A different take on phpBB for 2016 (style)

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Re: A different take on phpBB for 2016 (style)

Post by VSE » Fri Jul 08, 2016 6:43 am

You should release that as a Style for phpBB. Obviously it's not right for phpBB's base/default style, but it is a well made style that a lot of people would like to be able to use, if it's right for their type of board.
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Re: A different take on phpBB for 2016 (style)

Post by Rhino.Freak » Fri Jul 08, 2016 12:19 pm

Too much like NodeBB default style. It's pretty looking but I don't think the default style for phpBB should be that similar to some other forum software.
I'd agree with VSE here.

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Re: A different take on phpBB for 2016 (style)

Post by floppydiskette » Fri Jul 08, 2016 2:40 pm

Rhino.Freak wrote:Too much like NodeBB default style. It's pretty looking but I don't think the default style for phpBB should be that similar to some other forum software.
I'd agree with VSE here.
I'd never seen NodeBB before, so I looked at it. I think the only thing that makes it look similar is the variety of colors. Take the colors out and just choose a color scheme with two main colors, and it wouldn't really look like that.

Anyway, I never presumed that what I made should be the new default style - just something I made in a day without modifying the actual template files that people might find interesting.
VSE wrote:You should release that as a Style for phpBB. Obviously it's not right for phpBB's base/default style, but it is a well made style that a lot of people would like to be able to use, if it's right for their type of board.
Thanks! I think some people would like to use something similar. The code is a huge mess, though.

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Re: A different take on phpBB for 2016 (style)

Post by dude111 » Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:23 pm

floppydiskette wrote:You can view the style in action at DevDiscuss.com
I just checked that site and it looks awesome!! .. Style looks good!!!

Did you do that??
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Re: A different take on phpBB for 2016 (style)

Post by floppydiskette » Mon Jul 11, 2016 3:37 pm

I did it.

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Re: A different take on phpBB for 2016 (style)

Post by hanakin » Mon Aug 08, 2016 12:54 am

hmm site is down so can not check the style out. So will hold of commenting on simpleness. I do think that prosilver is way over cluttered mostly due to a lack of design direction through the years. Things are in the wrong places for the wrong reasons. Some things are too large, some things are too small. Some things quite frankly need removed. Others only makes sense on certain pages or devices but are persistent. There is a lot of simplification that needs to happen for a base style design but it needs to be done right.

The screenshots look intriguing though the posts is not realy the hard part of a theme. Its all the navigations across all the different sections.

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Post by dude111 » Fri Oct 07, 2016 1:15 am

Eh I dunno bud.... I think Prosilver looks quite good!!

I like the colours,etc........ I am @ 800x600 and it squeezes together nicely!!

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Post by Louis7777 » Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:00 pm

dude111 wrote:
Fri Oct 07, 2016 1:15 am
I am @ 800x600 and it squeezes together nicely!!
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 Re: A different take on phpBB for 2016 (style)

Post by dude111 » Sat Oct 08, 2016 3:33 am

Ya I dunno if the skin is really made for smaller resolutions but on IE6 @ 800x600 it doesnt look too shabby!!

The people who make PHPBB do a good job!! (Xenforo also looks nice -- But I prefer VB3.x and lower over Xenforo (Looks nicer (faster,etc)))

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