With the growing popularity of smartphones and the prediction “that within the next five years more users will connect to the Internet over mobile devices than desktop PCs”, the need to optimize websites and blogs becomes more important.

Do you know how your site displays on a mobile device?  For an analysis of how your site might look on mobile devices, use the W3C mobileOK Checker.

Then head over to Mowser to see what it should look like.  Of course you could encourage visitors to your site to use Mowser, but most wouldn’t want to be bothered with the extra step.

I searched for and found a handy plugin for WordPress that detects the type of browser used by visitors, then automatically renders the mobile version of the page.

Read about best practices and useful resources at the W3C Mobile Web Initiative site.