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TurkerHub Style Voting!

Discussion in 'News & Announcements' started by ChrisTurk, Nov 21, 2016.

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Which theme(s) would you prefer? Select up to 3.

Poll closed Nov 22, 2016.
  1. Beryllium [Light Style] http://brivium.com/demo/Beryllium/

    18 vote(s)
    45.0%
  2. Chromium [Light Style] https://brivium.com/demo/Chromium/

    14 vote(s)
    35.0%
  3. Flat Awesome+ [Light Style] https://pixelexit.com/demo/?theme=Flat%20Awesome%20Plus

    13 vote(s)
    32.5%
  4. Zipped [Light Style] https://pixelexit.com/demo/?theme=Zipped

    8 vote(s)
    20.0%
  5. Flat Awesome + (Dark) [Dark Style] https://pixelexit.com/demo/?theme=Flat%20Awesome%20Dark%20Plus

    18 vote(s)
    45.0%
  6. Apex (Dark) [Dark Style] https://pixelexit.com/demo/?theme=Apex

    11 vote(s)
    27.5%
  7. Titanium (Dark) [Dark Style] https://brivium.com/demo/Titanium/

    18 vote(s)
    45.0%
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  1. ChrisTurk

    ChrisTurk Administrator

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    Alright folks, the free style has served its purpose and gotten us through the first few days but now I'd like to settle on a "Forum Facelift" so I can get some back-end development going that wont break style properties moving forward.

    I'm going to attach a poll with a bunch of demo links to various XenForo styles. A few of them are the original MTG themes, though personally I'd like to steer clear of just copy/pasting the site as much as possible if people just really love one of them I'm fine adding it in for nostalgia sake.

    YOU MAY CHOOSE UP TO 3 STYLES, BUT PLEASE TRY TO PICK AT LEAST 1 PREFERRED LIGHT AND 1 PREFERRED DARK THEME.

    You don't "have" to - I for one never use dark styles so I wouldn't pick one. But it'd be nice if you could weigh in if you do have an opinion :)

    Default/Light Styles
    Beryllium/Chrome are my personal favs in this category. Either would offer lots for future design & are highly customizable (can be turned into dark themes with ease, for instance).

    Beryllium [Brivium] - Demo
    Good base colors & options, very lightweight, and it has a cool name.
    Pros: Subforums displayed on home page, sliding notice area would be primo for feature development, small top nav bar
    Cons: Link nav isn't as nice (no button effect), boring old icons

    Chromium [Brivium] - Demo
    I love the icons on this one, but the base colors need a lot of work.
    Pros: Awesome icons, link nav is very clean, very nice notification area
    Cons: Bad base colors (purple & green? Ew), subforums not displayed on home page

    Flat Awesome+ [PixelExit] - Demo
    Clean, minimal load times
    Pros: It loads quickly
    Cons: Lots of dead/wasted space. Pretty bare-bones feature wise as its meant to be a minimal design.

    Zipped [PixelExit] - Demo
    This is the default MTG theme.

    Dark Styles
    I have no skin in this game, I don't particularly like dark styles so here they are without bias:

    Titanium [Brivium] - Demo
    Pros: Can change colors & themeing easily. Highly customizable.

    Flat Awesome+ Dark [PixelExit] - Demo
    Pros: Lightweight like its light version. This was available on MTG.
    Cons: Same as its light version, a lot of dead space.

    Apex Dark [PixelExit] - Demo
    Pros: This was MTG's default dark theme (I think, this and Flat Awesome Dark were both available on MTG)
     
  2. RicanGuy86

    RicanGuy86 Survey Slinger

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    Beryllium's awesome AF, Chromium to keep in touch with my feminine side, and Titanium because Bumblebee.
     
  3. Jagdpanzer

    Jagdpanzer Survey Slinger

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    Ok, now that I am in the right thread..... :confused:

    Anything but a dark style (last 3 options). It would be highly irritating for this site to be a black background when every other page/tab in use is white/light gray.
     
  4. 11010001

    11010001 Turker

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    My understanding is that a light style will be default and any others optional.
     
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  5. slothbear

    slothbear Survey Slinger

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    I don't really like dark themes, but I think Flat Awesome dark is #2 out of all the options for me. It's a little easier on my eyes than the other dark themes. Flat Awesome light is my favorite. I think both are just cleaner looking than all the other options.
     
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  6. Sunlite

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    Chromium and I like the dark- Titanium ( and the 0ther ones, too)- it is easier on my eyes- but whatever you guys decide is fine with me and thank you for asking us. On the Titanium you can change all the colors- is this available to us, as users, all the time or is this a feature that gives you, Chris, the ability to pick colors and create the look that will end up being the look?
     
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