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The New Website

Discussion in 'DarkCraft News' started by Darq, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. davisxc7

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    Nice impressed with the comeback from that :D
     
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    For Minecraft styles, there's this: http://xenforo.com/community/resources/minecraft-style.819/ as well, from the maker of Flexile. It looks great, but I'm not so sure about having a Minecraft themed website. There's enough Minecraft server sites out there that use that exact style, I don't want DarkCraft to blend in.
     
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    Premiums are just fine.
     
  5. If done the right way, it's definitely a good idea.
     
  6. Yeah, I could look into that. Just write me a pm or email with some ideas about what you'd like to have and we'll see what I can do. However, I'm busy with other things until the weekend.
    Sounds good.
    Awesome, that'd be a brilliant thing to do!
     
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    My two problems are this:

    - The overly simple boxy layout
    - I would suggest rounding the buttons, or giving them a different shape. I always thought trapezoid buttons would be cool, lol.

    - The huge difference in contrast between the edges and main body of the page.
    - Perhaps make the main body the gray that's on the sides, and make the sides black. Also, perhaps give the different sections of the page a nice dark blue outline?

    I do like how simple it is to navigate through the site, though. That's a huge plus.
     
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    The problem I find about the white text-box is mostly that it doesn't suit ''DarkCraft'' very well. the site should be dark, in my opinion.

    Maybe try a ''bedrock-block'' texture for the background (which will give the site that minecraft ''feel'' some members are looking for, but won't make it look as ''childish'' as most forums). Also, maybe some diamond-blue highlights with some sort of a gradient fade to it, to give it that ''shiny'' look(not sure if this is well described... sorry).
    Rounded edges on buttons and quote boxes are a good idea aswell. And, as previously mentioned by RendeR, alternating shades for each post is also a great idea.
     
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    Well, Darq, gratz on getting her up so fast, and Thank you, from all your fans. :p
     
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    yay! I finally have something to do on my cellphone again!
     
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    I'm happy we got a new site it goes with the new server. All that's left is for me to test out the ban section on the forums. So who's first?
     
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    Will you have the plugin installed for ForumRunner or other Forum Apps for the android/iphones like the old page had. I am receiving connection errors when using those apps.
     
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    This one is nice: http://www.xenfocus.com/skins/animate/index.php
    Can I get it? D:

    Will get that installed by tomorrow!
     
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    Awesome!! Now THAT is how DarkCraft should look like! :cool:

    EDIT: Yay! now I'll be able to put my sunglasses away :p
     
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    Love that one, logo I'm working on more or less fits in that theme too, so thats nice. Speaking of teh logo, Darq can you let me know what size it has to be? (the header for that forums thingy)
     
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    And that's what I'm working on ;)
     
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    Here it is!

    The style we'll be using in the future.

    Vecca, the size of the scrolling banner is 1444x130. The scrolling can easily be shut off if we need to.
    The height of the header can be changed to fit any logo, but at the default height logo should be 90-100 px tall.
     
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