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How to confirm the Mobile Numbers of my users?

How can I confirm the Mobile Numbers of my users in order to reduce the number of scammers claiming to be in the US but who are actually in another country? A free solution would be preferred. I use ...
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Should I index my mobile duplicate of my desktop website on google? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can a mobile version of site be considered duplication by Google if the page is the same only the css is different? I have a duplicate of http://he.thenamestork.com with ...
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Flash intro or embedded video?

So a client of mine wants his homepage to start off something like this: http://www.roche-bobois.com/#/en-CA/home (It's basically a Flash intro that starts with a vector drawing of a furniture ...
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How can my site detect mobile phones and switch visitors to a mobile Domain?

My Question is that when user enter the website: http://www.example.com then they will just go to automatically to http://www.example.mobi how can i do this .. is their any technique behind that. ...
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Users narrowing window on desktop to see mobile version?

I know this is going to seem like a strange question, but are their any stats on users narrowing their browser window so that media queries kick in and display the mobile optimised version of the ...
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Mobile site: Should I be redirecting to a different subdomain, or just serving mobile-specific markup?

I'm currently putting together a mobile version of an existing site (Django-based) and there seems to be two ways of doing this. I can do one of two things: Detect a mobile useragent and redirect ...
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mobile subdomain seo optimization

Hi we developed a site and just released a subdomain for mobile mysite.com m.mysite.com we have different robots.txt and sitemaps for each so for a search engine they all look totally different ...
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Redirect QR code

Is there a way to "intercept" incoming traffic from a QR code and redirect it to another page of your site? I have a QR code that is printed on physical paper. The scan will take the visitor to my ...
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Can a mobile version of site be considered duplication by Google if the page is the same only the css is different?

Hearing about the problems with mobile browser detection I plan to add a button to my site which enables the users to switch manually between normal/mobile version of the site. The button sets a ...
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View source on smart phones? [closed]

Is this something that should be integrated in smart phone browsers for the future of web developers, programmers and designers? I know there's the Snoopy bookmarklet (and maybe other options I'm not ...
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Low “time on site” and high bounce-rate in Japan

I'm seeing a substantially low "time on site" and high bounce rate from visitors coming from Japan. Comparing to other states, even in languages I don't speak, the stats are still dramatically worse. ...
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Is it possible to create a logo for your web application for Windows Phone, just like for iOS?

We can create logos and have iOS and Android recognize these by using <link rel="apple-touch-icon-precomposed" href="image.png" /> Is there a way to create a logo and include it so that it ...
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Appcache and jquery mobile on a CMS powered site?

Has anyone used the cache manifest to make a CMS site work offline? I've made a demo with static html files which seems to work fine, so I'm assuming it wouldn't be too hard to achieve the same thing ...
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Google Analytics just start tracking Windows Phone as an OS?

Just wondering if anyone else has dug into the Windows Phone traffic they have in Google Analytics? The graph below describes it better than I can. The timeline is showing the last year, and we ...
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state of art paradigm? 1 website for browser and mobile or 2 different websites

I would like to know what the standard aproach for mediumsized websites is, if you want to have users with browser and mobile. Make 1 Website with a lot of if-else because of browser/mobile or make 2 ...
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How can I advertise on Android Market while offering a mobile website for all platforms?

I developed an Android application and I am amazed at how effective Android Market has been at spreading the word about it. It basically advertised my application for free. Now I have an idea for a ...
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How do you create a mobile app that basically allows you to…?

I was wondering what the simplest and cheapest way to create a reliable mobile app (android or iphone) would be for the following situations. We are about to pick one of the following two situations: ...
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Reponsive Web Design : Does it download the same amount of data on every device?

I want to redesign my blog and website on wordpress to accommodate ever increasing mobile users and tablet users. I am also hearing about responsive design. I want to know does a responsive web ...
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Does having a mobile version of a website improve the page rank?

Does google crawl the mobile version of a website? I would think not, since the user agent would be that of the google bot. If it doesn't crawl it, does it mean that having a mobile version of a ...
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Should a mobile-only site use robots.txt?

I have a mobile site that is distinct from the corresponding desktop site. The sites share the same content, but the mobile site files are in a completely different directory. The main site had a ...
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Which screen resolution should I target for modern mobile phones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Building for different screen sizes I am developing a site which needs to work on mobiles as well. I avoid specifying width and height by pixel. Mostly I am using ...
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Is it necessary to buy a WAP domain or just creating subdomain like wap.xxxx.com

We planning to launch mobile WAP site to our exiting customer lead tracking website is it necessary to buy WAP domain or else creating subdomain for existing domain like wap.xxx.com.
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Subdomain versus .mobi domain

I'm planning to extend an existing website by a version which is optimized for mobile devices. Would it be a good idea to register a .mobi domain or is it better to use a subdomain (for ...
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Downside to mobile first (media query / js reliant) design?

I'm working on a site where mobile optimization is important. I like the idea of a mobile first approach, where ALL CSS styles are loaded with media queries, and none are loaded as a ‘base’. This ...
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Which Blackberry devices to buy for testing?

I want to test my mobile-optimised site on BlackBerry devices. I've managed to find out BlackBerry's market share, but where can I find out the rough market share of each individual handset so I know ...
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Do mobile devices support file uploads via HTML forms?

