Message Board Update and Changes

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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by PurpleMustReign » Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:09 pm

S197 wrote:Tapatalk is just a terrible app. I'm shocked someone hasn't come out with a better one. The only reason I use it from time to time is it's about the only option I'm aware of.
The board doesn't load on my phone right if I use the internet. I don't like Tapatalk either but it's all I have that works [emoji24]

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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by Cliff » Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:47 am

Alright, getting closer to a finished product but still have some image work to do (images for when topics are marked as read/unread, etc.)

Play around a bit, make a post or two, etc.

Thoughts so far? Find any problems?

http://beta.vikingsmessageboard.com/index.php
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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by Thaumaturgist » Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:03 pm

Looking good Cliff! Thanks!

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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by Texas Vike » Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:18 pm

I think it looks great and the colors are easy on the eyes.

Thanks for your dedication!

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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by PurpleMustReign » Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:29 pm

That looks really good on my phone!

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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by dead_poet » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:11 pm

Nice! It looks great. Only minor gripe is the icons next to the threads but it's super clean and easy to read.
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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by Cliff » Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:39 pm

dead_poet wrote:Nice! It looks great. Only minor gripe is the icons next to the threads but it's super clean and easy to read.
Cool!

What specifically about them do you not like? Just in general?
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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by Kansas Viking » Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:08 pm

PsyDanny wrote:
dead_poet wrote:If it makes you feel any better I proactively hate it without having looked at your link.

We fear change.

Bring back Usenet!
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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by dead_poet » Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:02 pm

Cliff wrote:
dead_poet wrote:Nice! It looks great. Only minor gripe is the icons next to the threads but it's super clean and easy to read.
Cool!

What specifically about them do you not like? Just in general?
I guess. I'm not sure what they're supposed to be. Maybe make them horns or something else Vikings-related? I'm really being nit-picky.
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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by S197 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:55 pm

Nice work Cliff!

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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by Cliff » Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:03 pm

S197 wrote:
Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:55 pm
Nice work Cliff!
Thanks!

I'm finding little things here and there I want to fix. Tapatalk hasn't been installed at this point but I'm not sure I want to ... the site looks way better than Tapatalk on mobile, I think, and there are no ads.
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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by halfgiz » Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:45 pm

Thanks for all your hard work Cliff it hasn't gone unnoticed :D

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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by Mothman » Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:58 pm

Thanks for your efforts, Cliff. It seems like this was quite a bit of work!

Is there a way I can modify the appearance of the board so that all of the text isn't in bold? Perhaps that kind of individual customization isn't an option?

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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by Cliff » Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:13 pm

It's not something that I can turn off for each person but I can turn it off overall. It's something that I was considering but I thought it was a little tough to read on the background when it wasn't more bold.

Thoughts now that it's not bold?
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Re: Message Board Update and Changes

Post by Mothman » Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:36 pm

Cliff wrote:
Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:13 pm
It's not something that I can turn off for each person but I can turn it off overall. It's something that I was considering but I thought it was a little tough to read on the background when it wasn't more bold.

Thoughts now that it's not bold?
I think it's an improvement. It's much better, much easier to read.

This is my design background talking but in design, bold type is generally reserved for special purposes (emphasis, headers, logos, signs, etc.). I find plain/regular text reads much easier and, of course, it's designed to do that. :)

Edit: Incidentally, as I type this reply, I still see all text in bold but when the post is finalized on the board, it appears in plain text. However, the preview shows the text in proper format.

I hope that made sense.

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