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Kenny

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Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« on: Jan 11, 2014, 20:50:49 »
The Login link of the home page isn't presented on a mobile device version of the website and I can't find a login link anywhere else on the site. When I attempt to access the members area I get an error message telling me I have to log in first but it doesn't give me a log in option.

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Re: Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« Reply #1 on: Jan 11, 2014, 23:31:10 »
On the home page there's a login link in the sidebar, which should be presented somewhere even on mobile devices, most likely right at the end of the page. It certainly appears on my phone's browser, and I can log in using it...

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Re: Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« Reply #2 on: Jan 12, 2014, 05:07:44 »
On my Android mobile and table (both using Firefox) there is no sidebar.

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Re: Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« Reply #3 on: Jan 12, 2014, 08:11:50 »
Not even appended to the end of the page (so it's more a page footer than a sidebar)?

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Re: Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« Reply #4 on: Jan 12, 2014, 09:31:25 »
It works on my Nexus .....  :lol:

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Re: Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« Reply #5 on: Jan 12, 2014, 20:02:26 »
Interesting. If I put the tablet in landscape mode the sidebar appears but in portrait mode there is no way to access the sidebar. I can't even resize the page to show it.

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Re: Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« Reply #6 on: Jan 13, 2014, 00:16:33 »
Hmmm. I'll have a burrow and see whether I can reproduce the problem at home.

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Re: Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« Reply #7 on: Jan 13, 2014, 07:47:55 »
Ok. I've flipped a setting. Please try again.

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Re: Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« Reply #8 on: Jan 13, 2014, 12:34:16 »
Login visible only after pressing the 'FULL' button.

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Re: Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« Reply #9 on: Jan 13, 2014, 13:21:56 »
Well, at least it is visible one way...

The theme has a mobile devices "smart" setting which had defaulted to "hide sidebars" so I've flipped it, and now it's supposed to be showing them, but I guess the behaviour is being tailored to its understanding of the particular device's capabilities. My old phone is so old it probably decided on the "dumb" setting, which happens to work quite well...

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Re: Can't log into OAS website from mobile device
« Reply #10 on: Jan 13, 2014, 15:17:19 »
I can login as normal below title bar portrait or landscape.
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