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Realizing it's been a long time since

2024-03-02 19:10:02.820082+01 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Realizing it's been a long time since my last Flutterby redesign, like pre the popularity of tablets and web browsing cell phones, and I should see how people are doing the comments sidebar on mobile devices and the right CSS incantations to make that work...

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#Comment Re: Realizing it's been a long time since made: 2024-03-02 23:21:58.790541+01 by: spc476 [edit history]

On my blog, the two columns use the float: property to float left or right. Then, in the CSS file, I have:

@media screen and (max-device-width: 736px),
        screen and (max-width: 736px)
    margin:     .5em;
    padding:    0;

This moves the left and right sidebars to below the main content.

I had to add the following to my HTML template in the <HEAD> section:

<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

And that's pretty much all I did to support tablets and cell phones.

#Comment Re: Realizing it's been a long time since made: 2024-03-04 01:13:34.250901+01 by: Dan Lyke

Yeah, I need to do something similar. My front page has the first day in one block, then the right sidebar, then subsequent days, because when I laid it out my concern was that it be usable in Lynx. So I just need to juggle the right alternate for that.

And make the colors react to system settings. I used to do that through a cookie, but that code is long gone.

#Comment Re: Realizing it's been a long time since made: 2024-03-04 08:30:22.955923+01 by: spc476 [edit history]

On my blog, physically, the days come first, then the right hand picture, then the left side, which makes it nice for Lynx. Also, on phones, the width is such that the blocks that normally float left and right, flow below the entries.

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