Poll

What styles do you prefer for the forum

Dark
2 (20%)
default (this one)
7 (70%)
light
1 (10%)

Total Members Voted: 10

Author Topic: Theme/style colours  (Read 1585 times)

August 25, 2012, 10:40:12 PM
Just want to get a feel for what people prefer look wise, for forums. There are a few themes and options open to us, so want to get a good balance, and have maybe 2-3 options, as well as a mobile option ;-)

August 25, 2012, 10:43:10 PM
Reply #1
And if anybody has any ideas to put forward, please do ;-)

August 25, 2012, 10:47:01 PM
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August 25, 2012, 10:55:13 PM
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Hmmmmmm I'll have to think about that one LMFAO

August 25, 2012, 11:06:03 PM
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Or the current theme which is very easy on the eyes to read.

August 25, 2012, 11:20:52 PM
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Have to say, I do like this default theme. I know darker themes kind of make images look a bit better. But this theme is very clean, clear, and easy to navigate

August 26, 2012, 12:01:55 AM
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I don't like the dark themes. I find them difficult to read.
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August 26, 2012, 01:26:16 AM
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this one is very clear to read, is crisp and clean and the photos look good either way. Like Bob I found the darker themes hard to read sometimes- specially in comments with a few lines. this theme is great.
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August 26, 2012, 07:16:49 AM
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This is exactly the same lay out as a model boat forum I help to moderate. It works beautifully and is so simple to use. A thumbs up from me...

August 26, 2012, 08:16:35 AM
Reply #9
I prefer dark forums, easier on my eye. But I can't find how to change it. On the settings that I have found, none of them is a dark option...:(

August 26, 2012, 10:05:53 AM
Reply #10
A dark theme is on its way Craig ;-) , just need to get one that has the right look and feel. Most of them are "gaming" type themes, and tend to look a bit "mechanical", if that makes sense :-)

August 26, 2012, 10:24:54 AM
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Can we set the time right(GMT+1)?

August 26, 2012, 10:28:10 AM
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Good spot Moz, I'd not noticed that :-)

August 26, 2012, 10:46:36 AM
Reply #13
Can we set the time right(GMT+1)?

Not that we should copy everyone else, but I do like the Digital Grin (DGrin) dark theme. Not so keen on the "other place" dark theme. DGrin is more elegant, smooth. :)

Look forward to it. :)

August 26, 2012, 12:25:45 PM
Reply #14
I like this theme, although I'm not keen on the settings for the forced padding either side of the forum. I think the minimum width needs to be upped a bit.

Once we have the theme colours sorted, give me a nod and I will adjust the logo - or I could provide us a new slightly slicker one.
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August 26, 2012, 04:34:06 PM
Reply #15
Hows that width wise? Set at 97% now ;-)

August 26, 2012, 04:39:34 PM
Reply #16
I like it, scales much nicer now and doesn't feel like there is loadsa wasted space
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August 27, 2012, 05:15:53 PM
Reply #17
Dark theme is now up and fully functional ;-)