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Improvements suggested by new user


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Old Jun 19, 2009, 02:16 PM
MrBean
 
2 posts · Jun 2009
Hi guys,

I stumbled across this theme and am very impressed with it.

However, I think it could be improved a bit. So here are a few suggestions...

1. A backup facility for all settings ans stylesheet changes. Perhaps this is alreasy there but I have not seen if so.

2. Looks ... I think the fonts used are way to large and chunky/blocky. I have modified them as shown on this site: http://homeschool.ac.nz/ and I think they look a lot nicer. Of course this is subjective :-) but I thought I would let you know.

3. To make the changes required me to meddle a wee bit with the style sheet which is a shame as it is amazingly customizable without touching the raw .css coding. Thus I think it would be nice to be able to customize heading font sizes from the settings pages.

4. The theme upload is quite big compared to many themes. I would personally remove all except a few of the favicons to slim the theme down. I personally will probably never use any of them.

5. The SEARCH box has no search text next to it or inside it. how 'bout a "...search here..." text in the search box?

6. The small grey rectanglar bullets in the LHS and RHS columns -- I would like them to be round bullets.

7. Another way-out idea -- I guess you could have sets of settings that would entirely theme a site with a certain font set and colors just by pulling the settings out of a file or database. Thus users could submit a "theme file" for others to use.
Many thanks guys.
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Old Jun 20, 2009, 07:44 PM
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Flynn
 
3,768 posts · Oct 2008
Munich, Germany
Everything you mention is in the works or planned, except 4), which I'll put on my To Do list.
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Old Jun 21, 2009, 12:25 AM
MrBean
 
2 posts · Jun 2009
Another thought for the TODO list Flynn ...

Gmal and Gmail's settings have "Save" buttons at the top AND bottom of the page.

Personally, I would make the button smaller and put it at top and bottom so scrolling is not so necessary.

Thanks for the earlier reply!

Very happy to donate to this work once we are sure that we are going to use it longer term.

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