collapse

Author Topic: Mobile Access  (Read 9377 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Bynw

  • Zipper Brother
  • Administrator
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 1096
  • Karma: 12
  • Gender: Male
    • OtherWorlders IRC Network
  • Favorite Book: Two Crowns for America
  • Favorite Character: Camber of Culdi
  • Twitter: anlarye
Mobile Access
« on: April 15, 2015, 08:42:24 pm »
Hi all,

We have installed a new theme which should load automatically when you access the forums at RhemuthCastle with a mobile device. And it should be more friendly than the full web version.


Thanks

Bynw

Offline Bynw

  • Zipper Brother
  • Administrator
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 1096
  • Karma: 12
  • Gender: Male
    • OtherWorlders IRC Network
  • Favorite Book: Two Crowns for America
  • Favorite Character: Camber of Culdi
  • Twitter: anlarye
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2015, 09:10:46 pm »
It would seem that the Donations redirect link and the Chatroom redirect link at the top of the page do not work with the mobile theme.

Offline Evie

  • Administrator
  • Duke
  • *
  • Posts: 4368
  • Karma: 29
  • Gender: Female
  • Sister Evie--Servant of Saint Camber
    • The Mini-Deryni Chronicles
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni or The King's Justice (can't decide)
  • Favorite Character: President of the Duncan McLain Fanbabe Society
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2015, 10:43:25 pm »
Testing from mobile view.
"In necessariis unitas, in non-necessariis libertas, in utrisque caritas."

--WARNING!!!--
I have a vocabulary in excess of 75,000 words, and I'm not afraid to use it!

Offline Aerlys

  • Grand Master Knight
  • *
  • Posts: 526
  • Karma: 7
  • Gender: Female
  • Ex umbris et imaginibus in veritatem.
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2015, 10:50:11 pm »
Cool. Will check it out later.
"Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun."

Hilaire Belloc

Offline Evie

  • Administrator
  • Duke
  • *
  • Posts: 4368
  • Karma: 29
  • Gender: Female
  • Sister Evie--Servant of Saint Camber
    • The Mini-Deryni Chronicles
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni or The King's Justice (can't decide)
  • Favorite Character: President of the Duncan McLain Fanbabe Society
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2015, 07:39:42 am »
Hi, Bynw! Four things:

In mobile view, how can you mark all posts as read? My unread mail icon shows 657 new posts and won't let me mark all as read (that I can find, anyway). Since I all but have a second home on this board, I'm pretty sure I don't have that many unread messages unless it's counting the ones from before I joined, and I've read most of those too!

Second, is there any way to add formatting to posts created in mobile view (such as bold, italics, or even just adding emoticons), or only in desktop view?

Third, mobile view seems to be requiring me to enter my password whenever I want to make a post, rather than remembering who I am. Can this be changed?

Fourth, but most important to me-- is there any way we can choose to opt in and out of mobile view? I like the mobile view for a quick check of the board, but for other things I think it would be easier to work in the regular view. On Fanfiction.com, for instance, I might read stories in mobile view, but switch to desktop view to format and post story chapters or access features that can't be accessed via mobile view. (And yes, I used to format and post chapters via my phone a lot, since much of my free time is spent on the go.) So a similar ability to switch views at will would be of immense help here. I tried the link at the bottom of the home page, but it keeps insisting my password is incorrect. The one time I got it to accept my password, it switched me back to mobile view. Argh! *insert frustrated emoticon here*
"In necessariis unitas, in non-necessariis libertas, in utrisque caritas."

--WARNING!!!--
I have a vocabulary in excess of 75,000 words, and I'm not afraid to use it!

Offline Evie

  • Administrator
  • Duke
  • *
  • Posts: 4368
  • Karma: 29
  • Gender: Female
  • Sister Evie--Servant of Saint Camber
    • The Mini-Deryni Chronicles
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni or The King's Justice (can't decide)
  • Favorite Character: President of the Duncan McLain Fanbabe Society
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2015, 08:46:34 am »
Bynw, my inability to go into default (desktop) view seems to be fixed now. Don't know if you did that or if I just encountered a glitch earlier, but as long as it remains easy to switch back and forth between views as required, I think the mobile view should work fine for quick catch -ups with the latest posts or for quick posts or messages that don't require fancy formatting.
"In necessariis unitas, in non-necessariis libertas, in utrisque caritas."

