[Implemented] [Redesign] User Online Banner

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#1 Online icon
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#2 Online & Offline Icon
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#3 Corner
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Total votes: 27

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Re: [Redesign] User Online Banner

Post by DarkBeing » Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:36 pm

Vinny wrote:
Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:17 am
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Image and Image should be useful in some way. 7th option

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Something like that.

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Re: [Redesign] User Online Banner

Post by VSE » Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:40 pm

I'd look to something like Facebook which is all about users and who is online or not. They just have usually a little green "on" light next to a user's name when they are online. Something similar would work fine IMO next to the user's name.

Glowing names are a little silly and almost feel old fashioned.

I like Vinny's proposal.
Vinny wrote:
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Image and Image should be useful in some way. 7th option

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Re: [Redesign] User Online Banner

Post by Jacob » Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:55 pm

I also like Vinny's proposal. I'm not sure if the online icon should be green instead of blue, but I like it.

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Re: [Redesign] User Online Banner

Post by hanakin » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:33 am

well i would opt for green because there is too much blue.

For simplicity then we could use the same version for both
Screenshot 2017-03-27 20.31.22.png
given this do we show anything for offline or nothing
Screenshot 2017-03-27 20.38.42.png

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Re: [Redesign] User Online Banner

Post by Lady_G » Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:10 am

Please don't break usability by selecting the wrong icon. Glowing or other attention-getting effects simply don't work in the prosilver scheme.

I recommend reviewing Google's material design guidelines: Accessibility

I like hanakin's idea to have a simple red or green circle to the right of the username. It works well in any environment and resolution.
david63 wrote:
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:36 am
Crizzo wrote:
Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:33 pm
What is the suppose of this question? Do you suggest to remove the online image or don't spend time on a thing, you think nobody cares anyway?
I believe that not having the online/offline image (or any other indicator) is an option that should be considered. To some extent it is meaningless as it does not show who is actually online but who has an active session which is not the same thing.
I would also support this perspective.

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Re: [Redesign] User Online Banner

Post by david63 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:57 am

hanakin wrote:
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:33 am
do we show anything for offline or nothing
Probably the better option is to show nothing. If you just show an empty circle there will be 1,001 support requests on how to remove it!
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Re: [Redesign] User Online Banner

Post by pierredu » Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:04 am

Lady_G wrote:
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:10 am
I would also support this perspective.
Me too. I've this feature disabled on my board.

Tag placement corrected.
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Re: [Redesign] User Online Banner

Post by RMcGirr83 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:55 pm

My vote either #7 or don't show it at all...it's not like one can start an instant private message with a user like on facecrack.
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Re: [Redesign] User Online Banner

Post by P_I » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:31 pm

david63 wrote:
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:36 am
Crizzo wrote:
Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:33 pm
What is the suppose of this question? Do you suggest to remove the online image or don't spend time on a thing, you think nobody cares anyway?
I believe that not having the online/offline image (or any other indicator) is an option that should be considered. To some extent it is meaningless as it does not show who is actually online but who has an active session which is not the same thing.
ACP->Load settings has a setting for Enable display of user online/offline information:, so this capability can already be controlled by the board admin.

I'd also vote for #7, keep it simple and minimal.

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Re: [Redesign] User Online Banner

Post by 3Di » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:53 pm

I'd remove it, let's extensions authors do create something instead.
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