Idea for Forum Buttons

Discussion in 'Feedback, Help and Suggestions' started by Urambo Tauro, Oct 1, 2018.

  1. Urambo Tauro

    Urambo Tauro I'm Awesome

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    Jul 30, 2017
    SE Mich
    So, one of my favorite forum features is that little grey dot that you see next to the thread title while browsing the subforums. Clicking on that dot takes me to the first new post in that thread since my last visit, and it's a great way to jump straight to wherever I left off last time I was here.

    But at only 8 pixels tall & wide, that little button is awfully small, which makes it hard to click on sometimes. Meanwhile, there's a big ol' avatar next to it (36 x 36 pixels), which provides a link to the thread starter's profile. Does anybody use that? I can't think of a situation in which I would have need to visit their profile without actually reading their thread first.

    Frankly, I would much rather have a large, easily-clickable "go to first unread message" button/link. I checked to see if the forum had any alternate themes that would be easier to use, but the "style chooser" near the bottom of the page only seems to change the color scheme.

    I don't know how inherent this button arrangement is to the forum software, or what it would take to change it. But if there's any chance that it could be changed, I would be forever grateful.

  2. 454cid

    454cid Sooper Pooper

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    Sep 5, 2010
    The 26th State
    I completely agree.

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