How can we improve TSR's mobile site?

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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
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    Oh and PMs - if I reply or forward a PM it loses the quote for the PM I'm replying/forwarding....so forwarding is a waste of time and replying to something long can be awkward because you can't see the PM you're replying to.
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Oh yeah, we have got that noted from when you posted the other day.

    There is another piece of work to make the blue header stick like on desktop however, so I wanted to see where that has got to before putting the link back as that will solve the problem?
    No. Please don't do this.
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Oh yeah, we have got that noted from when you posted the other day.

    There is another piece of work to make the blue header stick like on desktop however, so I wanted to see where that has got to before putting the link back as that will solve the problem?
    Either/or - I just want to be able to go back to my homepage when I've read to the end of a thread/page.

    I imagine the forever-header might be a bit of a mixed blessing if you're working on a small screen...
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    I don't like the sound of that header idea. I really miss the old footer too.
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    (Original post by iEthan)
    I don't like the sound of that header idea. I really miss the old footer too.
    You'd think, but then you have constant access to your notifications and the menu to hop around the site much more easily. And it doesn't really take up much space
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    You'd think, but then you have constant access to your notifications and the menu to hop around the site much more easily. And it doesn't really take up much space
    Yeah I suppose!
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    Ooh, I like the sound of that header. It would be quite handy
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    Seconded literally every idea that has been suggested so far - they are all problems that I face when using TSR (excluding the subs one, as far as I know there would now be little benefit in subscribing anyway)

    Don't like the header idea either for small screens, plus links being removed wasn't great.
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    I dont think there should be a quota on the amount of private saved messages you can have as its hard to get in contact with people until they delete their excess messages. U need to do this Edo123 kus otherwise i cant text ya lol
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    (Original post by Juno)
    No. Please don't do this.
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    Either/or - I just want to be able to go back to my homepage when I've read to the end of a thread/page.

    I imagine the forever-header might be a bit of a mixed blessing if you're working on a small screen...
    (Original post by iEthan)
    I don't like the sound of that header idea. I really miss the old footer too.
    Just a thought, what if the header doesn't scroll visibly on mobile, but when you scroll back up it reappears rather than scrolling all the way back to the top of the page? Especially bearing in mind we will soon have infinite scroll, which moved the footer and top of the site potentially miles away from you.
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Just a thought, what if the header doesn't scroll visibly on mobile, but when you scroll back up it reappears rather than scrolling all the way back to the top of the page? Especially bearing in mind we will soon have infinite scroll, which moved the footer and top of the site potentially miles away from you.
    This is a lot better of an idea I think.
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Just a thought, what if the header doesn't scroll visibly on mobile, but when you scroll back up it reappears rather than scrolling all the way back to the top of the page? Especially bearing in mind we will soon have infinite scroll, which moved the footer and top of the site potentially miles away from you.
    That's a better idea. The header isn't needed all of the time but would take up a lot of space on a small screen
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    (Original post by iEthan)
    This is a lot better of an idea I think.
    (Original post by Juno)
    That's a better idea. The header isn't needed all of the time but would take up a lot of space on a small screen
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    Have a more user friendly feature for smileys. Right now you have to open another page and look through for them.
    Also, allow standard emojis as they turn into '???'
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
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    #1) Easier access to text formatting options. I need to go through a wide range of touch-strokes, to finally select my post to a font I want. If I'm quoting someone, then the ritual gets even cumbersome.

    #2) Some pictures embedded by people here occupy way too much screen space (on the phone) and disrupts smooth scrolling. Would be great if those pictures can be compressed or hidden from plain sight.

    #3) If you scroll right to the end, there used to be a "forums" link. I didn't see it a few days ago. Having that back there would be an improvement imo.

    #) Mobile site is better than the full-desktop-site
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    (Original post by UWS)
    Users' profile pages should be a mobile version and not the full version (uses a lot of data).
    This.

    I had to download the app because even with a 4 GB monthly allowance the site was absolutely rinsing my data.
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    > please get rid of the green box and the blue box which keep appearing (it keeps
    refreshing the page which may be making the site a bit laggy on mobile

    > mobile tsr friendly emojis - its a struggle to place my thumbnover the smileys and get them
    in the right place in the text especially if you have large thumbs and a smaller screen
    also some iphone / android emojis aren't recognised and come up as ?'s in boxes

    > glitches are unfortunately the same / similar on mobile as they are online

    > creating a poll and threads are harder to create on the mobile version though this is probably due to a smaller sized screen

    > ads, watched threads, and trends can sometimes get in the way of typing

    I was also going to suggest portrait mode which was more understandable (portrait mode on mobile can be a little confusing as some sub forums can be a little harder to find
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Oh and PMs - if I reply or forward a PM it loses the quote for the PM I'm replying/forwarding....so forwarding is a waste of time and replying to something long can be awkward because you can't see the PM you're replying to.
    This
 
 
 
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