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I am involved in the development of a number of Joomla! websites and we would like to make these websites mobile friendly. I have done a bit of searching online and I can't seem to find any standard way of doing this. I have have come across a few Joomla! extensions that claim to make themselves mobile friendly for this device or that device. However, I am weary to just start trying these out.

Do any of you know of standard ways to make a Joomla! site mobile friendly?

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We've done a very advanced mobile solution for CMS(Joomla/WP/Liferay) systems with native app options. Almost everything is customizable with visual editors and its not just a theme/template. Our solutions does far more in terms of usability and enhancing mobile experience. Its free : http://xapp-studio.com/web/xapp-studio/

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Since there are lots of ways to do this here are some common sense options:

  1. Find a theme that only activates when a user accesses the site from a mobile browser.
  2. Since Mobile Safari is a very popular browser, you will want to add relevant tags to allow resizing, set default orientation, etc. You can find out more information here.
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Do you know of some sort of tutorial about making and/or setting up a Joomla! theme that is only for mobile? –  jbranchaud Mar 25 '11 at 19:20
    
    
That slide show has some interesting stuff on it, but it should be noted that the software/plugins referenced on it are no longer around/supported. –  jbranchaud Mar 25 '11 at 19:55
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