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F1Fanatic – left aligned?

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  • #127785
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    mattclinch
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    Keith,

    Is there a reason that the F1F website is left aligned?

    I run a 30 inch monitor and your site only takes up the left third of my monitor, giving me atrocious neck ache :)

    Any change the site could be centred, like the BBC website and similar?

    Ta,

    Matt

    #141901
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    newnhamlea1
    Member

    lol, i thought you were talking about political bias from the title.

    #141902
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    Macca
    Participant

    lol, I thought it was somthing to do with bias as well.

    #141903
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    Scribe
    Participant

    yes Keith, what is up with your social centric preaching on F1?

    #141904
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    US_Peter
    Participant

    I’d prefer it top aligned please. ;-)

    #141905
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    Red Andy
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    lol, i thought you were talking about political bias from the title.

    Had a similar thought myself. Was all geared up for a Conservapedia-style F1 Fanatic clone being advertised on this thread. :D

    #141906
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    Hare
    Participant

    Vote <div id=”content” aligned=”center”></div> today!

    #141907
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    Keith Collantine
    Keymaster

    Apologies for the socialist leaning of F1 Fanatic. I’m planning to make it more centrist!

    (To avoid confusion: no I’m not talking about politics, the site layout will be centre-aligned eventually)

    #141908
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    RobR
    Member

    The only thing that’s left-aligned about me is the direction my…

    better not go there, actually.

    #141909
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    ianhaycox
    Participant

    If you are using Firefox and want to center the content, try this:

    Install the Firefox addon Greasemoney, https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748/

    Visit this site and right click on the Monkey icon in the Firefox status bar and choose new user script.

    Enter a name, e.g. ‘Center’ and a namespace, e.g. http://example.com/test.

    In the editor add the following,

    // ==UserScript==
    // @name Center
    // @namespace http://example.com/test
    // @description test
    // @include http://www.f1fanatic.co.uk/*
    // ==/UserScript==

    var c = document.getElementById('container');
    c.style.marginLeft = 'auto';
    c.style.marginRight = 'auto';

    Note the trailing * on the @include directive to include every page.

    Refresh the page and it will be centered.

    Right click the Monkey icon to disable.

    #141910
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    Keith Collantine
    Keymaster

    It’s centre-aligned as of today – changes haven’t been made to the forum yet, though.

    #141911
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    Mark Hitchcock
    Participant

    hmm, not sure I like the new design. It’s a bit plain. Makes it seem like the page has failed to load properly or something.

    Not too keen on the centre alignment either, leaves a big gap down the left hand side.

    oh well, as long as the content continues to be solid and interesting it doesn’t really matter!

    #141912
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    Chalky
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    To remove the big gap effect you would need some sort of border around the main text.

    It doesn’t need to be too drastic, but a subtle change of colour would suffice.

    See the BBC front page for example.

    #141913
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    Victor.
    Participant

    Agreed with Mark… The left hand side is irritating I’m afraid :(.

    #141914
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    Scribe
    Participant

    That’s the only niggle I hagve with the new site, that big gray block.

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