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Quick update from Tait on the theme situation.  He's had to run some security updates and as a result we have lost the theme we had for a while.  The theme wasn't proving value for money so for now the nearest compatible theme has been selected for now.  Further work to come on this as time permits but just before we get a plethora of PM's or new threads asking WTF?

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On 11/7/2020 at 5:24 PM, MacabreEternal said:

Quick update from Tait on the theme situation.  He's had to run some security updates and as a result we have lost the theme we had for a while.  The theme wasn't proving value for money so for now the nearest compatible theme has been selected for now.  Further work to come on this as time permits but just before we get a plethora of PM's or new threads asking WTF?

Can't you make the current theme dark? Most forums have integrated functions in the admin panel to edit colors of the theme. At least PHPBB3 has such a function, IDK about IPB.

I would appreciate a genuine dark theme instead of the white one. For the moment I'm using a temporary solution to darken the forum but it's making my CPU go crazy for a moment when I click on any link, so a natural dark theme would be preferable.

 

Here's a screenshot of what it looks like, though it's not without downsides. The addon's name is "Dark Reader", in case anyone wants to know.

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16 hours ago, Valso said:

Can't you make the current theme dark? Most forums have integrated functions in the admin panel to edit colors of the theme. At least PHPBB3 has such a function, IDK about IPB.

I would appreciate a genuine dark theme instead of the white one. For the moment I'm using a temporary solution to darken the forum but it's making my CPU go crazy for a moment when I click on any link, so a natural dark theme would be preferable.

 

Here's a screenshot of what it looks like, though it's not without downsides. The addon's name is "Dark Reader", in case anyone wants to know.

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More or less the same add-on as mine by the look of it.  As a moderator I don't have total admin access (only the owner has that and he's a busy chap so not always able to be around) so the add-on option is my only solution for now.

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3 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

More or less the same add-on as mine by the look of it.  As a moderator I don't have total admin access (only the owner has that and he's a busy chap so not always able to be around) so the add-on option is my only solution for now.

I meant the forum team in general, not you in particular.

What addon are you using?

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