Viewing questions I see bars saying

BANNER high - customize this

and similar. Following the link gives a "page not found" error

Can I turn these off?

asked 23 Nov '09, 13:27

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Justin Willey
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edited 15 Mar '13, 18:47

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Those are for advertising; presumably Breck can add whatever advertising or other messages he wants in those spaces. Once you're over 200 rep, some of the banners will vanish.

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answered 23 Nov '09, 17:42

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The banner that's shown with the questions will disappear to be precise. The sidebars remain after 200 rep if this follows the same layout as StackOverflow.

(23 Nov '09, 19:28) Ben S

The highly estimated administrator of this site will presumably communicate that
a) the SE software is still beta (see the disclaimer banner [SQLA is in BETA]) and
b) it will surely get better (but that requires time and energy).
So we better have patience ;-)

OK, I must admit I was tempted into trying to "Customize this" myself, to no avail ...

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answered 23 Nov '09, 16:14

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Yeah, they're ugly, and so's the administrator! ( lazy, too :)

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answered 23 Nov '09, 19:59

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As Graeme predicted, the banner messages have gone away now that I have gained some more (undeserved) "reputation". The sidebar also seems to have gone.

Thanks for the explanations.

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answered 26 Nov '09, 11:08

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