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Possibly,if i ask them nicely,but they are getting p***sed off too,now..:/
jinx57 @ 04/08/2017 20:39  

Possibly fixed!
Please try now and let me know.
More information in your PMs
Matt @ 08/08/2017 00:06  

Ok this time I HAVE fixed it, I'm about 68% sure :-D

No seriously, I got my hands on a Crapple Mini, very old one, and did some testing.
I noticed when opening Jinx's profile it was slooow But, it did work, just slowly, very slowly.

I then edited the code to show only a maximum of 200 photos. Then when I refreshed the page, it worked fine.

The problem seems to be that Apple is just crap, as always. It cannot handle Jinx's 1,000 or so photos. Downloading that many thumbnails just killed caused it to struggle.

But... the browser (Safari) should not even be downloading ALL the photos. Or so it was programmed. It should only download the thumbnails for the profile photos album. Then thumbnails for other albums should only download when you select them albums.

Buuuuuut, as usual, Safari/Apple don't support web features that are over a year old. Even in the very latest Safari version. So I could advise to update your browser, but it would make no difference.

I have, however, been able to change some of the scripts to give a similar effect. It's no miracle solution and on Safari you're always going to get a poorer experience (not my fault, it's just Safari doesn't support modern web standards).

On this Crapple Mini (from about 6 or 7 years ago) I can now browse profiles ok, even Jinx's. However, it's still a poor quality device, so if I was to open every single album on Jinx's profile then it would start to get slower and slower until it's not usable.

The ultimate solution: Install Chrome!!!!!!

But for those who have been having problems opening Jinx's profile, please can you try again for me?
Note: I've only fixed the NEW website. And that took me long enough. I cannot simple copy/paste the fix over to the old website sadly.
Direct link:
Matt @ 12/08/2017 13:59  

Awww Matty Boss Man, you have been busy. All that makes sense n sure Jinx n his fanclub will be happy bunnies the noo. I have the 'odd one or two' pix on me profile n know that some folk were experiencing probs viewing too. Thanks again!
Catkins @ 13/08/2017 07:04  

If they can view all the gory details, i may have considerably fewer 'happy bunny' fan-ettes...perhaps it's the 'Man Of Mystery ' bit they go for....hmmm
jinx57 @ 13/08/2017 21:54  

Hi guys, just trying to get back into things after my hols.
Was this issue resolved now for you? Did anyone test it for me from their Crapple devices?
Matt @ 05/09/2017 08:56  

So I finally have an iPhone (I feel dirty).

It's a tiny old one but with the latest IOS installed.

I can view everyone's profile just fine, including mine, Jinx's, and Catkins.

Last week I tested with a friend's iphone and that failed every time.

Now i Need to find the difference between the 2 phones and will see if I can figure out why some iPhones don't work and some do
Matt @ 13/10/2017 08:31  

Matt, I have tried to find your link to the mobile app as seen in your 'screen capture' but it does not show on my iPhone 6S Plus!?!
555byker @ 13/10/2017 10:00  

Managed to see jinx’s profile from my iPhone at long last lol
She11 @ 16/10/2017 22:22  

555byker - not every browser supports it yet. I've just realised that it's only supported in Firefox, Chrome and Opera. You can follow the status here:

Well, that's kinda gonna help. Service Workers are not entirely it. Your browser could support service workers and still not give you the button for "progressive web app" installation.

It's just that Apple is behind with everything as usual (link above demonstrates it nicely. Chrome has had this feature on Android for years).

Google "Progressive Web App IOS" for news. For example:

Seems Apple started work on it in August haha.

Tip: Stop using Apple ;-)

She11 - Did you upgrade to IOS? I'm curious if anyone with IOS 10 can view Jinx's profile.

FYI, 2.97% of people on BikerMatch use IOS 11, 1.33% use IOS 10, and 1.64% use IOS 9. So there's no need to panic, Jinx.
Matt @ 16/10/2017 23:24  

This is another one that needs to be supported (but isn't) for the App icon to work:

Again - stop using Crapple :-D
Matt @ 16/10/2017 23:26  

Yes Matt on ISO 11
She11 @ 17/10/2017 12:49  

iphone playing up again
Says I've viewed someone 119 times!
Panuno @ 17/10/2017 13:39  

Me? Panic?Nah?Rant ,stamp feet maybe...but negatory on the panicky stuff...i reserve that for 1st dates....heehee :)...oh by the way,the emoticons link i have won't let me copy/paste onto forum posts on here....poo :(
jinx57 @ 17/10/2017 18:08  

Not that it has anything to do with Apple....just saying for feedback purposes..x
jinx57 @ 17/10/2017 18:09  

Right.... I've spent at least 10 hours today investigating this damn Apple issue. Going around in circles, completely not understanding what the hell is going on. I have an iPhone which works fine and an iPad which doesn't.

After finally giving up I decided to search online. And, low and behold.... it's a BUG!!

In Apple/Safari/IOS.

More info here:

I am trying to find a workaround. But, basically, IOS cannot handle large pages. :-( Pathetic
Matt @ 19/10/2017 20:19  

Good news and bad news....

Good news: I can 'fix' all our profiles by disabling compression on the ENTIRE site.

Bad news: Doing that causes Google to punish us for not having an efficient site :-( Drops our Google rating from 95% mobile-friendly to just 52% (with a big red warning saying to enable compression).

Dammit, now I have to choose between the lesser of 2 evils. And why? Because Apple is a pile of shit as always!
Matt @ 19/10/2017 20:42  

Is this sorted now then .....I can view Jinx’ profile using my iPad (iOS 11.0.3) with no issue, straight there, full profile and photos etc
Openspaces @ 28/10/2017 20:13  

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