Making A Mobile Website With WordPress Plugins Is Now Easy

Mobile. The future is here. Everyone (or almost everyone!) now has a mobile device to access the internet and even more importantly they're actually using it to access websites online.

I would think anyone would like to have a mobile optimized version of their blog/website but in the past that has proved to be a daunting task.

If you were not an expert web coder or if you lacked the money to pay a developer to build a custom mobile solution for you then having a mobile website or blog was not a priority.

That has all changed now, especially for WordPress users. There are now many quality plugins available for the open source blogging platform, and the best part is the majority of them are free.

The 'how' part is very easy. By using one of the plugins listed below, you just install and click a few buttons. You'll then have a mobile website!

I cover 3 popular, quality WordPress mobile plugins here below for you to consider:

WP Touch

WPTouch is one of the more popular WordPress mobile plugins as it is already in use by thousands of users. The great thing about WP Touch is that it's super easy to set up and configure. All you do is upload the plugin, activate it, and then go through a single page of options to configure it how you like.

It looks great 'right out of the box' after you configure it, you can select which pages you want to display and you can add advertising to it such as AdSense to monetize your mobile site.

WP Touch is the mobile plugin that powers this site,

Wapple Architect Mobile Plugin

Wapple is a complete solution for WordPress mobile users. The big advantage of Wapple is the amount of customization that can be done to configure your mobile website. You can add a custom header and graphics and design your site to look much like your regular website.

The disadvantage is it takes a considerable amount of time to set everything up. I have tried it, and frankly it can be a pain. However, I am considering using it in the future when I have more time and resources to devote to it. It is a quality plugin.

WordPress Mobile Pack

WordPress Mobile Pack is another quality plugin. I have only tested it (not used it) but I know several website owners who do use the plugin and love it. The plugin is updated frequently to keep pace with bugs and WordPress software updates and that's a must in my opinion.

The only obvious drawback that I've seen is that the themes are difficult to customize unless you are savvy with that sort of thing.

[You can find the above plugins by searching for them on the site]


You cannot go wrong with any of the above plugins to get your WordPress blog mobile friendly. They all work extremely well and each have different strengths and weaknesses.

There are also many others on the site and that you may want to try. These are certainly not the only ones out there so there may be another solution that would be right for you.

If you're not sure which one is right for your objectives you should try them all. They're easy to ramp up and test. The key here is to pick one get your mobile optimized blog going. The future is here and the time is now.
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