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NPF now has a new version of the website which is designed for smartphones with small screens!

Viewing the NPF website on a smartphone in your hand was painful in the past because the site pages would not fit on the screen! But you can now celebrate with me the new NPF Smartphone version of the site!

2012 is the year when desktop computers will really decline and people will start reading emails and viewing websites on their smartphones to such a degree that a NPF Smartphone version of the site is required!

If you visit NPF on your smartphone, you will automatically be served up the new version of the site. This is true for the news, magazine and resource sections of the site. The forum, photo gallery and concerts are not yet mobile friendly but being worked on.

Feedback Please!

Anyway, could you please do me a favour and visit NPF on your smartphone and give me some feedback like the below with device being used and details of your experience?


Device: Nokia N8
Able to see mobile site?: Yes
Any noticeable errors?: No
Feedback: Convenient and easier to see than the main desktop computer site on small screen.
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Good idea Keith. It didn't work too well for me I'm 'fraid :(

Phone: ZTE Blade (running Android)
Able to see mobile site?: No.
Any noticeable errors?: N/A
Feedback: Didn't automatically redirect me so I can't add anything else to this just now .
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Don't be afraid! :lol:

Did you just see the normal website?
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:shock:

Yes, the regular site showed up. I cleared out the cache just in case it was that but still no joy. As a test, I went to the full address of another forum I sometimes look at and which has a mobile site. It still worked.
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Interesting. Is anyone else having problems seeing the mobile site on their phone??
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Works good on my iPad!

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Thanks for the feedback, Chris.

Keep the feedback coming! Need to know about as many devices as possible. Who has a Samsung....
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Works fine for me Keith :D using a Sony Ericsson Experia X8
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Good to hear it is working, thanks for the feedback.

Please keep it coming. :D
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Nice!.....all good on iPhone 4 Keith!
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Which version of iphone? Old? New? Hopefully all!
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Works fine on both iPhone 4S & 3S
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Thanks for the feedback. It seems to be working for people except for snifferdog for some reason.

Snifferdog, perhaps there is network caching on your service provider's network. Perhaps give it another go over the next few days after clearing your cache and, in particular, cookies. I think the software uses cookies to determine the version of the site you see.
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Will do. I have been visiting the regular site on my phone so perhaps there is still oddness in there :)
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Keith Jordan wrote:NPF now has a new version of the website which is designed for smartphones with small screens!

Viewing the NPF website on a smartphone in your hand was painful in the past because the site pages would not fit on the screen! But you can now celebrate with me the new NPF Smartphone version of the site!

2012 is the year when desktop computers will really decline and people will start reading emails and viewing websites on their smartphones to such a degree that a NPF Smartphone version of the site is required!

If you visit NPF on your smartphone, you will automatically be served up the new version of the site. This is true for the news, magazine and resource sections of the site. The forum, photo gallery and concerts are not yet mobile friendly but being worked on.

Feedback Please!

Anyway, could you please do me a favour and visit NPF on your smartphone and give me some feedback like the below with device being used and details of your experience?


Device: Nokia N8
Able to see mobile site?: Yes
Any noticeable errors?: No
Feedback: Convenient and easier to see than the main desktop computer site on small screen.
I'm not sure if I've got it on my iPad. Is there a special link on the home page when you go to it on a mobile device. Or does it just kick in automatically on phones and pads?