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Thread: Making Site Mobile Compatible
04-06-2009, 03:57 AM #1
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Making Site Mobile Compatible
In terms of making a website 'compatible' with mobile devices, my understanding is that the options are:
• more cost/time: develop a copy of the site, targeted to this specifically.
• less cost/time: the next best to use the handheld stylesheet, understanding that different mobile devices will read it different (or not at all in some cases)
Is that about right?
04-06-2009, 01:52 PM #2
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You would use a CSS style sheet aimed at "small screen rendering", but they are right
about developing a copy of the site. To do it right, you would develop a site just for
the mobile device ... that takes time of course.
And the biggest thing is testing the site.
You'll spend a lot of time testing on various phones, PDA ...
making it all work correctly. So expect it to be a lot of time.
And view the XHTML/CSS for the Flickr Mobile website....
Last edited by mlseim; 04-06-2009 at 01:58 PM.