The use of mobile devices for browsing is increasing and its now time to make your wordpress blog mobile friendly. Particularly for geek blogs it is essential to optimize their blogs for mobile devices. In this post we will see the plugins available to make your wordpress blog Mobile friendly.
WordPress PDA plugin enables the wordpress blog viewable for PDA browsers. It is really simple plugin which detects the browser agent and loads a simple theme on fly. The plugin comes with a theme folder which acts like normal theme with all the functionality of wordpress theme.
WordPress Mobile Edition:
A PDA friendly interface for your blog. It’s (almost) XHTML compliant. You can see it in action by visiting this site in a mobile browser.
Using this plugin you can mes all your posts, pages, archives and comments viewable on a mobile device.The plugin supports standards, comments can be submitted via mobile phone. You can also monetize your site using Admob service with this plugin.
After activating any of these plugins you check your site in a mobile device to check if everything is going well. If you don’t have a mobile device you can use Operamini demo here and the latest beta simulator here.
RSS Feeds for Mobiles:
Optimize your RSS feeds for mobiles using the following services.
Feedm8: Using this service mobile users can view your feed on their mobile phones. This service has a publisher program through which you can earn money from your RSS feeds.
Mobispine: Mobilespine is a free mobile medi browser, mobile users can search feeds and articles using this service. Add your feed to this service to reach their mobile user base.