Landscape Tablet View

Often some graphics, font sizes, etc. don't translate just right from the desktop design to an iPad turned to landscape mode. It would help to have a landscape view in styling to just tweak small things that go wrong.

  • Jesse Milner
  • Jan 18 2017
  • Rose Gregory commented
    15 Dec, 2020 02:43pm

    What's the hold up Webflow? Not having this feature results in a lot of wasted time. What's preventing this update from happening?

  • Karianne Løndal commented
    15 Dec, 2020 12:25pm

    This needs to be fixed asap!

  • Maciej Sawicki commented
    9 Sep, 2020 09:08am

    I agree, I have a real use cases where my clients tell me that something is wrong on iPad Landscape and I need to use hacks to fix it or adjust the design

    Here's an example of a screenshot that I received from my client

  • Nikita Merge commented
    26 Aug, 2020 07:59am

    Same problem, it is a huge deal. Indeed, I do not need my desktop view to be presented on landscale tablet view. I wish to have Tablet Landscape View to design in tap mode.

    Hope this will be resolves soon this year.

  • McAlvany Intelligence Advisor commented
    25 Jul, 2020 12:15pm

    Updates on this??

  • Pablo Montero commented
    12 May, 2020 09:33am

    Completely stuck due to this issue. For example, my interactions in Desktop view have nothing to do with the insteractions in Landscape table view. Is this wish from Jan 2017???

  • Dino Naseib commented
    6 Mar, 2020 03:28pm

    Has there been any progress on this wish?

    Im quite surprised that this has not been resolved as of yet?

    @Webflow whats the latest on this?

  • Scott Haynes commented
    19 Dec, 2019 02:31pm

    Dear Webflow Dev Team,

    We have had to add considerable custom code to achieve how we want sites to appear on landscape tablets.

    It was time consuming and tedious. If you could add landscape tablet previews that would be a huge help.

    Thank you in advance.

  • Ben Kilah commented
    3 Sep, 2019 03:39am

    This is a requirement and has been from the start, what's the update Webflow?

  • Glen Tiktak commented
    16 Jul, 2019 05:04pm

    I need it. Please.

  • Maurice de Vries commented
    8 Jul, 2019 03:28pm

    I would have NEVER used webflow if I knew about this unsolved problem. Now I'm stuck because I got to far into the project to switch. Two and a half year without a fix is totally unacceptable. 

  • Neil Newnham commented
    30 May, 2019 01:06pm

    This needs adding more desperately than ever. I lose so much time compromising my desktop design just to try and make it work on iPad landscape. Especially menus. I would love to have the hamburger menu available on iPad landscape.

  • Daniel H commented
    21 May, 2019 10:29pm

    Landscape or portrait, I still have no choice but to target my design to resize and work for 768 and 1024. And Webflow’s max-width: 991px hard code is just creating more work for me. Having 991px as a breakpoint is worthless in responsive design. Show me a device that even needs 991px as a breakpoint.

    Wouldn’t it be oh-so-helpful if Webflow could offer some sort of breakpoint override, perhaps in Project Settings?

    Breakpoints for:
    iPad 2 (Second Generation) - 768 x 1024 px
    iPad Air (5th Generation) - 768 x 1024 px
    iPad Air 2 (6th Generation) - 768 x 1024 px
    iPad Mini (1st Generation) - 768 x 1024 px
    iPad Mini 2 - 768 x 1024 px
    iPad Mini 3 - 768 x 1024 px
    iPad Mini 4 - 768 x 1024 px
    iPad Pro (1st Generation) 9.7-inch - 768 x 1024 px
    The iPad - 768 x 1024 px
    iPad Pro 10.5-inch - 768 x 1024 px
    iPad Pro 12.9-inch - 1024 x 1366 px

  • James Bravo commented
    9 May, 2019 05:59am

    How is this not a feature yet??  Seriously guys this is a complete deal breaker... 

  • Mark Savage commented
    10 Apr, 2019 07:59pm

    Recently started using webflow for a project, and got quite a bit into the design/build before realising this crucial media query isn't available - what a deal breaker for me! If I wasn't committed already to do my current project in webflow (because of the project delivery time), I would take the hit and stop right now and code the site myself. I can't believe this isn't included! And yes, as others mention the preview mode is not accurate at all. I'm having to publish site to debug in various resolutions.

  • Wout Helsmoortel commented
    1 Apr, 2019 01:48pm

    Also animations behave different; they often appear much later than in any other view. Often the element does not show up even after scrolling past it!

  • Wout Helsmoortel commented
    1 Apr, 2019 01:30pm

    I agree - tablet in landscape mode looks very different - I had to find out myself during tests on the device.

    Very painful and should be avoided by providing us a preview in the designer.

    Why is this taking so long?

  • Tom Dearie commented
    12 Mar, 2019 07:20pm

    Has a landscape breakpoint been added yet?
    We find Webflow enticing, but we discontinued our subscription a year or two ago over this feature.

    At the time I was told by dev it was on the list, so I come back from time to time to check in.


    It's not a dev issue for us — tweaking landscape view in later stages is something we can hand off to our front end designers or dev team.

    It's a conceptual design issue — without landscape tablet view  (and other conceptual design features) Webflow is a no-go.

    It's a Catch-22 for the tool:

    If we don't have friction-free conceptual design features, we do core communications and conceptual design with other tools. And if we do core design with other tools, we no longer need Webflow — we just give our files to the executional designers or dev guys, who can code in their sleep faster than they can build a site with Webflow.

    To be compelling for senior communications designers, Webflow needs to provide the tools to do friction-free early phase design and get to a basic working site for client presentation without code-adds or other technical fiddling. Once that's done, a bit of technical fiddling (or more likely handoff to the dev guys) for tweaking or more complex feature-adds is tolerable.

    To that end, really basic requirements, like convenient landscape landscape tablet view out of the box, are a must. (80%+ tablet users hold their tablets in landscape view by default).

    A lot of future opportunities in web development are at the conceptual design phase, and its seamless, friction-free integration into the executional design and technical phases.

    Hope to see this and other design features soon.

  • Rich Trowbridge commented
    4 Feb, 2019 07:38pm

    PLEASE - This is a must-have update!

    Also, is it possible to detect what kind of device a site is being viewed on? 
    Some of the new large-screen phones have landscape widths that are approaching tablets, but the aspect ratio is very different between the two. That can really affect how a site looks.

    Maybe you could let us add additional breakpoints within your pre-defined device icons?

    Either way, adding a landscape tablet breakpoint that is different from the desktop is really a must.

  • Darren O'Rourke commented
    29 Jan, 2019 01:17pm

    This is a must. Not only for the comments mentioned above, but interactions. Currently have Hover triggers on desktop which do not function correctly on Landscape Tablet.

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