TruckingTruth Is Getting A New Layout

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Brett Aquila's Comment
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Hey folks.....one of the hardest things to do is make this website work well on everything from a 4 inch phone to a 27 inch theater screen. But I'm working on doing just that.

If you would, take a look at our homepage and let me know if it looks ok on your device. Whether you have a desktop computer, a tablet, or a mobile phone you should be able to read everything easily, work the menus, & use the search box.

The site won't look too much different on a desktop or tablet, but on a phone it will look radically different. But I'd like feedback from everyone on the new layout. Let me know what device and browser you're using and give me some suggestions on ways to improve it.

Keep in mind.....only the homepage and my book have been converted over to the new format at this time. The rest of the site will be moved over during the next couple of weeks.

Thanks!

Randall H's Comment
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I am using a laptop and Chrome and it looks just fine to me.

6 string rhythm's Comment
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Looks good Brett. Checked on Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Chromebook running, well, Chrome. Now in your spare time, how about some SEO on my business website? smile.gif

Tarren W.'s Comment
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Just checked it on my iPhone 4S and it looks great, Brett! Although, I kind of wish the "follow" & "Share" buttons would time out or fade. I keep inadvertently hitting them on my iPad and iPhone. Other than that, I like it alot!

Tarren

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Thanks Randy & Bill!

Looking for lots more feedback from everyone. What I really want to know is how it's working on people's phones. Can you read everything on the page easily and use the menus and search without any trouble?

Now in your spare time, how about some SEO on my business website?

That's a big topic there. If you've got the time to put into it there's a mountain of awesome information on doing SEO from sites like moz.com and hubspot.com and searchengineland.com. But SEO is an evolving science in itself.

I kind of wish the "follow" & "Share" buttons would time out or fade. I keep inadvertently hitting them on my iPad and iPhone

Sorry about that. There's an arrow pointing downward in a small box on the right hand side of that bar. If you hit that it will fade out.

Schism's Comment
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Works well on galaxy note 2.

It's nice not having to stretch/reduce the page as it fit well as you set it up.

-S-

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Works well on galaxy note 2.

It's nice not having to stretch/reduce the page as it fit well as you set it up.

-S-

Outstanding! That's the key right there. I want the website to be easy to read and use on a mobile phone - menus, search, forum, training program, pre-trip flash cards - all of it. You shouldn't have to zoom in or stretch or pan sideways or anything like that. Just read it easily, scrolling up and down.

PorkChop's Comment
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Looks nice on my 17" HP laptop running Windows 8.1 and Mozilla FireFox 29.0 @ 1600 x 900 resolution.

As mentioned by someone else, those share buttons that constantly pop-up are a bit annoying. It sure would be nice to be able to turn them off completely, especially within the CDL training materials section.

LittleJoe

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Chief's Comment
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Looks fine on mini IPad.

Chris L.'s Comment
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Looks good on my IPhone 5s very readable sized text. I like not having to move screen side to side.

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