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PF is getting a face lift!

  1. Mar 21, 2013 #1
    Now that PF is 12 years old (52 in web years) I think it's time for a little snip here and a little snip there. We've been working on a new style for the past couple months and we should be ready to present it sometime next week. We still used a palette of blues, greens and grays so there won't be a complete "where am I shock". It is though brighter, crisper and more fresh than the current style while keeping a professional feel! It should be a bit faster too as we've replaced a few images with CSS. I think the majority will enjoy it and the rest will learn to love it eventually :D

    In the meantime, please update your browsers if you haven't in awhile. The new style uses CSS3 in a few spots and older browsers such as IE 7/8 won't handle it so well. Most versions of FF/Safari/Chrome will render it perfect, but it's always a good idea to check if there is an upgrade. For IE I know 10 just came out and it has much more support for CSS3 than IE9, so that is a highly recommended upgrade!

    App users: once the style is released I will also update the style and graphics of the apps. They should be ready for update a week or two after the style is released. Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2013
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  3. Mar 21, 2013 #2

    turbo

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    Good to see improvements coming. I use Chrome and keep it up-to-date and am looking forward to the tweaks.
     
  4. Mar 21, 2013 #3

    fluidistic

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    I can't wait to see the result!!!
     
  5. Mar 21, 2013 #4

    ZapperZ

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    Go easy on the Botox!!

    Zz.
     
  6. Mar 21, 2013 #5

    jtbell

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    Keep your sunglasses handy!
     
  7. Mar 21, 2013 #6

    Vanadium 50

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    52 in web years? Since on the internet nobody knows your a dog, is this really 364 web years?
     
  8. Mar 21, 2013 #7

    jhae2.718

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    Poor Evo.
     
  9. Mar 21, 2013 #8

    Evo

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    It actually works quite well with IE7. :frown:
     
  10. Mar 21, 2013 #9
    Good to hear! :)
     
  11. Mar 21, 2013 #10

    dlgoff

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    Are you eliminating the [STRIKE]bannedmember[/STRIKE] strike out?
     
  12. Mar 21, 2013 #11
    Yes, banned members will be unbolded with italics.
     
  13. Mar 21, 2013 #12

    Evo

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    I think they should have an avatar of a fork. (stick a fork in it - done) :tongue2:
     
  14. Mar 21, 2013 #13
    lol that would be hilarous!!
     
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  17. Mar 23, 2013 #16
    Is this part of the makeover?
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    I would prefer the one we had earlier.
     

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  18. Mar 23, 2013 #17
    I prefer this one better.. It also seems faster.
     
  19. Mar 23, 2013 #18

    cristo

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    The makeover has not been rolled out yet. Wait until that happens in its entirety, then you can judge on which you prefer.
     
  20. Mar 23, 2013 #19
    In fact it is, .0001% of it :) Unfortunately there is a particular css file that is hard coded and it affects all styles.

    Good progress has been made and so the new style will be released on Monday.
     
  21. Mar 23, 2013 #20
    Can we have a sneak peek or something? Perhaps a screenshot?
     
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