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Currently reading: Arthur The King
Interest in HF: I like how HF can fill in the gaps where we don't have enough information.
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New styles

Postby FredQ » Mon July 13th, 2015, 6:03 pm

The new version of the forum (under phpBB) is coming with a few default styles. For a start, I've installed three styles, but obviously we can have more, depending on your taste.

  1. Historical Fiction Online Dark Blue - User info on the left

    This is the default one, for now, with the poster information on the left when browsing a thread.

  2. Historical Fiction Online Dark Blue - User info on the right

    Lighter shades of blue, with the user information on the right when viewing posts.


  3. Historical Fiction Online Latte

    This is my personal default, with shades of beige and brown:


All these 3 styles are optimised for computer screen / tablets and smartphones.

How to change your default style

Go into your user preferences by clicking on your username on the top right of each page, then User Control Panel from the popup menu.

You will get to a page like this, after you clicked on the Board Preferences tab:

From there you can choose the default style you want to use, then you click Submit.

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Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
–Henry Ward Beecher

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Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Re: New styles

Postby Lisa » Wed July 15th, 2015, 8:34 am

Next step is the rotating book covers in the title banner :)

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Currently reading: Heavenfield by L J Ross & Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: New styles

Postby Madeleine » Thu December 10th, 2015, 9:18 am

Just to say that I'm loving the Xmas snow and Santa hats, thanks Fred! :D
Currently reading "Heavenfield" by L J Ross & "Lost for Words" by Stephanie Butland

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