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Mobile-friendly search pages being rolled out

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Mobile-friendly search pages being rolled out

Posted: 20 Dec 2012 11:42AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi all,

Some of you may have noticed that we've begun rolling out a more "mobile-friendly" layout for our search pages. The pages are being made "smart". That is, if the browser window is smaller than the full size screen for which the site is designed, we will adjust the layout of the page so it is easier to read and use.

We rolled out the first few pages this week including the search page (search.ancestry.com, the category pages (e.g., Census & Voter Lists), and the search results pages.

We will be updating the other major pages, such as the record page, single database search pages (e.g., 1940 Census) as part of a future release.

If you want to see what the different layouts look like, you can resize your browser window and see how the page changes based on the size of the window. Just rememeber not all pages support this functionality.

John
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
tripthrutime 20 Dec 2012 6:42PM GMT 
ginglish1 20 Dec 2012 9:03PM GMT 
tripthrutime 20 Dec 2012 9:13PM GMT 
mbmjlm 21 Dec 2012 4:09AM GMT 
talbotrail 21 Dec 2012 4:18AM GMT 
ginglish1 21 Dec 2012 12:31PM GMT 
tripthrutime 21 Dec 2012 4:46PM GMT 
ginglish1 21 Dec 2012 5:48PM GMT 
nancy_bryant 23 Dec 2012 12:42AM GMT 
mbmjlm 21 Dec 2012 4:06AM GMT 
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