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Forum Spy on Chrome for iOS

Discussion in 'Site and Forum Feedback' started by SandboxGeneral, Jul 1, 2012.

  1. macrumors demi-god

    SandboxGeneral

    #1
    While using Chrome for iOS and clicking on a thread, username and forum link from the Forum Spy, causes Chrome to open a new tab with only the "About:Blank" address and nothing more. I have to press and hold the link and tell Chrome to "Open in a new tab" in order to get the link to load properly.

    This is on the full MacRumors site, the mobile MacRumors site in Chrome seems to work just fine.

    I don't know if there is something that can be adjusted in the vBulletin or not, or if this is strictly a Chrome issue.
     
  2. macrumors demi-god

    MacDawg

    #2
    Same for me, makes it pretty useless, so I opted back to iCab
     
  3. macrumors P6

    dukebound85

    #3
    Forum spy and mobile chrome

    Forum spy does not work when opening a link on mobile chrome. All that happens is a new tab pops up with nothing.

    It was working a few days ago but hasn't lately, even with a reinstall of the app, iPhone reboot, etc

    Anyone else experiencing this?
     
  4. macrumors 601

    sammich

    #4
    Yup, happens here. Moderately annoying but I don't use Chrome unless specifically to get certain desktop versions of sites.
     
  5. macrumors 604

    wordoflife

    #5
    Links that are included in messages such as
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/

    won't load when clicked in chrome for iOS ... at least in my experience.

    It's extremely annoying. Like why even bother having it, then?
     
  6. arn
    macrumors god

    arn

    Staff Member

    #6

    Fixed.

    arn
     
  7. macrumors demi-god

    SandboxGeneral

    #7
    I'm not seeing the fix on my end. I've waited several hours thinking I should wait for the changes to propagate, cleared the cache, browsing history and refreshed. Also killed Chrome in the multi-task bar too.

    Should I wait longer or is there anything else I can do on my end?
     
  8. macrumors 68030

    Darth.Titan

    #8
    Not fixed for me either.
     
  9. macrumors 601

    sammich

    #9
    Can't remember which didn't work, but the mobile version of the spy now loads threads, but the desktop version of spy doesn't (again, just the about:blank).

    Also, why didn't I get the quote notification for the above?
     
  10. macrumors demi-god

    SandboxGeneral

    #10
    I didn't have any problems with the mobile site, just the full site.

    The quote notifications has been spotty the last couple of weeks I've noticed.
     
  11. macrumors 604

    wordoflife

    #11
    Links in posts still aren't Working for me. I think it's a chrome problem
     
  12. macrumors P6

    dukebound85

    #12
    It worked for a bit but has manifested again
     
  13. macrumors demi-god

    SandboxGeneral

    #13
    So, Chrome on the Galaxy Nexus with Jelly Bean seems to open these aforementioned links just fine. But Chrome on my iPad still throws the About:Blank pages.
     
  14. macrumors demi-god

    SandboxGeneral

    #14
    Arn, is there any chance of revisiting this?
     
  15. macrumors demi-god

    SandboxGeneral

    #15
    I just opened Chrome on iPad again after a long sabbatical and found that it seems the About:Blank issue is gone.

    Tapping links from the Spy are opening properly for me at this moment. Yay! :)
     

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