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Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#25827 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Twenty Fourteen: small fonts in sidebar are hard to read

Reported by: toscho Owned by: lancewillett
Milestone: 3.8 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Bundled Theme Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:


The tiny grey fonts in the left sidebar are very hard to read on Windows, maybe due to font smoothing. See the attached screenshot.

Win 7, Opera 12 (I know, but it is the only browser with good keyboard accessibility)

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2014-fonts.png (67.6 KB) - added by toscho 8 years ago.
25827.diff (4.2 KB) - added by iamtakashi 8 years ago.

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Change History (6)

8 years ago

#1 @lancewillett
8 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch added

Do you have an idea for a graceful solution? Patches welcome. :)

8 years ago

#2 @iamtakashi
8 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added; needs-patch removed

Although it is true that we can add some paragraphs through widgets, the main purpose of the narrow sidebar is a kind of utility sidebar, not so much to "read" stuff.

Having said that, I attached a patch bumps up the font size slightly in the sidebar and gives more contrast against the black background color for better legibility.

#3 @lancewillett
8 years ago

  • Owner set to lancewillett
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 26044:

Twenty Fourteen: legibility improvements for small sidebar text. Fixes #25827 props iamtakashi.

#4 @SergeyBiryukov
8 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 3.8
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