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Thursday, 3 May 2007
How do I add right panel to my site in advanced customization?
I would like to add a right panel to my site using advanced customization

What do I add to the index.btbl file to create a new right panel??

Here's what my site looks like now..


I currently just have a left panel, and need one on the right side also.

I tried adding this but it didn't work..

#panel {
position: absolute;
right: 0;
padding: 15px;

Any help would be aprec!!!

- Pete

Posted by athomedad at 12:04 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (2) | Permalink | Share This Post
Wednesday, 2 May 2007
How do I embed the ifilm I want on my side?

Posted by blog/tanja at 7:38 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (1) | Permalink | Share This Post
Tuesday, 1 May 2007
Newbie help needed
Mood:  not sure
Topic: HTML Questions
I was just refered to Angelfire as a better spot to build my website than Geocities on Yahoo. I have a couple of questions:
Does this site have web counters and guestbooks?
And what about weather banners and news to put on my page?
Thanks a lot for your help.

Posted by planet/annj at 7:22 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (4) | Permalink | Share This Post
Monday, 30 April 2007
Mood:  chillin'
Im new to this and wondering if someone can help me out. Im trying to create links on my page that will pull up word or excel documents by clicking on it and I cant seem to figure out how. Any help woul dbe greatly appreciated. Thanks

Posted by planet/egypt_2_1 at 12:07 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (1) | Permalink | Share This Post
Sunday, 22 April 2007
Posting Problems
My latest post is not showing up on the main blog address.

I can pull it up with the permalink and on that page it shows up and also is on the calendar.

But when I enter the main address it does not and there is no longer an active link on the calendar for Apr 22

Posted by ky/kentuckydan at 10:46 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (2) | Permalink | Share This Post
Monday, 16 April 2007
Web Site Question
Mood:  not sure
Now Playing: Confused
Topic: HTML Questions
I'm so lost on this web site creator. I in the process of making one, and I don't know how to link my pages together. I currently have 3 pages, but can not access them from eachother. I have to view them separately. If any one out there can give me some pointers that would be appreciated. I'm not too familiar with this site so my email would be a better way to contact me. lilcuz32@yahoo.com. Thanx to anyone who can help me.

Posted by planet/qpspitbulls at 11:24 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (2) | Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 13 April 2007
Richards Music Pages
Mood:  a-ok
Topic: HTML Questions
I hope someone can help me with this question, as I can find anything in the general help questions section. I would like to put a local weather banner on my site. I found "free local weather banners" at www.findlocalweather.com. These banners are totally free. They offer free code and you don' t make any money for 'click thrus' like you would with banner ads. If I was to post this code on the site, would that be violating any Angelfire agreements? Would a banner giving weather info 'commericialize' the site?

Posted by planet/richardsmusicpages at 6:33 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (1) | Permalink | Share This Post
Tuesday, 10 April 2007

Hello Angelfire friends,
i made a DVD, name title_1.mpg, size 7.52m and
VIDEO_TS_mpeg2video.mpg, size 868k (04/08/2007).
i uploaded to webshell.
i was wondering if could i could put in on my website?
What should i do? Format and script?
please check and help!
Thanks in advance.

Posted by fl5/lisalk00 at 10:06 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (4) | Permalink | Share This Post
Wednesday, 4 April 2007
Angelfire web page
instead of formatting my web page on angelfire, i do it on Frontpage and copy and paste the HTML onto the advanced editor. currently my main web page is 21 K. everytime i try to paste more onto the advanced editor, the window shuts down. has this happened to anyone? how can i fix it?

Posted by planet/whiteaurora at 4:47 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (2) | Permalink | Share This Post
Thursday, 29 March 2007
question on problem
How do I guide the visitors from www.angelfire.com/wy2/sy/blog
to my actually changed site at

www.angelfire.com/wy2/sy (WITHOUT THE WORD BLOG)

Posted by wy2/sy at 9:08 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (3) | Permalink | Share This Post
Sunday, 25 March 2007
Site Question
Hi, I was a member of this site back in '04 and I just rejoined. Things have apparently changed a bit because I can't figure a few things out.

