I’m looking at you, Pinterest
Has there ever been a web site with a mobile version, ever, that isn’t terrible?
Things I certainly would never want to do, according to mobile web site designers:
- Zoom in/out.
- Use half the features on the site.
- Go to the page I was linked to, and not the home page.
- See the page at all, and not some full screen ad.
- Get the desktop version of the site, even when I select it.
I really can’t think of a single web site in existence where the mobile version isn’t an abomination.
Wikipedia is a great choice. I’ve still had to switch to the desktop
version occasionally, but the mobile version is clearly usable.
That is part of the “mobile spec” – go to the settings of your mobile browser and look under accessibility; there should be an option to force zoom.
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