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Custom CSS for Discord

Isnt modding Discord against it's TOS?

Yes.

Has anyone been banned for it?

No.

So its safe to mod your discord?

Yes. Some Discord developers actively participate in the open-source development of discord mods. If they wanted to ban modders, they would have already.

Intro

Alright so discord looks pretty good but its not the best, lets fix that.

Intro to Modded Discord

To start with this your gonna need a modded discord client.

I recommend goosemod, its super easy to install, even if you use discord in a browser.

https://goosemod.com/

Once you have this installed, you will have a couple new things in your discord client

In your friends menu, you will have these themes and plugins buttons:

I recommend installing 2 themes right now, Revert Rebrand and Forgotten Keep, just search them and click install.

With that done, discord already looks 10x better.

Where to write Custom CSS

Goosemod adds a Custom CSS section into your options menu

Go to settings

Now scroll down to the goosemod section, and click Custom CSS

Hiding Stuff with Custom CSS

Alright, lets get started improving discord.

Discord loves shoving Nitro, their premium service, down your throat wherever you go, lets go over the process of removing all of this.

Gift Button (indepth tutorial)

In the chat box, there is this gift button, this is super simple to get rid of.

First, do ctrl+shift+i to open the inspect element menu, and click the elements tab, and click the element picker thing

Then click the element you want to get rid of, in this case, the gift button in the chat box.

After that, find the outermost container of the element that has some unique feature you can use a css selector on

In this case, we are really lucky, the outermost element has a nice, super unique aria-label that we can select with css

Take note of how you will select this element with css, go back to the goosemod custom CSS box, and write some CSS to hide it.

Also, you may end up writing a whole LOAD of custom css depending on how into this you get, so its a good idea to commant your code so it makes sense later on

/* Hide Gift Button in chat box */
button[aria-label="Send a gift"] {
    display: none;
}
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This CSS applies hot, so once you write it, it will instantly work with no need to refresh! Press esc to admire your work!

Nitro tab of Friends screen

This has the following HTML

<li class="channel-1Shao0 container-32HW5s" role="listitem" aria-posinset="2" aria-setsize="204"><div class="interactive-1vLZ_I interactive-iyXY_x linkButton-2NshQj"><a class="link-39sEB3" data-list-item-id="private-channels-uid_7902___nitro" tabindex="-1" href="/store"><div class="avatarWithText-1tTt2S layout-1LjVue">...<div class="content-66wMin"><div class="nameAndDecorators-2A8Bbk"><div class="name-2m3Cms">Nitro</div></div></div></div></a></div></li>
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This doesn't look like it has the best "unique" thing for us to use a selector on, but discord isnt going to add new tabs to this section anytime soon, so we can just hook onto the aria-posinset="2" with some specificity on its classes.

/* Hide Nitro Tab in Friends Menu */
.channel-1Shao0.container-32HW5s[aria-posinset="2"] {
    display: none;
}
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Nice

Nitro Boost Banner

If you get into Bigger servers, they start asking you to "boost" the server with this little banner.

It used to be a whole lot bigger and more obnoxious, but it still is taking up unnecessary space on the screen

<div class="container-2giAcK" aria-label="This server has unlocked all Boosting perks!" role="button" tabindex="0">...</div>
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/* hide nitro boost banner */
div.container-2giAcK[tabindex="0"] {
    display: none;
}
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ok, but now we have a leftover space element that makes it look weird

We can just add an additional selector for the spacing div that follows this

/* hide nitro boost banner */
div.container-2giAcK[tabindex="0"], div.container-2giAcK[tabindex="0"] + div {
    display: none;
}
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perfect!

Doing fancy stuff with CSS

Collapsing the members panel dynamically

When you have discord only taking up half the screen, and dont hide the members panel, the chat gets really crampt.

If we do some magic with onhover and a load of stuff, we can have the members thing collapsed by default, only showing the icons of people who are online. Then, when its hovered, it expands out to show usernames, statuses, and roles

/* Slidy Members */
[class*="membersWrap-"] [class*="membersGroup-"] {
    margin-right: auto;
    width: 57px;
    text-overflow: clip;
    direction: rtl;
    word-spacing: 1000px;
}
[class*="membersWrap-"]:hover [class*="membersGroup-"],
[class*="membersWrap-"]:focus-within [class*="membersGroup-"] {
    width: 100%;
    margin: 0;
    direction: ltr;
    word-spacing: unset;
    text-overflow: ellipsis;
}
.membersWrap-3NUR2t{
  min-width: 0 !important; 
}
.members-3WRCEx {
  transition: 250ms ease all;
  width: 64px !important; 
}
.members-3WRCEx:hover {
  width: 64px !important;
}
.membersWrap-3NUR2t:hover .members-3WRCEx{
  width: 245px !important;
}
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Conclusion

Still not really sure how I want to conclude these blogs.

Thats about all I wanted to share, enjoy customizing your discord.

Top comments (0)

🌚 Friends don't let friends browse without dark mode.

Sorry, it's true.