Guidelines to Create Mobile Site

By: Marcia Henin

A mobile blog directly publishes the contents on the Internet from a mobile device. Mobile blogging is getting popular as cell phones with the facilities of camera allow people to mail photos.

Mobile blog or mobile site seems a perfect way, for instance, for a real estate agent to show new properties to clients. If agents have their own mobile blog, they can take pictures and immediately send them to the mobile blog.

A mobile web site varies from a regular web site. Mobile phones are less powerful and have a smaller screen than a computer. The Internet connection in a mobile phone is slower than that of computer.

People prefer to search the Internet through their mobile phones. For example, in UK, 20%of the mobile users surf the Internet on their mobile phones.

Tips To Create Mobile Site:

Users have to overcome various challenges when they decide to create a mobile site.

1.Use simple PHP commands to redirect mobile users to the mobile-friendly version of the web site.
2.Mobile web sites normally use X HTML basic and X HTML mobile profile as markup languages. They require certain syntax. For example, they do not allow tags and frames, unlike in HTML.
3.Use a XML header and DOCTYPE. Specify the character coding. These features show that the page is a mobile page. Otherwise, the page may be decoded incorrectly.
4.It is wise to use mobile specific XML to estimate download time and cost.
5.It is better to avoid rows and columns. If necessary, limit the columns to a minimum of two.
6.It takes longer time to load mobile pages. Hence, minimize the uses of images and size of pages, preferably less than 10KB.
7.Provide a link to almost all the pages.

Mobile Music:

Mobile music is the music, which users download and play in their mobile phones. Generally, people refer mobile music as ring tones. However, mobile music allows users to download audio files from their PCs. Mobile phone has a memory slot, where it is possible to store cell phone music. However, the new models include removable storage option.

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