In this day and age of complicated technology, it is refreshing to see simplicity as a key feature here. If you would like to see the end result of a Flavors.me homepage, here is the one I designed yesterday: http://flavors.me/laowaichris
Wednesday, 23 June 2010
Flavors.me (or should I say Flavours.me for those of us from the British Isles), is a very simple, well designed website which enables you and me to create a sleek looking homepage with relative ease. The whole premise is simplicity, but it's simple with a spark. And if like me you have various online accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, LinkedIn etc, then Flavors.me can become the core of your online presence. Also, for those with their own websites, it could be designed to be a striking front page for visitors to launch onto other pages. It's almost perfect -- with the only flaw being picture uploading. This is because once your picture is uploaded to the site it will either be too big causing it to automatically zoom in far too much into one spot (which can only be adjusted very slightly); or it will be too small and the picture won't cover all of the page. With a limited knowledge of picture resizing and a lot of experimenting, I managed to find a width of 1450 pixels to be just about right.