Blog Post

Disabling Zoom on Mobile is Bad

Don’t disable zoom on mobile:

Bad:

<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1, user-scalable=no"> 

Good:

<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1"> 

Disabling zoom can cause a host of accessibility problems. Plus if you’re on a website and you try to zoom and can’t do it, is your response, “Oh wow, I love this developer and his choices”? That’s not my response. Don’t be that developer. Let the user interact with your site the way they want to.