What is your favorite xenforo style?

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  1. Brandon

    Brandon Regular Member

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    So xenforo has been out a year or two now and there are several talented xenforo designers out there.
    What are your favorite xenforo styles?

    If you could add a screenshot or product demo for everyone to see, that would be great. :)
     
  2. Dan Hutter

    Dan Hutter aka Big Dan

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    To be completely honest I haven't seen anything I really liked. At least nothing on level of purevB.com for vB.
     
  3. Brandon

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    I would love to see purevb or completevb make xenforo styles :(
     
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    I heard the designer of CompleteVB say that he was going to make Xenforo themes a while ago. I guess he is just too busy.

    I have seen many unique Xenforo themes for the course of the year. But my all time favourite would have to be http://www.adminforums.org
     
  5. Superboy

    Superboy Most Likely, I'm Insane.

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    This so much. No disrespect to any designers but most of the XF themes I have seen are

    1. "Premium" alterations of the Default them...meaning it is essentially the default theme with a different color and maybe different forum icons.
    Not worth the 20, 30, 40 bucks in my honest opinion

    or
    2. Unique designs but a bit too...elaborate in my opinion.

    Personally the theme I use and the only one i had no issuse paying for is this
    http://www.audentio.com/shop/view/XenForo/drift-13

    the best XF theme i use and i didn't mind paying for it at all.

    Purevb and completevb do have awesome styles for XF....which made me want to go ahead and invest in and create a VB forum.
     
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    Shameless plug in: topadmin.net. I'd say it's a pretty decent spin on the 'default' skin, based on my ideas of how a design should be simple and less 'forumy'. I'd also plug in www.bigmoneybox.com, I've done their design and, even if they have changed it a little, it's still a nice theme.

    PS: I will release some free xenforo styles as soon as I get my mind into order and get some time off client work ;)
     
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    DarkGizmo Mr. Awesome

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    I liked a few I've seen from SkinByDragonFly/Kim. Other then that, I haven't really been all that impressed with Xenforo styles.
     
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    From XenFocus, it'd be this one: http://www.xenfocus.com/skins/animate/index.php
    From XenStyles, it would be either xenFracture, or xenFracture Light.

    Audentio does great skins, but it seems like they're closing shop, as they're looking to sell the whole thing to the highest bidder.
     
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    Source?

    cc: @Audentio
     
  11. Carlos

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    Xenbook/imperial by Forsaken at Xenique . He has done some awesome custom skins aswell .
     
  13. Brandon

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    impressive BIN price :p

    Get it while you can, I don't blame them for selling but it might drive away customers if they don't sell and everyone knows they tried.
     
  14. Audentio

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    We were just looking for an appraisal.
     
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    That's why you acquire the Facebook/Twitter accounts, too. As in, it's part of the deal.

    Guys like myself are very good with marketing, so if you have an effective way of marketing, and an effective way of telling the world Audentio is your #1 place to be for skins... then you can quadruple that number and then get back those old customers.

    I already gave them an e-mail but have not gotten any response back since then. They were scared away from my response. I was trying to be honest with them but it seems to have scared them away. :(

    Ah well, their loss. I will buy a design company at some point.
     
  16. signal500

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    Looks like XenStyles closed up shop today as well.

    Don't blame them after having XF for 2 weeks im already regretting it between the toxic community to developers leaving. I wish I woulda researched this more, it's quickly becoming worthless.
     
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    It seems that to date KAM has caused more damage to xF then the IB lawsuit.
     

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