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8/19/2014 12:01:50 PM
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Keep Smiling Phill

Footer not changing from design to actual...

Hi,

I have an issue that I am sure has been addressed before, but I have not been able to locate the help file here.  So if someone can point me to the help file I'd appreciate it.  I have read a couple of articles on the Layout.Master and theme.skin files but not about wrong footers!

My problem is that I have created a new interface using Artisteer and exported it using the plug-in from here.  I have a problem with the FOOTER.  The footer I designed in Artisteer is not what is displayed after importing the design into the web site.

I have created a new folder for the exported files.  Everything else seems to be working correctly, it's just the FOOTER...

Thanks for the pointer.

Phill

8/20/2014 8:27:00 AM
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Re: Footer not changing from design to actual...

Well I have found the beginings of my problem.. .there is only the generic (default) footer lines in the exported (via plug-in) layout.master file.

included segment:

<footer class="art-footer clearfix">
    <div class="art-footer-body">
    <div class="art-footer-center">
    <div class="art-footer-wrapper">
        <a href="#" class="art-rss-tag-icon" style="float: left; line-height: 0px;" title="RSS"></a>
        <div class="art-footer-text">
            <p>
                <portal:sitemaplink id="SiteMapLink1" runat="server" cssclass="sitemaplink"></portal:sitemaplink>
                |
                <portal:skinpreview id="SkinPreview1" runat="server"></portal:skinpreview>
                |
                <portal:copyrightlabel id="cl1" runat="server" showyear="true" beginyear="2008"></portal:copyrightlabel>
                |
                <portal:mojoportallink id="lnkmojoportal" useimage="false" runat="server"></portal:mojoportallink>
                | <a title="Learn about Artisteer" href="http://www.mojoportal.com/creating-skins-from-artisteer-html-templates.aspx">
                    Design generated by Artisteer</a></p>
        </div>
    </div>
    </div>
    <div class="cleared"></div>
   </div>
</footer>


What I was adding in Artisteer was 3 images with links in the footer (they were showing up as a slide-show as there is a slide-show in the header) PLUS the default footer for Artisteer, created by "me" etc. - the 3 images are a logo (image) for this site, a copy of the Arvixe/mojoPortal banner (slide show) add w/link and another logo (image) with link.

Anyone got any ideas why when I export from Artisteer it is stripped of the footer information?  Or should I be directing this to Artisteer?

8/23/2014 1:32:11 PM
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Re: Footer not changing from design to actual...

Okay here is what I am seeing...  To test that the footer images do work I switched to art42-bluepatch and it had the footer images etc.  So I compared the different Layout.Master and Index.html files (from my design export and the original bluepatch design) and I must be going blind because I could not see anything.

My exported Layout.Master file has a footer reference...

<footer class="art-footer clearfix">
 <div class="art-footer-body">
 <div class="art-footer-center">
 <div class="art-footer-wrapper">
  <a href="#" class="art-rss-tag-icon" style="float: left; line-height: 0px;" title="RSS"></a>
  <div class="art-footer-text">
   <p>
    <portal:sitemaplink id="SiteMapLink1" runat="server" cssclass="sitemaplink"></portal:sitemaplink>
    |
    <portal:skinpreview id="SkinPreview1" runat="server"></portal:skinpreview>
    |
    <portal:copyrightlabel id="cl1" runat="server" showyear="true" beginyear="2008"></portal:copyrightlabel>
    |
    <portal:mojoportallink id="lnkmojoportal" useimage="false" runat="server"></portal:mojoportallink>
    | <a title="Learn about Artisteer" href="http://www.mojoportal.com/creating-skins-from-artisteer-html-templates.aspx">
     Design generated by Artisteer</a></p>
  </div>
 </div>
 </div>
 <div class="cleared"></div>
   </div>
</footer>

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My exported Index.HTML file has footer code which is what I designed using Artisteer but does NOT get run when I install the files into my web site.

<footer class="art-footer">
  <div class="art-footer-inner">
<p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.discoveryowners.com/%20" target="_blank" title="DOAI Home Site"></a><a href="http://www.discoveryowners.com/%20" target="_blank" title="DOAI Home Site"></a>
</p><div style="position:relative;display:inline-block;padding-left:42px;padding-right:42px"><img width="100" height="77" alt="Discovery California" class="art-lightbox" src="images/Discovery%20California%20-%20Pocket%20Logo%20-%20v3.0b.jpg" style="margin-right: 50px; float: left; "><img width="506" height="64" alt="" class="art-lightbox" src="images/mojoPortal_600_77_Affiliate-2.gif"><a href="http://www.discoveryowners.com/%20" target="_blank" title="DOAI National Home"><img width="154" height="60" alt="" src="images/DOAI%20Logo-2.jpg" style="float: right; margin-left: 50px;" class=""></a>&nbsp;</div><p>Powered by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mojoPortal.com" target="_blank" title="mojoPortal home page">mojoPortal</a>&nbsp;| Designed by <a href="mailto:%20phillip_seaman@hotmail.com" target="_blank">Phillip J. Seaman</a> using <a href="http://www.artisteer.com" target="_blank">Artisteer</a></p><p>Copyright (c) 2014 Discovery California</p><p>
</p>
<p>
</p>
  </div>
</footer>

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The images are in the images folder.

