Rate the default XF skin

Rate the default XF skin


  • Total voters
    81

Cezz

Well-known member
I like it but there is a number of things I would alter change etc... Saying that if I was to use xF on one of my main sites I would like to use a completely different style but only to be different ;)
 

Peggy

Well-known member
I like it very much. There are possibly one or two things that I would tweak, such as the peach accent color. Other than that, not much at all.
 

Lee

Well-known member
I think its alright. Not something I would keep for anything, but not the worst thats for sure.
 

Gill

Member
It's clean and fresh and easy on the eye. As an out of the box design, it's great. When I eventually get my own copy, I will want to tweak the colours but that's all.
 

JulianD

Well-known member
It's very intuitive. A user with no experience with forums would learn to use it in no time!
 

Dean

Well-known member
Given all the constraints that a default theme has for forum software, it is perfect from a visual/usability view point. 1,000,000X better than the initial vb4 release put up on vb.com (last fall?).

It would not work for our forum though, at least the colors would have to change.
 

Ryan

Well-known member
It's not bad, but most are going to want more flair. This skin has a very "washed out"/faded look to it - not enough contrast.

No doubt that it's clean, and any default skin does need to lean more towards the lightweight look and not the heavyweight look, which this one does. Users can always add to lightweight, but it's hard to remove from heavyweight
 

Hemanth

Member
7/10; I love the simplicity but a bit too white IMO. I could use it on a live site with some colour tweaks to make it more readable.
 

Erik

Well-known member
Yeah. A little washed out, and I would go with a sans-serif content font instead of the Georgia we have here. :)
 

John

Well-known member
I think I understand the use of Georgia here but I agree, I would go with something different myself.
 

Dean

Well-known member
I think I understand the use of Georgia here but I agree, I would go with something different myself.
I really like the font actually. Remember the vb4 font that was initially used at vb.com last fall? It practically took an act of congress to get them to change that so it could be readable. :mad:
 

Lisa

Well-known member
It's blue, I'm not a fan of blue skins at the best of times. I never use the default skin on a forum, so wouldn't use it for that reason... but it's fresh and clean and easy on the eyes, so for a default out of the box theme it checks all boxes!
 

Green Cat

Active member
Simple, fresh and clean 8/10
The only thing I would change if I were to use it would be to make it green as I don't really like blue :p
 

Jason

Well-known member
I'm liking the simplicity. There's a few things I would tweak, but that would most certainly be true no matter what the style looked like.
 
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