Libera Dreams Style change.

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Libera Dreams Style change.

Post by paul » 11 months ago

As some of you may have read, there was issues with the old style after the recent update. This left Libera Dreams broken. I have had no choice, but to update to a new style and modify our page image to suit.

I'm not personally 100% happy with this look, but as the board updates are very new, there are very few supporting style available to use.

I chose this, because it makes the most use of the available screen size, also it is compatible with mobile devices. So overall, I think this is the best choice for now until new styles become available.

If you have any feedback or problems with the new update and style, please let me know so I can fix the issue.

Thanks

Paul :)
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Post by paul » 11 months ago

I have reordered the sections, so now Libera related articles are at the top of the page.
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Post by alcesalcesobservator » 11 months ago

I don't like the dark blue and orange--a bit hard on the eyes, and rather sporty-- but function is more important than looks, after all. Thank you for working so hard to keep Libera Dreams up and going! :-)

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Post by chris17 » 11 months ago

I'd prefer a style with lighter colors as well. I also really liked how the previous style would show that a forum had unread topics by changing the color - it's harder to check for new posts with a click glance with the new style. But I agree - thank you Paul for all your work!

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Post by TullyBascombe » 11 months ago

Having threads with unread posts highlighted in red was nice but I think I can adapt. Thank you for your tireless labor Paul.

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Is there still a User Control Panel?

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alcesalcesobservator wrote:
<span title="Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:58 am">11 months ago</span>
I don't like the dark blue and orange--a bit hard on the eyes, and rather sporty
It is for that exact reason that I personally do not like this style much, I am going to try and modify this style a little to change the orange and lighten the blue on my testing server. But for now, functionality is a priority.

Paul :)
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TullyBascombe wrote:
<span title="Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:21 am">11 months ago</span>
Is there still a User Control Panel?
Yes,

Click your name at the upper right corner, and you will have access to your user control panel.

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Re: Libera Dreams Style change.

Post by paul » 11 months ago

The style is still work in progress, but I have made some changes to remove most of the disgusting orange and lighten the blue to make it easier on the eyes.
I will change the colour of the orange icons a little later.

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Re: Libera Dreams Style change.

Post by alcesalcesobservator » 11 months ago

paul wrote:
<span title="Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:51 pm">11 months ago</span>
The style is still work in progress, but I have made some changes to remove most of the disgusting orange and lighten the blue to make it easier on the eyes.
I will change the colour of the orange icons a little later.

Paul :)
Ah... much better. Thank you!

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Re: Libera Dreams Style change.

Post by TullyBascombe » 11 months ago

paul wrote:
<span title="Sat Jan 28, 2017 9:51 am">11 months ago</span>
alcesalcesobservator wrote:
<span title="Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:58 am">11 months ago</span>
I don't like the dark blue and orange--a bit hard on the eyes, and rather sporty
It is for that exact reason that I personally do not like this style much, I am going to try and modify this style a little to change the orange and lighten the blue on my testing server. But for now, functionality is a priority.

Paul :)
Got it.

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Post by Liesma » 11 months ago

Only think for me that was better in old version, that I can think about, was about where to find all new posts. In old version it was very easy - as I log in, I was able to see that link on the top of page, but now I need first to click on "Quick links" and only then get to "New posts".

As I am not specialist in these things specifically, I can not say how much better is this site, but, if others say that it is better, then I`ll believe them! :)

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Liesma wrote:
<span title="Sun Jan 29, 2017 3:17 pm">11 months ago</span>
Only think for me that was better in old version, that I can think about, was about where to find all new posts. In old version it was very easy - as I log in, I was able to see that link on the top of page, but now I need first to click on "Quick links" and only then get to "New posts".

As I am not specialist in these things specifically, I can not say how much better is this site, but, if others say that it is better, then I`ll believe them! :)
Yes, that is an extra click away, but it does help to keep the top of the page uncluttered.

Thanks for the feedback.

Paul :)
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Post by JimmyRiddle » 11 months ago

I quite like the upgrade and new design, so much so that if it was a drop-down option to choose over the previous one, I would probably choose this. It stands out better for me. Thanks for keeping the forum in good condition Paul.
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Re: Libera Dreams Style change.

Post by paul » 11 months ago

JimmyRiddle wrote:
<span title="Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:00 pm">11 months ago</span>
I quite like the upgrade and new design, so much so that if it was a drop-down option to choose over the previous one, I would probably choose this. It stands out better for me. Thanks for keeping the forum in good condition Paul.
Thanks for the feedback,

I agree about the drop down menu as it leaves the top so much uncluttered.

Paul :)
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