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Discussion in 'Forum Showcase and Critiques' started by Russ, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Never did make an official post regarding pixelExit.com, mainly because we never really finished our site (y). Over the weekend we took some time to redo our site.

    First off, some credits due

    Onto the site:

    Our homepage is actually created by a regular page in XenForo. We set it up to use a child style of our main style and customized the contents of it via page_container. On top of that we also threw in a widget that pulls the recent posts.


    Forums is your standard layout with some modifications, as mentioned Shelleys sidebar shadows, Luke's shoutbox, and uses the custom widget as well. Our User Bar along with our Customer Menu can all be found up top


    Our portfolio page(still being built) uses a standard page node from XenForo along with the widget framework for the custom widgets on the side.


    Custom Work Form
    @Snog has done a really nice job with his forms add-on and we put it to use on our site. This lets customers easily submit their work request.

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  2. Ernest L. Defoe

    Ernest L. Defoe Well-Known Member

    Love the look of the new and improved PixelExit @Russ ya have done a wonderful job getting everything done. One of the most professional looking xF theme sites out there. Hard to believe that is all done with xF at it's core.
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  3. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    Looks really nice.
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  4. TsuChi

    TsuChi Member

    I am impressed
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  5. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Always enjoyed view your works Russ &Steve. Excellent looking site as are the works you do and have done and hope your business goes from strength to strength which I'm sure it will do. (y)
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  6. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    That footer is ill son.
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  7. Creaky

    Creaky Active Member

    New site looks great
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  8. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Thanks for kind comments (y)

    @DRE I spent like 10 minutes hovering that crap after I coded it :D
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  9. Kelvin

    Kelvin Active Member

    Really looks Great
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  10. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    I like the idea of using a page node, with a different style (y)
  11. TsuChi

    TsuChi Member

    small bug
    Search function on Home page do not work
    buttons Search and More do not respond to mouse click
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  12. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    A small adjustment on:
    .da-slider {
    z-index: 0;
    Maybe :D
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  13. Sheratan

    Sheratan Well-Known Member

    That's a great work. I wonder how long do you spend your time to create it...
  14. Steve F

    Steve F Well-Known Member

    Last Saturday, pretty much lol :p

    We had the design already, we just coded it by working on it together, like we do a lot of things.
  15. Shyuan

    Shyuan Well-Known Member

    This new look is definitely much professional and appealing :) good job! :)
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  16. nrep

    nrep Well-Known Member

    Really good job! The forum H1 headers really stand out and suit the style.
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  17. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member


    That thread title really works for my eyes.
    Great job :)
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  18. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Thanks :), we did some custom css to display different icons around the site:

    pe1.png pe2.png
  19. Code Monkey

    Code Monkey Well-Known Member

    Looks really nice. Your demo password doesn't seem to work though.
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  20. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Thanks, we just had a custom plugin developed by @Liam W which works perfectly(so far I think haha :D ), it'll reset the demo accounts password + posts every 30 minutes.

    A small update too I've posted in some of our resources about it but we've updated our demo board. Now the URL will be:


    Comes with a nice little dropdown + window resizer to view our styles easily in mobile view.
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