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FS#10826 - Arch Web Site - Change color of (already) Visited Links.

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by daf666 (daf666) - Saturday, 05 July 2008, 10:34 GMT
Last edited by Simo Leone (neotuli) - Sunday, 21 June 2009, 18:31 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Web Sites
Status Closed
Assigned To Dusty Phillips (Dusty)
Simo Leone (neotuli)
Thayer Williams (thayer)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Low
Reported Version 2007.08-2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 8
Private No


Currently, Visited Links and not Visited Links appear in the same colors throughout the Arch Linux web site.
Once you click on a link in the site, there is not a clear way of knowing if you visited that link yet or not, unless you disable "allow sites to use own colors" in the browser settings, use your own CSS file and other unpleasant hacks.

I strongly suggests a modification in the lines of the color scheme, please see attached screen shot.
This will greatly improve navigation usability across the Arch Linux Web Site, and especially in the forums.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Simo Leone (neotuli)
Sunday, 21 June 2009, 18:31 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Additional comments about closing:  And a year later still outstanding. I guess it ain't happening folks.
Comment by Dusty Phillips (Dusty) - Saturday, 05 July 2008, 23:37 GMT
I'm adding Simo to the assignees as its his CSS code and I don't think I have access to the forum code.

Simo: I agree this will make the site, forum, and wiki more usable; the only outstanding question is what colour to use for visited links.
Comment by Jeroen Maris (jealma) - Monday, 07 July 2008, 19:42 GMT
Hi, I don't know whether to file a new bug for this, but could you test in Opera 9.51? The website looks incredibly ugly, because all fonts appear weird. I've also checked in Opera and it does not have the problem, neither does any other page I normally visit.
Comment by Simo Leone (neotuli) - Tuesday, 08 July 2008, 17:29 GMT
I'm gonna tag in Thayer on this too, since he's the "make it pretty" guy. Personally I'm not too keen on using different colors for visited links... but that's just my opinion.