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#1403234 - 20/01/2017 08:34 Keeps redirecting my weather forecast to mobile version of page
Vinnie Offline
Meteorological Motor Mouth

Registered: 17/05/2006
Posts: 6122
Loc: Central Qld.
Every time I try to access the weather for Yeppoon Queensland on the desktop using Google Chrome etc it just reverts to the mobile version and nothing seems to change it.

I cannot even contact Weatherzone about it because when I do that it redirects to a mobile version of weatherzone's main home page.

What is going on ?


Edited by Vinnie (20/01/2017 08:40)
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#1403247 - 20/01/2017 09:59 Re: Keeps redirecting my weather forecast to mobile version of page [Re: Vinnie]
Andrew Miskelly Offline
Weatherzone Webmaster

Registered: 15/11/2001
Posts: 3146
Loc: Mittagong, NSW
Hi Vinnie,

There was a problem during yesterday which resulted in redirects issued to mobile devices being cached and issued to other (desktop) users.

It looks like some of these redirects might still be floating around in caches (proxy servers, browsers etc.).

We'll look at this, but as a short-term workaround, you could try appending some dummy parameter to make the URL unique to get around your browser cache. Like http://www.weatherzone.com.au/qld/capricornia/yeppoon?1

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#1403256 - 20/01/2017 10:24 Re: Keeps redirecting my weather forecast to mobile version of page [Re: Vinnie]
Vinnie Offline
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Registered: 17/05/2006
Posts: 6122
Loc: Central Qld.
Thanks for that though for some reason now the data for latest weather is stuck at 8.50 EST.
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#1403259 - 20/01/2017 10:27 Re: Keeps redirecting my weather forecast to mobile version of page [Re: Vinnie]
alby_14 Offline
Weather Freak

Registered: 23/08/2005
Posts: 265
Loc: Bathurst, NSW
Yeh its happening for me too. I keep getting redirected to the mobile site. Both in internet explorer, google chrome, work and home computers, and my iphone. Kinda annoying...


Edited by alby_14 (20/01/2017 10:27)

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#1403261 - 20/01/2017 10:30 Re: Keeps redirecting my weather forecast to mobile version of page [Re: Vinnie]
Vinnie Offline
Meteorological Motor Mouth

Registered: 17/05/2006
Posts: 6122
Loc: Central Qld.
I tried to message them on Facebook but seems some bot thing is set up to automatically respond when you ask stuff on Facebook PM.
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#1403296 - 20/01/2017 12:48 Re: Keeps redirecting my weather forecast to mobile version of page [Re: Vinnie]
Andrew Miskelly Offline
Weatherzone Webmaster

Registered: 15/11/2001
Posts: 3146
Loc: Mittagong, NSW
Folks,

This root cause of this issue is now fixed. There may be some rogue redirects floating around in browser caches so if the problem persists I can only suggest restarting your browser or clearing its cache.

Apologies for the inconvenience.

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#1403327 - 20/01/2017 16:34 Re: Keeps redirecting my weather forecast to mobile version of page [Re: Vinnie]
Vinnie Offline
Meteorological Motor Mouth

Registered: 17/05/2006
Posts: 6122
Loc: Central Qld.
Great thanks Andrew smile
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