Banner at top of page is Much.Too.Large!

SpiralliSpiralli Registered Users Posts: 3,684 Curl Connoisseur
I know it's all about advertising space and making money for NC.com, but really, that banner ad at the top of the CurlTalk pages is Much. Too.Large for the convenience and functionality of forum readers, in my opinion.  It takes up 1/2 of the vertical space on desktop screen.  If the banner ad has to appear, it should have the ability to be reduced in size or closed.   
Location: Texas
Type: 3b/3c (i), below shoulder length.
CO wash: A-O GPB LYY, Desert Essence Coconut, Oribe Silverati
Leave-ins: Curl Junkie Beauti-Curls, KCKT, cno overnight
Styling: BRHG, MGA Sculpting Gel, A-O Mandarin Magic Gel, LOTD AVG, LALSG, CJ Pattern Pusha
DT: Curl Junkie Deep Fix, Briogeo Don't Despair Repair!

Comments

  • StarmieStarmie Registered Users Posts: 7,169 Curl Virtuoso
    It really is pretty intrusive. I thought it was because I just have a little netbook, so small screen, but maybe not.
    3b in South Australia.
  • GretchenGretchen Administrator Moderators Posts: 10,840 Curl Virtuoso
    I'll share your thoughts with the team. 

    Gretchen
    NaturallyCurly.com co-founder
    3A

    You are beautiful!
  • WavyKfromNJWavyKfromNJ Registered Users Posts: 853 Curl Virtuoso
    The banner is fine if you use a tablet in portrait mode, but for a computer that has a screen that is wider than it is higher, it is hard to use.  About 40% of the screen is the ad & search banner.
    2b, 2c,
    High Porosity - Very Fine Hair

    Low Poo: Living Proof Restore Shampoo
    Rinse Out: Living Proof Restore Conditioner
    Leave In: Living Proof Curl Leave-In or Garnier 1 Minute Mask - Papaya
    Treatments: Restore Repair Leave-In, 
    Styling: Living Proof In-Shower Styler with Ouidad Advanced Climate Control Gel Stronger Hold
  • BrittanyMBrittanyM Registered Users Posts: 1,218 Curl Virtuoso
    It's the creme of nature banner that is obnoxiously large. It takes up half the screen on my laptop. So obnoxious that I unfortunately have difficulty using the site.
  • Therese1Therese1 Registered Users Posts: 2,563 Curl Virtuoso
    I agree that the banner is large enough that it makes using the site difficult. It takes up about a third of the vertical real estate on my desktop computer screen.
    Low poo: Intelligent Nutrients (IN) Harmonic; Oribe Cleansing Creme
    RO: IN Harmonic
    LI: CJ Beauticurls; Jessicurl (JC) Gelebration Spray
    DC: JC Deep Conditioning Treatment; Weleda Rosemary Conditioning Oil
    Stylers: JC Confident Coils; IN Volumizing Spray; IN Perfect Hold Hairspray; John Masters Sea Mist; Bumble Bb. Gel; Kenra Firm-Hold Gel; Sevi Blue Yarrow Sea Salt Spray
    Low-porosity 2a/b baby-fine hair
  • GretchenGretchen Administrator Moderators Posts: 10,840 Curl Virtuoso
    They're working on another solution. 

    Gretchen
    NaturallyCurly.com co-founder
    3A

    You are beautiful!
  • SpiralliSpiralli Registered Users Posts: 3,684 Curl Connoisseur
    Thank you, Gretchen!
    Location: Texas
    Type: 3b/3c (i), below shoulder length.
    CO wash: A-O GPB LYY, Desert Essence Coconut, Oribe Silverati
    Leave-ins: Curl Junkie Beauti-Curls, KCKT, cno overnight
    Styling: BRHG, MGA Sculpting Gel, A-O Mandarin Magic Gel, LOTD AVG, LALSG, CJ Pattern Pusha
    DT: Curl Junkie Deep Fix, Briogeo Don't Despair Repair!
  • JustAnotherRedHerringJustAnotherRedHerring Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Posts: 1 Curl Neophyte
    To revive an old thread: I made an account just to leave this feedback. I love NC and I want to support it, but the banner ad at the top makes pages on my PC difficult to read. I'm using adblock and I'd love to whitelist this site, but I'd rather deal with the "turn off adblock, please?" popup than the obtrusive banner ad.
  • BrittanyMBrittanyM Registered Users Posts: 1,218 Curl Virtuoso
    I have to agree. The banner isn't intrusive on my laptop, but on my tablet it is so obnoxious. There has to be a balance.
  • DolliepollyDolliepolly Registered Users Posts: 1 Curl Neophyte
    This is still a problem in 2019. Dedicating half of the screen to advertising is too much.
  • RafterBatRafterBat Registered Users Posts: 182 Curl Novice
    I thought it was just me. (BTW, attempting to respond to this post because I can't seem to log in to Curl Talk.)
    2c, coarse, low elasticity, medium/high density; varied porosity, protein- and coconut-sensitive
    CJ Daily Fix and Smoothing Conditioner; then Beauticurls and Pattern Pusha
    For a deeper clean once a week, Trader Joe's Tea Tree Tingle shampoo and conditioner 
  • rachel.elisrachel.elis Registered Users Posts: 14 Curl Neophyte
    Still a problem in 2020, but now it’s the bottom of the page, in addition to so many ads, even repeated ads in immediate succession, throughout the page. I used to love this site but this is so frustrating as to make me want to stop visiting entirely.
    hair type: 3b with some 3a

    "But to you who fear My name The Sun of Righteousness shall arise With healing in His wings..." Malachi 4:2a

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