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Type
Color style
Package ID
shawnb61:Starflight
First Created
August 19, 2022, 01:24:12 AM
Last Updated
September 03, 2022, 02:01:02 AM

Starflight v1.7 GitHub

Theme for SMF forums
Compatible With 2.1.2
Latest version v1.7
Downloads 42
Reviews 0
Rating 0/5
Subscribers 0
License GNU General Public License v3.0 (View License)
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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
 
Starflight.zip
377.43 KB v1.6 2.1.2
Starflight.zip
377.48 KB v1.7 2.1.2
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