KB User's Guide - Site Pref Tab - Mobile View CSS

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The mobile view of the KnowledgeBase (KB) allows for optimized viewing on devices with smaller screens.

Go to KB Admin Tools > SitePref Tab > Mobile View CSS 

Here is a summary of how the Mobile View works:

  • A Full View and Mobile View toggle is placed on each KB page. In Full View the Mobile link is at the bottom of the page in the footer section. In Mobile View the Full View button is at the top of the page. The user can toggle between Full and Mobile View in any browser at any time. Subsequent page views will remain in the selected view until the user toggles to the alternate view.
  • By default, Mobile View is loaded on iPhones, iPod Touches, Androids, Blackberries, and other smart phones. Desktops, Laptops, iPads and other Tablets load the Mobile View by default.
  • Unlike many other mobile web sites, our KnowledgeBase (KB) does not have a different URL for mobile view. It's the same URL, just with different viewing options.
  • KB Site Administrators have three options for Mobile view image display (KB Admin Tools > SitePref -> Mobile View CSS > CSS for Mobile View screen:

    1. Default Mobile View CSS (read only)
    2. Internal Site Mobile CSS - you may upload a custom CSS file or customize the default CSS in the space provided.
    3. External Site Mobile CSS - you may upload a custom CSS file or customize the default CSS in the space provided.
    4. Note: The Default Mobile View option dynamically resizes any image wider than 200 px, saves a version that is 200 px wide into the same image directory with a prefix "Adapted4MobileView_" in the file name. When the resized image is displayed, a (+) sign link appears; the user can click on it to view the original images. Supported image formats include jpg, gif, and png. The format bmp is not supported, so documents with bmp files may need to be cleaned up.





Keywords:mobile site version Adapted4MobileView   Doc ID:18778
Owner:Teresa A.Group:KB User's Guide
Created:2011-06-08 18:00 CSTUpdated:2016-10-31 15:37 CST
Sites:KB User's Guide
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