Skins

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Skins are basically all saved preferences from a user represented by a (Hex-)string of 32 letters (a..f) and ciphers.

Adding Skins

These are the steps needed to create a skin for Mibbit.

For the Widget

  1. Go to http://mibbit.com/chat/ (for your special widget skin)
  2. Register as, e.g., "skinMyName" (remember your pw!)
  3. Open the "Prefs" page
  4. Optionally load an external skin through the "Load A Skin" button near the "Save and Close" button.
  5. Modify colors and other settings
  6. Copy the id (2nd line, which follows "id=") and click [Save and close]
  7. Use the id (from the "Prefs" page) for your own skin in the widget's uri "&settings=" or in the Widget-Creator

example: http://embed.mibbit.com/?settings=c76462e5055bace06e32d325963b39f2&... ("grayish style").

Make sure that if you publish it, not to have any private info in it (like a password in an alias)!

For the full Client

  1. Go to https://www.mibbit.com/chat/ (for daily use)
  2. Register or login (if you have not done so already)
  3. Open the "Prefs" page
  4. Optionally load an external skin through the "Load A Skin" button near the "Save and Close" button.
  5. Modify colors and other settings to your liking.
  6. Click the "Save and Close" button.

Note: some settings (like "Auto away ...") require a reload to take effect, others (like ...width) need a "/clear".

Tools

Any tools that are useful for creating a skin shall be listed here.

  • The GUI widget code creator.[1] (not especially skin related though)
  • A tool for selecting color values.[2]
  • A tool for helping find gradients.[3]

List of Skins

Feel free to add your own skins to this list. Just make sure that they are different enough these skins below. Please keep the list alphabetized.

Clean Blue

  • Settings ID: 40d4f6c76550fbd0daaf419a85b2e1e6
  • Creator: mibbit/Axod (Same person)

Blue.png

Firefox

  • Placeholder: There shall be a firefox theme made by me. Havvy 00:57, 14 July 2008 (UTC)

Nice Textures

  • Settings ID: 22041f31cac0adf2d1959cdc21aed853

Skin2.png

Pastel Blue

  • Settings ID: 90772f4b0ed9e9fc1e4ae12bc47e6c66
  • Description: The image is for the most part, accurate, but changes have been made since then. It incorporates a color closer to blue but between blue and purple to give a smooth and less distracting then white background.
  • Image[4]: Not shown here for size reasons.
  • Creator: Havvy

PortableApps.com (Red)

  • Settings ID: 3627414e3771f9250fce659187969141
  • Description: Has pictures in it, and
  • Image[5] Not shown for size reasons.
  • Creator: Chris Morgan
    • needs to be debugged (e.g. users vanishing when hovered)

Simple Text

  • Settings ID: 1529ea977baeb4471a913b48465ca96e
  • Description: Has simple colors with it. Greenish-Gray theme.
  • Image:[6] Not shown for size reasons.
  • Creator: molkmin

Galava

  • Settings ID: 17298af2d1a0148d2fd19b8a7d93879d
  • Description: Brownish colors to go along with the color scheme of Galava.net
  • Image: None Uploaded
  • Creator: Havvy

KGS Network

  • Settings ID: 2629f7cf876735e197d9752bc27b15cd
  • Description: Made to imitate Xat Flash Client at the KGS Network website. Very dark, and currently incomplete. Hopefully it'll be used.
  • Image: None Uploaded
  • Creator: Havvy

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