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9/16/2014 - 3:59 PM

VH and VW units can cause issues on iOS devices. To overcome this, create media queries that target the width, height, and orientation of iO

VH and VW units can cause issues on iOS devices. To overcome this, create media queries that target the width, height, and orientation of iOS devices.

/**
 * VH and VW units can cause issues on iOS devices: http://caniuse.com/#feat=viewport-units
 * 
 * To overcome this, create media queries that target the width, height, and orientation of iOS devices. 
 * It isn't optimal, but there is really no other way to solve the problem. In this example, I am fixing 
 * the height of element `.foo` —which is a full width and height cover image.
 *
 * iOS Resolution Quick Reference: http://www.iosres.com/
 */
 
 .foo {
    height: 100vh;
    width: 100vw;
    background: url(cover.jpg) center center / cover no-repeat;
 }
 

/** 
 * iPad with portrait orientation.
 */
@media all and (device-width: 768px) and (device-height: 1024px) and (orientation:portrait){
  .foo {
    height: 1024px;
  }
}

/** 
 * iPad with landscape orientation.
 */
@media all and (device-width: 768px) and (device-height: 1024px) and (orientation:landscape){
  .foo {
    height: 768px;
  }
}

/**
 * iPhone 5
 * You can also target devices with aspect ratio.
 */
@media screen and (device-aspect-ratio: 40/71) {
  .foo {
    height: 500px;
  }
}