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Let's go mobile! Here's how to make a big impression on thesmall screen

These days everyone's on the go, and Web sites that are easy tonavigate on your computer screen may be frustrating andinconvenient on your mobile phone. This book is all about fixingthat problem! Learn what makes a great mobile Web page, thetechnologies that help you get around the limitations, and how topack a punch on the small screen.

  • Small space, big challenge — examine what makes mobile adifferent creature and the specific design challenges involved

  • Being flexible — learn to adapt your existing site formobile display

  • Tools of the trade — discover the best markup language foryour audience: WML, XHTML MP, or HTML5

  • Maximize mobile features — take advantage of specialfeatures on the iPhone®, Android, and BlackBerry®Storm

  • Testing, testing — discover how to test your mobiledesigns with online emulators

  • Get around the limitations — find out how to add audio andvideo and optimize images for the small screen

  • Spread the word — explore marketing options to get theword out about your mobile site

  • M-commerce excitement — add a mobile-friendly shoppingcart to your site

Open the book and find:

  • The unique challenges of a mobile site

  • How smartphones, touchscreen phones, and feature phonesdiffer

  • Tips for adapting an existing site to mobile

  • Points to consider when designing for the small screen

  • What WAP, WML, XHTML MP and HTML5 are — and how to usethem

  • Ways to make multimedia work on a mobile device

  • How to use a mobile emulator

  • Interviews with top mobile experts

Learn to:

  • Plan an effective mobile Web site

  • Create your design with XHTML MP and CSS2 or HTML5 and CSS3

  • Add audio, video, social media, and m-commerce functions

  • Build a site that works well on all mobile devices

About the Author

Janine Warner is the bestselling author of 12 books on theInternet and design, including all editions of Dreamweaver ForDummies.

David LaFontaine has more than 20 years of experience asa journalist, editor, and multimedia producer working on film,television, print, radio, and Internet projects.


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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Great Introduction to Mobile Web Design Sept. 20 2010
By Amazon Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This is a great introduction to designing web pages for mobile phones because it covers the basic knowledge one needs to understand the design challenges posed by mobile phones. It does require a basic understanding of XHTML, CSS, and a little Javascript to work the examples in the book but the information is great and the examples are thorough and clear.
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Mobile Web Design For Dummies Nov. 12 2010
By Wayne Wicklund - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is a must read for anyone who builds web sites and needs to learn about designing a mobile site.
8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Too reliant on Dreamweaver, no great example June 29 2011
By M. McDougall - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition
This book is frustrating. First of all it relies heavily on Dreamweaver and if you don't own DW you are left trying to create your own mobile pages based on tiny, incomplete examples that were created by DW and then inserted into the book. Frustrating. I gave the book 2 stars only because I got some value from it, but now I am off to find a book that show the entire process of creating a professional mobile website, or a least a couple of pages, and that also includes compete examples of the code.
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Mobile Web Design for Dummies Sept. 10 2011
By MICHAEL A HILL - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
The "for Dummies" series of books has developed a very respectable reputation for solid and comprehensive content, and that was why I bought this book. I am not overly disappointed, really. Technology is moving very rapidly in this area, but for a snapshot in time, this is the book to buy. It may be obsolete next year, but it covers introductory basics for now. I wish it had covered HTML5/CSS3, but it addresses that subject as "to be determined" despite the cover notes.
6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Interesting and Helpful Sept. 25 2010
By Angie - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
The book is great!! The authors explain a potentially complicated subject in such a way that even a relative technology notice like myself understood it. This is the first "for dummies" book I've purchased, but I'm tempted to stock up now.

On a side note, I was also surprised and pleased to see that they prominently mentioned the mobile website of indie songwriter Tori Sparks. My husband and I have been a big fan of hers for years.


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