Optimize your site for PDA and IPhone
My homepage goes mobile 🙂 templates is not yet optimized, but your feedback is as always welcomed!
As the number of mobile devices continues to outpace the number of desktop computers, the creation of mobile-accessible sites is becoming more and more important. This article addresses the issue of making a #Joomla based site mobile-accessible.
For other content management systems such as Typo3, WordPress, and Drupal, the making of mobile-friendly versions of the sites has already been discussed on mobiForge (see Multi-client Websites with the Typo3 CMS and WURFL, Mobile-Friendly Blogging with WordPress, and Creating Mobile Sites in Drupal Using Multisites). This article is devoted to achieving a similar effect in #Joomla using the ‘PDA-mambot’.
I also want to point out some very handy web applications, the first one is to measure how currently your site is performing while in mobile mode:
While the other are more for testing the result of your hard work:
This is a web browser based simulator for quickly testing your iPhone Applications. This tool has been so far tested and working using Internet Explorer 7, FireFox 2 and Safari 3 in Windows, but you need Safari to get the real
A live demo of Opera Mini that functions like it would when installed on a handset (Java Applet)
|To test on Android, there is a bit much more effort: you’ll have to download a simulator (in fact the full sdk) and launch sdk\tools\emulator.exe|
To test the result in ANY browser with none of the above, just append to your site index.php?tp=1&template=pda like