Like how do I find the members' list/Directory? The Directory on the main page takes you only to member sites and not to the blogs. I'm not sure how clear I'm being, but is this option still around? A list of the most recently updated blogs?

p.s. I did use a link on my profile that said "View Other Blogs" which I seem to remember used to take me to the members' list/blog thingie but all that happens when I click it is that it takes me back to my Blog Builder page.

Thanks ^___^

Posted by indie/wivesandknives at 9:09 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (1) | Permalink | Share This Post
Updated: Sunday, 25 March 2007 9:10 PM EDT
How do I leave the date out of a specific post?
Topic: CGI scripts

I would like to make a page for my blog to link to that I can either leave out the date or always have the current date. When I make a post there is no option to leave out the date for a specific post entry.

In addition I would also want this page to have the sidebar and top similar to an entry post that will automatically update with the new links I put on the sidebar as its updated.

How do I make a template so I can do this?

If I can't do this, how do I keep the date out of a specific post entry?

Thanks for any help you can offer!

- Pete

Posted by athomedad at 2:37 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (6) | Permalink | Share This Post
Upgrade your hosting and get paid
I wasn't sure what topic this should go under so I put it under news. The reason I am making this post is because I have seen several postings throughout the years with people complaining about Angelfire Ads, one of which I just posted to today. I am hoping what I have to say may shed some light on the benefits of upgrading your hosting account to a paid service.

As stated in my previous post Angelfire as a business has to make money somehow when providing a free service. They do this through ad placement which generates revenue through either placement itself, ad clicks, or annoying us enough to upgrade to a paid account.

So why upgrade? Not only do you get rid of the intrusive ads on your site but if you upgrade to a hosting account with a domain name you open yourself to a whole plethora of opportunities.

You can place small ads of your own on your site that match the content of your sites topic and begin making money of your own. Lets say for example your site is about photography. You could place ads on your site for digital cameras or some other product that people interested in photography would be interested in.

Your ads don't have to be intrusive at all. In fact you can blend them right into your page to compliment your pages content adding more value to your page or site.

There are several places you can find merchants who will pay you for sales referred from an ad on your site or even a click from an ad. Below is a list of places you can sign up at to begin making money from ads on your site.

Google ad sense
Commission Junction
Share A Sale

That is just a few to get you started. These programs are free to join but you get paid for every sale, accept for Google ad sense in which case you get paid for every click and the Google ad sense ads automatically match the content of the page it is placed on.

Think about this. Angelfire's most costly hosting package is $14.95 a month. In most cases you'll get that back with just one or two sales, maybe even a few click throughs on Google ad sense. It isn't that hard.

I would also like to point out that your site does not have to be a sales oriented site. Just place ads your visitors will "thank you for" or appreciate. Ads that match and compliment the topic of your site.

I hope this will shed some light on Angelfire's ad placement on free hosting accounts and how upgrading will do you more good than harm. If you really love what your site is about, and are serious about your site then maybe it's time to stop complaining about the ads on a free hosting account, upgrade to paid, and try to make a few extra bucks in the process.

I have been a paid Angelfire member for over two years so trust me when I say you'll be much happier as an upgraded account holder than you will dealing with all of those Angelfire ads on a free hosting account.

Posted by Daymon at 11:20 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (1) | Permalink | Share This Post
Saturday, 24 March 2007
Mood:  not sure
I posted a little while back with a problem of not being able to see the advertising on my website (Angelfire free account). I wanted to be aware of what kind of ads were being put on the site. I still can't see the ads (haven't figured that out yet), but that's not the problem this time.

A friend sent me a couple of screen shots of my page so I could see what the page looks like with the ads. Tonight, I took the URL from the top of the ad pop-up that was showing on my page in the screenshot (it was http://www.ad.yieldmanager.com) and I typed it into Google to see what I could find out about it. (I couldn't tell from the ad itself what the ad was for.)

