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header and footer flashing on mobile when scrolling

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Hi,

I have a site here:

http://www.cmspipe.com/dev

On mobile, when you scroll up and down the footer and header seem to flash. Any ideas what is causing this?

Thanks
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by:Randy Poole
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I'm using a Windows phone 8.1 Nokia and I am not seeing the problem.
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by:Rob Jurd, EE MVE
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I tested on my Android 4.3 phone on Chrome, Firefox, Opera and the built-in browser and the only effect I noticed was the background image (of the blue boot?) resizing as you scroll down.  This could be the flash you're talking about?
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by:coolispaul
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its happening on my samsung galaxy and it happens on iphone aswell i believe.

The resizing of the bg image is a seperate issue actually.

When you scroll down, then scroll back to the top the header flickers back into place. (same with footer) Do you not see that?

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by:Rob Jurd, EE MVE
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Nope, I don't see that on my galaxy s3 but it definitely does it on my iPad.

Are you using a css framework? I would highly recommend bootstrap http://getbootstrap.com
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by:coolispaul
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i'm not using a framework on this site actually, but yeah bootstrap is cool

Any ideas why it flashes?

Ta
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Rob Jurd, EE MVE earned 500 total points
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Also try changing the viewport meta tag

from:
<meta name='viewport' content='width=device-width, user-scalable=no'>

to:
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

the viewport does strange things on iOS
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hmm no effect on changing that

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Did you fix this as I can no longer access the dev site.
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