Making your blog available on mobile platforms
Have you ever wondered how to make your wordpress available on the iphone, blackberry and all those other great phones? Well I found this plugin which does an amazing job of that without having to change a thing on your wordpress blog.
WPtouch is an entire theme package for your WordPress website. The plugin makes your WordPress website load lightning fast on touch mobile devices, show your content beautifully, all while not interfering with your regular theme. I tried this out on my iphone and it works great. I haven’t tried it on the other phones like the G1 and the blackberry yet.
You can search for “WPTouch” in your WordPress plugin browser, or you can download the plugin directly. Its a totally free plugin.
Download WPTouch here
Here are the basic FAQs from the site to answer typical questions about ther plugin. You really should just try it.
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