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#1 Posted by michaeleconomy (13 posts) -

I’m not able to edit wiki pages on mobile, looks like the edit link disappears on snaller width browsers. Is there a workaround other than: use a laptop?

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#2 Posted by Marino (7242 posts) -

That's working as intended. Editing isn't feasible on smaller resolutions.

Also, as stated in your other thread, there isn't a mobile version of the site. The site scales to the size of your screen.

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#3 Posted by michaeleconomy (13 posts) -

Thanks for responding. I know the wikipedia allows editing on mobile. I find it frustrating when i see a small error, and have to go boot up my laptop just to do a small change. I tend to disagree that editing isn’t feasable on mobile, but hey, it’s not my site.

Another related case study is yelp, they initially didn’t allow you to post reviews from a mobile app (i believe the thinking was that users are more ‘careful’ about typos on a ‘real’ computer), but after a couple of years they changed it so you can now add reviews from mobile devices.

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#4 Posted by michaeleconomy (13 posts) -

Another ‘disappearing’ piece of content on mobile is the status field on the user/wiki edits table. From my iphone, i can’t tell if my wiki edits have been accepted, or rejected, etc.

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#5 Posted by iAmJohn (6293 posts) -

@michaeleconomy: If you’re using Chrome, you can use “Request Desktop Site” to make the edit button appear and go to town. However, I think it might only work on tablets.