How can I prevent a page from resizing when accessed by a mobile device?

Head out to http://www.countryshowdown.com/sir.php. If you click on the Internet Radio graphic, you'll get the player in a pop up window that's been resized.

I want to include in the header of that page some code that would prevent a browser from attempting to resize that page and reduce it to a tiny little thumbnail in the upper left hand corner of one's mobile device.

How do I do that?
brucegustPHP DeveloperAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

COBOLdinosaurCommented:
Yet another "I'm going to control the user" question.  You can screw around with scripting to disrupt user controls, but in the end for most users; if they don't have control they will just close it or the popup will just be blocked because users have just about zero tolerance for this kind of nonsense.

Cd&
0
nickinthoozCommented:
My answer to you would be to open the player in a shadowbox
0
Chris HarteThaumaturgeCommented:
To expand on the answer given by  COBOLdinosaur, it is MY device I will tell YOU how it is going to display. Any arguments to the contrary and I will take my browsing elsewhere. Keep your nasty Microsoft habits to yourself.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Ray PaseurCommented:
+1 for the answers from COBOLdinosaur and MunterMan.  Don't even think in these terms.  Instead go with the idea of "what does the client want?"
0
brucegustPHP DeveloperAuthor Commented:
I guess I didn't ask the question correctly. I was able to accomplish what needed to be done as far as routing my user to a mobile friendly dynamic with another site and I'll just use that approach.

Basically, I'm routing my mobile device user to a different directory where my stylesheet is making the necessary adjustments so they're not looking at links that appear microscopic. The site that I'm referring to is http://brucegust.com/lavergnesmiles/. It will render differently on a smart phone than it will on a desktop based on a php script that's situated in the header.

Apparently it's a very common and effective practice and given the passion that accompanied the responses to this question, I apologize if I framed it incorrectly.

Thanks!
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
CSS

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.