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[EP-tech] Re: EPrints and mobile?



+1 to move the render functions out of the core.

On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 4:57 PM, Lizz Jennings <E.Jennings at bath.ac.uk>
wrote:

> If I hadn't already done other things, I'd have tried the Bootstrap module
> - it's effective and a great starting point for institutional branding (I
> put it on a test instance and it just worked).
>
>
> This is an area where bringing render functions out of the core
> functionality of EPrints would be very useful in enabling people to write
> effective responsive styles for EPrints - at the moment David's approach in
> the Bootstrap module is the lightest-weight way of achieving a
> mobile-friendly EPrints that I'm aware of.
>
>
> Lizz
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> *From:* eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk <
> eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk> on behalf of Denis Pitzalis <
> denis.pitzalis at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* 14 January 2016 14:50
> *To:* Eprints Tech Mailing List
> *Subject:* [EP-tech] Re: EPrints and mobile?
>
> Hei guys,
>
> the results using bootstrap module are not bad at all. I have a couple of
> repositories already running. A public one is here:
> http://en.unesco.org/esd-repo/
>
> Denis
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 3:45 PM, Andrew Hercules <
> Andrew.Hercules at ulcc.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>> Hi Nick,
>>
>>
>> Unfortunately, an "out-of-the-box" EPrints instance is not optimised for
>> mobile. The UI is not responsive and in order to make EPrints
>> mobile-friendly, you need to use a responsive framework like Bootstrap,
>> Foundation, or Skeleton.  There is an EPrints Boostrap theme available,
>> which you can download here <https://github.com/eprintsug/bootstrap> -
>> conversely, you can also enable it via the EPrints bazaar.
>>
>>
>> Having worked with the Bootstrap theme before, you will likely want to
>> customise it further as many of the elements have the traditional Bootstrap
>> look and may not be in line with your institution's branding. Also, because
>> some of the changes made by the theme rely on JavaScript manipulating HTML
>> elements and CSS, there is a risk that it could cause a mobile browser to
>> slow down.
>>
>>
>> I hope this helps - feel free to get in touch if you have any other
>> questions.
>>
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>>
>> Andrew
>>
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>> eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk> on behalf of Sheppard, Nick <
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>> *Sent:* 14 January 2016 13:01
>> *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>> *Subject:* [EP-tech] EPrints and mobile?
>>
>>
>> I?m sure it is, but I?ve been asked to comment on whether EPrints is
>> optimised for mobile. Is anyone able to comment?
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>>
>>
>> Nick
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