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#41 2019-08-24 03:38:55

Pat64
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From: France
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Re: Simplr Theme

This page gives you some infos: https://github.com/cara-tm/wait-me

And @pat64 is there a reason why there is no image included in your distrubtion?

The only one: to offer users a choice 😋 (same situation for social networks links (optional), the contact link (optional) or your branding shown into the page footer, too)

You need to upload your picture into the /images folder (this one must be named 0) a TXP variable is available to set its extension (e.g. if you use a JPG image, name it 0.jpg and upload it into the /images/ directory).

my pithy wait for me site

Notice: You didn’t set well your website to use this theme: every one can see the default theme (if the theme is set correctly only you, when you’re logged, have the hability to see the site theme in development).

I don’t know how to give users a better help text (as a file with the distribution package?).

Last edited by Pat64 (2019-08-24 03:58:11)


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#42 2019-08-24 04:14:05

bici
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Re: Simplr Theme

Thanks.

You could also say:

Upload an image of your choice, that must be named 0.png, into your /root/images directory (dimensions: 350 × 500 px). this will be the image that is displayed with the main page.

just a thought.


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#43 2019-08-24 04:45:28

Pat64
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Re: Simplr Theme

Ok. I will change the help.

Perfect! Now you can work on your development theme and see it when you are logged (tick the “preview” link in front of you new theme) and your visitors access to this “maintenance” page without any damage on your SEO (the search engine bots read the “Temporarly unavailable” header).

“I enjoy your site very much.”
— Donald Swain

Last edited by Pat64 (2019-08-24 04:58:49)


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#44 2019-08-24 05:04:24

Pat64
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Re: Simplr Theme

Strangely I see 1970 as starting date!

May be a Core Dev could help me (see the code here)?


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#45 2019-08-24 14:40:39

gaekwad
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Re: Simplr Theme

Pat64 wrote #319121:

Strangely I see 1970 as starting date!

UNIX or epoch time

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#46 2019-08-24 15:53:32

bici
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Re: Simplr Theme

gaekwad wrote #319124:

UNIX or epoch time

cool. Marks the end of the sixties! and the start of the Disco era and Unix time.


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#47 2019-08-25 01:07:48

Pat64
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Re: Simplr Theme

cool. Marks the end of the sixties! and the start of the Disco era and Unix time.

😂

Corrected.


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#48 2019-11-07 20:30:57

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Re: Simplr Theme


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#49 2019-11-08 08:51:49

jakob
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Re: Simplr Theme

Cool Patrick! You’re really showing us it’s done with all your themes! 👍

Nice idea too with the low-tech site. Were you inspired by low-tech-mag and Gauthier Roussilhe ?

Your link to the halftone generator is a good idea too. That one looks like its focus is more on the “look” than on image weight optimisation but the link above also includes some settings for photoshop & co.

I’ve not tried it out yet, but will do when I get a chance.


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#50 2019-11-08 09:00:07

Pat64
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Re: Simplr Theme

Thank you Jakob.

Yes, the website you mention and a post on the forum too for inspiration.

Note this simple theme has a multilingual feature without the need of any plugins.


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