Top Thoughts style proposal


for my eyes i would loose the large space above the first stuck thought … maybe even go to 0 pixels. 

and i would loose the feed icon … we really don’t use that for all of the attention it is grabbing.

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  1. headers
  2. feeds
  3. sticky thoughts

Comments


Seth says
nathan 2016-01-14 10:54:19 [item 19642#42035]
Yes, we don’t need the feed icon. But it might as well be there. The center column is at it’s maximum safe width for proper responsive display across all devices. There are two narrow columns on either side of it on devices that are wide enough to display it. Those can be filled with social icons and anything else … it’s there anyway so the feed icon is not using space that could be used for anything else.
Mark 2016-01-14 11:08:46 [item 19642#42038]
BTW, in all of my 10 years using fbi1 I never needed the feed . Who does? Could put it somewhere in the user info under the questionmark. Presumably the info will get rewritten & be useful for newbies.
like the feed, as we know it,  will probably go away … but who knows … at some point domains and even groups might want to feed each other … in what pipe do things move between things … just thinking ahead here a bit.

and incidentally the XML atom feed format is quite extensable and can contain every thought and even comments that we throw into it.  who knows who, or what might be reading it in the future.

Seth says
nathan 2016-01-14 10:54:19 [item 19642#42035]
Yes, we don’t need the feed icon. But it might as well be there. The center column is at it’s maximum safe width for proper responsive display across all devices. There are two narrow columns on either side of it on devices that are wide enough to display it. Those can be filled with social icons and anything else … it’s there anyway so the feed icon is not using space that could be used for anything else.
Mark 2016-01-14 11:08:46 [item 19642#42038]
BTW, in all of my 10 years using fbi1 I never needed the feed . Who does? Could put it somewhere in the user info under the questionmark. Presumably the info will get rewritten & be useful for newbies.
seth 2016-01-14 11:25:23 [item 19642#42042]
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nathan 2016-01-14 11:30:24 [item 19642#42043]
I agree it is not needed for the public. It would be handy for other sites that want to republish the content here … I do that a lot in my other blogs, but like you say it could be somewhere else for that and really isn’t even necessary because the default feed for a site is just /feed and that’s what your’s is.

At the same time, it is reminding people that there is space there that needs filling, with social icons and other goodies. I would not do anything with it until it can be replaced with something better.
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Seth says
top margin looks good now yes

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