Forum OpenACS Q&A: OpenACS new design

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Posted by Claudio Pasolini on
Simple, clear, neat, effective.

Kudos to the maintainers.

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2: Re: OpenACS new design (response to 1)
Posted by Gustaf Neumann on

The new theme implements a responsive design based on visual clues from the old website. Most of the work was performed by Monika Andergassen with some help of mine to overcome some hurdles. The biggest advantage is the improved support for mobile devices.

The prototype uses bootstrap 3 and an extended tabbed subsite theme (extending OpenACS Default Tabbed). The theming does not require any local modifications for the service and application packages. The theming support includes in essence list widgets (with pagination and list filters), forms (e.g. the login-form) and dimensionals. There are different variants of the theme for the main subsite and e.g. the dotlrn subsite. xowiki uses now ckeditor4, which is usable also on mobile devices.

We plan to add the theming package to the repository (after some cleanup from edit-this-page), but that will happen after the release of OpenACS 5.9.0

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3: Re: OpenACS new design (response to 1)
Posted by Cesareo Garci­a Rodicio on
Really nice! Kudos to Monica and Gustaf! Keep going, please ;-)
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4: Re: OpenACS new design (response to 3)
Posted by Antonio Pisano on
Thanks for the good work! A new modern theme for OpenACS will be much appreciated!