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I have installed the forum on the site, the avat gives me them lengthened, how can I fix them?


you see it is oval, not round

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Missing info: e107 version and theme name. And your level of experiences with any e107. Thanks

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Did you enter any sizes to the avatar ?  > admin/members/options
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Nice try but you are in the wrong place.
You are looking at the core forum plugin that 'rules' the 'standard' (iff nothing needs to be different or is just plain enough for use.
Basically all that you see is in/ruled in view(outcome) by the theme.
Now when you look at the structure (using the EWL theme),
you should see subfolders inside there templates/(content/download/forum/gallery etc..)
These subfolder are in their own way copies of the core ones (those core files should never be changed!!) because when you update you loose every change you made.
Now e107 gives you the ability to 'override' parts of the system by using a similar build BUT in the theme.
Example : you copied the forum plugin into the theme templates .
You would normally only use in there (only) the templates you like to change to your likings. no more, no less.
Each changed template will then override the core ones automatically and leaves the unchanged (as they would be similar) alone.
So changing a certain piece for forum you do that inside the (copied) file INSIDE the themes templates/forum folder. So when an update happens, your changes will be 'left alone'. (downside to this> future> they will be of a certain age, and in time will (if changes made in core) differ.

Keep in mind that some additional styling for forum may also appear/is used in the style css file (for ewl  just a few like colour).
Please have a little knowledge of html, since the templates itself do not (normally) use a bootstrap grid (most theme php will) system like mentioned earlier, but more a kind of table styling (widths, alignment etc..).
So need more changes on the site in certain areas? look in theme first if override is already in use (always backup first). (so core files and/or plugins> leave those untouched since different things can be used for that..
Good luck !!

well should have looked deeper in this theme...
a) will get errors after update over php 7.4 i guess (8 throws error).
b) tricky build. NO above posted will not help you in this case.
If you like a full forum my solution would also have impact on user/download/news/error/gallery
all will be full in view (just test and see what happens).
first off changes needed in theme php of Ewl line 505 

$LAYOUT['classic_wide'] =  '   


<div class="container_wide">


<div class="row">


<div class="col-xxs-12 col-xs-12 col-md-2 col-sm-4 ffimgfix">   



<div class="col-xxs-12 col-xs-12 col-md-8 col-sm-8  "> <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<




<div class="col-xxs-12 col-xs-12 col-md-2 col-sm-12  ">




  <div class="col-lg-6">



<div class="col-lg-6">



<div class="container">


change that line to 

<div class="col-xxs-12 col-xs-12 col-md-12 col-sm-12  ">

save the file now go to admin theme manager and change (image).
Not the nicest solution, but best i can see, more changes COULD be made but too time consuming for me..
One could try to add another layout, but what else needs adjusting ???
Good luck, and hopefully it can be used (of course you could set the other things in another layout ??

ok thanks I keep in consideration all this concerning future updates ,,, I replaced the theme.php with the string ,,, I cleared the cache several times, but I still see the narrow forum


Did you follow the image setting above (forum may only exist in 1 place there).
Also browser cache? If chrome.. always a pain.
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