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By: Kian Ann

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 13:43:00 +0000

Thanks MacSeason for sharing! :)

By: Macseason

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 10:50:10 +0000

Here is a bit more details on my experience:

By: Kian Ann

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 09:12:11 +0000

omg... what's up with WalMart? They really ought to do more consumer testing before they release a product the next round... and they'd better get this video store issue done up and well!

By: Macseason

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 06:06:09 +0000

Well - to make matters worse - I tried the service yesterday and after waiting some 15 - 20 minutes after having paid (this is also announced after you have paid in all fairness) - the video started downloading. After completing the download - it refuses to play - in the "Media Usage Rights Acquisition" window the Wallmart video homepage is loading and nothing else happens. I could not find any link to complain..!

By: Kian Ann

Wed, 07 Feb 2007 09:54:26 +0000

That's true too John - I think default blog templates do help, especially for the less tech savvy.

By: John

Wed, 07 Feb 2007 05:45:23 +0000

Hi Kian Ann, I agreed with you, but for those who are technically challenge there will be a problem. But Blog can save their life if this is a problem to them! John

By: Kian Ann

Wed, 07 Feb 2007 01:52:03 +0000

Definitely, the simpler the code, the faster it takes for spiders to read and understand - in fact, I would say that would be one of the factors why "Google loves blogs" - blogs have a very plain site HTML structure most of the time.

By: Harro!

Wed, 07 Feb 2007 01:23:07 +0000

If it works after a "hard refresh" the culprit is usually the CSS file. So simplicity in website design is also important. :)