Jehzlau Concepts Evolution

This post is all about the evolution of my blog. I will write about the chronicles of Jehzlau Concepts by showing you what this blog looked like way way back before it had an ugly header. While I was browsing my old pictures here in my laptop, I found out that my logo before was worse compared to my present logo. More about the history of Jehzlau Concepts after the jump!


The chronicles of Jehzlau Concepts (Click the image for a larger preview).

This is my first header way back 2006. I really love this because it was unique (to my eyes before), even if it looks terrible (to my eyes now).


After a year, it was changed to this narcissistic header. These images were taken from the employee attendance system of the company where I was working before. Everyday when you log in and out, a picture of you will be saved in the database for verification purposes (Kung ikaw ba talaga yung nag login, so walang lusot! Hehe.).



During the Widgetbucks boom, I then changed my header to match the Widgetbucks ad. This ad network had higher CTR and eCPM compared to Adsense before, and I was one of the first WB earners! Yay!


By the end of 2007, a brilliant idea appeared in my mind. Why not create an ugly header to make it look more unique. That’s why I came up with this!


After receiving tons of comments that my header sucks and was tagged as the ugliest blog header in the entire Milky Way galaxy, including Andromeda, Triangulum and all galaxies inside the Local Group of galaxies, (and also inside the Hickson Compact group of galaxies and M81 group of galaxies) I came up with this cool header!


So that’s it! I now have a new header and my layout was tweaked a bit. I will now show you what are the new features here in my blog. Here’s a snap shot of the new layout, viewed in 1280×800 widescreen resolution.

This layout is proudly NOT W3C compliant and has 41 Errors found as XHTML 1.0 Transitional. In short, it has an invalid XHTML Markup! But I don’t really care as of now. (Because I’m too damn lazy to fix the errors *sigh*). As long as it looks good in Firefox, Chrome, Opera, IE and Safari, I’m fine with it.

Another cool new feature in this blog is the Quick Menu. A fixed menu at the bottom of my blog.

In this Quick Menu bar, you will find my Entries RSS, Comments RSS, Current Online Visitors, Privacy Policy, and a nifty button to get back to the top of the page.

And also, a magical and super oh-so-awesome feature of this quick menu is that it changes its options when you are viewing a single blog post! As you can see, a home page button now appears in the quick menu together with the comment button. Once you click the comment button, you will then see the comment box in a blink of an eye! Now that’s fast and extremely amazing!


Another great addition to this blog’s layout is the comments show-off box that is floating on the left of each and every post on the main page. Once you click it, you will be redirected to the blog post of where the comments were.


The final and most amazing feature of this tweaked layout is the blog’s description position. It is uniquely placed on the right side of the blog layout. Even if you scroll up or down, it doesn’t go with your scrolling. It remains there, fixed and as it is! I’m serious, try it yourself!


Whew! That’s all for the awesome new features of Jehzlau Concepts. Thanks for you time reading! If you love this blog post and you’re craving for more, why not subscribe to my RSS feeds via e-mail? This is a one-time limited offer! I tell you, this service is 100% free. No fees, no credit card numbers, just free stuff from this oh so cool blog! Subscribe now before it’s too late!

And oh, before I forget, my favicon is now changed from the old blue favicon with semi-white J to this modern-like black favicon with J and C placed on uneven black shapes. Yey!

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219 thoughts on “Jehzlau Concepts Evolution

  1. First comment! Hehehe

    Bagong design/layout? Nice! Syempre blue parin ang color scheme. Ok lang kasi blue din ang favorite color ko eh. Its good to see the evolution of Jehzlau-Concepts.

    I like the fixed menu at the bottom of the page. Great job Jehz! More power to you and your blog! ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. Cool blog layout. Magiging suki na ako sa blog mo and I’ll subscribe to your RSS feeds na rin. maganda, pati na rin yung fixed div na nasa kanan. Unique idea. Kudos to Jehzlau! I’m ur instant fan!

  3. waaah! di ako ang first commenter.. huhuhuh.. ang bibilis nila ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

    galing kuya, mas gusto ko ang layout na to. modern na modern. ang papangit pala ng header mo dati (peace :mrgreen: )

    pero pangit talaga.. hahaha. Ngayon oh so cool na! :mrgreen:

  4. I haven’t been a fan since the beginning of Jehzlau Incorporated (hehe)… but I did start reading since your “narcissistic header” phase. I actually still remember that header! LOL.

