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Topic # 94421 10-Dec-2011 12:15 Send private message

Meaning to ask this one for a while.

When using Geekzone from mobile there is an option to switch to the standard site. From then on all pages are displayed standard. I have not yet found the option to switch back to the standard site, am I missing it?

Deleting all browser cookies will solve it, but that is a bit inconvenient.

Platform is Safari on iOS 4.x.

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  Reply # 556330 10-Dec-2011 13:19 Send private message

Hmmm. Scroll down, read options at footer?




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  Reply # 556349 10-Dec-2011 13:38 Send private message

Yes, under the Site Features heading. Selective blindness. Works fine.

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  Reply # 556350 10-Dec-2011 13:39 Send private message

What I found over the years is that most people don't look at the menu at the top or the list at the bottom. I get emails from people asking "where is your search page, I can't find it"...





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  Reply # 556364 10-Dec-2011 14:06 Send private message

I like the new search link location is excellent. Great visual solution and I tend to use it more because of that.

On the mobile site the 'full site' link is the only link at the bottom of the page. Going to the full site i kind of visually expected the 'mobile site' link to be in the same position (last item in page) - which is downright illogical I'll agree but it is probably innate processing. I realise the only way to do this is additional conditionals for mobile browsers.

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  Reply # 556366 10-Dec-2011 14:11 Send private message

What I find is that the full site is as fast as the mobile site on a mobile handset... I use it all the time.




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  Reply # 556373 10-Dec-2011 14:48 Send private message

The overall formatting of the main site is good on iOS4/Safari, but the text size is too small to be useful to most people. A lot of zoom/pinch needed to read post body.

Safari lacks an option to increase the default text size (? anyone) but even if it did have one, I'm not sure I would want to do that for all sites, or for an accessibility option (?), the whole system.

On the speed side of things - the main site on iOS4/Safari is good but - there are many times/locations where the telco/mobiledata is slow and then the mobile site is the only way to go.

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