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Meis2M
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New theme for ACP

Post by Meis2M » Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:28 pm

Hi i think we should discuss about new theme with new framework for phpBB ACP.

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Re: New theme for ACP

Post by DavidIQ » Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:51 pm

Marc wrote:
Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:02 am
I've actually been working on reworking the overall ACP UI and UX in the past months (goal is for 3.3 obviously). The general setup is not final and I'll talk about it soon in a separate topic.

What I'm currently using for the ACP is a Bootstrap base. There are two SCSS files that are compiled using Gulp, combined with the bootstrap scss file, and minified into one stylesheet CSS. You can find a current working copy of that in my repository:
https://github.com/marc1706/phpbb/tree/ ... p_redesign

Most of the ACP style files are actually here: https://github.com/marc1706/phpbb/tree/ ... yle/assets

GIF giving an overview of the general views and the top menu:
http://imgur.com/5pgtVQo

Current repsonsive view with sidebar:
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I do also agree that we should try to move forward from prosilver, something we probably should've already targeted for 3.1. There are a lot of new tools and design approaches out there nowadays. We should take these opportunities and improve the usabilitiy and overall look of phpBB on the frontend. hanakin has already put some thought into this and I think with the community we'll be able to create something that will put phpBB into the current times.
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Re: New theme for ACP

Post by david63 » Wed Sep 28, 2016 9:38 pm

Personally I cannot see anything wrong with the current ACP - OK it could perhaps do with a "freshen up" with a change of colours. And no disrespect to Marc but I just do not like that layout.

My big concern with all of this change to styles is the impact that it is going to have on extensions - unless there is the facility to have some backwards compatibility, or an option to use the "new" or "old" ACP style then many extensions may not work
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Re: New theme for ACP

Post by hanakin » Wed Sep 28, 2016 11:24 pm

extensions are more BC by nature...The only thing that would need to be updated is the styles for the most part.

Also the biggest thing that a new theme fixes is the code for the theme as its old as *beep*, hard to maintain, and breaking everywhere!

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Re: New theme for ACP

Post by CarpCharacin » Thu Sep 29, 2016 12:39 am

hanakin wrote:
Wed Sep 28, 2016 11:24 pm
extensions are more BC by nature...The only thing that would need to be updated is the styles for the most part.

Also the biggest thing that a new theme fixes is the code for the theme as its old as *beep*, hard to maintain, and breaking everywhere!
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Re: New theme for ACP

Post by Louis7777 » Thu Sep 29, 2016 1:55 am

I actually like the militaire colors of the current ACP.

It makes me feel like I login to pentagon's control panel.

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