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"Forums" button on front page

12-13-2012, 08:38 AM
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"Forums" button on front page

Pressing the "forums" button in the top bar of the front page from my iPhone 4 opens up the same link as the current sponsored app (currently the monster truck one).

Doing the same on my iPad/PC simply takes me to the forums.

Not sure what's going on there, but it's really stupid, especially on a device that force-opens the App Store for you. Hope it's unintentional and an easy fix.

Just to expand: it opens the App Store then, when I come back to Safari, it starts loading the forums with no further input from me, the same way a pop-up would behave.

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12-14-2012, 11:02 AM
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This was unintentional and was due to a DOM tree event bubbling issue, though it's curious why it just, all of a sudden, became a problem.

At any rate, the mobile website has been adjusted in structure to avoid the issue. Please let us know if you find any ill-effects that the fix may have caused the we've not seen. Looks ok from here.



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