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Re: New theme for Exiges.com

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:25 am
by ade
seriouslylotus wrote: Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:16 am
andybond wrote: Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:38 pm I cant see who voted , but I note that 1 person has said no.

Do they want to message me so we can chat about any reservations?
It was me.
Concentrate on new posts.
New clothes will make little difference in my opinion.
Of all the forums i frequent, and it alot. This is by far the easiest to use
I agree with Dave here, this forum is simple to use, obvious when there are new posts and simple to view them, I hate forums where I have to scroll to find the new posts on a thread, makes it really tedious indeed and I quickly lose interest. I read every post on here because I can and it's easy to do, I don't mind a new theme, but don't remove the simplicity of using the site for the sake of a new look.

Re: New theme for Exiges.com

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:31 am
by andybond
ade wrote: Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:25 am
seriouslylotus wrote: Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:16 am
andybond wrote: Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:38 pm I cant see who voted , but I note that 1 person has said no.

Do they want to message me so we can chat about any reservations?
It was me.
Concentrate on new posts.
New clothes will make little difference in my opinion.
Of all the forums i frequent, and it alot. This is by far the easiest to use
I agree with Dave here, this forum is simple to use, obvious when there are new posts and simple to view them, I hate forums where I have to scroll to find the new posts on a thread, makes it really tedious indeed and I quickly lose interest. I read every post on here because I can and it's easy to do, I don't mind a new theme, but don't remove the simplicity of using the site for the sake of a new look.
So , if I can make it pretty and get easy access to the latest topics for you it would be all good?

What I am thinking is where the orange bit is on the right hand side that will contain the latest posts, and if you dont want to use that you can use the hamburger menu for the items.

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Re: New theme for Exiges.com

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:11 pm
by ade
Andy, I think you might have missed my point, it is the little letter style icon on the thread that allows you to go to the first unread post on each topic.
Not some mess of jumbled rubbish on the front page
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Re: New theme for Exiges.com

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:15 pm
by andybond
ade wrote: Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:11 pm Andy, I think you might have missed my point, it is the little letter style icon on the thread that allows you to go to the first unread post on each topic.
Not some mess of jumbled rubbish on the front page
That will still work as before!

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Re: New theme for Exiges.com

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:18 pm
by ade
If that is the case I'm happy, I use the "kiss" principle in my work and I like that in my forums. I now detest all the sites like daily mail etc as they are screwed by dodgy advertising and scrolling bollocks, I just buy a paper or watch TV news

Re: New theme for Exiges.com

Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:32 am
by andybond
22 votes in total is great. Now to see if we can hit 30 votes and get as many people as possible posting as well

Re: New theme for Exiges.com

Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 4:28 pm
by andybond
24 people voted! Thats great news.

You might see some aesthetic changes imminently. It wont be a final view , more an evolution as I work out quite how to manipulate things to how we want!

Re: New theme for Exiges.com

Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:15 pm
by Rob999
Ooooo look at the pretty pictures! 😄

Re: New theme for Exiges.com

Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:16 pm
by andybond
Rob999 wrote: Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:15 pm Ooooo look at the pretty pictures! 😄
I am working through things as fast as I can! :thumbup: :thumbup:

Having an issue with the header at the minute and working on the individual icons ..

Re: New theme for Exiges.com

Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:26 pm
by andybond
Does anyone have a s1 exige outline ?

I have the s2 and s3 but not the s1!