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Current version is
, released 12 June.
Warning! This community-contributed addon has not been tested or code-reviewed. Use at your own risk.
April 2012 Downloads
1,780 File Size 151.3K
This addon is a
theme. You need to extract it to your
/themes folder to install it.
A traditional layout with a dark theme. To be used with the Traditional Plugin
This is a theme that will transform Vanilla into a more contemporary table setup that is similar to Penny Arcade. Optional in dashboard to make it fluid or fixed layout as well as add in the side panel.
for a live preview .
Report bugs and general feedback:
All Pictures are of the initial release....things have changed since then. Go to site for better idea.
Must download this:
20120424: Requires Traditional Chocolate
20120424 or Later
Added IE6 compatability
Added Locale definitions
Added minimize/maximize categories on the 'categories/all' page
Added "recent activity" and "what's new" along with RSS feed
Added sub header bar below main header describing what each column is
Added expand/minimize category
Fixed breadcrumb home link not saving
Fixed Fatal Errors which would occur if category had no description
Fixed Table overflow on discussions caused by faulty markup
Validated most of the HTML for XHTML 1.0 Strict
Fixed search bar position
More general IE6/7 compatability tweaks
B20120416: Requires Traditional Chocolate
B20120416 or Later
Fixed countless IE7 compatability issues (now its pretty solid)
Fixed missing images
Fixed logo being cut-off
Fixed user images not showing up using gravatr/identicon
Added sidepanel optional as well as grouped subcatagories (BETA)
Added 'Body' width variable
Added numbered pager to top of discussions as well as bottom
Added the Dark Chocolate Theme more stylish....other general tweaks
A20120321 - Initial Release