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Offline WillLem

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[SUG][FORUM] Native dark mode
« on: June 28, 2020, 11:34:57 pm »
I've tried a fair few Chrome extensions, some of which offer multiple CSS options to tweak a website to various "dark" themes...

However, very few of these extensions produce decent results on this website.

How possible would it be to implement a dark mode that's specifically written for lemmingsforums.net, and therefore takes into account all of its various quirks?

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Re: [SUG][FORUM] Native dark mode
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2020, 08:40:51 am »
I support this suggestion if it's technically feasible.

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Re: [SUG][FORUM] Native dark mode
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2020, 08:29:53 pm »
It's technically feasible in the sense of, SMF supports custom themes and this could be done by creating one.

The issue is that I'm not really sure where to start on doing so, nor do I see it as anywhere near a top priority. However, if someone else is willing to create one (or find an existing suitable one and make the necessary customizations to Lemmings-ize it), I'm more than happy for it to be added to the site.

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Re: [SUG][FORUM] Native dark mode
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2020, 12:26:40 am »
if someone else is willing to create one (or find an existing suitable one and make the necessary customizations to Lemmings-ize it), I'm more than happy for it to be added to the site.

Cool! I'll look at doing it. I'm pretty sure it's all HTML and CSS, which I can just about manage with help from friends :lemcat:

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Re: [SUG][FORUM] Native dark mode
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2020, 02:36:43 am »
OK... so, here's what I have so far:



I've managed to locate the code for certain parts of the background and the main body text, but I'm struggling to find the header text and certain other parts of the background. The page seems to be made up of lots of individual elements, and the styles are all over the place.

I'm using Google's "Inspect" feature to play with this: if any of the site admins know if there's a more accessible way to work on this, I'd be very grateful to know about it!