The site is hosted at Arvixe Windows machine
mojoPortal Version 2.4.0.3 MSSQL
Operating System Microsoft Windows NT 6.2.9200.0
ASP.NET Info v4.0.30319 Running in Full Trust
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Can anyone please help me solve my problem and tell me where to start looking for a solution?  If you want to see what the footer actually looks like please go to  http://www.DOAI-DiscoveryCalifornia.com and scroll down.  It's not a fancy site, very basic in fact, but it is a start and works for now, except I would like to give credit where credit is due and include the images for mojoPortal, Arvixe, and Artisteer, as well as a copyright line.

Thanks in advance for any help.
Phill

8/23/2014 4:18:43 PM
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Keep Smiling Phill

Re: Footer not changing from design to actual...

Okay... next trial.... Back to old school... modify the code by hand.

I was unable to locate the source of my issue so I went back to old school and modify the code in the Layout.MASTER file for the footer segments...  I still have a problem with the first image not displaying?  No errors, I cleared the log file and ran the code again it didn't show anyting at all in the log file (empty).  Here is my modified code.  I know purists will tell me I have screwed it up but I am not that good and this does resolve all the issues and displays ALMOST everything!

This code runs but the src="images/DCL_small.gif" fails to display the image.  The next two image display correctly and their links work to.

I am going blind looking at the same 2 lines of code... where did I screw up?

Thanks
Phill

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<footer class="art-footer clearfix">
 <div class="art-footer-body">
 <div class="art-footer-center">
  <div>
   <a href="http://www.DOAI-DiscoveryCalifornia.com/" title="Discovery California home page">
    <img alt="Discovery California web site" src="images/DCL_small.gif"></a>
    
   <a href="http://www.arvixe.com/1636-52-1-440.html" >
    <img alt="mojoPortal Hosting Made Easy" border="0" height="77" src="//affiliates.arvixe.com/banners/mojoPortal.600.77.Affiliate-2.gif" width="600"></a>
    
   <a href="http://www.discoveryowners.com/" title="DOAI National Home">
    <img alt="DOAI - Home Page" border="0" height="60" src="images/DOAI%20Logo-2.jpg" width="154"></a>
  </div>
  <div class="art-footer-wrapper">
  <div class="art-footer-text">
   <p>
    <portal:sitemaplink id="SiteMapLink1" runat="server" cssclass="sitemaplink"></portal:sitemaplink>
    |
    <portal:skinpreview id="SkinPreview1" runat="server"></portal:skinpreview>
    |
    <portal:copyrightlabel id="cl1" runat="server" showyear="true" beginyear="2014"></portal:copyrightlabel>
    |
    <portal:mojoportallink id="lnkmojoportal" useimage="false" runat="server"></portal:mojoportallink>
    | <a title="Learn about Artisteer" href="http://www.mojoportal.com/creating-skins-from-artisteer-html-templates.aspx">
     Design created by Phillip J. Seaman <a href="mailto:phillip_seaman@hotmail.com" /a> & generated by Artisteer</a> 
   </p>
  </div>
  </div>
 </div>
 <div class="cleared"></div>
   </div>
</footer>
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The code above is butchered but it works...

8/26/2014 10:24:06 AM
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Keep Smiling Phill

Re: Footer not changing from design to actual...

I guess I am not going to get any help with this issue so I will have to create a bad work around for now.

This ticket can be considered closed.

8/26/2014 11:08:41 AM
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Keep Smiling Phill

Re: Footer not changing from design to actual...

After a lot of digging around in the help files here and on Bing I was able to put together a solution that I think is close to what Joe would prefer to see... well almost sorry Joe but I couldn't get it completely correct to your method but it works.

Layout.MASTER... footer code segment

<footer class="art-footer clearfix">
 <div class="art-footer-body">
 <div class="art-footer-center">
  <div class="art-footer-wrapper">
    <a href="http://www.DOAI-DiscoveryCalifornia.com/" </a>
    <portal:SkinFolderImage ID="imgs1" runat="server" ImageFileName="images/DCL_small.gif" AlternateText="Discovery California web site" height="77"/>
    <a href="http://www.discoveryowners.com/" </a>
    <portal:SKinFolderImage ID="imgs2" runat="server" ImageFileName="images/DOAI%20Logo-2.jpg" AlternateText="DOAI National Home" height="77" />

  <div class="art-footer-text">
   <p>
    <portal:sitemaplink id="SiteMapLink1" runat="server" cssclass="sitemaplink"></portal:sitemaplink>
    |
    <portal:skinpreview id="SkinPreview1" runat="server"></portal:skinpreview>
    |
    <portal:copyrightlabel id="cl1" runat="server" showyear="true" beginyear="2014"></portal:copyrightlabel>
    |
    <portal:mojoportallink id="lnkmojoportal" useimage="false" runat="server"></portal:mojoportallink>
    | <a title="Learn about Artisteer" href="http://www.mojoportal.com/creating-skins-from-artisteer-html-templates.aspx">
     Design created by Phillip J. Seaman <a href="mailto:phillip_seaman@hotmail.com" /a> & generated by Artisteer</a> 
   </p>
  </div>
  </div>
 </div>
 <div class="cleared"></div>
   </div>
</footer>

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