Love them or hate them, smartphones are a massive part of our daily lives that cannot be ignored, especially when it comes to how your market your business online. Since many people will be viewing your website on their phones, it’s important that your site is optimized for an optimal mobile viewing experience. Here are our top three tips:
Keep in mind that when people load content on their phone, they’re oftentimes not using wifi, so it’s important to have a website that loads quickly. Maximum load time should be 2 seconds.
2. Avoid Flash
Because of Apple’s lack of compatibility with Flash, you should be sure to put any special elements in HTML 5 or Java, enabling all iPhone users to see your website exactly how you intended.
3. Use the finger test
Elements that may look intricate and intriguing on a desktop can be difficult to navigate on a smaller screen. Take into account that on mobile devices, viewers will be using their fingers to click, which will make smaller elements difficult to use.