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How to optimize your blog for mobile devices

Is one of the most frequently asked questions from new bloggers. Design of your blog is very important as the better looking your site is, the more memorable it will be for your visitors. More of them will stick to it, subscribe, return back and share it with their friends in social media. Let’s have a quick look at some of the important design elements you will have to consider during the design process.

Having a great header section is important as that is the first thing people see when entering your site. An increasing number of visitors browse the web from their tablets and mobile devices so having a design that looks great on smaller screens or touch based screens is another key consideration. First step in designing your blog First step is to pick the right content publishing platform that allows you a wide range of design possibilities. WordPress needs a domain name and a web server space to work. 5 most impressive free WordPress themes Responsive:

WPtouch iPhone Theme. WPtouch is a mobile plugin for WordPress that automatically enables a simple and elegant mobile theme for mobile visitors of your WordPress website.

WPtouch iPhone Theme

The administration panel allows you to customize many aspects of its appearance, and deliver a fast, user-friendly and stylish version of your site to your mobile visitors, without modifying a single bit of code (or affecting) your regular desktop theme. The theme also includes the ability for visitors to switch between the theme on your mobile WordPress website and your website's regular theme. Now Available: WPtouch Pro + BraveNewCloud With 4 themes and 3 new extensions installed & updated right from our new BraveNewCloud service, it's the best WPtouch yet!

For more information visit the 'WPtouch' & ’WPtouch Pro' are trademarks of BraveNewCode Inc. WPtouch: Mobile Plugin + Theme for WordPress ↔ BraveNewCode Inc. WordPress Mobile Pack. The WordPress Mobile Pack 2.0+ has been completely rebuilt from the ground up and repurposed to empower bloggers, publishers and other content creators to go beyond responsiveness and 'appify' the content of their blog.

WordPress Mobile Pack

WordPress Mobile Pack 2.0+ is supported on: iPhones, Android smartphones, Windows Phone 8, Firefox OS. Compatible browsers: Safari, Google Chrome, Android - Native Browser, Internet Explorer 10 and Firefox. The pack has been tested on WordPress 3.5 and later. Please read the Known issues and limitations list before installing. The WordPress Mobile Pack 2.0+ eliminates the hassle of dealing with high development costs, approval processes with various app stores, poor discoverability due to the closed environment of native apps and finally, one of the biggest injustices aimed towards the publishing industry in general - the shared revenue constraint.

What the WordPress Mobile Pack 2.0+ enables you to do: Cross-platform mobile web applications. Phablets & Tablets Support. WordPress : Crowd Favorite. Lifestream Blog Now Optimized for Mobile Devices Courtesy of WP. A while back I had read about several WordPress plugins that offered the ability to customize the viewing of your site for mobile devices.

Lifestream Blog Now Optimized for Mobile Devices Courtesy of WP

Yesterday I decided to go research the slew of plugins available out there to determine which one to implement. I reduced the field to 2 plugins. The MobilePress plugin and the WP Touch plugin. I liked the straightforward and simple approach offered by MobilePress, but then after playing with WP Touch, I decided that I like the larger number of options and ways to customize the features. There are many options available for WP Touch WordPress plugin that make it a great one to offer a clean mobile version for your website.

Also regarding the icon functionality, you can choose which pages you want to make visible in a nice custom dropdown menu available just to the right of the title. Here’s screenshots showing the extensive settings available Here’s a video showing some features on Lifestream Blog on my iPhone Posts you might like. MobilePress - Enable The Mobile Web.