--WARNING!!!--
I have a vocabulary in excess of 75,000 words, and I'm not afraid to use it!

Offline Jerusha

  • Community Supporter
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 1938
  • Karma: 24
  • Gender: Female
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni
  • Favorite Character: Alaric Morgan
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2015, 04:26:43 pm »
Whew.  I thought I had mucked up my iPhone again.  I found the only way to post was to go back to the default view.  That's OK, though.
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggity beasties and things that go bump in the night...good Lord deliver us!

 -- Old English Litany

Offline Evie

  • Administrator
  • Duke
  • *
  • Posts: 4368
  • Karma: 29
  • Gender: Female
  • Sister Evie--Servant of Saint Camber
    • The Mini-Deryni Chronicles
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni or The King's Justice (can't decide)
  • Favorite Character: President of the Duncan McLain Fanbabe Society
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2015, 04:39:10 pm »
Posting worked fine for me in the mobile view (aside from it only allowing basic text without formatting icons), but I'm on an Android phone, so maybe that's the difference.
"In necessariis unitas, in non-necessariis libertas, in utrisque caritas."

--WARNING!!!--
I have a vocabulary in excess of 75,000 words, and I'm not afraid to use it!

Offline Jerusha

  • Community Supporter
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 1938
  • Karma: 24
  • Gender: Female
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni
  • Favorite Character: Alaric Morgan
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2015, 06:43:33 pm »
One thing I find missing, is that I can't see who is logged on, or birthdays in the mobile view.   Of course, it might be because I don't know where to look.  I am a technology dinosaur.  (Roar.)
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggity beasties and things that go bump in the night...good Lord deliver us!

 -- Old English Litany

Offline Jerusha

  • Community Supporter
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 1938
  • Karma: 24
  • Gender: Female
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni
  • Favorite Character: Alaric Morgan
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2015, 06:49:14 pm »
Now I can see who is logged in, but I can't see how to log out in mobile view.

Which means after I post this, it will be embarassingly obvious. *sigh*
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggity beasties and things that go bump in the night...good Lord deliver us!

 -- Old English Litany

Offline Bynw

  • Zipper Brother
  • Administrator
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 1096
  • Karma: 12
  • Gender: Male
    • OtherWorlders IRC Network
  • Favorite Book: Two Crowns for America
  • Favorite Character: Camber of Culdi
  • Twitter: anlarye
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2015, 06:49:54 pm »
The Mobile theme is meant to make reading the posts on the forum easier on a mobile device that has a small screen. That does mean some functionality does not exist and if needed would require the desktop view.

I haven't fully explored the features yet of this view. If you have tips for others please post them here. I'll look into everything as time allows and you can always change what theme is being used.

Offline Evie

  • Administrator
  • Duke
  • *
  • Posts: 4368
  • Karma: 29
  • Gender: Female
  • Sister Evie--Servant of Saint Camber
    • The Mini-Deryni Chronicles
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni or The King's Justice (can't decide)
  • Favorite Character: President of the Duncan McLain Fanbabe Society
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2015, 07:15:42 pm »
Whoa, did you just change the way the default view looks like in just the last ten minutes? I logged into the forum on my phone and switched to the default (regular) view just a few minutes ago while parked at the gas station down the road. Got back home and figured I'd log back on again, expecting to see the default view still, or at least the mobile view I'd seen earlier, but now there's an entirely new view that's sort of like a cross between the default view and the bare bones mobile view.  So is this really a third view, or a weird phone glitch, or am I simply going crazy?  :D
« Last Edit: April 16, 2015, 07:18:36 pm by Evie »
"In necessariis unitas, in non-necessariis libertas, in utrisque caritas."

--WARNING!!!--
I have a vocabulary in excess of 75,000 words, and I'm not afraid to use it!

