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...will cause all sorts of cross browser problems. I'd do a Find and Replace and strip them out. There will also be a color associated with that border-collapse, strip those too.
Thanks so much! By the way, that He is a She...:-)
I will get right to stripping out the border collapse. Just out of curiosity what kind of browser problems could it cause?
By the way, that He is a She
A perennial problem with "nicknames"... :)
I'll defer to others on your CSS questions, but I just wanted you to know that the improvement over my internet connection was HUGE... I use a satellite to connect, which is very high-speed, but very long-delay also. It's really great for downloading huge files (like the latest M$ IE security patches), but is very slow when the the page loaded makes many subsequent requests for images, scripts, etc. So the difference I saw between the old and the new was about ten-to-one speed-wise. The old design took about 12 seconds to finish loading completely, the new one was ... BANG! - There.
By carefully selecting your font faces, sizes, and colors, you should be able to recover some of the "look and feel" of the original design. Remember that any image that you re-use repeatedly usually only has to be loaded once by the user's browser, and is then cached locally and not-re-requested from the 'net - so things like your nav bar arrows won't hurt you too much if all you use is one arrow common to all links.
But anyway, now the page is as fast as the product, so Bravo!
I think it is the direction I need to go in to build new sites and support a large existing site, what are the best online tutorials or books you know about to learn dreamweaver?
[validator.w3.org...] to check the HTML for any typos, nesting errors, and unclosed tags (even the most careful person might have a typo or two in the code).
[jigsaw.w3.org...] to check the CSS is all present and correct.
This will also highlight some of the browser specific issues, which you may choose to fix.
[Ignore this comment if you already did this, noted here mainly for future readers of this thread]