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Solved Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by PlayBeyond on Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:39 pm

Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue
Hello

One of the users on our forum has brought to my attention a problem they are experiencing with their mobile device. I don't use a mobile phone device so i am having trouble finding a solution. Ive searched the forumotion archive and all i found was a solution through the use of widgets but this causes errors in our forums display that i would like to avoid.

Basically the issue is this user has bookmarked the forum to his phone menu but it's appearing as a screenshot. This is the screenshot they sent me of their iPhone menu screen, they would prefer a static icon like the Twitter icon for example:


Is there something i can add to the CSS. file to fix this?

This is our forum - http://madge-tribe.forumotion.com/

PlayBeyond


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Solved Re: Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by Mike on Sat Mar 24, 2012 3:55 pm

Add this to your Templates if you have them, or your homepage message if you dont:

Code:
<link rel="apple-touch-icon-precomposed" href="LINKTOICON" />

if you want it to add gloss automatically use above, without gloss use below:

Code:
<link rel="apple-touch-icon" href="LINKTOICON" />


IMPORTANT

Your icon MUST BE:
57x57 pixels
90 degree corners
Does not have any shine or gloss
Does not use alpha transparency
MUST BE IN PNG FORMAT.
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Solved Re: Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by PlayBeyond on Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:27 pm

Do i delete all the spaces in the code?
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Solved Re: Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by Guest on Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:29 pm

Nope. Just add the code like you see.

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Solved Re: Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by PlayBeyond on Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:39 pm

Coddy wrote:Nope. Just add the code like you see.
Will this also work if i create a HTML or Javascript page with the code pasted in?
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Solved Re: Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by Guest on Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:40 pm

Only works in HTML page. Not in JS one. Very Happy

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Solved Re: Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by Mike on Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:42 pm

Coddy wrote:Only works in HTML page. Not in JS one. Very Happy

it would work in a javascript page.

Just add

Code:
document.write(HTML CODE)
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Solved Re: Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by PlayBeyond on Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:44 pm

Ok, thank you. Ill post back when i have feedback from someone on the forum that it's working. Very good
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Solved Re: Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by Mike on Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:53 pm

just note that they may have to rebookmark it for it to show
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Solved Re: Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by PlayBeyond on Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:43 am

I've just received some feedback that it is working. Thank you for your help. Very good
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Solved Re: Mobile Phone Bookmark Icon Issue

Post by Nera. on Sun Mar 25, 2012 6:25 am

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