Continuing coverage on weird viewport values on the web

28 Jul 2014

Given an initial-scale of 0.0, minimum-scale of 1.0 and a maximum-scale of 0.0, i.e.,

<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width,initial-scale=0.0,minimum-scale=1.0,maximum-scale=0.0" />(1)

How do you think a browser will render the viewport? Let me draw an ascii representation:

And for those with less powerful imaginations, here’s a screenshot:

screenshot of empty browser page