MCF Website Problems & Issues This area is for problems or suggestions relating specifically to the MCF site, not the car.

Suggestions for Re-design..

  #1  
Old 04-17-2009, 11:11 AM
Grafikal's Avatar
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Providence RI-401
Posts: 72
Default Suggestions for Re-design..

i know i just joined but i take pride in my monte just as much as everyone here....


im not good with V-bulletin so im only making a suggestion.

the color here is awfully bland, like most other forums. perhaps new logos, new color scheme to match, new buttons, possibly even a MCF car club with membership dues, sort of like monte millenium.....


i run a underground hip hop label in new england and its been a while since i did any forum work, mines since then died out. just a shell of the old one due to lacc of time for it.


but heres whats left.

http://theunheardhype.forumotion.com/


also, i do some graphics work i'd be more than happy to help.




 
  #2  
Old 04-17-2009, 11:17 AM
ChibiBlackSheep's Avatar

Monte Of The Month -- August 2014
10 Year Member
5 Year Member3 Year Member1 Year Member
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Wyncote, PA
Posts: 24,824
Default

this is our re-design :P

function over form.
 
  #3  
Old 04-17-2009, 11:39 AM
Grafikal's Avatar
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Providence RI-401
Posts: 72
Default

its all about simplicity. just a change in the color, a corporate style logo, even add a chatbox so we can all talk live.


im not saying overhaul it im just saying make it feel a little more "monte carlo"
 
  #4  
Old 04-17-2009, 11:40 AM
RickAKATed10's Avatar
Photobucket
Monte Of The Month -- August 2009
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Highland, IN
Posts: 5,827
Default

Wow. I actually agree with something you've brought up. I think it would be nice too.
 
  #5  
Old 04-17-2009, 12:05 PM
Grafikal's Avatar
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Providence RI-401
Posts: 72
Default

i mean, i got about 3-4 monte carlos i could gather on my blocc alone... i was planning on starting a club here anyway. so i wouldn't mind making this site presentable enough so that people would be interested in membership with the site. and possibly branches of its club which members in their area would manage...


just a thought.
 
  #6  
Old 04-17-2009, 08:56 PM
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 1,290
Default

good call on the simplicity. a new logo up top would be real nice. the chat box could be a good idea....but sometimes you may want to just post and get off, and if you have chat it would make it harder to do..... no offense to anyone
 
  #7  
Old 04-17-2009, 10:57 PM
Taz's Avatar
Taz
Taz is offline

Monte Of The Month -- March 2014
10 Year Member
5 Year Member3 Year Member1 Year Member
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Windsor
Posts: 18,620
Default

I actually like the idea of changing the colors on the site. And that pic of the Monte with only one wheel needs to go too.

But here's the deal:

We spent the past year using an old outdated forum software that was corrupted in a virus attack. The format you see now is the format the old forum had. Except the old format had all four tires on that black Monte up top. LMAO.

Basically, we've been so used to a broken forum that had so many glitches, it wasn't funny. So when we finally got our new forum software installed by the owners back in March, we were just happy to have working softare again.

Because of the virus attack last year that took out a couple dozon websites on our servers, the owners of this site are keeping very tight control. Only a select few technical employees (I'm not one of them) have access to make significant changes to the site. Which kinda bites because there have been a few things I wanted to change, and can't.

So what we'd have to do is all agree on specific changes and submit a request to the owners of the site. Then wait God knows how long until they're able to make the changes. Yeah, I know. I don't like it either. That's why most of us are just happy to have a working forum again.

I still want to change that stupid pic of the black Monte with one wheel. And the purple and blue color of the forum should change to something that is more fitting. Classic Chevy colors IMO.

I'd like to get people's ideas for a new logo to replace the broken one at the top of the page. It would have to be roughly the same size as the existing logo (black Monte pic and the words "Monte Carlo Forum").

If we can agree on a new logo, and maybe different colors, we can ask the techs to make the changes.
 
  #8  
Old 04-17-2009, 11:07 PM
ChevySSGirl's Avatar
Monte Of The Month -- September 2009
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: providence, RI
Posts: 1,614
Default

i'm for that! i'm surprised they haven't been able to fix the picture at the top of the page.

we certainly have quite a few photoshop gurus on here, i'm sure someone could come up with something shiny and new. maybe even have a contest??
 
  #9  
Old 04-18-2009, 07:19 PM
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 87
Default

the changes would be cool as long as the overall format or layout didnt change too much, it would get confusing. I'm a member of some forums where the txt is white, the background is black, and the other colors are red..it gets overwhelming pretty quick. I like the white backgrounds or something light, nothing too bright or flashy or dark...like everyone else said, nice and simple.
 
  #10  
Old 04-21-2009, 07:56 AM
Grafikal's Avatar
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Providence RI-401
Posts: 72
Default

dark bacc grounds really do work, but it'd be better if they took the time to cover chevy's main color schemes and made like 4-5 different themes so you could have your cars color..



basically like, my chevy is blue/purple, with tan interior and a blacc dash....

blue with tan/white letterings and blacc trim..

and so on...
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Henderson21
Monte Carlo Repair Help
0
10-05-2014 10:08 AM
Space
Off Topic
11
10-21-2009 11:22 PM
American_Muscle
Off Topic
3
04-10-2009 12:18 AM
mavrickf1613
Detailing
15
02-02-2009 06:25 PM
vita
Detailing
3
04-10-2008 07:00 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Suggestions for Re-design..


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.