7 Plugins To Instantly Mobile Optimize Your WordPress Website Or Blog

A large percentage of internet users now browse the internet using smartphones or tablets.But, websites traditionally designed for the computer screen may not always display properly in the smaller screens of mobile devices. That is why it is so important to ensure that your websites are optimized for mobile devices. After all it is extremely likely that most of your traffic is actually viewing your site on their mobile devices.

So, how do you go about mobile optimizing your website?

Fortunately, if your website or blog is using WordPress, you can simply use some plugins to achieve almost instant mobile optimization without any coding.
Some of the top WordPress plugins for mobile optimization, are discussed below in no particular order –

1.MobilePress
This is a very popular WordPress mobile plugin. MobilePress creates a mobile friendly version of your WordPress website or blog. It lets you use custom themes. It also lets you tweak a few mobile friendly settings.

Cost: Free

Where to get it: http://wordpress.org/plugins/mobilepress/

2.WPtouch
WPtouch automatically coverts your WordPress website to display correctly on mobile devices.
You can customize many aspects of its appearance through its admin panel. It lets you deliver a stylish, user-friendly and fast version of your site to mobile visitors. And you don’t have mess with a single line of code. WPTouch has the “Infinity Cache” feature which uses mobile caching to make your website super fast. The plugin delivers mobile-optimized images based on the device used by scaling images through CSS. More than 5.5 million blogs and sites use WPTouch.

Cost: Free / $49

Where to get it: http://wordpress.org/plugins/wptouch/

3.WordPress Mobile Pack
WordPress Mobile Pack is a complete toolkit created specifically to mobile optimize your WordPress website or blog. One of its interesting features is a mobile switcher to select themes based on the type of user that is visiting the site. It includes a selection of mobile themes and extra widgets. It also has device adaptation capabilities. This mobile administration panel included in this pack allows users to write new posts or edit the site.

Cost: Free

Where to get it: http://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-mobile-pack/

4.JetPack
This is a single plugin from WordPress that is designed to supercharge your website. It has over 33 specific features, aimed to make it more than just a regular plugin. The “Mobile Theme” feature lets you optimize your WordPress site for mobile devices. It has the capability to use contact forms, custom CSS and much more. You can even customize your theme with CSS and PHP coding, if you want to dabble with a bit of coding.

Cost: Free

Where to get it: https://wordpress.org/plugins/jetpack/

5.WP Mobile Edition
This plugin is simple and easy to use with an intuitive settings page that gives you complete control. It helps to fully optimize your wordpress for the best performance on smartphones. It is compatible with all the major smartphone platforms – iOS (iPhone), Android, Windows Phone and even the often ignored, Blackberry. It even has the option to use a subdomain. This plugin features a robust Mobile XML Sitemap Generator.

Cost: Free

Where to get it: http://wordpress.org/plugins/wptouch/

6. WP Smart
WP Smart lets you upload your logo, enable search, enable thumbnails, and choose what page to display as your home page. You can also integrate Google Analytics and Google Adsense into your mobile design.
It boasts a professional settings area that lets you change background colors, fonts colors, and even specify the menu to use with the mobile design.

Cost: Free

Where to get it: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wpsmart-mobile/

7.WP Mobile detector
How do you know if your users are on mobile or not? How can you possibly know where the page request originates for every page on your site? This plugin automatically detects if your WordPress website is being accessed by a mobile device and loads a compatible mobile theme. It formats content to suit specific mobile devices and covers thousands of mobile phone models. It features advanced analytics and comes with seven pre-installed mobile themes.

Cost: Free / $50

Where to get it: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-mobile-detector/

 

If you haven’t yet mobile optimized your wordpress website or blog you can easily do so by using one of these plugins. There is no reason to lose the mobile traffic your way or to frustrate your audience by showing them a website designed for the desktop on their small mobile screens.

And remember, you don’t have to do it by yourself. Your friendly WebSupportTeam can help you set it all up in a snap. Need advanced tweaks and customizations? No sweat. The team has that covered too.

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