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How to Make Your Site Mobile Friendly

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QArea Expert Marketing Manager
January 19, 2015
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Making websites mobile friendly is what the majority of online companies are doing today, because not only does it present a better marketing technique, but it also makes it easier for those who want to access websites that they need on the go. Going mobile friendly is in the best interest of your business because it also means more traffic for your website. The more ways people can access your webpage, the more people you will have interested in what you have to offer.

It has become quite essential for businesses to make their websites mobile friendly for their own good, and for the purpose of increasing a better reputation.

There are a couple of ways to go about introducing your website to where it can be seen on various devices. Those would be responsive and adaptive. The responsive option is one that is good to be for smaller businesses.

Adjusting your Website

No longer should a business ignore the fact that the majority of people now access the internet from their mobile devices nowadays. You may not be quite ready to change the settings of your website to make this possible, but the steps below should be taken into consideration.

Simplifying your Website

If you view your website from a mobile phone you might see that there are some changes that need to be made in order to make it more functional for people to view on their phones. You can do this by changing the size of the font on your website; making it smaller. You can also change the buttons and make them bigger so that people can easily access areas of your website that they couldn’t before.

Rebuild Your Website for a Versatile Display

If you want your website to work for various mobile devices then it might be a good idea for you to go ahead and have the entire website rebuilt. As mentioned earlier on, you have two different designs that you can choose from; the adaptive and the responsive designs. Below you will learn more about these designs to figure out which one would be best for you to choose.

Adaptive Design

This design is one that is generally used by bigger web companies, which means that is more complex in its features. It is meant to reach the highest volume of customers on the web.

Responsive Design

The responsive design is a solution that is more affordable. This design uses what is known as Cascading Style Sheets or CSS technology for designing it. This design will work on all of the newest or latest cell phone models. You can reach various different audiences when using this option.

Be Willing to Adjust for Near Future Upgrades

You need to always be aware of any future changes of how your website can be viewed. You also need to be willing to adjust how people can view your website so that you can continue getting high traffic visits to your page. The more you are willing to adjust to changes, the more successful your site will be.

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