GeoCities, the FWP everyone loves to hate, has officially dropped its watermark and popups for a new cash cow, called the AdSquare. Like the evil Watermark, it is a DHTML monstrosity that uses Cascading Style Sheets to embed a flickering Yahoo ad in the upper-right corner of your page. Conventional Wisdom states that this ad is poised to become even more heavily animated in the not-too-distant future, and begin floating around the screen in much the same manner as the Watermark. Unlike the Watermark, however, viewers will be able to remove the ad from a single page by clicking a "close" button on the ad itself and view portions of the page that may be underneath it.
To get rid of the ad, make
the following modifications at the end of your homepage:
writes in with the following code for those with a background graphic:
(If you find a browser that
doesn't like this code for some reason, please let