The Best Ways to Make WordPress Sites Mobile Friendly


Does your WordPress site appear with a bad formatting with tiny fonts and distorted letters on any mobile browser? If yes, then you are on the right page. With the increasing rate of people who are browsing on their mobile phones, it is becoming a necessity to customize your WordPress site so that it will appear in an excellent format on any mobile browser. This article will describe a few best approaches to make your WordPress site mobile friendly.

One of the most excellent tools to make your WordPress site mobile friendly is the WPtouch which is a WordPress Plugin you can download from the WordPress plugin page. After activating the plugin, you are done. It is basically an application that automatically enables you to convert your site into a low memory theme just like a mobile application. WPTouch comes with a theme that looks a little bit like an iPhone app.

Now you are able to offer your content to users with smart phones and tablets too. It is also featured with excellent options that will help you to customize the look and appearances of your site so that it can be loaded within a single instant along with the most stylish look. Another excellent feature of this application is that it converts the sites to mobile version without changing any single coding of the PC version of your WordPress site. A very nice feature for the mobile phone user is the switch-button at the end of the page which let them choose between the WPTouch look and the original look. WPTouch is tested up to WordPress 3.3.2.

WordPress offers another plugin for mobilization of any WordPress site called WordPress Mobile pack. It is featured by a special mobile switcher that enables the site owner to switch between different themes and gadgets according to the need of their site visitors.

WordPress Mobile pack comes with a theme pack. It's actually the same theme in different colors. The look and feel is very much like a jQuery Web App. WordPress Mobile pack is tested up to WordPress 3.3.2.

There is an external plugin called WordPress Mobile edition created by Alex King which you can use to route your mobile visitors directly to the mobile version of your website via the interface shown by this plugin. You just need to install this plugin and then it will automatically detect the visitors from any mobile phone and they will be redirected to the mobile version automatically. On the settings page of this plugin, you will find options for customizing your site for various mobile browsers. WordPress Mobile edition is not tested for WordPress 3.0 or higher.

Using above tools will definitely enable you to solve the problem of bad formatting and look of your WordPress site. It will also help you to bring more & more live audiences to your site along with the existing ones.


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