Questions tagged [mobile]

In the website context, this means sites that are designed to be viewed on devices with smaller screen dimensions than desktops.

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Which mobile device is appropriate as a utility tool for a web master?

Basically, I'm looking for a device to use on the road and I would prefer to not have to sit down for the majority of the tasks (which rules out netbooks, in my mind). I'm also hoping to spend less ...
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Mobile Web Site Templates

Is there any web site that you can recommend in which I can find premium (beautiful looking and professional) web site designs(themes) specific for mobile web sites? (paid or free)
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Mobile phone app or optimised mobile site?

I run a motor sport news website and currently deciding if I should go down the route of paying someone to develop an app for a phone, in which case I would need something compatible for iPhone, ...
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Mobile website causing duplicate content issue on Google - how do we fix it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? My website exists at www.<site>.com for desktop browsers and m.<site>.com for ...
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Is it wrong to tell mobile users to view a site on their computer?

I am creating a web application that doesn't work correctly on mobile. I don't want to make it work on mobile because I would rather mobile users have a fully integrated experience and not have to use ...
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Mobile site link to youtube video, close app after video finished?

I'm linking to Youtube videos on my mobile site. On iPhone, when you click on a youtube link, it begins playing using the Youtube App When the video is finished, the Youtube App is still open--you ...
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Add valuable dynamic content to a mobile oriented (local) website, any suggestions?

HI to all, I'm developing a mobile website containing some valuable dynamic content for people living in my city. I did find some useful informations that aren't available in a quick, light mobile ...
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Looking for a good mobile framework

I am looking for a good mobile framework. This is for a university library, providing access to some database resources, hours and the like. I have heard good things about the MIT Mobile Web Project ...
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How to receive sensor input, eg. gyroscope? (existing technology or future proposals)

Is there currently a way to for a web application to receive data from mobile device's sensors (eg. gyroscope, accelerometer, compass) through its browser? If not, do any formal proposals exist for ...
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Creating a mobile website

I'm going to create a mobile version of a website. This is the first time I'll be creating a mobile specific website. What do I need to know? What do I need to be aware off? Good tips and ...
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Videos being accessible via web and mobile users

I have to make videos accessible to Blackberry, iPhone and web users. After some initial research I figured that .MP4 seems to be the best format to do this in. However, my question is: What is the ...
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Is the m subdomain automatically supported / redirected by mobile devices, if not how should I redirect?

I'm trying to set up a mobile version of a site, and I'm wondering if I can just set up a m subdomain and put the mobile site in there, or if I need to set up some kind of redirect to make phones ...
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Mobile phone detection (brand, model, browser etc)

What do you use to detect visitor's mobile phone, down to the model if possible? Currently we maintain our own database but it's really getting behind due to lack of manpower to maintain it, so we ...
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How can I simulate mobile device browsers to test websites on a desktop? [closed]

Are there any good tools that can be run on desktop machines (Windows or Linux) that can simulate a mobile device, preferably with some options as to screen size and mobile browser (user agent if not ...
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what tools are available to analyze mobile site performance?

the tool must: 1) Test the page/component load/render time. 2) Be usable on multiple devices/browsers. 3) Show results with recommendations per-device/browser
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Porting a Flash site to non-Flash site

I have many clients with Flash interfaces that they like quite a bit. But these things don't work on many (most?) mobile devices. This is a two part question: If I get access to the original .fla ...
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What are the basic things to do in order to make a web site iPhone-friendly or more mobile-accessible?

What are the basic things to do in order to make a web site iPhone-friendly or more mobile-accessible in general?

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