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#1 lynx

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Posted 26 November 2010 - 02:34 AM

Currently we use an ugly and boring theme for dokuwiki, which needs at minimum some recoloring to be more appealing. Adding (light) fantastic decor wouldn't hurt either, but that's a lower priority.

So if you're willing to donate some spare time, know that CSS does not refer to Counter strike and know CSS basics, please respond!
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#2 Goddard

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Posted 20 April 2011 - 11:40 AM

I would be happy to help out. Let me know if you still need it.

#3 lynx

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Posted 21 April 2011 - 12:39 AM

Definitely! :cool:

Are you familiar with dokuwiki? I think it will be easiest for you to install it somewhere and play with that - there's plenty of docs on dokuwiki.org . Our current theme is Slaad if you want to start from where we are now.

Tell me if you need anything.
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#4 Goddard

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 10:58 AM

Cool...no that should be enough information to get me started. I will keep you posted. Did you have any design goals in mind?

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 12:15 PM

design goal: appealing to the fantasy loving crowd, yet not too baroque to scare anyone away. :cool: This doesn't mean it can't be a very clean, streamlined, KISS design.

you can find our logos and some art in the repo:
http://gemrb.git.sou...42c7740;hb=HEAD
(the logo should definitely be visible somewhere atleast on the main page if not all - now it is only in the favicon)
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Posted 11 May 2011 - 08:17 PM

Goddard: Are you working on this? I could potentially collaborate if you wanted to.

#7 Goddard

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 08:19 AM

Yeah, been working on it in my free time. I'll pm you in a bit.

#8 lynx

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 04:42 AM

Any progress? Need more info or help?
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#9 SyntaxError

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 06:11 PM

I'm in no way a designer of anykind, but im quite handy with a LAMP server if you are in need. I dont have much freetime, but you guys seem patient ;)

#10 Goddard

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Posted 14 June 2011 - 09:34 AM

Yeah sorry it has taken me so long. Just graduated so things have been a little crazy. I want to get it done this week so I will be posting a preview this week to see if you like it.

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Posted 15 June 2011 - 07:30 PM

Alright I spent today doing some edits and improvements. Let me know if you like the new theme.

http://kinggoddard.c...ku.php?id=start ;)

Edited by Goddard, 15 June 2011 - 07:30 PM.


#12 lynx

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 06:33 AM

wow! Dragons ftw, but do you have the author's permission to use those pics? :S

I think the pagename placeholder (for eg. «start») in the theme can go away, as it just wastes vertical space. The info is repeated in the title and breadcrumb, while being usually apparent from the content. This is now more obvious, since the header is a bigger and less crammed.

The logo is not in a good place due to bad contrast. A different place or background would help, but we could also just create one appropriate for dark settings by giving it an outline or some other separative element.

I think it would also look better if you tone down the red in the search box and borders, as it stands out now.
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#13 Goddard

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 08:17 AM

I have the artists permission.

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 09:35 AM

*giggles like a little girl*
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#15 Goddard

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 01:25 PM

Yeah I thought the same thing about the logo although its noticeable it doesn't really jump out like it should.



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