The mobile web is a great place for advertising, content, information, social experiences and fulfillment on the go. In fact, what better than the opportunity to connect with users through the device they carry around with them at all times?
Trouble is, developing for mobile browsers is hard if you don’t choose the right tools and technology to help you on the way.
If you’ve ever tried to code for the mobile web in the past (or have been lucky enough to ... Read more
You’ve installed my Wapple Architect Mobile Plugin for WordPress and entered your Dev Key only to find that although your mobile blog looks great, it doesn’t look as awesome as some of the other blogs that are using the plugin.
So what can you do about it? Luckily for you I’ve compiled a list of some of the top tips to make your blog look awesome on mobile, just follow it and by the end of it you’ll have ... Read more
As I needed to create a home page for my WordPress mobile plugin other than that at wordpress.org, I’ve created this post in order to fulfill both that need and provide a forum for people to comment and contribute.
The text is taken straight from the readme file, so if you’ve arrived here rather than the official page at WP, at least you can get the information you need! If you just want to download the plugin, here’s a ... Read more
Mobile Web Junkie
As I mentioned in my article regarding the release of my mobile WordPress plugin, the results of my plugin on a standard install of WordPress are awesome and blogs look amazing on mobile web (as you can see from the screenshot).
But because of the open source nature of WordPress, there are a whole load of other plugins that could be mobilized in order to work in tandem with mine. Content plugins that generate really simple HTML will ... Read more
Following hot on the heels of my article about How I Mobilized WordPress, I’m pleased to report that version 1.0 of my mobile plugin is now available on wordpress.org!
If you want to get it for yourself, head over to http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wapple-architect/, have a read of the documentation and activate it on your own blog!
So you’ve got your WordPress site running, you’ve installed a load of plugins to do fancy things and there’s a large subscriber base following your every post. However, without realising it, you’re giving a poor user experience to anyone reading your blog on their mobile phone. Have a read of “Why Millions of WordPress Bloggers Need to get Mobile Friendly” to see why this is such a big problem.
To help the community at large, I’ve created a WordPress mobile plugin ... Read more
If you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years and have never heard of WordPress, it’s a free to use, open source publishing system.
It’s one of the biggest and best around, with over 5,000,000 people publishing hosted blogs on wordpress.com and millions more using software they’ve downloaded from wordpress.org.
I’ve done a lot of research to discover that very few of these sites actually render well on mobile, here are a couple of screenshots of what a popular ... Read more