New OA Theme: Away Days

Hello.

Since pretty much the start of the Discourse era we’ve had two themes: dark and light. I always had this idea of creating an extra theme, based on our gorgeous yellow away kit. I’ve been working on a color scheme that fits that theme, without risking our optimal UX/UI.

However, the only way to find out if it truly works, is by testing it. So, without further ado I present to you:

The theme is primarily blue, with yellow being used for details such as buttons, links and other UI elements.
I’d like to invite you - if you like - to select this theme and give it a go. It’s very much in beta stages, so you’ll likely find things that aren’t optimal yet. That’s why this baby needs testing :slight_smile: You can switch themes by clicking on the Hamburger icon and select the theme in the menu.

Good luck, I look forward to your feedback :banana:

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Done I’ll let you know what I think after a day or two!

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Me too, loving it so far

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Great initiative mate.

I kind of love it, but really wish the website header would change color with the theme as well. Don’t like how the red clashes with the theme.

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Yeah I know what you mean. Though the yellow kit has some red in it. I’ll try yellow though, for comparison.

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Yeah initial thoughts are it’s amazing but I kind of wish the like/report/reply button went yellow as well. That pink like heart just throws even more colour clash into it with the red banner and grey text.

Otherwise I love it. The yellow and navy is so sexy and I love the Reply field - just beautiful when you’re typing up a reply with all the navy and yellow accents .

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My favourite part of the whole theme :smiley:

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Not sure about yellow. Maybe darker/lighter hue of blue with yellow font?!

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Nice, I like that idea.

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This is some beautiful work @Bl1nk. The reply box is so so nice.

The yellow fade in on a new post as you click into a thread is s little jarring but that’s true in Dark theme too.

Side note, I clicked into original theme too for comparison…how anyone uses that is beyond me.

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Beautiful!
When that yellow fades out :heart_eyes:

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Clean work here @Bl1nk , will keep the theme on for further feedback.

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I thought this was an away day for OA members. Was packing my bag to drive past all the sex shops on the A1 up to Newcastle.’

Oh, by A1, I do not mean Ben, Mark, Paul and Christian

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Sorry to disappoint :santi: that sounds wonderful too! I think.

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lovely

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This is brilliant :+1:t2:

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Loving the yellow hearts now!!

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Lovely colours I have to say, great work Arthur.

As others have said, I’d keep this purely for the reply box. Sexy as fuck.

A little extra might be to make the OA logo in the header / banner thing in the top left corner the same yellow as everything else (currently it’s white). But I just realised when you scroll down, the thread title comes up in white font so maybe not. Talking shit again.

I’ll use it for a few days and then come back with any thoughts. Loving it so far though.

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Clean af.

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@Bl1nk can you add the option to change this to the the theme? :slight_smile:

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