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Would you like the threads to stay how they are, or would you like to see the forum index back?

  • Leave the list of threads on the homepage

    Votes: 29 40.8%
  • Put the forum sections back on the homepage and let me go where I want

    Votes: 14 19.7%
  • Either way is good

    Votes: 27 38.0%
  • I dont know

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • I need more info

    Votes: 1 1.4%

  • Total voters
    71

Shawn

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This question is asking you how you guys want the home page of the site to work. Right now, when you come to the site, you are taken to a small list of threads and you will see what has posts since your last visit etc.

This would be the old way: https://southernwx.com/community/forums/-/list which basically listed the actual forums like 'weather, tropical weather, news, help, support, etc
 

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Thanks guys. It's looking like most like it how it is, or either way. We'll keep it the same for now!
 

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This question is asking you how you guys want the home page of the site to work. Right now, when you come to the site, you are taken to a small list of threads and you will see what has posts since your last visit etc.

This would be the old way: https://southernwx.com/community/forums/-/list which basically listed the actual forums like 'weather, tropical weather, news, help, support, etc
I like the old way, so I simple make that my bookmark and go straight to it. I hardly ever type in the address bar. That works fine for me.
 

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I like the old way, so I simple make that my bookmark and go straight to it. I hardly ever type in the address bar. That works fine for me.
Okay, I will update the colors of the icons and things soon so it matches the Southern Weather v2.0 theme.
 

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Okay, the colors on the icons should be updated now for those that like to use the main forum index page. :)

I plan on finishing up the majority of Southern Weather 2.0's theme today and pushing it to everyone!
 

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Okay, the colors on the icons should be updated now for those that like to use the main forum index page. :)

I plan on finishing up the majority of Southern Weather 2.0's theme today and pushing it to everyone!
Great job on the site Shawn! There is something that I've been wondering about so I figured I'd ask about it. Why are all the Pinned threads not at the top? I don't know much about forums but isn't that what the Pinned function does?
 

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Great job on the site Shawn! There is something that I've been wondering about so I figured I'd ask about it. Why are all the Pinned threads not at the top? I don't know much about forums but isn't that what the Pinned function does?
The way the page is setup right now, is that people are welcomed to the homepage with the new threads/latest posts/etc. The pinned threads are listed correctly on the main forum like so: https://southernwx.com/community/forums/general-weather.4/

This poll was made to see if people wanted it back to the old way, and it seems we have more support to keep things how they are. If you want to get to a list of the main forums, you can click "Forum List" on the top navigation.
 

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The way the page is setup right now, is that people are welcomed to the homepage with the new threads/latest posts/etc. The pinned threads are listed correctly on the main forum like so: https://southernwx.com/community/forums/general-weather.4/

This poll was made to see if people wanted it back to the old way, and it seems we have more support to keep things how they are. If you want to get to a list of the main forums, you can click "Forum List" on the top navigation.
Got it, thanks!
 

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Since we have the capability for themes now, is it possible to make a dark theme? I'd be happy to help.
 

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Since we have the capability for themes now, is it possible to make a dark theme? I'd be happy to help.
Its not as simple through Xenforo. There''s custom CSS for elements that don't have identifiers in the standard coloration settings etc, weird names, mediaquery styling for other devices etc.
 

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Shawn,
I keep flipping from the old theme to the new one and can't decide which I like better ... in other words, both are great and thanks for the pleasing options! Guess I'll go with mood and weather - blue or black ... :cool:
Best!
Phil
 

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What do you guys mean? The background color being darker?
 
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What do you guys mean? The background color being darker?
Yeah, not a set/permanent dark background. A button/toggle that enables the background to become dark. If you go to YouTube and look for the dark theme toggle, you'll see what I mean.
 

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During storm mode it would be cool to see snowflakes fall down on the screen. Or just on the homepage.
 

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Hey Shawn, I don’t know if it’s possible but before all the site changes (on mobile) there was a scroll bar to look at previous and next “posts” along with the number of pages there was on the top and bottom of the page ... in the new update it appears that went away but only on the top of the page .. so now I have to scroll all the way to the bottom of the page if I want to skip posts or move back in a thread ... it’s no big deal at all just thought I’d suggest maybe bringing it back if it was easy to do so .. if not all good!
 

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Hello @Shawn,
Love the new look. Thank you, for all you do.
Question: Are the "sad' and "angry" the only ones that now take -1 from a users reaction score? TIA
 

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Hello @Shawn,
Love the new look. Thank you, for all you do.
Question: Are the "sad' and "angry" the only ones that now take -1 from a users reaction score? TIA
According to Shawn, sad and angry are neutral
"WOW, SAD, ANGRY = Neutral (no points given or taken)
LOVE, HAHA, LIKE will add 1
DISLIKE will take away 1"
 
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