Lay My Hat home page Lay My Hat Forum
The forum for holiday rental owners


 
  FAQFAQ    SearchSearch    MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups    RegisterRegister  
  ProfileProfile    Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages    Log inLog in 

Just started! Views please
Goto page Previous  1, 2
 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Lay My Hat Forum Index ->
Website reviews
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Soupdragon



Joined: 24 Aug 2015
Posts: 40
Location: North Yorkshire

PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 12:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello Greenacre

I like the overall layout and I think you are getting on top of the navigation - I found the answers to most of my questions pretty quickly. I've checked the site on a MacBook (Chrome) and an iPhone, in both cases I haven't found any glitches.

Very nice logo too, which really puts a professional touch on it. A few things occur to me:

1) You know this: your photos need a bit of improvement. The lead landscape photo is a lovely composition but winter trees don't really say 'holiday' to me. I bet the same photo in the spring/summer would be beautiful.
2) likewise I agree that a pop out or other display would make it easier to appreciate the photos
3) it sounds as if your garden is an asset. Photos would be great and could make the most of a USP
4) have you considered a floorplan? Maybe it's me, but I find them extremely helpful for working out which room I specifically want Wink

How did you make the site? Is it your own work or did you get a designer involved?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
DaveT



Joined: 12 Aug 2015
Posts: 50

PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 3:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like the overall design but I would echo what others have said about images. The header image is scaled up quite a bit in my browser making it look fuzzy and out of focus. The same goes for some of the pics in your blog posts. You need to make sure you are using appropriately sized images for the size they will be displayed on the site.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Greenacre



Joined: 31 Aug 2014
Posts: 24
Location: Suffolk

PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

More thanks go to you all - it is very helpful to have fellow holiday let owners reviewing the website. I am still getting on to some high res photos so that is definitely an improvement that will be made soon. My son dabbles in websites and set it up from a basic Wordpress template. I have been the person updating it but I work full time so it is very much when I get round to it! I go through phases of being enthusiastic! The logo was done by my graphic designer daughter - she always does a great job!!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Lay My Hat Forum Index ->
Website reviews
All times are GMT
Goto page Previous  1, 2
Page 2 of 2

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group