Closed Bug 935475 Opened 6 years ago Closed 6 years ago
.com sends desktop version of site
Site: http://www.metacafe.com metacafe.com sends desktop version of site :: Steps To Reproduce Server-side browser sniffing customizes the content sent from the metacafe.com URL. With "Android" in UA string we get a mobile, without a desktop site. (Luckily, videos play fine anyway) :: Expected Result Mobile site :: Actual Result desktop site :: Additional Information Software Version: 1.1 Reporter's User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux i686; rv:25.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/25.0
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Whiteboard: [mobile-compat-form] → [mobile-compat-form][serversniff][contactready]
Whiteboard: [mobile-compat-form][serversniff][contactready] → [mobile-compat-form][serversniff][contactready] [country-us]
Contacted via form on site. I'm working at Mozilla to solve Web Compatibility issues. I'm reporting an issue about your Web site not working properly with Firefox OS (Mozilla). This affects the following site: http://www.metacafe.com Could you put me in contact with the right person in the Communications/Marketing team and/or Technical team in charge of your Web site? The issue is described in detail on the Mozilla bug tracker: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=935475
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Whiteboard: [mobile-compat-form][serversniff][contactready] [country-us] → [mobile-compat-form][serversniff][sitewait] [country-us]
No response, trying Twitter.
Adam, metacafe belongs to Digital Collective Studios. A human contact may help, maybe it will work better. http://www.linkedin.com/in/markheyert1 https://twitter.com/markhhsp
Thanks Karl. Trying twitter: https://twitter.com/MozWebCompat/status/468804044983922688
Hey guys, I'm Mike Flynn, VP of Tech @ Collective Digital Studio / Metacafe. Looks like we need to add a string to Metacafe's mobile discovery code?
Hi Mike! Thanks for the quick response. Yes Firefox OS is not being detected as a mobile browser. The user agent string looks something like: Mozilla/5.0 (Mobile; rv:28.0) Gecko/28.0 Firefox/28.0 and the recommended way to detect is by searching for the string "Mobi". If you need any help let us know. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Browser_detection_using_the_user_agent#OS
No problem, I'll dive in track this down ASAP. I'll confirm back on this thread once we've released the change.
Just deployed a change, and you now get the mobile experience when you have a user agent like the example above. If there's anything else you need, feel free to shoot me an email or hit me up on Twitter directly: @mikeflynn_
Wow that was fast. I'm getting the mobile site on both my devices. Thanks for the help Mike, we really appreciate it!
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
No problem at all! We're pretty quick around here! ...now I just need to get a Firefox OS phone to play with!
(In reply to Mike Flynn from comment #11) > ...now I just need to get a Firefox OS phone to play with! :) A few suggestions: * in Firefox Web Developer Tools (Menu Tools -> Web Developer -> App Manager) At the bottom there is "Start Simulator" (you might have to install a package for the first time) It creates a window for testing sites and apps. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Firefox_OS_Simulator * For actual devices. Countries and availability https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/os/devices/ Developer device coming soon https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox_OS/Developer_phone_guide/Flame
Product: Tech Evangelism → Web Compatibility
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