Having a mobile optimized site is a big deal. It opens up your content to a potentially new, wider audience, and it keeps potential readers and customers from getting frustrated while trying to pinch and zoom. Not only that, having a mobile-friendly web presence will put you in good standing with Google. You might not have a developer on hand to help you get your site up to snuff, but we’ve curated a list of six excellent tools that will help you get your site optimized for smartphones and beyond.
MobilePress is a plugin for WordPress that renders a mobile friendly version of your WordPress website or blog. It allows for custom themes and a few other mobile-friendly settings.
Google Think Insights
Google Think Insights is a collection of resources and articles to help developers and business owners make their sites accessible and navigable. Their collection of posts revolving around having a multi-device web presence can give you tips, help you test your current site and help you build out improvements.
W3C mobileOK Checker
The easiest way to see how mobiley optimized your site is, is to just type it into the W3C mobileOK Checker. It analyzes your site and generates a list of high, medium and low priority issues, letting you prioritize and see what issues need to be resolved when.
DudaMobile generates templates based on your site’s setup, and then allows you to preview and edit the layout and templates before going live or signing up. The templates and designs are sleek and attractive, and helps optimize your site for all types of smartphones.
IpadPeek is pretty self-explanatory. It recreates the look and feel of an iPad right on your screen, giving you an idea of what your site’s layout will look like in the 1024 x 768 space you’re given.
If you’re worried that your site isn’t performing like it could be, run it through the PageSpeed Insights tool. Once it’s submitted, it’ll generate a list of actions that could improve your site’s speed, like optimizing images, caching, and ordering styles and scripts.
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