Tag Archives: mobile

WordPress Plugins: WPtouch

The WPtouch Mobile Plugin on WordPress adds a simple and elegant mobile theme for visitor to the WP website. This plugin enables a mobile-friendly version for Android and iOS.

WPtouch Marketing Images.

WPTouch mobile screenshots of usage on cellphone.

If you experience issues you can download a user manual from WPtouch and it will contain Information on how to configure it and how to perform additional steps.

When visiting the Admin View, this area allows you to customize many aspects to its appearance and to deliver a user-friendly Stylish version.

WPTouch Backend interface screenshot.

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New Extension for AppBuddy Presented in Miami at BuddyCamp

WP Tavern reports that AppBuddy, a social networking app for iOS and Android that helps to create a social media app for WordPress sites, has a new extension and it was presented at BuddyCamp for BuddyPress users.

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This new extension is designed for WordCamps, WordPress conferences, that are being hosted by the Armchair program. On May 9, 2014, this extension was made assessable to customers who had the Agency bundle.

The team of created AppBuddy is working on making the app run faster by using the local storage. The usability of the camera is already in place. Live updates to BuddyPress notification are being made possible in the next couple of weeks. In the future the team of AppBuddy hopes they can make the phone contacts able to connect with this app to make it easier to connect with friends. According to the developer, Messenlehner:

It is a powerful tool for people who have big ideas but don’t have the development skills to realize them and don’t want to spend $100,000 developing a custom app.

The AppBuddy can be downloaded from WP Armchair site or through the app stores.

WordPress on the Road: Be a Road Warrior

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a person who travels, often as part of their job and does work at the same time, is considered a road warrior.

roadwarriorWordPress users are able to successfully work and travel at the same time while experiencing cloud computing made easy.

This article will address the issues of taking WordPress on the road and covers: supported mobile devices, post by email, writing offline, and shortcodes.  Continue reading WordPress on the Road: Be a Road Warrior

What is Make WordPress?

You may have come across or heard about Make WordPress and wondering what exactly this is. In general, Make WordPress is where you can become a part of the WordPress.org team and get involved with various areas of WordPress.

It is important to note that there are two forms of WordPress (WordPress.com, which is maintained by the company and staff of WordPress.com and Automattic, and WordPress.org, representative of the self-hosted version of WordPress).

To join the volunteers and contributors in the WordPress Community on Make WordPress, you need to be registered with WordPress.org with your own account. Once you have that taken care of, you can get started! Continue reading What is Make WordPress?

Tips for Making WordPress Themes Mobile-friendly

Responsive Web Design
Image credits belong to John Polacek

Making a WordPress theme mobile friendly is an easy task to achieve with “media queries” and what is called “responsive design.” Actually, you can achieve this with any CMS or website fairly easy, but first some beforehand knowledge needs to be addressed.

You must be familiar with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) code. We are going to use the most popular method called media queries. Media queries are a type of CSS document that dictates how the DOM (Document Object Model) is organized given the parameters of certain screen sizes. Continue reading Tips for Making WordPress Themes Mobile-friendly