Offline Bynw

  • Zipper Brother
  • Administrator
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 1096
  • Karma: 12
  • Gender: Male
    • OtherWorlders IRC Network
  • Favorite Book: Two Crowns for America
  • Favorite Character: Camber of Culdi
  • Twitter: anlarye
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2015, 07:26:00 pm »
Not crazy. This is another mobile version. Attempting to find the best one that works with lots of features. It may change again :)

Offline Evie

  • Administrator
  • Duke
  • *
  • Posts: 4368
  • Karma: 29
  • Gender: Female
  • Sister Evie--Servant of Saint Camber
    • The Mini-Deryni Chronicles
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni or The King's Justice (can't decide)
  • Favorite Character: President of the Duncan McLain Fanbabe Society
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2015, 07:39:28 pm »
In that case, I did like that second mobile version better than the first.
"In necessariis unitas, in non-necessariis libertas, in utrisque caritas."

--WARNING!!!--
I have a vocabulary in excess of 75,000 words, and I'm not afraid to use it!

Offline Bynw

  • Zipper Brother
  • Administrator
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 1096
  • Karma: 12
  • Gender: Male
    • OtherWorlders IRC Network
  • Favorite Book: Two Crowns for America
  • Favorite Character: Camber of Culdi
  • Twitter: anlarye
Re: Mobile Access
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2015, 07:42:01 pm »
So do I so far ... There will be a 3rd one to try out. Not sure when I will get it installed yet.

 


* Discord

* User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

* Recent Posts

KK Chat -- 21 July 2019 by DesertRose
[July 21, 2019, 07:26:44 pm]


Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread by Jerusha
[July 21, 2019, 03:23:52 pm]


Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread by Bynw
[July 21, 2019, 01:23:38 pm]


Re: Ghosts of the Past by Jerusha
[July 21, 2019, 01:08:16 pm]


Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread by DesertRose
[July 21, 2019, 11:55:30 am]


Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread by Laurna
[July 21, 2019, 11:51:40 am]


Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread by judywward
[July 21, 2019, 10:52:19 am]


Re: Ghosts of the Past by Jerusha
[July 21, 2019, 10:47:42 am]


Re: Morgan/Richenda wedding and their trust Issue by Kareina
[July 21, 2019, 10:24:58 am]


Re: Ghosts of the Past by DerynifanK
[July 21, 2019, 06:30:34 am]

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 11
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.

* Discord

* Top Poster

Evie Evie
4368 Posts
Laurna Laurna
2161 Posts
DesertRose DesertRose
1965 Posts

* Most Karma

Evie Evie
Karma: 29
Jerusha Jerusha
Karma: 24
DesertRose DesertRose
Karma: 24
Laurna Laurna
Karma: 16
revanne revanne
Karma: 16
Bynw Bynw
Karma: 12
derynifanatic64 derynifanatic64
Karma: 9
Elkhound
Karma: 8
Shiral Shiral
Karma: 9
AnnieUK AnnieUK
Karma: 8

* Online Time

DesertRose DesertRose
123d 9h 1m
Evie Evie
123d 6h 4m
TheDeryni TheDeryni
116d 1h 9m

* Forum Staff

Bynw admin Bynw
Administrator
DesertRose admin DesertRose
Administrator
Evie admin Evie
Administrator
Shiral gmod Shiral
Zipper Sister
Unicorn636 gmod Unicorn636
Requiem
Laurna gmod Laurna
Community Supporter
revanne gmod revanne
Community Supporter
DerynifanK gmod DerynifanK
Community Supporter
gmod Jax
Community Supporter
judywward gmod judywward
Community Supporter
KK gmod KK
Our Queen
gmod Alkari
Community Supporter
AnnieUK gmod AnnieUK
Community Supporter
Jerusha gmod Jerusha
Community Supporter

* Board Stats

  • stats Total Members: 328
  • stats Total Posts: 21898
  • stats Total Topics: 2209
  • stats Total Categories: 14
  • stats Total Boards: 136
  • stats Most Online: 181

* Calendar

July 2019
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 [22] 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31

No calendar events were found.