Make status colors more prominent in MantisBT 2.0

Once upon a time, MantisBT used to create a colorful table with all your issues, using the status color as a background for the whole row. Since version 2.0, the status color has been moved to a small box in the status column, making it harder to spot the info you’re looking for at a glance.

I don’t like it, people I work with don’t like it… and if you’ve reached this page from a Google search, chances are you don’t like it either 🙂

So I wrote a little plugin that will change the list from:

to:

To install it, simply copy the BetterStatusColors directory in the plugins directory of your mantis installation and activate the plugin from the administration section.

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