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[resolved] v2.1 caused blank pages on mobile browsers (4 posts)

  1. sweeper154
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I upgraded the plugin to v2.1 yesterday and noticed that my site would not come up in any mobile browsers (both android and IOS). I was able to restore my plugin folder for Picasa Express X2 to a previous day with my GoDaddy account and that solved the problem. Out of curiosity, I tried the upgrade again and it caused the same issue so I've backed it out to 2.0.6 and it seems to work fine.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/picasa-express-x2/

  2. gjanes
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Version 2.1 introduces the PhotoSwipe library as well as mobile browser detection. In version 2.1, the mobile device detection was handled by an external library which defined a function called "is_mobile_device" in the global scope. I'm guessing this conflicted with something on your site.

    I just released version 2.2 this evening, and included in that update I moved the mobile device detection logic into the class. Hopefully this solves your issue. Let me know after you get a chance to test.

    In addition, if you're using mobile, you should try out the new PhotoSwipe link option.

  3. sweeper154
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks for the update. I updated to 2.2 and it seemed to work. However, I use the "Lightox (External)" option and thought I'd try the "PhotoSwipe" option as you indicated. When I switched, the site came up blank again. So maybe the issue is more specific to PhotoSwipe. I've left 2.2 but changed back to Lightbox since that doesn't cause any issues.

    I appreciate your plugin. It's been working well and gives a nice touch to my site.

  4. gjanes
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    If you end up doing any investigation and discover the cause of the problem, let me know, perhaps there is something that can be modified for it to work better.

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