Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Optimizing styles for phones, part of Building Mobile Sites with Dreamweaver and WordPress.
Taking a Desktop design, where a screen size of 1200 pixels is considered to be…medium, and retrofitting it to a phone screen, where the norm is 320 pixels, is…almost the very definition of major overhaul.…This is true, especially in comparison to the Desktop to tablet conversion.…To my mind, the key goals are accessibility and readability.…In this movie, we'll target four main areas: structure, navigation, text, and…user interaction, with 20 different CSS rules designed to meet those twin goals.…
I have open, now, my index.php file.…We're in Live View, looking at the Tablet View at the moment.…So, let's switch to Phone;…I'll choose the 320 by 480, and then let's open up our style.css file.…Remember, we have two of them here now; one that comes from the mobile folder,…and the other one from our tpa folder.…We want the mobile folder,…so I'll go ahead and select that.…Now I'm going to expand the panels over here, and let's collapse the Files…panel in order to give the CSS Styles a lot of room, and then let me open up Split View.…
- Setting up an existing WordPress site
- Targeting configurable site elements
- Setting up media queries
- Preparing for adaptive images
- Styling a blog for tablets
- Restructuring navigation for different-sized displays
- Developing a WordPress site for phones
Skill Level Intermediate
Dreamweaver and WordPress: Core Conceptswith Joseph Lowery5h 44m Intermediate
WordPress Themes: Photography Portfolioswith Morten Rand-Hendriksen52m 58s Intermediate
1. Preparing Your Site to Go Mobile
Understanding media queries3m 50s
2. Retrofitting for Multiple Screens
3. Implementing a Full Mobile Redesign Strategy
4. Styling a Blog for Tablets
5. Developing a WordPress Site for Phones
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