How to enable a mobile friendly WordPress website.

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My website is now mobile enabled. I just tested this on my Nokia E72 and the website works perfectly in the mobile browser on that mobile telephone. I have also tested it in Opera Mobile and I got the same successful result. This means that my website should now work perfectly on an Apple Iphone and Android telephones. Mobile devices are becoming more and more popular these days and having a mobile enabled website is important if you want to get more traffic from mobile clients. Get the plugin here: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-mobile-detector/. This plugin works with the latest WordPress version and after uploading the plugin to your WordPress installation, you just activate the plugin and you are set! This plugin supports loading various themes to customise the mobile experience and provides statistics display for your mobile customers. I wish I had done this sooner. There are other mobile plugins for WordPress but some will not work with the latest version of WordPress and others are harder to install, this plugin is very simple to install and configure. Anyone who is running a WordPress blog should install this plugin, it will increase your potential audience and grow your website.

I was initially wanting to set up my website as a mobile site where you access it via m.securitronlinux.com and it is mobile enabled, but I was not sure about setting that up. Best to just use a proper plugin for that and automatically detect whether my visitors are using a mobile device or not. And this plugin will include a link at the bottom of the page to go to the full desktop version of the website if you wish. Setting up a subdomain like some websites have for mobile use is going too far for a simple blog site. This plugin automatically sends the visitor to either the mobile version of WordPress or the full version depending on which device they are using. Very simple.

1 responses to “How to enable a mobile friendly WordPress website.

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