Prosilver redesign

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Re: Prosilver redesign

Post by hanakin » Wed Apr 09, 2014 6:14 pm

not really a fan of the design, and thats not the biggest thing though the real thing is how does it handle on other devices? what is the code look like for that. And where is the rest of it? their are several things missing from the design that should be their that will make it more cluttered.
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Re: Prosilver redesign

Post by callumacrae » Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:50 am

PayBas wrote:It looks nice and clean because everything is disabled/missing :lol: .

Granted, I always hide all those features no one ever uses (like the post "sorting" feature). It's all just useless screen clutter for 99% of the users.
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Re: Prosilver redesign

Post by Alien_Time » Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:53 am

Arty wrote:No offense, but this topic shows that all of you have absolutely no clue about forum style design. Bootstrap is great, but not for phpBB. Why? Because all layout is defined by class names. In BS to change item layout usually all you have to do is change class name of item.

It is completely opposite to what forum needs.

Perfect forum style would have HTML code that designers wouldn't want to mess with. To change layout designers would need to change only CSS in their style. Why? Because phpBB is extendable software. Extensions add more HTML code that is designed for default style. If layout is changed in CSS those extensions would work fine with all styles. If layout is defined by class names (like BS) extensions will have to be modified for each style.

Prosilver redesign is needed, but you are going about it wrong way.
I dont understand... if we are using LESS, cant we do the same without even touching the templates? Meaning, using the defined classes in phpbb templates, add Boostrap styles to it only in the CSS by using LESS mixins? Wouldnt that work? Basically we are adding BS classes to phpbb classes inside CSS file itself where we dont need to modify the templates and we can modify the styles by using reusable classes. Although this work around method will add more unnecessary css since we dont want to touch the template files. If it works, I dont see what the problem is.. If it doesnt, then I have misunderstood on how it can work.

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Re: Prosilver redesign

Post by mrgtb » Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:30 pm

I've made a few changes, same ones I made with phpBB 3.0.x carried across to phpBB 3.1 ProSilver style. In short I've changed the font-size and family used for posts and forms (bigger), made forum thread listings show same style images used as for forum listing page on index. Also changed hover colour for highlighted forums and topics listed to white. Matched the same hover colour for members list and online list e.t.c.

You can take a look at the changes I've made by clicking the link in my signature, if interested in having a look at the difference.

What I have noticed with phpBB 3.1 compared to 3.0, the button font looks very different using Chrome browser to FireFox, In FF it looks bold, in Chrome the text in buttons is quite fainted, not bold looking at all. That's because you use CSS for buttons now instead of images with text included in them I think, but the difference different browsers used is very noticeable on how the text gets displayed in buttons now with 3.1.

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Re: Prosilver redesign

Post by Alexandre T » Sun Jul 06, 2014 5:02 pm

(Sorry for my langage, I'm French and not fluent in English)

Archon > I realised a Bootstrap based theme. I submitted my contribution here : https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/styl ... bootstrap/

You can download phpbb-Bootstrap theme here : https://github.com/Alexandre-T/phpBBBoo ... tag/v2.0.2
The repository is here : https://github.com/Alexandre-T/phpBBBoostrap/

I currently looking phpBB 3.1. I'd like to dev a Bootstrap theme for these release.

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Re: Prosilver redesign

Post by keith10456 » Mon Jul 07, 2014 6:15 pm

The first link isn't working. Do you have another link to demo?

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Re: Prosilver redesign

Post by Dragosvr92 » Mon Jul 07, 2014 11:01 pm

https://github.com/Alexandre-T/phpBBBoostrap/ wrote:Here is a demo of phpBB Bootstrap Template : http://bootstrap.at-it.fr

Here is a demo of a custom phpBB Bootstrap Template : http://orgone.jeuforum.fr
That looks quite interesting o-O
I prefer the drop down menu you used on the Bootstrap style. Both the main icon and the dropdown arrow can be clicked separately while showing another selection .... Oh well. my enligh isnt great either still. I mean the online/offline buttons u added.
=> http://bootstrap.at-it.fr/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=6
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Re: Prosilver redesign

Post by keith10456 » Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:53 pm

@ Alexandre T - Looks really good!

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Re: Prosilver redesign

Post by Pete77s » Tue Jul 08, 2014 3:20 pm

Bootstrap doesn't feel comfy when I see a phpbb3 theme based on it.

Feels like im browsing a SourceForge download page.

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Re: Prosilver redesign

Post by hanakin » Tue Jul 08, 2014 3:34 pm

Pete77s wrote:Bootstrap doesn't feel comfy when I see a phpbb3 theme based on it.

Feels like im browsing a SourceForge download page.
its due to the adoption of all the defaults within bootstrap not really to the use of the framework. technically speaking you could render pro-silver as is with bootstrap given ample effort and time. But their would be a lot of overhead which is why straight bootstrap is not the way to go
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