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Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby adrian_k » Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:00 am

In the last few days the website has been formatting oddly while in portrait mode on my iPhone 6. This might of course be down the the phone being so old.

Instead of filling the full width of the browser, the content only fills the left half. The header bar at the top is full width. In landscape mode it seems ok with two columns, typically content on the left and links, ads etc in the right.

No biggie but thought you should know :)
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby desmond » Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:09 am

I see the same thing here, iOS 13.6...

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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby DanielBeach » Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:26 am

Also here - had wondered if it’s me.

How am I supposed to post my annoying questions and useless answers to others’ problems now...?
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:34 am

I've flagged your query up with 'da management' and the thinking is that the mobile is displaying the desktop site in error, rather than the mobile site. It could be a styesheet issue and they're on the case...
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby IAA » Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:37 am

Yep here too, I’d just assumed it was an “Apple thing”. :D
I was having to type with a magnifying glass until I realised I could stretch the thing!
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby desmond » Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:55 am

Hugh Robjohns wrote:I've flagged your query up with 'da management' and the thinking is that the mobile is displaying the desktop site in error

Sounds likely - I just turned "Request desktop site" on in iOS Safari, instead of the default mobile version, and it looked the same.
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby manwilde » Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:06 pm

Hello. Same here, Android 5.1.1
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby Paul Gilby » Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:12 pm

Seems like it's affecting various phone models whether iPhone or Android.
We are investigating and hope to have it fixed later today.
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby MOF » Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:31 pm

Another weird thing I noticed on this post, and on other occasions, is that “new posts” showed just the first two posts and none of the follow up posts until I scrolled down to carry on browsing at other posts and saw there were more “website not.....” posts.
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby adrian_k » Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:12 pm

desmond wrote:I see the same thing here, iOS 13.6...

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That’s it! Although the Dynaudio ad only goes halfway for me, not all the way across the top.
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby adrian_k » Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:52 pm

Fixed!!
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby Mixedup » Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:03 pm

Same here (Android/Chrome). I know the guys are working on it, but if it helps anyone, if I double tap in the empty space to the right, the page is restored to full width as it should be.
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby desmond » Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:06 pm

adrian_k wrote:Fixed!!

Yes, seems to be good here too. :thumbup:
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby blinddrew » Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:20 pm

Yep, working here on android too. :thumbup:
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Re: Website not formatting ok on iPhone

Postby Vox Gnus » Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:53 pm

Android 7 and Opera here. The problem is fixed, but only when I'm logged in to the site. Which is a challenge, as the site seems to randomly log me out...
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