.focus() method on an input element would appear to have no effect (the virtual keyboard would not display). After the latest iOS 8 release, running the
.focus() method seemed to have no effect on page load but once a user touched anywhere on the screen the virtual keyboard would instantly appear and scroll the page to the element in focus. (This is also an issue when I use the HTML attribute "autofocus")
This change has caused issues with iOS8 users on my site. When a user attempts to click a button on my page the sudden scroll and keyboard appearance causes them to unintentionally click a button that was lower on the screen.
I am assuming this is a bug in iOS8 and was not intentional feature, my question is what is the most efficient solution to fixing this problem?
Do I have to check
navigator.userAgent to see if the device is iOS8, every time I use the