Better color schemes selector

Choosing a color scheme is a visual decision, so we should do better than describe it with mere words like we do now:

Slack does this very well with their sidebar themes:

Perhaps thereโ€™s a simple way to automagically create these types of thumbnails using techniques similar to The Official Discourse Styleguide Plugin?

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With all these new schemes coming, this would be a nice addition.

I believe there could be a lead: https://github.com/csquared/IMGKit

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Yes that would be awesome cc @sam @awesomerobot @Johani โ€“ we should have this ready after the color theme contest!

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The first step here would be to add this to the wizard, agree we should wait till the competition is done and then add 6-9 of the best options to a wizard step.

After wizard is done we can think about /admin which has a lot more edge cases.

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Ah yes great idea, then they can simply run /wizard if they want to change color schemes. Perfect!

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Wizard is done! :tada: But this work probably needs to be preceded by: Color schemes should be specific to a single theme

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