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for us on the move webOS

Postby tunebud » Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:03 pm

I am on the move alot more these days as is so many others. I use my smartphone more and more I find it better than lugging around a laptop. Okay I will use the term 'there is an app for that.' some websites have even have a mobil view. I would like to suggest it for CMX. I don't know all th ins and outs of doing it but it sure would make it nice for lil ole me. I have webOS 1.4.1.1. And 2.0. Is soon to come for me.

any thought on taking this site to the next level ?
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Re: for us on the move webOS

Postby battye » Thu Jun 03, 2010 4:02 am

My iPhone displays CMX perfectly, but I am not familiar with Web OS. Is that for the Palm Pre?

Something which caught my eye recently was this iPhone app - http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/phpbb-fo ... 12414?mt=8 - maybe the same developer has written an App for Palm?
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Re: for us on the move webOS

Postby Rat » Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:34 am

There are apparently scripts to adapt phpBB forums for mobile devices. One of them, called phpbbWapGate can be found at http://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=224847 but I have no idea if it's any good and was written for phpBB v2. I don't know if there is an up to date version either.
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Re: for us on the move webOS

Postby tunebud » Thu Jun 03, 2010 4:25 pm

yes is a palm phone but it is the pixi model.
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Re: for us on the move webOS

Postby battye » Thu Jun 03, 2010 4:50 pm

Tune, which pages aren't rendering correctly for you? I'm still unsure what can be done to improve the theme for mobiles, as I only have experience with the iPhone and not any Palm phones, but if you can point out the things you have difficulty doing it will put me on the right track :)

Rat wrote:There are apparently scripts to adapt phpBB forums for mobile devices. One of them, called phpbbWapGate can be found at http://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=224847 but I have no idea if it's any good and was written for phpBB v2. I don't know if there is an up to date version either.


You must have had that link bookmarked Rat, we haven't had the forums in the /phpBB/ directory for years :)
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Re: for us on the move webOS

Postby tunebud » Fri Jun 04, 2010 10:23 am

I don't know if format would be the right word. Guess getting a few pics. Would help when I get the chance I willl.

the size of the fourm is to small to read. When you drag it out to a larger size then it is long huge scroll left to right. Some sites I look at a doubel tap on the screen will bring the text up to a correct size to read without haveing to do that. If that makes any sense.
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Re: for us on the move webOS

Postby Rat » Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:41 pm

battye wrote:You must have had that link bookmarked Rat, we haven't had the forums in the /phpBB/ directory for years :)


No sir, I found the link in the forums after doing a google search for phpBB and CMS.
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Re: for us on the move webOS

Postby tunebud » Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:50 pm

http://www.html5rocks.com/en/mobile/mobifying.html

Powered by Mobify:

this is what is at the bottom of most pages that load and looks correct without the pinch modifications.
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