Neowin Pegasus Theme v1.3 released


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Rob

First off, thank you for all your comments regarding Neowin's new look. We were never going to please everyone, and as this is quite a significant change we did indeed expect some uneasiness. We hope in time you'll come to like the new design, and to help ease the transition we've just released v1.1, including the following features:

  • New tiles - we love these, and we've listened to your suggestions and added a few more
  • New fonts - a few more options to customize Neowin to your liking
  • Expanded option - jump into Settings and enable the expanded design for those who want it wider
  • Tooltip disable option - not all of you love the tooltips, we know
  • Fix for Chrome bugs - the beta Chrome releases had some bugs that we've squashed
  • Fix for short news bug - the option to disable wasn't working, it now is
  • Fix for... other bugs - Timan loves his fly swatter
  • Get involved banner hidden for members - you're already involved by signing up!
  • Legacy theme - for those clinging to the past ;)

Update: 1.2

  • Added 4 more font choices for those Windows Users
  • Added option to fix scrolling for some users in chrome
  • Fixed fonts to match main page choice on forums

Update: 1..3

  • Tweaked headlines, now smaller, better line spacing
  • Added more spacing between news items
  • Tiles no longer scroll, are now fixed (cooler effect :p)

Your feedback is valuable, and thanks to each of you who made constructive comments. Some things won't change - this isn't design-by-committee after all - but we hope this'll go some way to improve your experience with the site, and give you a little more control over certain features.

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Simon

Awesome work again, guys! (Y)

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Chasethebase

Improvements abound, nice! (Y)

Any ETA on the forums gaining this theme?

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Timan

Pain in the butt is what it was :p

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Lels

If only I could see the ok/save/whatever button in the settings popup on my netbook to change these options. :(

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DrakeN2k

Thank you for taking are views :)

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Rob

If only I could see the ok/save/whatever button in the settings popup on my netbook to change these options. :(

We're on it, sorry.

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Chasethebase

If only I could see the ok/save/whatever button in the settings popup on my netbook to change these options. :(

Ah, on smaller resolutions it seems to be shoved off the bottom and not recoverable by scrolling. It's clipped a little on 1366x768.

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Timan

If only I could see the ok/save/whatever button in the settings popup on my netbook to change these options. :(

I fixed that, but broke it while adding a 2nd row of fonts :p will be fixed in 5min.

Edit: Now Fixed

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Andrew Lyle

Awesome job :D

I hope the legacy option helps ease some of the "change it back" commenters :)

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Lels

I fixed that, but broke it while adding a 2nd row of fonts :p will be fixed in 5min.

Hooray! :D

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Malleus Maleficarum

I like it much better now.

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Pleasureseeker

Any reason why the settings button doesn't work? Using Firefox 6.0 Beta and I have waited for the page to finish loading before clicking...

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Chasethebase

Also another thing I noticed, Rob, your sig is broken. :shifty:

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Timan

Any reason why the settings button doesn't work? Using Firefox 6.0 Beta and I have waited for the page to finish loading before clicking...

Clearing cache should fix it.

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ViZioN

Front page looking very sleek indeed. Great work devs (Y)

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Jeston

Holy hell, amazing update. I can't wait to see what people will come up with to complain about now!

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DJ-Light

Perfect

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Rob

Heh, yeah as part of the backend changes to support Pegasus it's broken our staff.neowin.net domain that hosts some stuff for us. Will get one of the backend guys to fix :)

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bmdixon

gravatar avatars are pulling in the wrong size so they look blurry..

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i think it's pulling in a 24px image and scaling it up.

Great work though guys, a very smart, professional design. :)

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derkim

I have still problems with chrome and scrolling on the frontpage.

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xtrabit racing

I hope the legacy option helps ease some of the "change it back" commenters :)

Yes! It helped! :)

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Bloodwork

Like the new look. Really hope a forum theme is coming to match it.

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Pleasureseeker

Clearing cache should fix it.

Did that - still nowt happening. Got me knackered and I have to crash for an early start tomorrow so I'll leave it for now.

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Steven P.

A forum theme will come with IPB 3.2, theres no point in investing time, cost and effort for this version which will be going shortly!

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