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Discussion in 'Forum Suggestions & Feedback' started by Sherbert Hoover, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. Sherbert Hoover

    Sherbert Hoover Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    When I go to the Blackhatworld mail page (https://www.blackhatworld.com/): the sidebar highlights the Main Forums section, even though I am on the home page:

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    When I click on Home, it still does it.

    But when I click on Main Forums, it takes me to the forum page: https://www.blackhatworld.com/forums/

    Shouldn't Home be highlighted when you first visit the site?
     
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  4. elavmunretea

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    The white theme is flawed in a few areas, which is why I don't really use it.

    For example, when I get a notification I can't actually see what it says, because the text and background colour are the same until I over over it.
     
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    "Something you like or don't like about the forum? Have some suggestions that might make BHW a better place? Please Let us know!"
     
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    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    It's not a white theme issue; it's like that on the black version as well.
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    I'm not sure how Xenforo works as I don't have much experience with being an administrator on forums, but perhaps it's like this because https://www.blackhatworld.com/forums is really the homepage, but the address bar still displays https://www.blackhatworld.com/ as the URL (it's just overridden by Xenforo when you visit the homepage URL).

    If I recall correctly, something like this happens on Wordpress when you use a static page as your posts page; if you have both the main URL (www.site.com) and the static post page's URL (www.site.com/static) in the menu bar, the static post page's menu item will be highlighted in the menu bar when you're on the home page rather than the home page's menu item.
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    Sorry if that sounds confusing.
     
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