the Drupal Commerce Shiny admin theme has some really nice big buttons and seems more usable than Seven to me, especially the Debut Apps

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nedjo’s picture

I like Shiny but I'm not convinced it warrants adding a new dependency. Might be some branding issues, e.g., #1789672: Remove the Kickstart logo and "Proudly built by Commerce Guys".

nedjo’s picture

Related question is theming in RedHen, which isn't optimal in Seven. There's, but I don't relish the prospect of introducing yet another base theme (Zen). Would be worth seeing how well Shiny works with RedHen.

bojanz’s picture

There is agreement in the linked issue that the Kickstart & Commerce Guys branding should be removed.
We'd also accept any patches needed for Open Outreach (Redhen, etc) to look good.

The Shiny styling has now mostly made it into Drupal 8 (the big blue action buttons, also the dropbuttons), and the changes themselves are pretty minimal, so I consider Shiny a nice and safe improvement over Seven.

niccolox’s picture

I actually reverted back to using Rubik. Shiny has too big text... too much scrolling

nedjo’s picture

Status: Active » Closed (won't fix)

Main issue here is adding another base theme.