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What Dev.to Theme Are You Using?

Ryland G
Head of Product at Temporal. Previously lead architect and low-level systems programmer for scale out SaaS offering. Game engine developer, ML engineering expert. DMs open on Twitter.
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Did you know Dev.to has themes? Until recently, I definitely didn't. Now I can't live without Dev.to night theme, it even turns the "Write A Post" button into an awesome street sign.

How to Use Dev.to Themes

  1. Go to Settings

  2. Go to Settings->Misc

  3. Scroll Down and Choose Your Theme

  4. Even Transfers to Mobile!

What Theme Are You Using?


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Mark Del Rosario

Using dark theme rn.

I try to get dark theme on every site I go on, usually requiring external stylesheet with Stylish extension.

I love it when sites provide their own dark themes since 3rd party stylesheets can get out of sync with site layout updates.

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Fernando B 🚀

I am on the same boat. I didn't know there were themes until recently because I am so used to gui's having that available on the main screen.

Nevertheless I use dark theme on anything I use, if it is available. If not available, on chrome I use stylus and most websites have a css dark style sheet to ease my eyes.

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

Ahaha street sign, love it.

I use the pink theme. It adds a solid pop of color.

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Ryland G Author

I gotta try the pink theme now.

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Markel F.

The pink one, no idea why. I guess I want to be different (?)

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Ben Halpern

Default now but I switch things up often. I feel that’s pretty important for dog-fooding the themes.

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Ryland G Author

I think night theme might need a bit more contrast. What do you think?

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Benjamin Dowen

Default, Sans Serif. I tried dark, and switched back.

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Fulton Browne

dark dark dark!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Cameren Dolecheck

I didn't know there were there until this post. After cycling through all them, I am sticking with the default. I tend to use dark theme, but something just seems right about the default on here.

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Oindril Dutta

Dark theme. Comic sans font. It's a beauty.

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Clay Murray

Pink is the only worthwhile theme. Don't @ me.

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Saurabh Sharma

the minimal one, greyish

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rhymes

The minimal :)

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Jason C. McDonald

Dark mode! Bright websites hurt my eyes.

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Ryland G Author

Agreed.

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Erhan Kılıç

Minimal Light Theme.
According to me dark theme is good for coding, not reading.

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Brian Barbour

Minimal ftw.

Anyone using comic sans as their default font?

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Pandita

I'm team pink!

:D

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Michael Robinson

Pink now that I know about it!

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Bạch hường Nguyễn thị

how to setup flarum theme live dev.to?

what is the command?

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Vicente G. Reyes

Currently on the minimal light theme🤙🏼 but I switched if I get bored of it.

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

I've been using the pink lately. Initially I used it to fix some issues in the theme and then I just stuck with it.

Flamingos

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Michael Caveney

Strangely, the default theme. I say "strangely" because I usually gravitate towards darker themes, but that just looks WRONG here.

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Ryland G Author

It’s just a lot easier on my eyes. I just think Dev.to has a bit more of a cartoony look which is why the night theme looks a bit unusual.

There also more then 2 themes, check out the others!