    • hahahaha! salamat sa pagdaaan sa blog ko dati fruity oaty! yay! oo nga na aalala ko parin ang narci header ko ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

      yan yung time na nanalo ka sa top ten emerging influential blogs of 2007 at napadaan din ako sa blog mo..

      ah.. the good old days… :mrgreen:

  5. From beta to version 3.0. Ganda ng progression. Love the navigation at the bottom of the page, overall mas neater ang look. Pero ang selling point pa rin ay iyong content. I suspect may secret formula dyan hidden somewhere. :mrgreen: Yan I think ang main show… kahit miss ko na iyong wacky story like when you lost your precious sim dun sa naglaglag ng barya sa kalye. ๐Ÿ˜€

    • waaaaaaaaaaaah!!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

      ur browsing my archives! waah wah wah!! nabasa mo pala yung katangahan kong nabiktima ako ng hulog piso gang.. ๐Ÿ™

      hehehe… oo nga eh. beta tapos naging 3.0, ang layo no? ๐Ÿ˜€ apat 1.0 muna.. pero mas cool tingnan ang 3 eh.. kaya 3 nalang :mrgreen:

      • Ibig ko lang pong sabihin malayo na narating ng blog mo in terms of design regardless of version number. ๐Ÿ˜€ Ganun din sa nilalaman. Pasensya na, kelan ko lang nadiscover may blog pala. It’s a good thing you’re one of my first reads in the blogosphere. E di siguro naglalaro pa rin me ng online games ngayon. And please don’t discount the value of that story, it’s one of the reasons nagsubscribed ako. Nagawa mong very highly entertaining ang isang pangyayaring nakakainis. Rare gift yun ano.

      • hahahaha! oo nga no.. nung binasa ko ulit yung hulog piso gang, natatawa ako sa aking nasulat.. naiinis ako at the same time parang sarcastic yung pag ka thank you. hehe, pero thank you talaga sa hulog piso gang kasi di nila kinuha cell phone ko ๐Ÿ˜€ we should thank always.. :mrgreen:

        parang yung sinulat ko na smart bro sucks, sinasabi ko astig na astig ang smart bro kasi pa wala wala ang connection, awesome masyado.. hahaha! ๐Ÿ˜†

      • eto yung gustong gusto kong line sa smart bro post ko:

        “Well, Iโ€™m not complaining, because I love smart, I donโ€™t have a high-speed broadband connection, only a putol putol connection, and I love it because it keeps me awake, and wait for Smart Bro to reconnect again. If itโ€™s disconnected, Iโ€™ll just click diagnose, and windows will detect whatโ€™s the error, if windows cannot detect the error, Iโ€™ll click diagnose again, until my Smart Bro will come back to life for minutes, and again, it will eventually be disconnected, so what I do is execute that โ€œdiagnoseโ€ routine again, then Iโ€™ll go back online, then offline, then online again. Was that amazing??? heheheโ€ฆ”

        ๐Ÿ˜†

  6. Mas ok sa mata ko yang new looks ng blog mo. Mas maarte, I mas artistic…lol! Ang art daw, pangit sa mata ng di nakakaintindi.

    Uniqueness is an art. Di totoo na pag nanggagaya ka, ay mas kikita ka. Tingnan mo ang channel *, gaya ng gaya sa channel ** kaya di nananalo ng awards e….

    Keep it up!

    • hahaha.. channel 1 at channel 11 yan no!?!?! ๐Ÿ˜€

      wahehehe.. oo maganda pag unique, walang katulad.. kaya na isipan kong papangitin yung header ko.. hand writing ko yan gamit ang right hand ko kahit left hand me, buti nalang na spell ko parin ang jehzlau concepts :mrgreen:

  7. Galing mo talaga! :mrgreen: Sana may alam lang din ako sa programming. Wala akong alam e. In fact, I paid a web developer to develop my blog when I transferred to a paid hosting with a wordpress theme. โžก

    Pero mura lang naman ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. haha! i realized narcissistic header na yung inabutan ko nung nakilala ko blog na ‘to then. wow..tagal na din pala. but as usual, my blog sucks while yours continue to gain readership. sipag kasi mag gagagawa ng kwento eh. hahaha! cge, cge… abangan ang susunod na kabanata ng jehzlau concepts. ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

    • wahehehe talagang lumang luma na talaga yung first generation, wala atang umabot. .ako lang ang reader ng blog ko that time, si winston din ata na abutan yung first header :mrgreen:

  9. infurrnez, gusto ko yung comment markers mo ha. di nga lang pwede sa kin kse laging 0 lang yun, mapapahiya lang me! hahaha!

