The profile page reads fine, no problem but individual hubs are so blown up on a small ASUS Android, model:KOOB (ME173X), that it is impossible to read fluently, let alone see the pictures in context. This is even worse in landscape mode.
Could hubs please be made to appear like the profile page on small Android tablets?
While we have made efforts to better the mobile experience for the site, there are still some improvements to be made. We are presently working to better the mobile experience for most mobile devices.
In the meantime, there are a few things you can do to optimize your mobile experience in Android.
I looked up the specs of the Asus device you are using and it appears to match the Nexus 7 pretty closely.
I tested some Hubs using a Nexus7 with the latest version of Android and Chrome and was able to successfully view Hub content with no noticeable rendering issues.
I'm not sure what browser you are using, but you have a few choices to try.
There are Android versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Dolphin available. Some of these browser have a reader mode that better formats web content for the device, so that might be an option.
You can also change the zoom level and may be able to tweak the font size on your browser as well.
Thank you Mathew for your prompt reply.
My device came with its own Chrome version. When I view my own website's pages and other sites' pages on it, there is no problem. Even my profile page on HP renders OK. So it seems to be a specific issue just for the hubs. They appear so large, with like 3 words per line beside a picture! Changing the zoom only makes it bigger! It is definitely something specific to hubs only on HP.
Maybe it is an issue with a specific Hub you are viewing.
Here are screenshots of how I see a Hub in Chrome on a Nexus 7 running Android 4.3 with the screen oriented in both directions.
Is it one of your Hubs? If you can share the title, I can check out the specific Hub.
It's every hub Mathew. Here is what they look like on the ASUS Android, model:KOOB (ME173X):
The URL of the hub shown here is:
http://sue-adams.hubpages.com/hub/your- … your-heart
In contrast, here are 2 pics of my Profile Page on the same device:
Why do the hubs render so much larger than the profile page?
Sorry about the quality, I can't (yet) take screen shots on my new Android.
I looked at that specific Hub on my HTC Thunderbolt and Nexus 7 using Chrome and while I don't get a Hub to render like that on my tablet, it does show similarly on my phone.
Chrome on Nexus 7
Chrome on Android ICS phone
We are currently working to optimize the site for mobile, but in the meantime here are some things to try.
1. Try clicking "menu" in Chrome and choosing "Request desktop site".
http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-574 … r-android/
2. Try a different browser like Firefox or Dolphin.
Also, you can usually take a screenshot holding power and volume down at the same time. It should then save a screenshot to the gallery.
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