Anyhow, much to my surprise, most entries on Google seem to indicate that this ad.yieldmanager.com is some kind of Spyware. Lots of people trying to get rid of it, lots of ads about how to get rid of it or be protected from it. A lot of people talking about how it slows page loading down so much (which might explain why it's so hard for me to get my own page to load). I was kind of alarmed by this as I don't want to be used to spread Spyware.

So my question is: Is this ad.yieldmanager.com some kind of Spyware? And is Angelfire knowingly letting ads with Spyware be placed on free account Angelfire pages? Any clarification would be appreciated.

I like working on my site, and would hate to have to shut it down, but if ads being placed on the page pose some kind of infection threat to other computers, it would be the only option.


Posted by planet/zerofret at 2:23 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (15) | Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 16 March 2007
Happy Friday - A Gift from Angelfire
Are you a paid user? Take a look at your "My Account" page. Effective tonight, Angelfire has increased the disk and bandwidth quotas for all paid members.

The webshell "safe mode" bug was tickled by this change and the team is working to fix it. If you use the basic editor, you'd probably noticed that it looks "wrong". The disk space and bandwith work took priority and I am expecting to see a fix for the cosmetic issue sometime next week.

Post here if you see any problems. I hope you enjoy this increase, it's been a long time coming and a lot of work to get to this point.

Posted by ma3/jpranevich at 11:32 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (2) | Permalink | Share This Post
Wednesday, 14 March 2007
Angelfire Backend Update
The Angelfire Team today made some major backend updates to pretty much every part of Angelfire: FTP, Webshell, etc. None of these changes are user-visible, but they are in anticipation of turning on higher quotas for premium users (probably) next week.

If anyone sees any odd issues on the site, please respond in this thread and we'll investigate.

Posted by blog/jrp34 at 5:46 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (10) | Permalink | Share This Post
Friday, 9 March 2007
03/09/2007 - Angelfire Photo Albums Captcha Implementation
Starting at about 3PM EST today (March 9th, 2007), we'll be implementing new CAPTCHA functionality on Angelfire Photo Albums.

What does that mean for you? Less spam comments in your albums, on your photos.

The CAPTCHA feature will require "real" people to enter a verification code, before submitting their comments. This should cut down on a vast majority of the automated spam bots leaving comments on your photo albums.

We're hoping this added security will help reduce the amount of unsavry, and unrelated comments that get left on your blog, by automated machines, and result in a more user-friendly experience on your photo albums.

If this release goes well, we'll be adding this functionality to other areas of Angelfire (and eventually Tripod) as well, over the next few months.

If you run into any issues with your Photo Album after the release, please Open a New Support Ticket to let us know about your issues. Please be sure to include as much detail as possible, to help us track down the bug.

Mike - Customer Service; all things Lycos.

Posted by Mike J. at 3:12 PM EST | Post Comment | View Comments (1) | Permalink | Share This Post
Updated: Friday, 9 March 2007 3:16 PM EST
Sunday, 4 March 2007
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: MY SHIT
Topic: News


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Thursday, 1 March 2007

Thank you to everybody at Angelfire.

Posted by fl5/lisalk00 at 11:49 PM EST | Post Comment | View Comments (1) | Permalink | Share This Post
Wednesday, 28 February 2007
Publishing problem with Frontpage
Mood:  not sure
Topic: FrontPage
Please help. When I try to publish, Frontpage tells me "a web site does not exist at ....". I was just publishing a week ago. Could it be because I moved my web folder around on the computer? I disabled and enabled frontpage with no luck. Deleted the service.lck, reinstalled frontpage, saved another copy of web site and tried that one. I have three sites and they all show the same thing. What am I doing wrong? Anyone have some ideas?

Posted by falcon2/naganofamily2 at 3:44 AM EST | Post Comment | View Comments (3) | Permalink | Share This Post

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