I'm making a job application form for a website where one of the fields lets you attach a CV. I'm also mobile optimising the site with media queries. Can any mobile devices upload files in this way ...
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List of phones that support media queries? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Majority of mobile devices support media queries for screen width? Is there any resource that lists which phones support media queries? I'm optimizing my site. It ...
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Mobile browser statistics by versions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What mobile browsers for testing? Where can I find more detailed mobile usage statistics so I know which devices to test on? This link gives info by OS, but not by ...
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1 touch zoom issue for mobile site on opera

I'm optimising my site for the web. For testing I've downloaded the Opera mini app for my iPhone and the Opera mobile desktop browser for my PC. Often when you click or touch a link, rather than ...
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Javascript reliance an issue for mobile optimised sites?

I'm mobile optimising a site with media queries. As I understand mobile browsers are generally quite modern and can handle CSS3 etc well. So does this mean javascript reliance for the mobile version ...
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Which mobile browsers for testing?

I've mobile optimised a site with media queries and I now want to know which devices / emulators I should test with. Where can I find information on what mobile browsers are out there, ideally with a ...
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Mobile device screen resolution statistics?

Are there any statistics (or an industry standard) for mobile device screen resolutions? I'm optimising a site for mobile. So far I've just used one media query and it works fine down to about 240px ...
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Can I use CSS to hide the tracking gif used by Google Analytics Mobile?

I am redesigning my mobile website which uses a 1x1px Google Analytics for Mobile Websites tracking gif. The old design displayed the image at the foot of the page, but my new design hides the gif ...
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Multiple meta tags for mobile optimisation?

For mobile optimization I've read that you should include all the following meta tags: <meta name="HandheldFriendly" content="true" /> <meta name="MobileOptimized" content="320" /> ...
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Pointing to Google that a specific website is for mobiles

I have 2 websites: let's call them A and B. A is a Desktop optimized website. B is a mobile version of A, but it's not on the same domain. It also has a smaller amount of content/pages than A How ...
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Contact details on a mobile site

On the mobile version of a site I am working on I would like the user to be able to download a contact card straight into their address book. Is this possible with microformats (or anything for that ...
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Majority of mobile devices support media queries for screen width?

Where I can find statistics on what % of mobile devices browsing the web support media queries for screen widths? I want to know whether for mobile optimization I can assume the majority of users' ...
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What do you consider a “mobile” device?

I'm implementing a mobile-friendly version of our corporate web site and will be using WURFL to detect mobile browsers and redirect them to our mobile site. Having recently purchased an Android ...
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Mobile redirect strategy

Looking for help on deciding how to redirect users to a mobile optimized version of my site (m.mysite.com). Looking at two methods: Server configuration (.htaccess or even varnish) Webapp (php) ...
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Mobile URL strategy

I am going to be using jQuery Mobile to create a mobile version of my site. My question is about the best practice on the location of the mobile site, specifically, the URL. I am looking into two ...
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which URL should I chose for mobile?

I was looking everywhere (as well as on Google's blog) and could not find a straight answer to this question: which URL is the best for mobile from an SEO perspective? Is there a difference between: ...
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Extremely large spike in traffic on the 1st - 4th of every month from mobile browsers

I've noticed that on the 1st - 4th of the recent months (since January), several sites I maintain are getting thousands of requests from mobile browsers, whereas throughout the rest of the month, the ...
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Mobile web design: ebay mobile

when I looked at the eBay mobile web site, I realized, they have two versions: mobileweb.ebay.com > this seems to be the newer one m.ebay.com > looks older Is there a reason for it? Is the web site ...
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Recommended domain name for tablet version?

We are creating HTML5 web app for tablets ("tablet optimized" version of the web site). Mobile domain names have already standardized itself to m.yourdomain.com or yourdomain.mobi. But how about ...
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.htaccess mobile redirect issues

I'm trying to set up a mobile redirect for a site with 2 subfolders, and I cannot get both to work at the same time. This is the structure of the site www.mysite.com/EN/ www.mysite.com/ES/ This is ...
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Which current stock mobile browsers support linked phone numbers by default?

The better question is, are there any that currently DO NOT support auto linking of phone numbers by default? Main support for iPhone, Android, BB, Windows Phone, Palm. I'm trying to determine if I ...
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Web-based CMS for mobile app [duplicate]

I'm just about to start developing a mobile app which needs to be fed from a CMS. I started designing the tables when I thought there must be something out there which could save me a load of time and ...
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Targeting advertising for T-Mobile and Virgin Mobile users

We'd like to target our advertising to Virgin Mobile users. However, Virgin Mobile is actually on the T-Mobile network. So when we do a lookup of the IP address it reports T-Mobile. So this gives 2 ...
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How do sites manage browser and mobile versions?

I build a website either by simple HTML/CSS, or I build one using Drupal or Wordpress, for modern PC browsers. Now, I want a mobile-friendly version of the site. What is considered some of the best ...
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Should I block indexing of my mobile site?

I notice that Yahoo and Bing have started indexing the mobile version of my website, which is located at /mobile from the root. All of the mobile content is just a reduced layout version of the real ...