Mobilize web pages by retrieving DOM objects with pre-defined preference
Publication Date: 2015-May-27
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This invention is to mobilize a regular web page into a mobile-friendly layout or structure. Through our method, all DOM tree and DOM objects attributes are analyzed and classified, and also all clickable objects are recognized, such as link, button, form items and so on. Based on the information collected by our method, the web page will be well restructured, so the users will be more easily find or operate their wanted content and object on web pages.
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Mobilize web pages by retrieving DOM objects with pre
Mobilize web pages by retrieving DOM objects with pre-
Mobile is more and more popular in the worldwide, the majority of users like to visit the web sites or surf on Internet through their smart phones. However, there are lots of web sites that still remains the page size and layout designed for the desktop browsers. When a mobile user visits the sites, he/she will suffer from the small screen and can not navigate the content easily, sometimes they can not even find the content what he/she wants.
The invention here is to mobilize a regular web page into a mobile-friendly layout or structure. DOM tree is retrieved and analyzed. And all clickable objects are recognized, such as link, button, form items and so on. According to the information obtained, the web page will be restructured, so that users can easily find or operate the wanted content and object. This method allows users to specify which final display mode the web page would be restructured to in mobile terminal.
1. DOM tree and DOM objects attributes are analyzed and classified.
2. All clickable objects are recognized, such as link, button, form items and so on.
3. Keep the original web layout, or can toggle between the original layout and optimized layout with buttons or user gesture.
4. A virtual operation layer, clickable objects list or page-breaking mechanism is used to increase accessibility.
5. It can be implemented as browser plugins or cloud services.
1. Make web pages browsing easier in mobile terminal.
2. Improve the efficiency and accuracy of user interaction with web pages in mobile terminal.
3. The design is have the transformation happens on client. However if the service is build on cloud, then it will also save lots of data amount while transferring to mobile client.
The following picture describes the overall architecture of the method and system for Mobilize web pages by retrieving DOM objects with pre-defined preference.
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1. The system gets a URL access request.
2. The corresponding web page of the URL is preliminary analyzed by Web Request Module. If the page is not designed as a responsive web, the system will proceed to the next step.
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3. DOM tree is retrieved by Data Collecting Module. Some types of objects can be filtered out based on user preferences, such as punctation symbol, copyright and advertisement by keywords or attributes.
4. The collected and cl...