Darkside is no longer default on the main news site [Update]


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The main page is now set to Darkside by default, I did this on the forums months ago, and no-one complained :p 

 

Every time I view the site as a guest I feel like my face is burning off

 

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Hopefully with the darker theme new guests will stick around longer and explore the site a bit.

 

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You can choose Orion (the white theme) through the theme toggle at the top of the Sidebar

 

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Members can also use the member dropdown in the header navigation.

 

I also tweeted about it:

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I wish i could keep it in the light colour it is a pain to have to keep changing it back, not everyone likes Darkside.

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Yeah I noticed.  And I really like it.

Forums were already Darkside for me.

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After years of reading, I finally registered because there doesn't appear to be any way for unregistered readers to turn off "dark mode". 

 

Are you really so hungry to add registered users? 

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I'm all for it.

 

Now if only quote replies didn't also include all previous quotes as well... perfecto.

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On 07/08/2021 at 00:42, dfleiss said:

After years of reading, I finally registered because there doesn't appear to be any way for unregistered readers to turn off "dark mode". 

 

Are you really so hungry to add registered users? 

Did the pictures up above not help at all?

 

I know we can't make everyone happy with some of the decisions we make but it is possible to toggle themes even when you are logged out

 

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It is remembered too if you allow our cookies.

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  • Steven P. changed the title to Darkside is now (also) default on the main news site [Update]

Light mode is now (once again) default on the main site and forums, thanks to guests now being able to select light and dark on the main site and forums, this follows after about a week of seeing lower visitation across the site, when light mode was set back to default on Friday, visits went up again.

On 06/08/2021 at 20:36, SnoopZ said:

I wish i could keep it in the light colour it is a pain to have to keep changing it back, not everyone likes Darkside.

Nudge 😛 

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