Some have been wishing for a more minimal, more compact display for Discourse. @sam suggested that we try out the Stylish plug-in for Google Chrome to see if we can make something that works better for us.
Here’s my first attempt at something that I personally wouldn’t use, but may work for those of you who wish for something more minimal. Currently it only styles the topic list, not the discussion.
That’s actually pretty good, thanks, & you can toggle the view to normal as well, which is good. If only Chrome wold run in Rhino’s web browser window with a compact look like this. Next I’m trying to figure out how to hide Views as well.
Applause! THAT is a nice step in the right direction.
Please remove the circles around Category so it doesn’t get more attention than the topic, and condence the “posts, views, activity” bit, and we are on the way to sucsess! (And swap the heart for a hitchikin thumb in the air)
I also think that Topic should get more space, so longer topics could be read on one line.
This is coming along nicely. I vote for making this the default, standard flavor.
That’s a nice attitude…
If you expect things to grow on us then we’ll expect things to grow on you too
Let’s just say I’ll read that as “not now”, ok? I like what you are working on so much that I might install Crome with plugins just to test this. I look forward to custom settings, I am really glad you will include that.
You’ve got me beat in the gentleman department. I’d love for us both to have our own way, but until then, I’d like to leave the site with all the bells and whistles enabled for everyone. Some of us have grown fond of the heart button and each others pictures.
That is where the plugin looks for alternative styles.
Ok, added it and I like it. I would like to have less space between the topics too, so more lines are fitted in the view. And I would like to have the blue “balls” to the left of the text so i don’t have a wiggely line of blue info in the middle of my sight, they obstruct the readability.
Thanks for this by an css illiterate. an issue with this setup is that the images get scaled
in width but not in height. I tried to ‘fix’ it but did not have any luck.
No problem though I’m not running an alternative style right now anyway.
Can’t Mcneel remove most of the icons? I really find them useless and distracting, avatars are wasted space let’s be mature and remove avatars from this forum.
Please also remove:
Participants, posts, likes, views and activity, this is all useless.
Having to open each thread in a window where we scroll down is hardly effective. If you really want to make this forum rock please remove all this needless fluff. I don’t see why we have to have all those icons under each reply as well. I appreciate your hard work on this and I hope you guys take this seriously, as I still think discourse is not an improvement in usability over the newsgroup.
Thanks I hope this place can be made nice and user-friendly.