Author Topic: Forum Upgrade, give us options for a new theme!  (Read 839 times)

Ath

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Forum Upgrade, give us options for a new theme!
« on: November 07, 2016, 03:38:12 PM »
As all of you can see, Nath and I have worked together to get the Simple Machines Forums has been upgraded to the latest version.  What this is going to allow for us to do is use updated Anti-Spam features, new packages/mods, that might add new features to the game, and updated security for the Forums itself.  Now as you can probably all see, the old Arm Theme for the forums has died and is no more.  We have found an interim theme that looks pretty good, but we'd enjoy suggestions from you all on themes you like.  All you have to do is search for "SMF Themes" or "Simple Machine Forums Themes" in Google, and you'll find a bunch.

When searching, make sure to find ones that are compatible with SMF 2.0, with 2.0.10-.12 preferred, though the themes are typically backwards compatible in the 2.0 version.  Also lets look for ones that are not an eyesore, ones that are just harsh on the eyes, and if it is a paid for theme, that is alright... those can be taken into consideration.  Staff will select from the offered themes and then we will put them rest up for a vote, this default theme we have right now will also be in the list.  The top voted theme will become the new default theme, while the next two runners up can be made themes that any user can select via the Profile settings.

please make you suggestions here:  http://gdb.armageddon.org/index.php/topic,51916.0.html

Note:  If you see anything off with the current forums like access to areas you normally didn't, certain items not working, or whatever else, please put in a request on it or post in the thread above if it isn't too critical.
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Ath

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Re: Forum Upgrade, give us options for a new theme!
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2016, 11:30:34 PM »
Just to note to everyone, if the current theme is a bit too "bright" for you, we've added an optional theme under Profile > Summary > Modify Profile > Look and Feel.  There is an Ambassador theme available that is a more high contrast sort of feel.  We'll be adding others that we like from suggestions and then go into a vote for the default probably in a week or so.
Ourla:  You're like the oil paint on the canvas of evil.

Ath

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Re: Forum Upgrade, give us options for a new theme!
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2016, 08:46:26 PM »
So fixed the timezone on the Forums to actually be accurate to the server time.  This may mess with your own settings, so you can go into the Profile > Look and Feel, and auto-detect your offset for your time.
Ourla:  You're like the oil paint on the canvas of evil.