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alternative forum themes
« on: March 08, 2024, 11:43:57 AM »
with the recent (brief) discussion about visual accessibility with the default (and current alternate) forum themes i thought i would have a look for some dark mode options and see if they could possibly be added as theme alternatives! the three i'll list below should work with the current version of simplemachines we use!! i hope the team will consider adding one ^-^

blackrain v.3. (imo, the nicest one!)
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synthetic (dark)
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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2024, 11:45:26 AM »
+1, in particular the first one.

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2024, 11:56:14 AM »
I like the blood red we've got, but these dark themes are very easy on the eyes as well. I only see it being a positive to include them as options.

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2024, 12:06:08 PM »
Darkmodes would be nice the blood red is hard for me to read without taking it slowly.
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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2024, 12:07:02 PM »
I would certainly appreciate a dark theme being added!
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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2024, 12:17:56 PM »
I would much appreciate a dark mode theme.

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2024, 01:08:49 PM »
yes

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2024, 05:12:21 AM »
+1

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2024, 09:45:19 AM »
I like black rain and I imagine it'd work well as an alternative to the red and white

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2024, 10:10:41 AM »
+1 I am a fan of dark mode

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2024, 11:53:52 PM »
bumping this ^

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2024, 11:58:49 PM »
100,000% the first one please!! I love it.

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2024, 12:11:12 AM »
+1 to this. It's been echoed for a long time that the red on red isn't easy on the eyes. While that isn't true for everyone, if it's true for even one person we should provide an alternative.

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2024, 11:24:27 AM »
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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2024, 06:00:06 PM »
I looked into the aforementioned blackrain theme and it could work but the icon would have to be redesigned. I'll see if we can easily work on it to implement it as an alternative.

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2024, 07:05:14 PM »
I donít mind the icon looking wonky in the meantime if Iím being honest. The themes above make the forum look a lot better imo.
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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2024, 09:01:53 PM »
I looked into the aforementioned blackrain theme and it could work but the icon would have to be redesigned. I'll see if we can easily work on it to implement it as an alternative.

This really is a non issue If that's the only holdup then it's not a holdup cause no one is gonna care about a slightly wonky icon if it lets them see the content better.
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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #17 on: May 22, 2024, 09:21:29 PM »
I looked into the aforementioned blackrain theme and it could work but the icon would have to be redesigned. I'll see if we can easily work on it to implement it as an alternative.

This really is a non issue If that's the only holdup then it's not a holdup cause no one is gonna care about a slightly wonky icon if it lets them see the content better.

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #18 on: May 23, 2024, 06:29:18 AM »
Transparent

Example on how it's look on the other color.


Just a couple janky mock ups, cause I like wasting my time.

EDIT: Please don't just yank these and use em... they need some polish. XD
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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2024, 08:04:23 AM »
Thanks for the help but Krosenq was able to adapt the logo. I've added Blackrain as an alternate forum theme.

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2024, 08:08:01 AM »
Thanks for the help but Krosenq was able to adapt the logo. I've added Blackrain as an alternate forum theme.

Awesome, thanks EO!! and Krosenq too!!!

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Re: alternative forum themes
« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2024, 08:24:58 AM »
Thanks for the help but Krosenq was able to adapt the logo. I've added Blackrain as an alternate forum theme.

thank you ^-^