Nov
2
2011

5 excellent tools to make your site mobile friendly

Websites are essential to most business for marketing and promotion. However, you have to work on your site on a regular basis in order to bring value to your business. One of the most important things you must consider is – Make Your Website Mobile Friendly. This week I decided to share some insight on tools that can help you achieve this. I hope you will find these tools useful.

1) WordPress for Blackberry

The all new WordPress for BlackBerry app allows you to write posts, upload photos and videos, edit pages, and manage comments. Both WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress (2.7 or higher) sites are supported.

2) WPtouch

WPtouch ProTM is a WordPress plugin that adds powerful, easy-to-use features for WordPress for mobile + tablet theme support. It’s also a powerful theming framework, perfect for creating awesome mobile & tablet optimized versions of websites.
It works by detecting supported devices like iPhones, iPads, Android, Blackberry and more, serving its optimized theme instead of your regular desktop theme. Visitors can always switch back to your desktop theme if they choose.

3) Mobify

Mobify is a free service that makes WordPress, Drupal and other websites mobile friendly. This tool supports iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and 5000+ other devices. Mobify allows you to customize your site design and it is a great pack for designers.

4) Mippin Mobilizer

Mippin Mobilizer helps you get your site mobilized in just a few quick steps, and gives you full control over the branding and logo. It also gives you the ability to monetize your mobile site through advertising.

5) WordPress Mobile Pack

The WordPress Mobile Pack is a complete toolkit to help mobilize your WordPress site and blog. It includes a mobile switcher to select themes based on the type of user that is visiting the site, a selection of mobile themes, extra widgets, device adaptation and a mobile administration panel to allow users to edit the site or write new posts when out and about.

About the Author: Japie Swanepoel