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My first real build from scratch :)

Just wanted to post my first real build from scratch after finishing most of the Beginner HTML and CSS courses. Made a basic business site and tried to incorporate most of what we learned. (and then threw in a little fun hover animation that I found on Github via http://ianlunn.github.io/Hover/)

Here is the site: http://jamiedegnan.com/krftwrk

It took me about 8 hours to build. The load times seem a bit slow and I'm sure the code could be cleaner. Definitely realized its better to get things right the first time. I didn't spend a ton of energy on fonts and colors because I was really more focused on if I could build the layout. There's a few areas I got stuck on for a while, like centering with flexbox - but got through it with some research.

Would love to hear constructive criticisms!

3 Answers

Thanks Matthew!

Greg Kitchin
Greg Kitchin
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Looks pretty solid, but I noticed there's no link to the main home page, you might want to add that in. Also, is that a pirate ipsum you've used for the text?

Thanks Greg! Good point - The KRFTWRK in the top left links back to the main home page - your comment is kind of making me thing that the Home and About Us should maybe just be one in the same. Appreciate your comment!

And YES....you can find the Pirate Ipsum here! - http://pirateipsum.me/

Congrats! Very nice and clean looking site!

Thanks Shawn!