CSS and "media query" -- smartphone vs desktop
tim at timil.com
Tue Oct 25 13:18:58 BST 2016
In article <20161025101401.GB2721 at kyllikki.org>,
Vincent Sanders <vince at netsurf-browser.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 10:47:45AM +0100, Jim Nagel wrote:
> > Any chance of Netsurf's CSS handling being extended a bit to support
> > "media query"?
> It has been on our list of "important" things to do for some
> considerable time now. We know what needs to be done and how  but
> as usual development time is limited and noone has yet had time to
> work on the feature.
> > Reason I ask is that I want to rejig my various websites (including
> > Archive's) so that (among other things) they will be readable on
> > smartphone screens as well as desktop screens.
I find that this meta tag immediately fixes lots of issues without having
to come up with a new CSS file for each and every device.
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
The viewport meta tag doesn't fix everything but is a good interim
measure until you have time to do things 'properly'.
web sites * multimedia * training
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