Opened 8 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#2170 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Support Theme: Sidebar too wide

Reported by: sterndata's profile sterndata Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Support Forums Keywords:


a thought on the new UI -- make the sidebar 20% and the entry-content 75%. Give more room to the content. none of the links on the sidebar require going to 30%.

Change History (5)

#1 @Clorith
8 years ago

I like keeping it at 30%, the sidebar accounts for more than just a few view links, it has to work with plugin and theme pages (with icons), and also translations which are generally longer than English strings, so giving them a little bit more to work with is fine.

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
8 years ago

  • Summary changed from sidebar too wide to Support Theme: Sidebar too wide

I actually like the sidebar as is. As @Clorith mentioned, it's more friendly for translations, and localized forum admins always appreciate UIs that don't cause unnecesary wrapping.

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7 years ago

#4 @lukecavanagh
7 years ago

I agree the sidebar on the new forum theme does seem too wide, so the actual content area has been reduced.

#5 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

The theme needs to remain flexible for all locales, closing for now per comment:1 and comment:2.

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