…is for me, that I have to login every time I visit the forum. As if this was not enough, Chrome already fills the login form with my credentials, but I cannot click the login-button because the form waits for me to edit it. So everytime I want to check the forums, I have to click login to get to that form, change my username to “ino”, change it back to “inoX”, (being annoyed that it is always written wrong starting and not ending with a capital letter)… realize that by changing the username the password field got cleared, so I retype the password and finally I am actually allowed to click login. Why not simply implement openid?
Edit: the “Argh” at the end of the topic is for not letting the forum delete the “…” which I wanted at the end of the topic name.
Why is that, this is like the only site that forces me to log in all the time, and the autofill when logging in is a bit bugged. the name and password are filled but I can’t press enter (it’s grayed out) to log in fast, I first have to click one of the fields for the button to become blue, but I still can’t press it with my mouse cursor, I have to press enter for it to work.
//Using chrome on windows so I’m not using some weird browser or anything,
Ok I’m confused about the title. I edited it and it was fine for half an hour then the … disappeared.
The same change to the thread in the Regulars’ Lounge is still there after the same amount of time.
It was a somewhat arbitrary decision to balance convenience and security. I’ve been thinking about making it permanent with the next site update.
Black text on a white background provides for optimal readability. Microsoft’s Visual Studio team did extensive research on this and that’s why the VS text editor continues to default to a black text white background theme. Here are some links which provide more info:
If you take a look at https://talk.turtlerockstudios.com/categories, also a discourse forum, it doesn’t actually have a white text on black background. It has a light grey on a dark grey theme. For me, reading white-on-black is also an eye-strain, more so than black-on-white even. That’s why I really like the colour pallet of the Turtle Rock forums. Now, the eyestrain on this site currently only happens in any situation that isn’t well lit. If I’m on my laptop, and it’s dark-ish, I turn down the brightness, which makes the text even harder to read, due to the white background turning greyish on the lower settings.
@INovaeKeith So while I agree that black-on-white certainly delivers the best contrast, especially in well-lit rooms, I wouldn’t mind sacrificing a small portion for that so that I don’t have a hard time reading the forums in a darker room. I would at least experiment with a theme similar to Turtle Rock.
Ok, right now I am on mobile and didn’t have any problem. I will keep watching the behavior. I am regularly switching between multiple Chrome browsers.
Regarding the readability, my experience is, that dark gray text on a white background is better readable than black on white. But I guess that’s due to the huge pixels on pc screens. Inverted text only works in very dark environments.