Online/Offline

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Online/Offline

Post by genero »

Hello phpBB!

I think the Online/Offline-graphics is a great "mod", but I think it's too much.
Why use graphics to tell if a user is online or not, when you just can use text?

Ex; Instead of placing a image above a users avatar, to tell if their online or not,
why not place a text telling the same thing under the "Total Posts:"-text?

Ex2;
Total Posts: 249
ONLINE

Ex3;
Total Posts: 249
offline

Just one more of my many improvement-suggestions. :)

By the way. Why isn't the "Total Posts" and "Joined"-texts aligned with my avatar? I think it should be, it looks nicer, not so messy, if you get me?
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Re: Online/Offline

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Indeed...after editing the style a bit on my Local Installation, I came up with this.
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I mean, why use an image for that purpose at all? It's just more loadingtime and bandwidth to pay for.
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Can't agree more, but at the time I had no idea how to actually replace the image with text, so yeah. It would make a great option in the 'Load Settings'....*cough Acid cough*...
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*cough* Secret template unreleased *cough*
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Yawnster wrote: *cough* Secret template unreleased *cough*


:lol:

I think images look better. But yeah, I guess they add to load times.
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Yawnster wrote: *cough* Secret template unreleased *cough*

The secret template has an awesome way of showing online users. :)
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dhn wrote:
Yawnster wrote: *cough* Secret template unreleased *cough*

The secret template has an awesome way of showing online users. :)


now this just plain old teasing. :P
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dhn wrote:
Yawnster wrote: *cough* Secret template unreleased *cough*

The secret template has an awesome way of showing online users. :)


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Re: Online/Offline

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If you MUST have the online/offline button there, at least place it in the same row as "Profile", "Private Message" etc.?
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