Opened 7 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#2569 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Support Forums: No visual indication for visited links

Reported by: sergeybiryukov's profile SergeyBiryukov Owned by: dd32's profile dd32
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Support Forums Keywords: ui-feedback commit


At the moment, regular and visited links are displayed in the same color.

Is that intentional, or just something we didn't get around to fixing yet?

Before the upgrade, visited links were displayed in a different color, and bbPress 1.x used to append ?replies=X to topic URLs so that topics with new replies were no longer marked as visited.

Attachments (1)

2569.diff (573 bytes) - added by dufresnesteven 4 years ago.
At the very least, we should be using the -visited variable.

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Change History (9)

#1 @netweb
7 years ago

  • Summary changed from Forums: No visual indication for visited links to Support Forums: No visual indication for visited links

#2 @samuelsidler
7 years ago

@mapk: Want to weigh in here?

#3 @mapk
7 years ago

Right now we're using the WP blue for the links. I tried adding the Medium Blue as the visited color and it looks something like this:

Top two links are "visited" while the bottom two are default. My assumption here is the two blues we use are not contrasting enough for text?

Contrasted with the footer links which still use an older blue.

Last edited 7 years ago by mapk (previous) (diff)

#4 @melchoyce
7 years ago

  • Keywords ui-feedback added

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #forums by clorith. View the logs.

6 years ago

#6 @SergeyBiryukov
5 years ago

#3897 was marked as a duplicate.

4 years ago

At the very least, we should be using the -visited variable.

#7 @dd32
4 years ago

  • Keywords commit added

2569.diff seems like a good first move here, I'm not sure why we're overriding the global wp4 styling though.. If we want to change link colours site-wide for consistency, we should just rely upon it's colours.

#8 @dd32
4 years ago

  • Owner set to dd32
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 9605:

Support: Use the color__link-visited variable for visited link colours in the forums.

Props dufresnesteven.
Fixes #2569.

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