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    Navigation bar not showing on mobile devices

    I noticed on my phone that my website doesn't show the navigation bar but instead just says "Menu". Once that "Menu" is tapped, the navigation bar appears. Is there a reason for this? I've actually seen this in another site too. Is there a way to make it so the navigation bar shows as default?

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    Yes, there is a reason for this, and it is the limited space on a mobile device. And the design concept for this is called “responsive design”. There you have something to put into a search engine of your choice. It’s surprising to me that you own a website and don’t know why and how something happens. And yes, there is a way to always show the navigation but it’s impossible to tell you without knowing your site. And also, I don’t think you (and especially the visitors of your website) will want to see the navigation filling your screen on every page, and have to scroll down before being able to see the content. This is why the navigation is hidden by default.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VIPStephan View Post
    Yes, there is a reason for this, and it is the limited space on a mobile device. And the design concept for this is called “responsive design”. There you have something to put into a search engine of your choice. It’s surprising to me that you own a website and don’t know why and how something happens. And yes, there is a way to always show the navigation but it’s impossible to tell you without knowing your site. And also, I don’t think you (and especially the visitors of your website) will want to see the navigation filling your screen on every page, and have to scroll down before being able to see the content. This is why the navigation is hidden by default.
    First off, its not a responsive layout. Secondly, I have over a dozen other sites and NONE of them do this. Thirdly, this navigation bar hardly fills up the page - its a narrow little bar that runs horizontally across the top of the header. Thanks for your input though.

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    OK, and where is your site now?


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