Additional Info
Type
Color style
Package ID
shawnb61:Starflight
First Created
August 19, 2022, 01:24:12 AM
Last Updated
March 19, 2024, 02:21:20 PM

Starflight v1.11 GitHub

Theme for SMF forums
Compatible With 2.1.4
Latest version v1.11
Downloads 392
Reviews 0
Rating 0/5
Subscribers 0
License GNU General Public License v3.0 (View License)
Author(s)
Starflight

Overview:
Starflight is a dark theme, with a background animation mimicking interstellar flight.  Maybe helpful for Star Trek, Star Wars, Babylon 5, etc., tv show or movie-oriented sites.  Maybe even NASA, astronomy or even astrology sites.  Or if you just want to zone out & pretend you're flying through space.  Whatever works.  

This theme is built up from the 2.1 Curve2 theme, with several features added for flexibility.

The goal is to provide a single very flexible, usable and feature-rich theme.  A theme that is usable right out of the box - no need to even build a custom banner, it dynamically builds one for you.

This theme is, in part, a demo.  Theme designers should feel free to borrow code & ideas.  It is very straightforward to copy these features over to any theme.

Features:
  • Background animations.  A simple framework is provided for animations.
  • Simplified yet flexible color palette.  The forum's entire palette of colors may be updated on the Current Theme admin screen.
  • Even the colors for checkboxes and radio buttons are under user control.  Including their backgrounds...  No more blinding white squares on dark themes...
  • Real-time color updates.
  • SVG graphics can use style elements from the theme.  E.g., the hamburger icon is dynamically colored to match your palette.
  • Dynamically built SVG forum banners, guaranteed to match your forum color scheme.
  • Color palette is automatically propagated down into the sceditor as well.

Requirements:
  • The Color Changer mod must be installed.  Or bad things happen.
  • Javascript must be enabled for any of the js to work, including some admin functions as well as the animations.
  • 2.1 only.

Limitations:
  • Some browsers handle the animations much better than others...  Modern browsers will be fine.  This was tested with Firefox, Pale Moon, Chrome, Edge and Safari (iPhone only).
Releases:
 - v1.4 Initial release
 - v1.5 Enhance flight physics
 - v1.6 Ensure proper defaults used on initial load
 - v1.7 Color enhancements; more user control & fix some contrast issues
 - v1.8 SMF 2.1.4 enhancements
 - v1.9 Improve contrast, consistency, user control
 - v1.10 Fix typo, address console error
 - v1.11 Fix stray checkbox bug
Starflight.zip
377.43 KB v1.6 2.1.2
Starflight.zip
377.48 KB v1.7 2.1.2
Starflight.zip
378.54 KB v1.8 2.1.4
Starflight.zip
378.52 KB v1.9 2.1.4
Starflight.zip
378.53 KB v1.10 2.1.4
Starflight.zip
378.60 KB v1.11 2.1.4
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