    ang haytek naman po talaga ng layout mo, pang-genius lang at nanghihigop ng mga tanga sa html /xhtml/xml/sml/med/lrg na katulad ko. hahaha

  10. naabutan ko sayo yung ugly header na.. di kasi ako nag vivist ng blog mo dati, ngayon suki mo na ako jehz! :mrgreen:

    dami mo na palang nagamit na header. ang sagwa nung widgetbucks, mukhang pera ang dating ng blog mo.. buti naisipan mong palitan agad yun! haha

    • charlyn!! long time no seeeeeeee! ako naabutan ko pa yung first header.. wala pang header naabutan ko na eh, una pa ata ako nagka blog kay kuya tapos gumawa na din sya, ginawan nya ako ng header dati sa bunnyjenny.co.nr kaso wala na yun ngayon di ko na na update.. hayyyy.. ๐Ÿ˜ฅ

  11. uy jehz! ang cute cute ng bago mong header! modern + stylish + web 3.0. hehehe.. pero mukhang mas astig na talaga ngayon, lalo na tong quick menu mo sa baba at sa kanan na description div na fixed :mrgreen:

    natawa ako sa linyang to:
    “The final and most amazing feature of this tweaked layout is the blogโ€™s description position. It is uniquely placed on the right side of the blog layout. Even if you scroll up or down, it doesnโ€™t go with your scrolling. It remains there, fixed and as it is! Iโ€™m serious, try it yourself!”

    hahahaha! kala mo kung anong ipapa try.. syempre naman naka fix yun eh.. nyok? nyok!!!! haha!

    pati eto:
    “Whew! Thatโ€™s all for the awesome new features of Jehzlau Concepts. Thanks for you time reading! If you love this blog post and youโ€™re craving for more, why not subscribe to my RSS feeds via e-mail? This is a one-time limited offer! I tell you, this service is 100% free. No fees, no credit card numbers, just free stuff from this oh so cool blog! Subscribe now before itโ€™s too late!”

    hahaha! sana forever free ang subscription mo jehz, naku pag may bayad na siguradong ang mahal!!!

    • mahirap lang kasi si jehzlau kaya naka bumbilya lang ๐Ÿ˜€ sana nga ginawa kong kandila no? wahehehe..

      tinamad na kasi ako mag drawing, tapos may shape na na bumbilya kaya yun nalang :mrgreen:

  12. ang tipid mo nman sa ilaw isang light bulb lang gamit mo pag nacocomputer :mrgreen: ang ang laki ng lcd screen ah, tsaka medyo makalat table mo hahahaha, well your blog more than meets the eye! hahaha keep it up!

    • hahahhaha! oo nga tig hirap kasi… at makalat yung table kasi tamad mag ligpit.. nyok…

      kawawa talaga ako naka light bulb lang.. kahit sa totoong buhay.. light bulb lang.. na mahina ang ilaw.. kahit naka on na.. madilim parin.. ๐Ÿ˜ฅ

  13. Hi Jehzeel,
    Hereโ€™s greeting you the very best of the Christmas season. May the Lord shower you and your family with countless blessings this coming year. Thanks for joining Filipinos Unite!!! God bless you and your loved ones always.

    Mel Alarilla of Filipinos Unite!!!

  14. Jezheel, kamusta na bunso? Hoping for your continuous success and stay on TOP of your career… Happy Holidays!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

  15. cool, marami na din pala naging looks ang site mo. Napansin ko nga agad na bago ang looks ng site mo. It’s nice, very simple pero catchy sa paningin. Merry Christmas!!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. your posts are interesting. Nakita lang kita sa frontpage ng nuffnang. Nice topics you have here. Ahmm ask ko lang kung pwede makipag link exchange sau ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ll wait your answer on my tagboard =D

  17. Hhahaha… I like the story… mekabuluhan naman pala eh. Nung first time ko dito una ko napansin ung ala-chatroom mo na comments. At sino nagsabi ugly yung header?! Sabihin mo sakin!

  18. happy new year jehz! ahmm ano ba yung anchor text? BTW, na link na kita ๐Ÿ˜€ check mo nalang dun sa friends section ko, sa baba ng plugboard.

