Something became apparent last week that rapidly moved me into an inspired and energised mood state and it is all thanks to the brightest and most talented mobile web designers and developers in the world today.
We have an internal system for displaying mobile sites that have been built by our developers and customers using Canvas and Architect. Because there are literally thousands and thousands of these sites we have developed a cool mechanism to highlight those that have been completed ... Read more
It’s been a fantastic 12 months for Wapple so we nominated ourselves as Digital Company of the Year at this year’s Mashable Awards and we would love it, really love it, if you could vote for us.
In 2011 we teamed up with Google to mobilise advertisers for the GoMo initiative, our award-winning mobile web development technology, Architect, passed one billion requests and we launched a Developer Program that created an ‘army’ of mobile web experts. We delivered our ... Read more
They say you should celebrate your successes and for Wapple this week has certainly seen it’s fair share, including our award winning technology ARCHITECT surpassing its billionth use; this means; requests made on Architect (by Exhibit) to serve mobile-friendly mark up (html5, html, xhtml, chtml, wml) perfectly and appropriately to mobile browsers from existing web applications that use this fantastic solution. 1,019,863,895 uses to be precise at the time of writing this!
Architect enables you to mobilize your existing websites & ... Read more
Looking to create your own mobile website? Want the ability to create high class intelligent sites for yourself or your clients? Not sure where to begin? Need a little guidance to add more shine to your existing site? This is for you!
We’ve created a fantastic 10 Session Webinar Training Program to aid you in becoming a master mobile web design expert and we’re including an additional 11th session focusing on mobile marketing.
This webinar-based Program starts November 1st and is absolutely ... Read more
If you’ve ever tried to design a nice submit button for your mobile site, you’ll know what a pain it is.
One option is to design it with CSS – add a border here, a background there, and you’ll get something that looks a little bit like a button. Take advantage of some CSS3 features such as border-radius and maybe a gradient background and you can come up with something really nice.
But what happens on phones that don’t handle CSS3 (or ... Read more
Previously, with the phonecall chunk, you’ve not been able to specify an overseas number – or rather you have, but no-one from overseas can dial it.
You now have an option in Wapple Canvas, and an element in WAPL that allows you to specify a +, or 00, or whatever your international dialling prefix is. It’s labelled up as “International Prefix” in Canvas, and it’s <prefix> in WAPL Read about how to use it with your own scripts here, but for ... Read more
Ever since we first created Wapple Architect, you could use it to integrate with Wapple Canvas features. In fact, loading a menu built with Canvas onto an Architect site was one of the first operations we ever performed with our fledging new mobile markup language.
But as we’ve improved the Architect schema, one area of documentation we’ve sadly neglected was telling you how to use these advanced Canvas features in your WAPL.
If you’ve been keeping an eye on the list of chunks available in Wapple Canvas, you’ll have noticed a new one pop up today – the Bing Map Chunk.
What we’ve done is integrate Bing Maps into Wapple Canvas and Wapple Architect, so you can easily create great looking maps, with plenty of options that always works on mobile.
If you have a video uploaded to any of the likes of YouTube or Vimeo, we’ve written a new chunk for Wapple Canvas that will allow you to show it to the whole mobile world.
It’s called the Video Link chunk – login in Canvas and add one to a page to see it in action!
If it’s a YouTube video you want to show, a thumbnail is generated automatically, but for other video sharing websites, you can specify the location for ... Read more
If you have data that you need to display in tabular form – be it the premier league table, or your local darts league, the table chunk inside of Wapple Canvas is for you.
We’ve built a chunk for you that allows you to define your data in a device independent language, and let us do the rest of the job for you.