Can I haz dark forum-style please? :)

Discussion in 'Forum Related Discussions' started by __Nikopol, Jul 23, 2018.

  1. Beyonder

    Beyonder Registered Member

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    I don't suppose any progress has been made for this request?
     
  2. JohnBurns

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    Can you use a browser extension like Super Dark Mode or Dark Background Light Text? I'm using DarkBackground Light Text in Edge Browser per screenshot. DarkBackground LightText .png
     
  3. XIII

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    Apologies for bumping an old topic, but...

    SmallNetBuilder Forums recently updated the forum software (which I believe is the same that is used here?). Their new dark mode is pretty nice!

    Would it be possible to introduce that here as well?
     
  4. IvoShoen

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    :thumb:
     
  5. Deletedmessiah

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    I use the dark reader extension which looks pretty nice.
     
  6. Bill K

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    I always find it preferable having a site that directly supports a dark mode setting, rather than using a dark mode extension. The extensions often have issues displaying some content and end up requiring customized site settings and exclusions.
     
  7. Trooper

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    That would be awesome but it is up to the powers that be. Extensions help, but generally speaking are not that great overall.
     
  8. hayc59

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    I want it dark too. Please count my vote in.
     
  10. JRViejo

    JRViejo Super Moderator

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    Yes, Wilders could upgrade to the newest XenForo version and add a Dark theme (not available in our present version), but at what cost to our members.

    Over the years, our Admin has instituted in-house custom codes that are protecting our forum from web scrapers, bot flooding, third-party IMG tag embedded image prevention, not to mention, spam blocking. Unfortunately, with an upgrade, we would lose all those protections that have been perfected over time.

    When Wilders weighs a Dark theme versus the security & safety, plus lack of spam, that we enjoy now, the latter beats the former. Thank you all for the suggestion, however, Wilders can not take that chance just to add a theme.
     
  11. hayc59

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    WOW! JR does this come from LWM? thanks
     
  12. JRViejo

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    G, although it's my post, the message comes from the whole team, Admins & Mods, who work behind the scene to keep our forum safe, day in, day out.
     
  13. hayc59

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    Right on
     
  14. Krusty

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    And a great job you guys and gals do.
     
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