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If the PC and tablet are on the same network, it is possible. All you'd need to do is use the IP address of the PC to access the site. So instead of accessing it via localhost (as you would on the PC), you'd access it via 192.168.1.2 (example). If the devices are not on the same network, it's still possible to access the PC with the tablet if you setup ...


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There are several solutions. You could get a IIS server with PHP support Not sure if Wordpress supports it You get get an Apache server with mod_mono (open source implementation of ASP) *Not sure whether mod_mono supports latest ASP.net features* You can host the asp section on a sub domain and point the subdomain to the new server. Easiest solution. You ...


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What platforms you test on should be based on your demographic not on other webmasters' preferences or subjective opinions. If your target audience lives in a country that still has widespread IE6 usage, or the client has specifically asked for IE6 support, then you'll need to support IE6. But for many sites out there, explicit support for IE6 is no longer ...


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Ideally you will design the website in such a way that you should only need to write a mobile stylesheet to make your site mobile friendly. In fact I'm fairly certain that's what this website does. This should require no additional programming, only a new stylesheet that either overrides (aka cascades) the main stylesheet with any rule changes, or a fresh ...


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How are you planning on detecting whether a user is surfing on a mobile device or not? Keep in mind that not all mobile browsers behave like mobile browsers. In fact, the browser on many newer smart phones seem to try to pass themselves off as regular desktop browsers since they already match most features of a full-fledged desktop browser and don't want to ...


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I personally access the web from my phone about 90% of the time when I'm not at work so if it doesn't work on the phone it is not a viable option for me, but currently the overwhelming population still uses desktops or laptops, so you should still have a sizable potential user base by ignoring mobile. I ascribe to the theory of "if you're trying to please ...


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I have experienced subtle differences (not just font related) between Firefox on Windows and Firefox on Mac as well as differences on Safari between Windows and Mac as well. I once had a two column layout look fine on win FF but on mac FF the second column appeared below the first. I had to decrease the width or margin/padding on it to make it align ...


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Actually with IE it's a bit easier because it let's you run it in compatibility mode for IE 7 and 8 and well as default 9. Just go to "Tools > F12 Developer Tools > Browser Mode" and select the version of IE you wish to run IE 9 under. I wouldn't recommend supporting IE 6 because even Microsoft is trying to get rid of it. As far as other browsers, I ...


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iBBDemo is visually helpful for showing iPhone and iPad page rendering to business users. http://labs.blackbaud.com/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=249 It is not as accurate at using the SDK, of course, but it is free and simple, and works for us Windows users. Also, if you use Adobe Dreamweaver, check out their integrated "Device Central". It has an very large ...


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One word for the technique you probably need is "responsive design". There's a good article in Smashing Magazine about it: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2011/01/12/guidelines-for-responsive-web-design/ This blog post is also useful and has links to some sites where it works well http://adactio.com/journal/1700/



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