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VM 3 Backend template (vs VM2)
« on: September 14, 2018, 08:38:49 am »

We are currently migrating over to VM3 (over from VM2). One thing we don't like very much, is that the new administrator template is way too bright and spacious.

Is there a variation available to bring back some of the old look? We mainly care about things being less bright and packed together more closely.



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Re: VM 3 Backend template (vs VM2)
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2018, 22:19:27 pm »
All of the views in the backend are overridable, but I do not know of any free variation (template) that is available.
You have to make the override Yourself or search for a commercial template.

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Re: VM 3 Backend template (vs VM2)
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2018, 11:46:53 am »
The only VM admin override template that I'm aware of it  which is built by StefanSTS.   

There are now more config options than were in VM2 so packing things more tightly may be conter-productive. To change colours and compress layout should just require css overrides.

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Re: VM 3 Backend template (vs VM2)
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2018, 11:07:06 am »
I am interested to see, which views got wider. Btw you can minify the menu on the left.
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Re: VM 3 Backend template (vs VM2)
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2018, 08:32:14 am »
The Orders page for example... I did CSS style overrides to bring paddings down and make everything more compact again. I also toned down the background to be less bright.