I think it would be a good idea to have dark theme for the website & forums (optional choice).
It appears you can already do multiple themes in Discourse (the software this forum uses) Info:
Maybe the website & editor theme should sync between each other as well!
@charliea21 I’d be happy to include a dark theme for the forum if you have something in mind. I’m not sure if we have any plans to support a dark theme on the community site directly.
That would be much appreciated, since I browse the forum a lot, I find it annoying that it doesn’t have a dark theme. (I
Don’t forums made with Discourse support dark-theme by default? Was dark-theme interface intentionally removed from this site?
I feel like this feature would help provide a better UX.
Yes, Discourse does provide options to switch between default light and dark themes but that option has been disabled on the forum. There was attempt to create a dark mode for the forum as a userscript, but it was too hard to properly invert the colors of all the elements of this forum.
This is what
@tasha, a Glitch staff member once said:
Support is working with our design team and discourse to investigate what a new forum theme might look like on glitch.
Right now, we are thinking that we might offer two modes. One of them being “classic” with more of a glitch look, and another being a “dark” mode.
This work may take a bit, as we have a lot going on right now! In the meantime, please continue to share your feedback about forum display options!
If you still want a dark mode for this forum, you can use a browser extension like Dark Reader.
Hope this helps!
There is also the option of using this pretty decent theme.