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Dark theme (style)

Postby C-FABP » Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:54 pm

Is there a way to switch the forum to a dark theme (phpBB style)?

I keep forgetting to put on my sunglasses before opening the forum.
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Re: Dark theme (style)

Postby Octal450 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:07 pm

I don't understand you dark-theme people. Its been known for a long time scientifically that light text on a dark background is harder on the eyes and harder to read than dark text on a light background.

If your screen is too bright - you may try turning down the brightness on your monitor :mrgreen:

But - it looks like we use a custom style for phpBB so probably someone would need to make a dark style for this - I'm not sure if phpBB supports dynamic themes switchable by the user?

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Re: Dark theme (style)

Postby wkitty42 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:11 pm

phpbb does support multiple themes and switching easily in the UCP... but someone has to create the themes on sites that use custom ones...
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Re: Dark theme (style)

Postby Icecode GL » Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:35 pm

I don't understand you dark-theme people. Its been known for a long time scientifically that light text on a dark background is harder on the eyes and harder to read than dark text on a light background.


I disagree, and no scientific text is going to tell me what's harder to read for my very own eyes. :mrgreen:
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Re: Dark theme (style)

Postby C-FABP » Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:39 pm

Just found this demo site: https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/style/prosilver/demo/3.2

Up in the top bar you can "Select a style". I quite like the "Multi Design". Well except for the banner.
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