Closed Bug 969837 Opened 9 years ago Closed 4 years ago

chip.de sends desktop site to Firefox OS

Categories

(Web Compatibility :: Mobile, defect, P5)

defect

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED WONTFIX

People

(Reporter: sezen.guenes, Assigned: karlcow)

References

()

Details

(Whiteboard: [country-de][clientsniff][needscontact])

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.9; rv:28.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/28.0 (Beta/Release)
Build ID: 20140205162153

Steps to reproduce:

I visited chip.de with Firefox OS.


Actual results:

I got a Desktop Website.


Expected results:

I expected a Mobile Website.
The browser detection in this javascript:

http://www.chip.de/js/mobileredirect.js?v=8

fails to detect Firefox OS devices as smartphones.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Whiteboard: [country-de][clientsniff][contactready]
It appears that function is_mobile in the script at http://www.chip.de/js/mobileredirect.js?v=8 is from an outdated version of detectmobilebrowsers.com.

The suggested fix would be to update it with the current version which correctly recognizes Firefox mobile browsers (among others).
The main company seems to be 
http://www.chip-media.de/home.html

Tried to contact someone at Chip.
Assignee: nobody → kdubost
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Whiteboard: [country-de][clientsniff][contactready] → [country-de][clientsniff][sitewait]
Firefox Android, and Chrome Android are still redirected to mobile.
The desktop site is slightly responsive so it gives the impression to work on Firefox OS, but there are still issues. 
The issue is till here. 

no answer from the previous contact switching to needscontact.
Whiteboard: [country-de][clientsniff][sitewait] → [country-de][clientsniff][needscontact]
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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