links not aligning right

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     I am a webmaster for a non-profit organization. I do know some
HTML, but I'm by no means an expert. Recently, many pages on our site
were redesigned by a professional web designer, who volunteered his time
for a one time improvement. Now, I'm trying to add a new page to our
site, and make it look consistent by removing and replacing the text in
an existing page. However, in the one page the links at the bottom page
are  centered and are in two neat lines, like the rest of the site. In
my page, the links are squashed on the left hand side at the bottom. The
pages I'm referring to are: (the links at the bottom of the page are
formatted properly) (the links are
not displaying properly) .

    Like I said, I'm not an expert, and the professional designer has used
a lot of HTML tags I'm not overly familiar with, such as <span>, and he
also uses table tags in ways I'm not familiar with. Obviously, I've done
something wrong, but I'm not sure what I've done. Perhaps some of you
experts could compare the code of the two pages and let me know what
I've done wrong. Also, could somebody explain what the <map> tags at the
bottom of the page are supposed to do? I assume they have something to
do with image maps, but there's no image maps at the bottom of our
pages. I'm thinking it's useless code I can delete, but I'm not sure.


P.S. The page is not a "live" page yet, and some of the links don't work
yet, just so you all know. That's something I do know how to fix.

Re: links not aligning right

Corey Walker wrote:
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  Those links are placed in an inner table when they should be in the
outer table.

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  It looks like completely useless code. Remove it and see what happens.

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Re: links not aligning right

Corey Walker wrote:
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That was nice of him, so I guess you can't complain. Still, if he was
going to use graphics using black text on white backgrounds, he could
have declared default colors at the same time (in a stylesheet, which he
doesn't seem to know about).

body { color:black; background-color: white; }

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The Map3 element is what makes links out of the top nav bar in the
banner. If you delete them, the top nav links won't work (unless you
replace the banner image and use individual button images or actual text

Map and Map2 are not used on the page you mention (Links.html) but are
carryovers from another page (similar to the Home page, q.v.), where
there are button-like graphics near the bottom of the page. The Links
page doesn't need Map or Map2 (unless you add similar graphics to that

Pondering the value of the UIP: /

Re: links not aligning right

John Hosking wrote:
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Thanks, I deleted the excess code and it's working just fine. I just
wish the other guy had used the comments tag a few times, to explain
what some of these tags were to the non-expert. But I'll figure it out
as I go along, I guess.


Re: links not aligning right

Corey Walker wrote:
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You appear to have missed out a couple of table tags.

The bit you need to change is just above the affected links in the
source code. Search for '<div align="center">' - then look for the bit
above that looks like this:


Then change it to look like this:


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