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Started by LandyVlad, Feb 07, 2019, 03:07 am

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LandyVlad

Logo image URL: (leave blank to show forum name or default logo.)

What is  the ideal size for the Logo image?

I'm using the default theme, and need to ensure that it looks good on both desktop and on mobile devices.

Thank you.


P.S. I love the logo image on this site, good job.

Bigguy

The one on this site is 475px × 108px. I was on my phone on this site all day today and it looked real nice. SMF resized it very well. I wouldn't huge though as it might skew the view.

LandyVlad

Well that'd be the problem then !  :)

Bigguy

How big was your logo

lesmond

Heres a couple of logos I made, just simple

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lesmond

Heres another logo

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Just an idea for board icons, just replace the boardicons.png
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Bigguy

That's pretty slick Les. Nice job. 8)

LandyVlad

Les that is super trick !

I have another logo but need it modified / extended into one including the forum name - one made just like the one on this site, size wise, but in 'light' colours

If you are able to help me, gratis, PM me your email addy,

lesmond

Feb 08, 2019, 11:55 am #8 Last Edit: Feb 08, 2019, 12:07 pm by lesmond
Quote from: LandyVlad on Feb 08, 2019, 06:01 amLes that is super trick !

I have another logo but need it modified / extended into one including the forum name - one made just like the one on this site, size wise, but in 'light' colours

If you are able to help me, gratis, PM me your email addy,
Is this what you're looking for?
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And another to wet your taste buds ;)
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LandyVlad

Those are good ! With the first one the letters are a little too vertically elongated.
and with the second the font is trying just a little too hard to be 'digital' if you see what I mean.
Is that original artwork (the drone image itself?)

I've emailed you. But seems you already grabbed the logo off the site, anyway see my email comments too !  :)

lesmond

Feb 09, 2019, 01:12 pm #10 Last Edit: Feb 09, 2019, 01:14 pm by lesmond
heres a couple more, with your drone logo

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Quote from:  LandyIs that original artwork (the drone image itself?)

I used copyright free image and changed colours

Bigguy

Again, very nice work Les. ;)

lesmond

And a new boardicon.png

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LandyVlad

Those board icons - are they set up in such a way that as per the default behaviour there is a difference between new posts and no new posts in that board?

lesmond

they are setup for standard smf board icons, if that makes sense.

LandyVlad

AH yeah I think it does,  So basically there are 4 which replace the standard ones, so essentially all boards would have that same icon, yes?
 

lesmond

Quoteso essentially all boards would have that same icon, yes?

Yes, unless there is a new post or redirect, you can see them here http://host-for.com/smf/index.php

lesmond

So I got a bit carried away :o  ::)

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Bigguy

Hey, that looks awesome. Great work for sure.

lurkalot

I never really got to grips with making logos, so whenever someone asks I give it a go myself as a bit of practise, don't usually post them though. You can see why. lol..

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lesmond

They're very good mick 👍

Bigguy

Crap load better than I could do. :)

lurkalot

Thanks Les. I don't use PhotoShop which is probably something I should do for this stuff.

They probably look better against the background colour.  Made those from scratch out of random shapes and added the text, then gave them a bit of bevel effect.

lurkalot

Quote from: Bigguy on Feb 10, 2019, 03:14 pmCrap load better than I could do. :)

Now that's just not true.  Do you know, I tried to make a logo similar to the one you have at the top of this site, and failed miserably, just couldn't do it and it looked bloody awful.. lol..

Bigguy

That logo is real old, lol. I doubt I can do that again. I got lucky. ;D

lesmond

So I packaged the theme up if anyone wants to try it  :dontknow obviously made for landy's site. this is for 2.1 RC1 not tested on 2.0.15

logo is in images/theme you can add it to current theme under Logo image URL:

using this link, replace your-url with your own
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https://your-url.com/Themes/Drone/images/theme/logo.png

LandyVlad

Jeez fellas your generosity abounds !!!!!

:)