Revert the forum theme

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Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:35 am

While I understand people wanted a red theme, I believe that the color should not have come at the expense of using the site on mobile. The new theme appears to be severely outdated as there is no mobile version. It is near impossible for me to use the site without zooming in and squinting.
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Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:55 am

The theme is pretty old (from subsilver in phpBB2), but has been modded over the years.

It looks good on my Galaxy Note 8 though.
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Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:55 am

We understand that mobile is important! The team is mostly doing some testing here, and hoping to show the community that there is active work going into The Fire Panel Forums. Stay tuned, because we are working on new themes that look and function great on both mobile, and desktop! :wink:
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Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:59 am

Okay, thanks! At the moment, there is some conrast issues. Also, would it be possible to make it so that the text fields aren’t white? It’s really harsh on the eyes at night.
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Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:58 am

IMHO it looks fine on my P8Lite (Pra-lx1) but in landscape mode... If I use it in portrait mode it looks like really blurry)
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Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:21 am

Please revert it! It does not scale properly on iPhone.
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Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:12 am

We definitely hear all of you - we are currently working on the theme, so much of what you see is a work-in-progress as we go through various styles. We figured its better to keep the forums available to you all throughout the changes than to lock it out for maintenance - hopefully dealing with some wacky themes for a few days is an acceptable trade off for still having access :wink:
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Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:09 am

Can you guys just revert it back to the old aluminum theme?
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:43 pm

Synther wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:09 am
Can you guys just revert it back to the old aluminum theme?
What do you think of it now?
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Hopefully this very updated theme suits everyone quite a bit better! :wink:
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:48 pm

Wow, this is much better than the other two! If phpBB allowed for local theme switching, I’d request a dark version of this theme. Probably something like the gray at the bottom would be nice for that.

Edit: Unfortunately, the server crash that happened two years ago seems to have done irreparable damage to the FAQ page. Fortunately, the damage is limited only to style, as it functions as it should.
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:48 pm

WOAH Y'ALL! This theme looks so awesome and gives a really modern and sleek touch to the Fire Panel Forums. Thanks so much for your had work!
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:57 pm

HenBasket wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:48 pm
If phpBB allowed for local theme switching, I’d request a dark version of this theme. Probably something like the gray at the bottom would be nice for that.
I mean the white for text and red for links. Should have made that clear.
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:56 am

It's not bad I will say. Honestly I don't hate it :wink:. It's "enjoyable" to say for the least :lol:

Personally I think it's a step in the right direction. I could get used to this :)
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:46 am

That theme, it feels like sleek simple yet elegant! Huzzah!
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:48 pm
Wow, this is much better than the other two! If phpBB allowed for local theme switching, I’d request a dark version of this theme. Probably something like the gray at the bottom would be nice for that.
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It does allow local theme switching, à few forums I am registered on have multiple website themes that you can choose.
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