LightningMaps.org: Real-time Lightning Map
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(2014-05-30, 17:22)Tobi Wrote:
(2014-05-30, 12:36)HamelGre Wrote: It seems that recently the Real-Time Lightning Map starts centered on Europe, despite previous recent visits to the page.
Yet, before it would return to the US centered view where I left it.
It this under some kind of "cookie" control where it can return to the last location?
Is it possible to use a location feature from the ISP to center the map? It seems that a lot of web sites "know" where you are based on this.
I have a link to it under my web site, and I am concerned about US viewers deciding that this is for Europe only and not attempting to drag the map over to the US.

Greg

On the first visit, the map is adjusted to position of the visitor, which is provided by a standard GeoIP database on the server. After dragging, zooming, switching stations/sound etc. a user cookie is updated. On the next call, this is used for restoring the previous map settings.

We didn't see a problem here, while testing that with different browsers. Can you test it again? FYI: You can force the GeoIP location when using private surfing in the browser or disable cookies.

Tobi,

To retest, I did the following:

I tried FF (29.0.1) "New Private Window" and it landed roughly centered on the Northern tip of Denmark.

Then I tried IE (11.0.8) "In Private" and it landed centered roughly on the Poland/Belarus border.

Greg
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RE: Real time Lightning Map - by RichoAnd - 2014-05-09, 18:32
RE: Real time Lightning Map - by cutty - 2014-05-09, 19:59
RE: Real time Lightning Map - by scilover - 2020-06-03, 10:54
RE: Real time Lightning Map - by Dale.Reid - 2014-05-09, 20:55
RE: Real time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-05-09, 21:12
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by cutty - 2014-05-09, 22:16
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by John.Sacrey - 2014-05-09, 23:56
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-05-10, 16:21
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Dale.Reid - 2014-05-11, 00:46
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by cutty - 2014-05-11, 01:21
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Dale.Reid - 2014-05-11, 03:22
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by robo - 2014-05-11, 12:11
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by aib - 2014-05-11, 12:24
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by cutty - 2018-12-16, 17:05
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-05-11, 17:32
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Dale.Reid - 2014-05-11, 18:54
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-05-11, 19:47
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by weatherc - 2014-05-12, 09:36
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-05-15, 20:50
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by weatherc - 2014-05-15, 21:21
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-05-16, 17:54
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Dale.Reid - 2014-05-17, 00:15
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by saschaa - 2014-05-18, 18:42
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by DelandeC - 2014-05-20, 17:22
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-05-20, 21:18
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by DelandeC - 2014-05-21, 09:07
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by steelek - 2014-05-24, 15:48
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by cutty - 2014-05-24, 15:50
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by HamelGre - 2014-05-30, 12:36
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-05-30, 17:22
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by HamelGre - 2014-05-30, 19:58
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by cutty - 2014-05-30, 21:34
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-05-31, 06:37
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by HamelGre - 2014-05-31, 11:19
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by zalama - 2014-06-07, 13:04
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by mabro - 2014-06-07, 13:39
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Knickohr - 2014-06-07, 14:09
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-06-07, 14:51
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by zalama - 2014-06-08, 05:29
Real-time Lightning Map - by NosDE - 2014-06-09, 20:08
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-06-10, 10:14
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by weatherc - 2014-06-10, 12:29
Real-time Lightning Map - by NosDE - 2014-06-10, 10:39
Real-time Lightning Map - by NosDE - 2014-06-10, 12:40
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-06-10, 18:17
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by weatherc - 2014-06-11, 14:22
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-06-11, 18:19
Real-time Lightning Map - by NosDE - 2014-06-11, 19:29
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-06-11, 19:51
Real-time Lightning Map - by NosDE - 2014-06-11, 21:45
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by W3DRM - 2014-06-14, 21:29
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by cutty - 2014-06-14, 21:39
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by W3DRM - 2014-06-14, 21:45
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-06-14, 21:53
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by W3DRM - 2014-06-14, 21:59
Real-time Lightning Map - by NosDE - 2014-06-14, 22:02
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-06-20, 15:44
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by AleT - 2014-07-25, 13:27
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by HamelGre - 2014-06-21, 13:10
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-06-21, 13:45
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by ecreif - 2014-06-23, 14:56
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by wxrman - 2014-06-26, 00:50
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by jade - 2014-06-26, 04:21
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by jumpjack - 2014-06-26, 12:25
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-06-26, 17:57
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by cutty - 2014-06-26, 18:17
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by weatherc - 2014-07-13, 13:43
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-07-13, 15:25
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Knickohr - 2014-07-13, 15:50
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-07-13, 17:47
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Knickohr - 2014-07-13, 17:53
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by HolzHaus - 2014-07-14, 23:29
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-07-16, 10:47
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by HolzHaus - 2014-07-16, 11:24
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by cutty - 2014-07-14, 23:31
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by Tobi - 2014-07-16, 18:22
RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by ari.jasberg - 2014-07-19, 14:54
R: RE: Real-time Lightning Map - by jumpjack - 2014-07-20, 08:20

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