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The Bootstrappers Guide to the Mobile Web

I was delighted to receive my own copy this morning of The Bootstrappers Guide to the Mobile Web, a  new guidebook sharing practical plans to easily, effectively and inexpensively get your business mobile in a matter of days.

The author Deltina Hay is a veteran Web developer, publisher, and a pioneer of social media, Web 2.0, and the Mobile Web with a particular penchant for how these apply to small business and the publishing industry.

Deltina highlights are regular mantra of the ... Read more

Multi Language WordPress Mobile Admin

Got a blog not written in English? Want to manage it from your mobile?

When we built WordPress Mobile Admin, we knew that there would be bloggers from all over the world wanting to use it. And because WordPress is multi-lingual, our plugin had to be as well. It made little sense to hard code all the labels and values in English, when someone might want to edit their blog in French, Italian, or Japanese!

These are flags of ... Read more

More Mobile WordPress Themes

This week has seen a couple of updates to the Wapple Architect Mobile Plugin for WordPress.

First up, there was an update to the way that videos are handled on mobile pages. It turns out that in one of the WordPress updates (somewhere between the 2.8 and 2.9.2 versions), the way that videos were output to the browser changed slightly. This meant that the video parser in our mobile plugin didn’t pick up the correct source and didn’t show the video.

All ... Read more

Podcast on Making money and mobilizing your wordpress blog

Last week I did a podcast with Brian Prows from MobileBeyond. We went through quite a bit – from how you can mobilize your WordPress blog with our mobile plugin to how in a future release of the plugin you’ll be able to place Mobile Adverts on your blog and make a bit of money out of it.

You can listen to the whole thing on Brian’s website at or have a search on iTunes for MobileBeyond.

Lastly, I must say ... Read more

How was mobilized

Just before Christmas, we mobilized by installing and configuring the Wapple Architect Mobile Plugin for WordPress.

I’ve written a much more in-depth article over there about how we did it, but here’s a bite-sized version that you can cut out and put in your wallet:

Wapple Architect Mobile Plugin – version 2.0 released

Two weeks ago Automattic released a new version of WordPress (2.9). As it’s Christmas, we thought we’d enter into the spirit of things and release an updated version of the Wapple Architect Mobile Plugin for WordPress as a present.

We’ve listened to all of your feedback, ideas and suggestions – and as we’ve now got a fancy issue tracking system, we’ve been able to prioritise all of them and create a development roadmap. However, saying that, it became pretty obvious what ... Read more

WordPress Mobile Admin Plugin

WordPress Mobile Admin is a fully featured WordPress control panel for your mobile. It works on every device – no matter what it’s capabilities, so it doesn’t matter if you don’t have an iPhone or BlackBerry, you can still manage and update your blog whilst you’re on the go.

It uses Wapple’s advanced web services to produce perfect markup whilst at the same time maintaining the familiar look and feel of WordPress. You can write ... Read more