Users running a non-download version of Vanilla (pulled from github), on branch release/2019.016 or master from the last 2 weeks should upgrade to release/2019.017 or latest master for security reasons. Downloaded official open sources releases are not affected.

Traditional 20120424

To be used in conjunction with the Traditional theme. This is a more contemporary layout with a dark theme

This is a plugin that will transform Vanilla into a more contemporary table setup that is similar to Penny Arcade.

goto for a live preview .

Report Bugs and general support:

Login with:
user: test
pass: test

All Pictures are of the initial release....things have changed since then. Go to site for better idea.

Must download this:


20120424: Requires Traditional Plugin 20120424 or Later

  • Added IE6 compatability
  • Added Locale definitions
  • Added minimize/maximize categories on the 'categories/all' page
  • Added "recent activity" and "what's new" along with RSS feed
  • Added sub header bar below main header describing what each column is
  • Added expand/minimize category
  • Fixed breadcrumb home link not saving
  • Fixed Fatal Errors which would occur if category had no description
  • Fixed Table overflow on discussions caused by faulty markup
  • Validated most of the HTML for XHTML 1.0 Strict
  • Fixed search bar position
  • More general IE6/7 compatability tweaks

B20120416: Requires Traditional Plugin B20120416 or Later

  • Fixed countless IE7 compatability issues (now its pretty solid)
  • Fixed missing images
  • Fixed logo being cut-off
  • Fixed user images not showing up using gravatr/identicon
  • Added sidepanel optional as well as grouped subcatagories (BETA)
  • Added 'Body' width variable
  • Added numbered pager to top of discussions as well as bottom
  • Added the Dark Chocolate Theme more stylish....other general tweaks

A20120321 - Initial Release