We have already seen 5 Ways to Create or ConvertÃ‚Â existing website intoÃ‚Â mobile friendly website. Now hereÃ‚Â comes specific alternative for WordPress Blogs in the form of a WordPress Plugin ‘WordPress Mobile Edition’.
This plugins allows you to show an interface designed for a mobile device when visitors come to your site on a mobile device.
Mobile browsers are automatically detected, there is no configuration needed. Using this plugin require more than usual steps required to install a WordPress Plugin.
Besides installing files in Plugin directory, you also need to drop some files in Theme directory. Here is the installation procedure:
- Drop the wp-mobile.php file in your wp-content/plugins directory.
- Drop the wp-mobile directory in yourÃ‚Â wp-content/themes directory
- Click the ‘Activate’ link for WordPress Mobile Edition on Plugins page.
Please note, this plugin does not make your admin interface mobile friendly. Everything in your WordPress remains same, except when your blog is accessed by a mobile device – a mobile friendly version of your blog will appear.
To make things easy, recent posts are shown on every page of the blog when accessed via mobile device. Make your WordPress Blog come alive on mobile with this plugin, another reason to use WordPress!