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openweb 09-04-2014 05:17 AM

Improvment: Slider spinner with font awesome
 
We are using the module slider with different dark baack color

The loading spinner is an image (/plugins/system/yjsg/assets/images/yjsgsliderLoader.gif) so if we change the background colors it will dissapear.

The suggestion is to make this spinner a font awesome spinner, so it will work on with any font color.

Font Awesome Examples

neo 09-04-2014 05:54 AM

to be honest , all of them are ugly
we might look for alternative one

neo 09-04-2014 05:56 AM

now the third one here
https://codepen.io/Keyamoon/pen/aHxuq
is interesting

openweb 09-04-2014 05:59 AM

yes it's cool

neo 09-04-2014 06:04 AM

the issue I see with those including FA ones is that they all require CSS3 animation which fails in IE9. Loading polyfills just for the spinners is overkill.
Like said will look in to this for possible change.

neo 09-04-2014 06:08 AM

but in all honesty we cant ever know what your bg will be , so css override for the grid where the slide is used is the simplest solution
get the spinner

Preloaders.net - Circular (Spinners) AJAX loading GIF and APNG spinners, bars and 3D animations generator
Screenshot by Lightshot

change color and add to custom.css for now

openweb 09-04-2014 04:38 PM

we have used that site in the past, but when you are making a lot of sites is really a pain to create that image for each background color.

That why we really prefer fonts ... just "color: #rgbrgb" dinamicly and it's done.

And now .woff2 (faster and smaller) is released (https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BrI9yoZIgAEul-o.png) even better. With little support for now but will improve over a short time period (Can I use... Support tables for HTML5, CSS3, etc)

neo 09-04-2014 05:01 PM

I will look for a suitable solution , maybe an image fallback for lower versions of IE11


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