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Censored Avatars - Stop SOPA

Discussion in 'Graphics [Archive]' started by ShadyX, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. ShadyX

    ShadyX Well-Known Member

    Oppose SOPA? So do I.

    I didn't want to close my forum for the day so I activated the Cloudflare app and made thses funky Censor strips for our avatars.


    Props to Shelley who made the Halloween Cobweb Avatar's which this code is based off.

    Open the message_user_info template


    <div class="avatarHolder">
    Add After:

    <span class="helper"></span>
    Add this to EXTRA.css:

    .message .helper {
    background: transparent url('@imagePath/xenforo/overlay/censor.png') no-repeat;
    display: block;
    height: 47px;
    left: 11px;
    position: absolute;
    top: 50px;
    width: 100px;

    Upload the image to your /styles/YOURSTYLE/xenforo/overlay



  2. MichaelDance

    MichaelDance Well-Known Member

    Thanks love them but users cant get on my forum, i could implent them when we re-open: we still have it up until 20th www.varzu.co.uk
    ShadyX likes this.
  3. Mike Creuzer

    Mike Creuzer Well-Known Member

    Awesome, simply awesome.
    Sylar, ShadyX and Fuhrmann like this.
  4. M@rc

    M@rc Well-Known Member

    +1 (y)
    Sylar and ShadyX like this.
  5. Wiscansan

    Wiscansan Member

    This is wonderful!

    However, I think you should make it so when a user clicks on the "CENSORED" or "STOP SOPA" image in avatars they're taken to a site like americancensorship.org so they can get more info on what it's about and what they can do to help stop it.

    Just my two cents. :)
  6. ShadyX

    ShadyX Well-Known Member

    Changing the helper span to this should work:

    <a href="http://americancensorship.org/"><span class="helper"></span></a>
  7. Morgain

    Morgain Well-Known Member

    But if we click an avatar we expect to get the membercard.
    Some users in sympathy with our politics, or at least not hostile, would be OK. But others it might actually annoy them so much it would deepen their hostility to our position. After all controlling their options to block access to membercard/ profile is a mild form of cendorship in itself.

    I think either click the CENSORED bar to go to the site but the rest of the avatar acts normally.
    Or add another strip along the bottom - "Get my profile" or something.
  8. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    What does cloudflare have to do with this?
  9. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Hey this would be great idea for ribbons.

    Breast Cancer Awareness for an example...
  10. ManuTdi

    ManuTdi Active Member

  11. ArnyVee

    ArnyVee Well-Known Member

    This is a good idea for adding to the avatars of members in the "Banned" usergroup :)
    Fuhrmann likes this.

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