Banners are fuckhuge. Even fitting wide ones like /c/gaming take up most of the page, and then there’s vertical ones like /c/anime which are kind of absurd.

I admit that it’s worse for me because I have to use the site zoomed in and wish the site was more left-aligned, but even at standard zoom, a typical community page will only show 2 actual posts and part of another one. It’s overwhelming.

I appreciate the bit of customizability, but I think they go a bit overboard.

Yeah, I totally agree with you, that’s why I never use them in communities I moderate, they are ugly and huge. I would prefer something like Reddit when it has a fixed size at least.

@joojmachine
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Standardization should be a thing for those, like having either a fixed size or recommended aspect ratios for those.

Same for avatars, there should be a placeholder for when a user or a community doesn’t have one, just make the site looks messy.

@xarvos
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there’s vertical ones like /c/anime

Was that changed? I don’t see any vertical banner.

@Whom
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Yeah, looks like they removed it.

@the_tech_beast
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I agree. The banner should have a fixed size.

@the_tech_beast
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I think its better to give the user the option to decide whether they want to see the banner or not

@Whom
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Yeah, in general the site could use some configurability. This is the big one, but I’d also really appreciate being able to directly see community names instead of the expanded ones. I’d much rather see “/c/floss_replacement” than “Free (libre) software replacements for proprietary software” or whatever. Even when they aren’t super long and unwieldy, they make navigation harder.

weex
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To each sublemmy, their own. I’d complain to their mods first. Maybe offer a shorter one.

@Whom
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I’d agree if they weren’t near-universally a problem.

@TheAnonymouseJoker
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My sublemmy has no banner, funnily. But then mine is a serious one as well.

dandelion
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#showerthought

  1. File bug report
  2. Donate and look into bounty source and if needed poke devs
  3. ???
  4. Profit !!! ;)
@Echedenyan
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if needed poke devs

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