Better Hacker News Design

Added by onli@userstyles, Created: Aug 18, 2012, Updated: May 02, 2016
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Description:

A visual redesign of hacker news, trying to keep recognizable elements like the orange title bar, but improving some things of the orginal design which annoyed me.

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0.3.9:
Fix: Max-width of comments was broken in FF 46

0.3.8
Fix: Margin of downvotebutton for chrome *and* Firefox

0.3.7
Fix: Proper margins of downvote-button for chrome

0.3.6
Fix: Added max-width to counter one-line-comment attacks that stretched the whole page

0.3.5
Fix: Make maintenance warning visible

0.3.4
  • Fixed style for FF (votebutton alignments, background, font size, font color, link color)
  • Removed css for search, as that site was redesigned and code didn't apply anymore
0.3.3
Fix: Realign downvote button

0.3.2
Add lost ycombinator logo

0.3.1
  • Fixed: React to new HTML on HN, which broke the votebuttons of this design (doubled them)
  • Visited links now become a light blue, not grey (styling wasn't applied before because of a typo)
  • Footer is now as wide as the title area, for symmetry
0.3:
Up/Downvote-arrows get blue on hover, which helps to click the right one when having both available

0.2.2:
Fixed: Links at bottom were invisible

0.2.1:
Fixed: Downvoted comments get gray again

0.2:
  • Highlighting of current top-navigation-link
  • Additional space between footer and site, important for threads without comments
0.1:
  • Bigger fonts (respecting browser-settings)
  • Higher contrast (almost black on white)
  • Colourful link, to better discover them and displaying the visited-state
  • Various visual improvements like increased line-height, vote-button aligned to position-number, more margins
  • Same style applied to the search
Based upon http://freestyler.ws/style/57667/hacker-news-redesign and http://freestyler.ws/style/37031/colours-names-on-ycombinator-hackernews.

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Applies to:
news.ycombinator.com

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