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Flat Awesome - PixelExit.com 1.5.9

Utilizing Font Awesome to it's fullest

  1. Russ
    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.3
    • 1.4
    • 1.5
    Visible Branding:
    Yes, but removable with payment
    Welcome to Flat Awesome

    Simply put... this style uses no images the default style would. The entire XenForo sprite, node icons, logo(optional text logo), and image gradients have been removed and replaced with font awesome. Removed in the sense the CSS has been deleted completely so there's no loading them what so ever.

    Main points of the style...
    • Free (y)
    • 100% Retina friendly :)
    • Easy to change colors
    • Text logo
    • Global border radius adjustment(covers most areas)
    • Global text size adjustment(covers most areas)
    • Ability to host Font Awesome locally/CDN
    • Google Web Fonts supported(setup as default)
    • Easily change some of the primary font awesome icons
    • Easy Branding removal switch(please support and purchase branding removal!)




    Color Adjustment:

    I've added 8 custom color palettes to help you easy adjust the primary colors across the style. To put it simply the top row controls the background, and the property directly beneath it controls the font color on that background.

    For example: @facolor4 is the background colors for the buttons across the style, beneath it is @facolor8 which controls the font color.

    Style Properties:

    I've condensed the properties into a single page which allows you to control the bulk of the style.

    I've made sure to catch the little icons here and there such as:

    And many more areas...

    Last note... this style has quite a few template edits(like a lot). To do a style like this properly and to make it so it loads no images I had to edit a lot of templates. XF hard codes a lot of gradient images across the default style which I had to remove(well I wanted too). So when it comes to upgrading this style may have more outdated templates than you'd like but with the merge feature it makes it easy to fix that.

    Thanks to @Chris D for the star rating FA modification.
    Thanks to @Dave Gandy for making Font Awesome (y)


    Related Resources:
    Dark version: Flat Awesome Dark
    therehere3, ChriC, RedRat and 74 others like this.

Recent Updates

  1. 1.5.9 Update
  2. 1.5.7 Update
  3. Small Update

Recent Reviews

  1. iorG19
    Version: 1.5.9
    clean, fast, light and FontAwesome fuelled. The 'text based logo' is a very nice trick. I recommend it!
  2. Jason29
    Version: 1.5.9
    Theme looks cool and simple! Love it. Playing around with the options to figure the best color for my forum.
  3. jolly
    Version: 1.5.9
    I've got the paid version. I actually screwed up the update to 1.5.9 and Russ sorted me out yesterday. Can't ask for a better dev or better set of features. Highly recommend you guys jump on the paid version.
    if you want to see it in all its glory check out my site http://unitedstreamers.net
    New site, haven't changed the light or dark colors, but have done a few template/plugin modifications.
    1. Russ
      Author's Response
  4. jacko
    Version: 1.5.9
    This is the best Xenforo style for me. I like it better than paid Adara style from PixelExit. It's very fast and easy to look at.
    1. Russ
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the kind words :)
  5. CabCon
    Version: 1.5.7
    In my opinion the best style which is available at the moment, the design looks very nice and clean. The mobile version also works great. :D I recommend to use this style. Also I'm thinking of buying the Premium version, just for the developer! -> Great job!

    My site, so you can see how I customize the style: http://cabconmodding.com/
  6. ge66
    Version: 1.5.0
    A great free style. Just purchased branding free to pay some for it. I have spent some time modifying it to my needs and it will soon be the only style on my forum. I think it is a good thing that it is not reliant on an add on like my last UI.X style.
  7. Dr.Who
    Version: 1.5.0
    Looking back a realized I never reviewed this theme (our current theme). I LOVE it. It's incredibly fast, free, and looks fantastic. Russ also helped with a custom footer for a very reasonable price, and I couldn't be happier with this theme or his help. :)

  8. Matthew S
    Matthew S
    Version: 1.5.0
    A really great style from the folks at Pixel Exit. Russ and Steve F have not only released this for free, but they back it up with First Class support. If you don't believe me, read the Discussion thread from front to back. This style is really good looking, and with a few tweaks in the Color Palette and a couple of hacks in EXTRA.css, you'll have this looking like a slick, custom style in no time. Thanks very much, guys!
  9. Roberto Bilić
    Roberto Bilić
    Version: 1.5.0
    It's beautiful, simple and clean style. It's my favorite xenforo style. Responsive, fast load, customizable. And just one little link on footer of your forum. Great work guys.
    1. Russ
      Author's Response
  10. Rusty Snippets
    Rusty Snippets
    Version: 1.4.8 + 1.5.0 Beta 1
    What can I say that hasn't already been said?! Clean, crisp, easy-modding colors, and did I mention it's FREE?! Purchased the branding-free because I felt bad NOT paying for this great style!
    1. Russ
      Author's Response
      Thanks for your support Rusty, let me know what else I can do to knock that 4 star to a 5 star :D