred you to this forum?

I placed a support ticket for a different issue last Friday and marked it as urgent. I am hoping to hear back from them soon.

These issues impact our business/sales.

I am going to give them the benefit of the doubt that this 'got lost' and add in title 'did support forget about us'..

This is a shame because I love bluevoda software. I hope they can handle support request for Bluevoda and Hosting issues.

Golfswinger
01-25-2011, 04:50 PM
Yes I did submit a support ticket and was referred to here...not that that helps with anything...and ive been with VH for six years for some reason ???

sindee75
01-25-2011, 08:09 PM
Golfswinger..

You have been with Vodahost for 6 years? We just moved from Yahoo hosting to Vodahost after being unhappy with Yahoo sitebuilder for 3.5 years. Bit the bullet and made the switch last week!

I hope we will not regret our move. How has support been for you in the past 6 years? Always bad, or just this time?

Paulk2
01-25-2011, 08:56 PM
I not sure if this will be any help but it appears to me by looking at your code with page view that you created "many" individual text boxes to make up this page and they appear to be out of sequence with the flow of the page. I don't know if this is a problem in BV but you might try re-building the page in sequence or even reducing the number of text boxes by putting more into one box. I.e.; From My name is Jack Taylor to Arrrgh!

Golfswinger
01-25-2011, 09:03 PM
Thanks for the feed back Paul...this has happened to me before (bold text issue) even with a smaller number of boxes...so who knows....ill give it a try..still hoping for a company response ;)

Golfswinger
01-25-2011, 09:12 PM
And to answer your question Cindy I would say in general that Ive been happy with VH but from time to time the ball does drop ...in these days with virtual workers available for $2/hr in the philippines you think you could have faster / better CSM though...

navaldesign
01-26-2011, 07:43 AM
There is no difference between the HTML generated and the selection made.

The selection is in pt (points) the HTML is (automatically translated) in pixels

For the "bold" issue: since you have lots of bold / non bold text in your pages, it is impossible to distinguish the problematic text.

To be able to help you you need to:

1. Post the URL of the page
2. Let us know EXACTLY which text is problematic.

Please do NOT use any Websafe fonts (like Georgia...) as it will be rendered differently on each visitors computer.

Please also note that VodaHost is a hosting company, therefore it provides FULL support for hosting issues, but the issues you are having are related to design and use of the BlueVoda. In all similar cases, (webbuilder) support is through the support forum and not directly from the company.

Most probably your issues with text have to do with:
1. Assigning H headers to the text (which will make it bold when previewed or published)
2. Assigning a Hyperlink style to the linked text that uses Bold
3. Adding third part code which has un unclosed <b> tag, therefore the rest from that point on is displayed as bold.

Please follow above instructions 1 & 2 so we can help.

Golfswinger
01-26-2011, 02:09 PM
Naval Design ...MODERATED lets go through this point by point;

There is a difference between whats designed and what is published
as clearly stated by Cindy and me..

It has been clearly outlined already in the previous posts which text is a problem and the urls have already been supplied if you care to read previous posts in the thread ;

Vodahost is picked by your customers SOLELY for the use of your BV editor ....otherwise your just another hosting company among the 100s' of like minded hosting companies...

and finally the support of your BV software is terribly slow and almost non existent....and we sure dont get the feeling you care based on the simple fact that we never hear from anyone in a business like timely fashion and you cant take the time to read the rest of the thread already here...

navaldesign
01-26-2011, 02:55 PM
1. I'm not part of the VH staff, and I'm not paid for the help I provide, just like anyone else here. So when you address to me or any one else here, watch your wording. If you don't want help, then I simply won't bother to help you....
2. Yes, you provided the links, but you did not posted, as I asked you, not only the links, BUT for each of the links, the specific text that has the problem. I don't have the time to scroll 100 or 200 lines of page code to see where you MIGHT have an issue. I need you to post EXACTLY which part of the text is the problematic one, in each of the links.
3. You have NOT (in any of the above posts) told us WHICH part of the text is converted to bold. You simply say: "BV is bolding almost all my text". I do see text in bold, but I can't know which one is deliberately set to bold and which is changed to bold even though you have used non bold style. So please do not make false statements, it is as simple as posting the exact text so we can see.

As you admit, BV is a state of the art software, user friendly and (almost) bugless, this is why customers come (as you say). And 99% of customers are happy with it. In 99,9% of the cases, it is a user error. But, as I mentioned, I'm not willing to go through your entire page code... Post the specific piece of text that has the issue so I (or anyone else) can check.

navaldesign
01-26-2011, 03:18 PM
Actually you have an unclosed <b> tag in this third part script you have added:

<div id="bv_Html2" style="position:absolute;left:201px;top:390px;width:329px ;height:12px;z-index:10;" align="left">
<font color="#000000">
<b>
<font size="+1">
<font="georgia">
<SCRIPT language="JavaScript"><!--

Style = 3; //pick a style from below


months = new Array();
months[1] = "January"; months[7] = "July";
months[2] = "February"; months[8] = "August";
months[3] = "March"; months[9] = "September";
months[4] = "April"; months[10] = "October";
months[5] = "May"; months[11] = "November";
months[6] = "June"; months[12] = "December";
days = new Array();
days[1] = "Sunday"; days[5] = "Thursday";
days[2] = "Monday"; days[6] = "Friday";
days[3] = "Tuesday"; days[7] = "Saturday";
days[4] = "Wednesday";
todaysdate = new Date();
date = todaysdate.getDate();
day = todaysdate.getDay() + 1;
month = todaysdate.getMonth() + 1;
yy = todaysdate.getYear();
year = (yy < 1000) ? yy + 1900 : yy;
year2 = 2000 - year; year2 = (year2 < 10) ? "0" + year2 : year2;

dateline = new Array();
dateline[3] = days[day] + " " + months[month] + " " + date + ", " + year;


document.write(dateline[Style]);
//--></SCRIPT>

Please note the <b> (bold) tag that is NOT closed in the script with a </b> tag, and causes the rest of the text in the page to be bold too.

