Closed Bug 1001443 Opened 8 years ago Closed 4 years ago

instructables.com sends desktop site to Firefox OS

Categories

(Web Compatibility :: Mobile, defect, P5)

All
Gonk (Firefox OS)
defect

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED WONTFIX

People

(Reporter: hsteen, Assigned: adamopenweb, Mentored)

References

()

Details

(Whiteboard: [country-us][sitewait][serversniff])

This site intends to send a mobile site to mobile browsers, but fails to detect Firefox OS devices as smartphones. See the HTTP traffic analysis below for details:

Firefox Android and Safari on iPhone are redirected to http://m.instructables.com/, Firefox OS not redirected

Selected HTTP response headers (Firefox OS, Firefox on Android, Safari on iPhone):

Response for: 'Mozilla/5.0 (Mobile; rv:30) Gecko/30 Firefox/30'
Response Status: 200
content-length: 72384
content-type: text/html; charset=UTF-8

Response for: 'Mozilla/5.0 (Android; Mobile; rv:26.0) Gecko/26.0 Firefox/26.0'
Response Status: 301
content-length: 0
location: http://m.instructables.com/

Response for: 'Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 6_0 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/536.26 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/6.0 Mobile/10A5376e Safari/8536.
Response Status: 301
content-length: 0
location: http://m.instructables.com/
Adam, Mike used Twitter for bug 944767 and they were helpful - maybe this is easy? :)
^^^ Mike. If you had email contacts or something.
Flags: needinfo?(miket)
I did not get an email (at least I can't find it right now), but they were very responsive via twitter: https://twitter.com/miketaylr/status/423648871655301121
Thanks guys, trying to reach on twitter:
https://twitter.com/MozWebCompat/status/474349651630780416
Assignee: nobody → astevenson
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Whiteboard: [country-us][contactready][mentor=hsteen][serversniff] → [country-us][sitewait][mentor=hsteen][serversniff]
Mentor: hsteen
Whiteboard: [country-us][sitewait][mentor=hsteen][serversniff] → [country-us][sitewait][serversniff]
No response so far.
Issue still exists on FFOS. Trying once more on Twitter https://twitter.com/AdamOpenWeb/status/496597538070609920
Priority: -- → P5
Closing as we are not working on Firefox OS anymore.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Product: Tech Evangelism → Web Compatibility
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