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EXT: Mobile devices detection

Author:Christopher
Created:2010-12-18T19:57:23
Changed:2012-11-02T10:52:39.670000000
Classification:px_mobiledetect
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Keywords:smartphone detection, tablet detection, mobile device detection, forDevelopers, forAdmins
Author:Documentation Team
Email:documentation@typo3.org
Language:en

img-1 img-2 EXT: Mobile devices detection

Extension Key: px_mobiledetect

Language: en

Version: 1.0.0

Keywords: smartphone detection, tablet detection, mobile device detection, forDevelopers, forAdmins

Copyright 2012, Alexander Tretyak, <Alexander.Tretyak@pixabit- interactive.de>

This document is published under the Open Content License

available from http://www.opencontent.org/opl.shtml

The content of this document is related to TYPO3

- a GNU/GPL CMS/Framework available from www.typo3.org

Table of Contents

`EXT: Mobile devices detection 1 <#__RefHeading__5708_1738894311>`_

`Introduction 3 <#__RefHeading__5710_1738894311>`_

What does it do? 3

`Users manual 4 <#__RefHeading__467_413120346>`_

Brief overview 4

Example 4

Important note 4

`Configuration 5 <#__RefHeading__31515_818911409>`_

Introduction

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What does it do?

This extension helps to detect visitor’s mobile device class (if that’s tablet or mobile device like smartphone). The main idea of creating of this extension was a possibility to have rendering for mobile devices different from rendering for tablets and different for desktops rendering.

Notice, that detection relies on external library called Mobile_Detect (see http://mobiledetect.net).

Users manual

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Brief overview

This extension is quite simple to use. After installing it, you will get two new TypoScript conditions, which will help you to distinguish mobile phones and tablets.

Example
[userFunc = user_isMobile]
#some processing
page.100 = TEXT
page.100.value = |mobile|
[global]

[userFunc = user_isTablet]
#some processing
page.100 = TEXT
page.100.value = |tablet|
[global]
Important note

IsTablet should always override settings from isMobile, because of tablet is recognised as mobile too.

Configuration

After installing this extension, the workflow goes as follows — just set up invocation user_isMobile or user_isTablet methods, which are implemented in ext_localconf.php file of this extension. You can find example of this above.