XenForo 2.0 - Thread

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Steve, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. Steve

    Steve Designer

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    Since the public demo has been posted for XF 2.0 we might as well get some thoughts from our users on how you see it. :)

    My first impression is positive, not so much with the default style itself but I'm not to overly concerned with looks so long as no bugs are present. Looking at the structure it looks rather easy to get along with and in most case seems easier to work with from what I've done within Chrome inspector.

    So, what are your guys' thoughts on it?
     
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  2. Steve

    Steve Designer

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    Alternate Message Layout :p

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  3. Jadster

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    I personally haven't looked much into XF2 yet but I really want to. I want to see what I like about it and get some ideas on what I can do on my forum with XF2. Though this is the Alpha Stage of the Development, I am still very excited for this new development.
     
  4. chojo

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    I don't know how I feel about it. I really like what they did about the user page and card, but it look that it doens't have great new feature. I know the Team doesn't to go the Portal route, but with that Brogan did with CTA, I though something like that would have been present in 2.0.
     
  5. nome

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    You can make it better!
    Worse is better for Pixel Exit.
     
  6. kaieivindm

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    I am not that concerned about XenForo 2.0 per se, but all the add-ons and themes for the tons of Developers that has been involved over the years scares me a bit.
    The New XF framework seems to get rid of old Flash and focus a bit more on the future and increasing PHP Version which is good.
    Hopefully all the Developers follow suit and see the potential.

    It all Depends in the end how much changes I need to perform on my forum to make this work, and how much Money I have to throw at it to be upgraded.
     
  7. creaky

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    New style looks good so far but I won't be using it so not really bothere. Some of the new functionality is really good, a lot of changfes for the better.
     
  8. Russ

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    Our site here will be staying on 1.x for quite some time. We're so close to launching our new version of the site, basically a style revamp along with some usability things which should make it easier on clients to browse the site.

    As for 1.x styles we'll still be supporting them as long as we can, it will be a long time before 2.0 is ready for production we think so we're in no hurry.

    I'm excited to get my hands on it and mess things up though :D.
     
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  9. Mark87

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    I started playing with 2.0 yesterday... I don't know first impression is that it looks rushed and really didn't add anything earth shattering to the mix. Hate the new default emojis. I'll be hiring pixel exit to convert my theme to 2.0 day 1 because the default is super ugly no doubt about that. One word meh :p

    I agree with Russ going to stay with 1.0 for a long while...let 2.0 get all the bugs out before even thinking about upgrading it.
     
  10. Steve

    Steve Designer

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    Looking at the structure of the HTML it looks far easier to customize (styling) so expect to see some really cool things come once it is stable!
     
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