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Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

feature-request One thing I miss is our field of stars background image. Now I've noticed that the Mathematics Stack still has its background image, even though it already has the new theme. Can we ...
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Do we want a custom background with the new theme?

Yes, we do The custom background is one of the main things that is unique to our site and gives us our own identity on the network. Without it we look just like everyone else. Consider this answer to ...
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Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

My main gripe with the new theme is that once the site header has scrolled out of view, there is no stylistic indication of which Stack I'm on, and the only indication at all is the place holder in ...
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Updates to the site

This might not be a bug per se, rather than a criticism on the design, but it's IMHO a major issue, especially for someone used to the original design and the ideas and themes it induced and was based ...
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Why do we have pentagrams as our "favorite" icon?

Stars are commonly used to denote favorites It’s not merely Science Fiction and Fantasy Stack Exchange that uses a star to denote favorites. The other stacks do, too. Here are the “favorite” icons ...
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12 votes

Updates to the site

status-completed It's now fixed. Badges in the list of other accounts are very cramped. Here's the accounts part of my Activity tab: Those badges are very tightly spaced – a bit of padding on ...
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Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

status-completed The meta footer doesn't have the site design. Meta footer: Main-site footer: And like most of the others I also feel the header bar is way too thin.
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Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

feature-request Note that this was an issue with the old theme too but seeing as this is a theme change we might as well address it now. Using the same search from this answer I see the following ...
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Can we make a minor tweak to the SFF chat CSS?

This is now implemented as of chat build 341.
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Can we rename this site to 'Science Fiction and Jantasy' to better reflect who we are?

Our site is most definitely called “Science Fiction & Fantasy”, you can see it clearly in our logo. We've figured out what font is used for the “Fantasy” part in the thread What is the Fantasy ...
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Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

The buttons in the review queues are just too light, I initially saw them in the Low Quality Post queue and was trying to work out why they were all disabled. It looks like this issue may only be ...
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Do we want a custom background with the new theme?

Here is a custom background idea. Split SF and F maps. I mocked a rough concept to give a general idea. The good thing about this is that it reflects both sides of our community, and since its a map, ...
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What should the new background/theme look like?

Disclaimer: I'm no artist, as you'll see later on, so this will mainly be a post of ideas rather than any proof of concept. The theme should keep as close to the old one as possible. This means make ...
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What is the background to this site? How was it made? Is it Space?

Let me lead with the fact I did not design the background but I am a graphic designer of online images for CSS backgrounds. With that said, the background is not a natural starfield as would be seen ...
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Please change the color scheme of mobile site to red

I can’t speak for the SE Staff, but I would guess the answer is no. Quoting SE dev Ebenezer Sklivvze on Meta.se question asking for something similar: Declining as there are no plans to ...
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Updates to the site

status-bydesign This is intended styling. If user has already gained particular privilege, then we simply fade it out a little bit. The links on the privileges page need more contrast. They're pretty ...
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8 votes

Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

Hamburger Hell Whilst I've seen it pointed out on SO meta since the left nav was launched a few times it seems even worse on the other sites. This is because we also have the hamburger icon for the ...
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User cards (?) seem broken for users with many badges

This appears to have been fixed in the recent CSS updates around the user flair box From How did the Master escape from the Eye of Harmony?: From What was the benefit of the belts given by Galadriel ...
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Why is Richard golden?

Because you've visited his profile page. The CSS make the unvisited link "strong blue". .comment-user { font-weight: 700; color: #4A6FB1 } The exact colour code for visited links is #c18215,...
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Can we get our blog link back, please?

When Stack Exchange discontinued the blogs and began phasing them out, we were sort-of warned this might happened. What SE committed to was that, as long as we maintained the correct link structure ...
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White background covering up the stars background when viewing a question

Thanks for reporting. We've already fixed that in our development environment so this should be live in next couple hours.
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Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

The one-winged angel thingy is very small and hard to see. Can we please blow it up a bit, maybe crop the image to make it wider? The left and right columns clash badly with the header and footer. ...
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What should the new background/theme look like?

tldr; Keep the star field but add a bright element like a star/sun that will act as the background for the left nav. How about just using a star-field that has a gradient where it is lighter in the ...
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Cannot see my total reviews

I have pushed a fix for this. It will be on live after our next production build.
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Color scheme on meta is... not good

I like the dark theme. It's an "at-a-glance" indication that you're in the meta site, literally the site behind the main site. The symbolism isn't lost on me. I do think you should have the ability ...
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Deleted answers hard to identify

#EAA4A4 seems too jarring - it almost emphasizes deleted content when it should really be downplayed a bit. Having said that, I agree that the existing color is a bit too light. Starting next build, ...
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What's going on with the add image dialogue?

Quoting from a question about today’s CSS bugs on Meta.SE: We rolled out a new image uploader today. Unfortunately, the design was targeted at the new-design sites only, and so the image uploader ...
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