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XenFocus.com skins now available

Discussion in 'Styles [Archive]' started by Ehren, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Ehren

    Ehren Active Member

    Hi everyone,

    Just thought I would post a quick introduction for XenFocus for those of you who are yet to hear of our site. Graeme and I are both designers who have past experience with IPB and have ported some of those designs over to xenForo. We opened XenFocus last week and have since released a few premade skins for XenForo. Previews of our current skins can be seen here.

    Alternatively, these screenshots of our current designs will link you to live demo's.






    We hope you enjoy our skins and look forward to seeing you around our community. :)

    I apologize in advance if we don't have permission to post in this forum advertising commercial skins. Please move/moderate if necessary!
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  2. glorify

    glorify Well-Known Member

    Wow. The XenFocus skin really looks IPBish. Not bashing it, keep in mind.
    Ehren likes this.
  3. Mr. Blogger

    Mr. Blogger Active Member

    Great skins Ehren! They all look awesome. :)
    Ehren likes this.
  4. Jamie

    Jamie Well-Known Member

    I really like the Uniform skin. :)

    Ehren and Darkimmortal like this.
  5. Kaiser

    Kaiser Well-Known Member

    Looking great, I am loving all of them!
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  6. TheRevTastic

    TheRevTastic Well-Known Member

    Ehren it is great to see you over here! Looks like two of us have decided to also skin for XenForo! I still think your skins are amazing so keep it up and I wish you the best of luck!
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  7. captainslater

    captainslater Well-Known Member

    Great skins, congrats!
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  8. maidos

    maidos Active Member

    skins are good but it seems that forum list adn viewing thread has the same design and layout as wiht the rest of skins. feels like you could had done some more work there
    Ehren likes this.
  9. moody

    moody Active Member

    Animate looks really good :)
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  10. Markos

    Markos Well-Known Member

    Finally...great. :)
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  11. James

    James Well-Known Member

    I've had fun playing with infinite and uniform :rolleyes:

    Great skins!

    Can I make a suggestion to database-store the values instead of using cookies (for logged-in users)? It just allows for people who are using private browsing/multiple computers to retain their style.
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  12. Ehren

    Ehren Active Member

    Thanks everyone for the feedback (good and bad) so far. :) We're still in the process of trying to make the skins more unique and are updating them frequently with small modifications.

    Unfortunately I only know how to set the value as a cookie. Additionally (if I understand you correctly), I would prefer not to modify the database in anyway. Thanks for the suggestion though. :)

    Thanks very much - you too.
  13. estranged

    estranged Well-Known Member

    Animate is great. I think it is a perfect dark skin.

    But I'm looking for a light skin and there are a few things that keep me from buying.

    Header and navigation bars are looking really good. Alerts and inbox areas look unique. The thumbs up image with likes is a nice idea. I like it. But thread view and thread list pages are just recolours of each other. They all look very similar. Those are the most important parts of a forum for me. I personally like what themesinc did with those parts.

    I'm using XenPorta as my home page and I have no idea how these skins would look on my site. Adding XenPorta to the demo forum could be a good idea. Many people use it.

    Finally, I don't think moving the search to the header is a good idea. ad_header template makes use of that space. I have a 728*90 banner there.
  14. maidos

    maidos Active Member

    animate can be used as light skin, you just simply replace the background picture to something lighter and u will get everything lighter...
  15. DroidHost

    DroidHost Well-Known Member

    Finally something promising ...
    Looking foreword for more unique styles
    I like .. Baisik
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  16. nodle

    nodle Well-Known Member

    Ehren makes the best skins, just like he does for IPB. Plus you can't beat the quality of his skins and support!
    Ehren likes this.
  17. Tecca

    Tecca Member

    Awesome skins. I've been using IPBForumSkins for a long time (custom as well). I'm looking forward to more releases.
  18. Sir nick

    Sir nick Well-Known Member

    Hmm... I personally don't like any. Think they are just to basic need more skin touches imo. Like profiles are just basic doesn't really seem like much has been done. No offence <3 your IPB work but XenForo needs more time to be customized.
    Vodkaholic likes this.
  19. maidos

    maidos Active Member

    ditto, ipb skins are awesome but for the xf skins you "ported" over seems to be little done so far. but look forward when u add more design elements
    Deus likes this.
  20. majdi

    majdi Well-Known Member

    great skins, i am hesitating between iskin and uniform
    maybe the next updates will help me decide.

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