Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

PF mobile in opera issue

  1. Mar 9, 2011 #1

    rock.freak667

    User Avatar
    Homework Helper

    I've read the forum announcements and I see that there is now a PF mobile for the mobile version of browsers. However, is there any way for me to use Opera on my laptop and get the normal desktop version of the site back?


    (Currently I am on my laptop seeing the mobile version of PF in Opera)
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 9, 2011 #2

    Greg Bernhardt

    User Avatar

    Staff: Admin

    how about now?
     
  4. Mar 9, 2011 #3

    rock.freak667

    User Avatar
    Homework Helper

    Nope, same PF Mobile page coming up.

    Link showing it: http://img823.imageshack.us/i/84463683.jpg/
     
  5. Mar 9, 2011 #4

    jack action

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    I had the same problem.

    Here's what I did:

    • right-click a page while browsing the site and select "Edit site preferences"
    • select the "network" tab
    • At "browser identification", select "Identify as Firefox" (or any other that will work for you)
    • Reload the page

    Every time you'll come back to that site (and that site only), Opera will present itself as the chosen browser. You won't need to ever think about it.

    More info here: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.00/en/network.html
    And here: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.01/en/preferences.html#site

    It happens often on websites that don't consider Opera when programming their pages. Too bad, because Opera is the best browser I ever used.
     
  6. Mar 9, 2011 #5

    rock.freak667

    User Avatar
    Homework Helper

    Thanks jack, that worked quite well.
     
  7. Mar 9, 2011 #6

    Borek

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    But obviously it is a systematic problem. I guess for some reason PF thinks Opera always means Opera mobile or mini Opera or whatever it is called. We have Opera installed on three computers, PF is not displayed correctly on neither of them.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Similar Discussions: PF mobile in opera issue
  1. PF Mobile (Replies: 6)

  2. PF mobile app (Replies: 2)

  3. New PF mobile skin! (Replies: 2)

  4. New PF Mobile App (Replies: 4)

Loading...