Suggestion A Better Notification Bar

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by AlanJohn, Aug 30, 2015.

  1. AlanJohn
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    So I was recently browsing some of my old YouTube vids and I stumbled upon this video with the old IPB gbatemp in it and I caught a glimpse of the old notification bar.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    I decided to remake this notification bar into the new gbatemp and, no surprise here, it looks great.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    The font used is Roboto Condensed which is a royalty free font endorsed and created by Google.

    Here are some of the icons I poorly recreated:

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    Hope you take my suggestion into considiration! (Rhyme is unintended)

    UPDATE (31/8/2015): I've improved a bit on the icons and made an additional upload image icon, in case that is required.

    Here's how it looks with a notification alert:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    If the staff is interested in this, I will gladly put my time into improving this concept further.
     
    Last edited by AlanJohn, Nov 13, 2016
  2. Tjessx

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    This would look much better
     
  3. zoogie

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    There are times when the notification bar obscures the part of the screen that I'm trying to read. It would be nice if the opacity was lowered quite a bit.

    And alanjohn's icons look boss.
     
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  4. Tjessx

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    Got this problem on mobile
     
  5. AlanJohn
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    Actually, this old notification bar had a function where it would become fairly transparent when scrolling down, I'm sure this could be easily implemented, since quite a few other XenForo based forums have this kind of feature.
     
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  6. Walker D

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    They look good too :)

    (never understood too much why the ones I did before weren't good enough for the mods though .-.) hope the Staff will chose something ...there's enough good suggestions already to make this notification bar and this Forum's icons better
     
  7. AlanJohn
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    Updated the OP with more improved concepts, would appreciate some feedback!
     
  8. Hyro-Sama

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    Looks great. I support this being implemented.
     
  9. the_randomizer

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    Now whether or not they'll actually want to implement it is another thing, and I hope they can and will.
     
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    Looks good mate, good ideas!
     
  11. AlanJohn
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    Updated and re-hosted some of the images in the OP. Also, kind-of necrobump (sorry! :P).
     
  12. DinohScene

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    I'm still waiting for this to happen!
     
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    Woah me too!
     
  14. cheuble

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    Looks noice, it would get along with the dark theme!
     
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  15. smileyhead

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    Mods, please do this!
     
  16. Tomato Hentai

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    If this doesn't get implemented, would you be willing to throw it on userstyles.org for people to use?
     
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    Yes do this!
     
  18. AlanJohn
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    Here's how it would, in theory, look alongside the Dark Tempstyle:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    I'll think about it. I don't know why anybody would want anything that specific though.
     
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