  19. Hi Jehzlau just stumble upon your site and I get your url from nuffnang I got curious so I came a cross here and browsing your site and I find your topics really interesting so I bookmark you on my pc wakokokoo!! :mrgreen: btw your story is really inspiring hope that your career continue ๐Ÿ˜€ anyway the way you tweak your blog is really cool I like it because it is very friendly in any browser. LOL the header yeah right! it is better to be that way because it really attracts reader it is really unique in my opinion because I have never seen anyone uses a header like that except you ๐Ÿ˜› anyway hope for a link exchange with you so I could easily follow your updates via my blog. ๐Ÿ™‚

      • nyahahahahaha asteg nga po eh
        yey~! nalink na kita kua jehzlau wakokoko ๐Ÿ˜†
        Yup ako po may-ari dati K-F.com kaso may bumili n domain me nung irerenew n me ๐Ÿ˜ฅ nakilala me sea agad XD thanks sa popuri.us kung di dahil sa kanila d ko makilala cnu sea XD
        yay~! kea pala sabi ko familiar ka sa akin d ko lng maalala, then nakita ko ung luma mo header sabi ko “I think I knew him talaga” ahahaha ๐Ÿ˜€ ty ty ty paps for the linkie linkie ๐Ÿ˜€ check u n lng po ung link page me ๐Ÿ˜‰

      • hahahaha! salamat sa link ayei ๐Ÿ˜€ yay! good thing ur back ๐Ÿ˜€ sayang yung K-F.com, kung na renew mo lang earlier.. ganun talaga pag na late ka or lumampas sa deadline, di mo na makukuha ang domain unless na e drop ng bumili ng domain. Di naman ginamit nung bumili, pinark lang, so baka e drop yan someday. Abangan mo nalang ๐Ÿ™‚

        Happy New year ayei :mrgreen:

      • wakokoko uu nga eh pero masaya n rin me sa bago me domain pero namis ko rin k-f.com :(..yeah I am hopping i drop n rin sana yun kasi willing ako kunin din :mrgreen:
        anyway HAPPY NEW YEAR din po, bisita me here if you have new topic I really love your post because almost of your post are really helpful ๐Ÿ˜‰

      • bantayin mo lang palagi para pag drop, sayo na ulit! hehehehe…

        salamat for loving my post.. konti lang kayong nag mamahal.. hehe ๐Ÿ˜‰

        happy new year ulit ayei :mrgreen:

  20. I still think that the theme is not that as important as the content. Content is still the king. I would rather visit a blog (that has an ugly layout) with interesting articles than read a blog (that has a nice theme) with useless and stupid posts.

    I hate validating my code, because it could take much of my time before I can find the line/s that make/s it invalid. It’s annoying but nevertheless, I make sure that my code is valid.

    • ur right christian ๐Ÿ˜€ thanks for visiting my blog. yay! i love validating my code, pero for my clients. sa akin, masyadong maraming error (kasalanan din ng widgets at iba pang nilagay ko sa blog T_T ) kaya wala na me ganang mag validate.. hehe :mrgreen:

  21. hi,

    thanks for comment in my site, pwde rin bang makalink sau for this challenge,

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  22. Yo Jehz!
    but but.. the blue favicon is more cute..
    anyhoo, we have a film to shoot so buzz us! ๐Ÿ˜€
    namimiss ka na raw namin (?) nyok!

    • right click mo lang isa isa, tapos save image as.. hehehe ๐Ÿ˜€ then upload mo isa isa ulit ๐Ÿ˜€ or upload mo via FTP ๐Ÿ˜‰ or install ka ng download them all plugin ๐Ÿ™‚

      • yep yun ginawa ko, tapos may inedit pa my sa functions.php na file, pero may plugin na to para madali, di ko lang alam ano yung tawag sa plugin. parang custom smilies plugin, tapos ikaw nalang mag lagay ng image. Pag gusto mo tong blue na images ko, save as mo isa isa ๐Ÿ˜€ hehe

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  24. Yea. Matagal na kasi ako blogger. Around second year high school nung natuto ako nito. ๐Ÿ˜€

    At I’m sure na at a point na-meet ko na ang blog mo. Puro ka-mushy an ung akin eh. HAHA.

    Pero my other blogs before eh yung Da Kopi Palace at Emo Bui. Hehe.

  25. Sir! Galing naman po ng evolution ng blog nio!
    Kahit na pang sobrang vein nung pangalawang header :), sobrang astig pa din ng feature na nadagdag.

    Sana po matuto ako nian ๐Ÿ™‚

  26. Interesting read… Was your change of header to this “artistic” one also the beginning of your blog’s popularity? Or was it already receiving a lot of traffic even before that? What’s your most successful blogs?

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