Opened 11 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#2335 closed defect (fixed)

The navigation bar and greeting (user) bar on the website collide with each other. Especially in certain languages

Reported by: avar Owned by: rails-dev@…
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: website Version:
Keywords: Cc:


Certain languages have really long strings for "History", "GPS tracks" etc. which will collide with the user bar unless the browser window is really wide. With my username and Finnish for example I have to have a 1280px wide browser window before the "User blogs" link stops popping under the map.

In MediaWiki this problem is solved by having the navigation tabs slightly lower than the user links. This wastes a bit of space but at least the won't collide.

Attached is a patch which does this for OSM. It'll always waste an additional 20px of space at the top of the screen just so they won't collide. Perhaps this could be improved by using smaller fonts (like MediaWiki?) or some CSS alchemy so that the user tabs only pop on top of the navigation tabs when they run out of space.

Attachments (1)

rails_uport-padding-at-top.patch (752 bytes) - added by avar 11 years ago.
Patch to site.css

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Change History (3)

Changed 11 years ago by avar

Patch to site.css

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Tom Hughes

Owner: changed from Tom Hughes to rails-dev@…

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by Tom Hughes

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

This should hopefully be fixed by the redesign which went live today, as the top bar now adjusts in a responsive way to the available space.

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