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Is Safari on iOS 6 caching $.ajax results?

Since the upgrade to iOS 6, we are seeing Safari's web view take the liberty of caching $.ajax calls. This is in the context of a PhoneGap application so it is using the Safari WebView. Our $.ajax cal...
170
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8answers
292700 views

How to recognize touch events using jQuery in Safari for iPad? Is it possible?

Is it possible to recognize touch events on the iPad's Safari browser using jQuery? I used mouseOver and mouseOut events in a web application. Are there any similar events for the iPad's Safari brow...
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10answers
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How to check if an app is installed from a web-page on an iPhone?

I want to create a web-page, a page that will redirect an iPhone to the app-store if the iPhone does not have the application installed, but if the iPhone has the app installed I want it to open the a...
303
votes
24answers
206754 views

How to disable phone number linking in Mobile Safari?

Safari on iPhone automatically creates links for strings of digits that appear to the telephone numbers. I am writing a web page containing an IP address, and Safari is turning that into a phone numb...
283
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8answers
114299 views

UIWebView open links in Safari

I have a very simple UIWebView with content from my application bundle. I would like any links in the web view to open in Safari instead of in the web view. Is this possible?
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6answers
62119 views

Mobile Safari Autofocus text field

In Mobile Safari I am unable to focus onto a text field after setting a delay period. I'm attaching some example code showcasing the issue. If, onclick of the button, you trigger .focus(), everything ...
95
votes
6answers
135487 views

Javascript for "Add to Home Screen" on iPhone?

Is it possible to use Javascript to emulate the Add to Home Screen option in Mobile Safari's bookmark menu? Something similar to IE's window.external.AddFavorite(location.href, document.title); possi...
139
votes
10answers
76927 views

iPad Safari scrolling causes HTML elements to disappear and reappear with a delay

I'm currently developing a web app using html5 and jQuery for iPad Safari. I'm running into a problem wherein large scroll areas cause the elements that are offscreen to appear after a delay when I sc...
66
votes
13answers
106584 views

Fixed positioning in Mobile Safari

Is it possible to position an element fixed relative to the viewport in Mobile Safari? As many have noted, position: fixed doesn't work, but Gmail just came out with a solution that almost is what I w...
84
votes
10answers
66409 views

:active pseudo-class doesn't work in mobile safari

In Webkit on iPhone/iPad/iPod, specifying styling for an :active pseudo-class for an <a> tag doesn't trigger when you tap on the element. How can I get this to trigger? Example code: <style&...

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