Mobile Updates 12/13/12

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Nifty-Chicken, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Here are some updates to mobile that rolled out today (note these screenshots are of another site, but the same functionality as our new mobile system):


    Mobile image lightbox


    Mobile images are getting some love in this release. Now when you click on an image on your mobile device, a lightbox will open, showing you a full screen version of the image along with the username of who uploaded it.

    So let's say you come across this image and you want to see it as big as you can...

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    ...you click it and that opens up the light box...

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    The lightbox shows you who uploaded the photo (top left) and the number of photos you can swipe through in the lightbox (lower center). So you swipe and you go to:

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    Then you rotate your phone to see the blue jellyfish in all their glory and...

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    The image rotates and fills the screen. Also notice that the count and uploader information will disappear until the user touches the screen again.

    Jump to top / bottom in Mobile

    Sometimes you want to jump around. Specifically to the top or bottom of a long page so you don't have to swipe on your mobile device forever.

    We're adding a few "jump to top" and "jump to bottom" These jumps are available on thread pages, the New Posts page, the Where I've Posted page, and the Posts by User page.

    Here's the "jump to bottom":

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    This will take you to this portion of the end of the page:

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    If you scroll all the way down to the footer, you'll see the "jump to top":

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    Related content in Mobile

    On thread and forum pages, you'll now see additional threads and articles that are related to the page you're on. This content will appear below the parent forum / New Posts links:

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    Clicking on the Related Discussions header will take you to a full page showing even more good stuff to click on:

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    Back on our thread / forum page, below the Related Discussions block, you'll see a Related Articles block:

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    Please note that both of these sections are collapsible:

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  2. BethanyS

    BethanyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my phone is not displaying the mobile version as of yesterday afternoon :-( I cant upload picts :/
     
  3. BethanyS

    BethanyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah ha! scrolled to the bottom and found the mobile button :)
     
  4. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    What model is your phone? I'm surprised we didn't auto detect it to mobile.
     
  5. BethanyS

    BethanyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a samsung Galaxy Proclaim. it has every time I don't know why it was doing that yesterday
     
  6. zinia8

    zinia8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Nifty
    I am not seeing the related discussion/article blocks?
    Samsung galaxy s2
     

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