New, smaller "userinfo" icons (including all types of small icons), side-wide
Short, concise description of the idea
I think it's time for new userinfo icons including community info, news, sponsored, syndicated, open id, track, mem, flag, update/edit, join, add friend, send vgift, locked entry, private entry icons, etc. At the very least, the use of smaller icons (12px by 12px) would be appreciated.
Full description of the idea
Many users feel that the current userinfo icons are large and unattractive. The first css I learned was how to replace them on my journal. But now users want to replace them everywhere (http://community.livejournal.com/minty
The reason I think keeping the bigger icons should be an option is that I assume visually impaired users and users with older monitors would find smaller icons hard to see.
To recap: more attractive, smaller userinfo icons and the option to keep the bigger version. This is for the whole site, including site schemes and journal pages.
EDITED FOR CLARITY.
- More visually appealing site
- Less icon replacement by users, which can cause confusion
- Updated look (how long have we been using the faceless astronaut?)
- If there isn't an option for keeping the large icons, users that rely on their size will be at a disadvantage