SoaPatrick

Settings

Colorize the shit out of it

I couldn’t really keep myself from further work on this theme but it was so much fun to do this. Now you can not only switch between Light and Dark mode, no, now you can also choose your own color theme.

In the Settings window, you can choose between 6 colors and of course that color gets saved in your browsers local storage, so when you come back later, the color and the dark/light mode are the same as last time.

The Settings window is also draggable, meaning you can move the window around with your mouse (touch is not supported).

With all those changes one could assume the page speed is suffering from all that, but I also did extensive work under the hood. In my last update I mentioned caching and performance so let me elaborate that a bit.

All the pages get rendered and saved as static html files, meaning no PHP server-side rendering is done instead you get a pure HTML file which makes the site really really fast. Then I also outsourced all the images to a CDN server and also used the new FontAwesome Kit function, which loads the icons from a CDN as well and only the ones in use.

All this leads to a Google Page Speed of friggin’ 95 on Mobile and 99 on Desktop. It may not mean much for you, but for me, this is a spectacular score (I was starting around 40 before I really invested in optimizing the site).

So hopefully I can now call this theme done and move on to other stuff.