Solution: either remove the <b> tag from the HTML that you used for the date, OR close it with a </b> tag just before the </font> tag.

This is the reason why support can't take care of such issues, as long as you have BV generated code it is ok, but if you add third party code that is invalid, it takes too much time to debug.

Golfswinger
01-26-2011, 03:23 PM
Naval....i appreciate your taking the time to comment ...especially if it is in an unpaid role....I will solve this problem on my own...cheers

Golfswinger
01-26-2011, 03:26 PM
Thanks for the help Naval...hopefully im coming over to Italy in August ...buy you a beer then ;)

navaldesign
01-26-2011, 03:27 PM
But I told you what the problem is ???

Golfswinger
01-26-2011, 03:30 PM
Yes and I thank you ...this system of communication is too sloooow ;) ...if you ever need help with your golf game let me know .....first swing is free ;) cheers jack

Golfswinger
01-26-2011, 03:53 PM
Just wanted to update you Naval....your fix worked like a charm...i'd be very happy to pay you for your consultative services in the future if you're so inclined ...thanks again j (my skype is jack.taylorgolf)

sindee75
01-26-2011, 04:46 PM
Hi Navel Design,

Have you had a chance to look at my pepper spray page, see link in this thread above...

I will look around to see if I also am missing an ending bold tag as GolfSwinger.. Did you happen to see if I was missing it too??

Thanks... Cindy

P.S. I would be more than happy to pay for your services. Maybe you should add I donate button on your site or send us a bill via paypal??

navaldesign
01-26-2011, 05:05 PM
Cindy, you also have tye same problem:

In one of the HTML boxes you have added this code:


<tr>
<td>
<font size="2";font color="red"><b>Sale!<font face=arial></font><b>
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript1.2">
<!-- Begin
var months=new Array(13);
months[1]="01";
months[2]="02";
months[3]="03";
months[4]="04";
months[5]="05";
months[6]="06";
months[7]="07";
months[8]="08";
months[9]="09";
months[10]="10";
months[11]="11";
months[12]="12";
var time=new Date();
var lmonth=months[time.getMonth() + 1];
var date=time.getDate();
var year=time.getYear();
if (year < 2000)
year = year + 1900;
document.write(lmonth + "/");
document.write(date+"/"+ year);
// End -->
</SCRIPT>
</td>
</tr>

Note the part in red: <b> which should be </b>

It probably has more of this in other parts of your pages but right now fix this and we will see if the issue persists.

Pls note that your page is full of code errors, <tr> and td> tags that do not belong to a table, <body> and <head> tags repeated MANYtimes that belong nowhere, generally speaking all the code you added in your page taken from somewhere else is full of errors! Quite a problem for SEO.

navaldesign
01-26-2011, 05:34 PM
Just wanted to update you Naval....your fix worked like a charm...i'd be very happy to pay you for your consultative services in the future if you're so inclined ...thanks again j (my skype is jack.taylorgolf)

I do provide paid for assistance if asked for. You can contact me, if required, through my site contactform (in my signature)

sindee75
01-26-2011, 10:39 PM
Cindy, you also have tye same problem:

In one of the HTML boxes you have added this code:


<tr>
<td>
<font size="2";font color="red"><b>Sale!<font face=arial></font><b>
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript1.2">
<!-- Begin
var months=new Array(13);
months[1]="01";
months[2]="02";
months[3]="03";
months[4]="04";
months[5]="05";
months[6]="06";
months[7]="07";
months[8]="08";
months[9]="09";
months[10]="10";
months[11]="11";
months[12]="12";
var time=new Date();
var lmonth=months[time.getMonth() + 1];
var date=time.getDate();
var year=time.getYear();
if (year < 2000)
year = year + 1900;
document.write(lmonth + "/");
document.write(date+"/"+ year);
// End -->
</SCRIPT>
</td>
</tr>

Note the part in red: <b> which should be </b>

It probably has more of this in other parts of your pages but right now fix this and we will see if the issue persists.

Pls note that your page is full of code errors, <tr> and td> tags that do not belong to a table, <body> and <head> tags repeated MANYtimes that belong nowhere, generally speaking all the code you added in your page taken from somewhere else is full of errors! Quite a problem for SEO.
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Naval Design ROCKS! and so DOES Blue Voda. Blue Voda is the best sitebuilder you can find! Naval Design - you have pinpointed my BOLD TEXT issues and I have fixed them. Thank you!.. I will try to fix other errors on my own first, then hire you when I am stuck to save some money. Thank you again - you are awesome! Cindy