... Classic when it came out got as much backlash as Eclipse did. DeviantArt is the world's largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts, allowing people to connect through the creation and sharing of art. This time DeviantArt staff was quick to react, and implemented a green theme for Eclipse that was much closer to the old design, and other changes based on the community's feedback. BUT if the haters of eclipse all actually do leave then maybe there can be peace upon deviantart again whereas I will not have to see/read about all the hate of eclipse anymore which will be a very welcome relief for me. DeviantArt is infamous for ignoring their userbase. Posted by 6 months ago. DeviantArt is the world's largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts, allowing people to connect through the creation and sharing of art. Today is the day Eclipse ruins DeviantArt. In fact, the DA Eclipse backlash reminds me of how VK introduced likes and the ability to leave comments under wall posts in 2010. Sleek. Durov said on this: “You will hate us for a … Im not leaving and I think that it is stupid to do all the boycotting leaving deaviantart forever crap just because of a site change. It would’ve been fine if it was kept as optional. Nobody asked for Eclipse to permanently take over DeviantArt. Even after all the backlash, the Eclipse layout became permanent. It was said to be unneeded, etc, the same things. Because of this, there is a lot of backlash against it, including this change.org petition and a "#soundofsilence" movement in which thousands of users have vowed not to post any new content from May 1-May 3, 2020. Every single website gets uglier with a redesign to accommodate the disgusting phones (Eclipse) Just want to chip in and say that although I have only used DeviantArt from time to time (shoutout to Arminius1871's maps and all the Warcraft artists), but this is one of those disgusting redesigns aimed at ugly phones (Material design, etc. RIP 2000 - 2020. The eclipse looks a lot more modernized, efficient, and more aesthetically pleasing. I really can't blame them, but the backlash is still ongoing and I can imagine what they are saying right now: - I got a lot of problems with Eclipse from DeviantArt that I was trying to check my stuff. A lot of changes will still be made and Eclipse doesn't even have an ETA (custom boxes weren't even supposed to make it to Eclipse, but they're there even if it has no coding option, which could make its comeback as well anyway since we all keep asking for that) Then I saw a lot of neophobia. The site showed that the update would include a minimalist design strategy, a dark mode option, modified CSS editing, improved filtering through a 'Love Meter,' profile headers, and other cosmetic changes and improvements. Close. Eclipse (Version 9) In early November 2018, DeviantArt released a promo site showcasing a new update, titled 'Eclipse'. 225. The old design was easy to use and it was simple. This is ridiculous ! Dive into a reality where only one thing matters—the art. - I can't believe they did this to DeviantArt ! There was a lot of initial backlash towards the redesign from what remained of the community, claiming that it removed too much of the sites identity. RIP 2000 - 2020. The userbase was all like: “Durov, you asshole, bring back the old wall NOW!! Bold. r/DeviantArt is a place to share your work and the work of others (for the time-being), receive criticism, discuss technique/tools of the trade, and discuss DeviantArt and its changes. ... and I think that is a large reason why Eclipse is getting so much backlash, because we don't like change. Please remain respectful to other posters, and avoid over-sharing your own work. And more deviant than ever before. Today is the day Eclipse ruins DeviantArt. ... eclipse is genuinely ugly. - This layout was the equivalent of … DeviantArt is the world's largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts, allowing people to connect through the creation and sharing of art. Archived. !” It sounds so funny now, lol. deviantart is ICONIC for its weird greens. A lot of people don't want Eclipse because it's new.