Category: IOS Tips

  • Finally iOS 10 lets you play videos inline!

    Finally iOS 10 lets you play videos inline!

    As a web developer, a constant frustration has been Apple’s decision to basically hijack any video player and play the video through their full-screen player. I mean I get the reasoning, especially with the first iPhones. The screen was so small that watching an inline video or using touch controls at that size could be […]

  • IOS Tip: Maximizing your screen space with Minimal-UI

    IOS Tip: Maximizing your screen space with Minimal-UI

    In the olden iOS 6 days, on an iPhone you could trigger the Safari browser to hide the URL bar by telling the your website to scroll one pixel when it loads. This would kickstart the Safari browser’s built-in behavior to minimize the URL bar once you started interacting with the page.

  • IOS tip: Add a Smart App Banner To Your Website

    IOS tip: Add a Smart App Banner To Your Website

    So you tried to get by with just a mobile-optimized version of your site, but it wasn’t cutting it and you built an app. How do you let iPhone users know you even have an app? Companies have tried pretty much everything under the sun and 99% of them are annoying as hell. Thankfully with […]