Top 10 mobile WordPress plugins
Mobile WordPress plugins provide you access to mobile version of WordPress admin area, optimize your content and design to be easier accessible on mobile devices making your mobile site version load faster and be easier to read and navigate. There’s also number of plugins which helps to integrate 3rd party mobile site service providers with WordPress.
Considering growing army of mobile devices users, it would be smart to provide mobile version of your site to iPhone, Blackberry, Android as well as users of Windows Mobile and Nokia smartphones since no one likes to wait minutes until site is loaded and then be confused with navigation looking odd on small screen. Another one big advantage of installing mobile WordPress plugins is noticeable increase in site visitors since mobile version of the site will be included in Google and Yahoo mobile search index. Plus you can serve mobile ads to your visitors.
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WordPress for iPhone
WordPress for iPhone app lets you write posts, upload photos, edit pages, and manage comments on your blog from your iPhone or iPod Touch. WordPress for iPhone supports both WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress.
MobilePress is a WordPress plugin that will render your WordPress blog on mobile handsets, with the ability to use customized themes. The plugin also allows specific themes for specific devices/mobile browsers, such as iPhone, Opera Mini, Windows CE Mobile and other generic handset browsers. MobilePress detects Google and Yahoo mobile search bots which allows your blog to be indexed.
Wapple Architect Mobile plugin for WordPress
A mobile plugin that takes your WordPress content and makes sure that it works perfectly for every mobile device. Top features: dynamic resizing of images, preserving of URL structure, advanced pagination.
WordPress Mobile Edition
WordPress Mobile Edition automatically detects mobile browser and shows an interface designed for a mobile device. Mobile web interface is also served to Google and Yahoo mobile search crawlers. WordPress Mobile Edition provides customized interface and styling for iPhone and other “touch” browsers.
WordPress Mobile Pack
WordPress Mobile Pack includes a mobile switcher to select themes based on the type of user that is visiting the site, a selection of mobile themes, mobile ad widget (AdMob or mobile Adsense support), device adaptation (rescaling images, splitting articles, simplifying style and removing media) and a mobile administration panel for writing and editing.
WordPress PDA & iPhone
Wordpress PDA plugin enables the WordPress blog viewable for PDA and iPhone browsers. It detects the browser agent and loads a simple theme (fully customizable) on the fly.
WPtouch: WordPress on iPhone, iPod & Android
WPtouch automatically transforms your WordPress blog into a web-application experience when viewed from an iPhone, iPod touch or Android touch mobile device. It comes complete with all the standard WordPress blog features: search, login, categories, tags, archives, photos & more.
Mobify WordPress Plugin
This WordPress Plugin allows your WordPress site to interact with Mobify site. It detects incoming mobile browser requests and redirects them to your mobile view. Mobify site is a powerful solution to mobilize your blog with large database of supported devices, simplified design, image compression and media transcoding.
MoFuse WordPress Plugin
MoFuse is a similar to Mobify service that allows bloggers to easily create a mobile-friendly version of their blog for free. This plugin allows you to automatically detect and redirect your mobile visitors to the mobile-friendly version of your blog.
Mobilize by Mippin WordPress plugin
The Mobilize by Mippin WordPress Plugin provides integration with a online service similar to Mofuse and Mobify. Once installed any cell phone accessing your URL will be redirected to the Mippin rendering of your blog. It uses RSS feeds from sites as the raw content for rendering on the phone with additional images scaling and video conversion.