Today we’re announcing support for Accelerated Mobile Pages for WordPress, a new open source initiative spearheaded by Google to dramatically improve performance of the mobile web.
Is the visitor on a mobile device?
Removes the mobile app promotion from the bottom of the default mobile theme.
We’ve been really impressed with the mobile sites that have launched on VIP recently, many of which are responsive websites. Here’s a quick roundup of recent mobile launches on WordPress.com VIP. Quartz Quartz’s fully responsive theme is blindingly fast, and scales whether you’re looking at it on a phone, tablet or laptop. The site looks […]
The new mobile site for Sports Illustrated, m.si.com, is live and right here on WordPress.com VIP! You can see the site for yourself by going to m.si.com, but to really appreciate and access all of the content and features, check it out from your smart phone. Stay up to date with the latest game scores, follow your […]
The CBS Local team stopped by the NYC WordPress Meetup in February to share their custom mobile theme and the process and decisions they went through to end up with a custom mobile theme which powers dozens of their CBS Local sites. Below is the video of their presentation, a link to the presentation slides, and CBS […]
TurboxTax’s blog “It’s all about the refund”, is now on the WordPress.com VIP SaaS platform. Following their site’s transition, they also just released a mobile app, TaxCaster, to help people start preparing for their upcoming taxes. Ready to become a VIP Services Client? Some of the world’s biggest brands rely on WordPress.com VIP Services.
All WordPress.com sites have a theme for mobile devices. See Mobile Themes > Support — WordPress.com for general support info. Custom Mobile Themes If you would like to use custom mobile themes, we can: Set a mobile-theme which will be used for mobile devices. Set a theme specifically for the iPad (otherwise treated as a […]
Looking to blog from your mobile device ? You are in luck ! WordPress offers lots of different ways to keep blogging even on the go. On WordPress.com we have m.wordpress.com. It’s a very light and speedy version of the admin dashboard, and works well on smart phones like the iPhone, BlackBerry and Treo. On […]
Today the AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) project turns two. As part of a look back and ahead, the AMP team at Google has shared impressive data today that quantifies its positive impacts on time spent on page (2X), traffic (10% increase), and sales conversions (20% increase compared to non-AMP.) We’re proud to be a part […]