Easy to implement Click-to-call link
Sometimes the simplest problems are giving you headaches... here is one of them. One of my clients recently requested to build a mobile-aware (responsive) site with phone numbers callable with one click from mobile devices.
After fooling around a while with testing all sorts of complicated solutions, I found it to be a very easy homerun, in fact:
iPad and iPhone - how to design a Joomla site for them
What you must be aware of, when designing a Joomla page that should work on iPad and iPhone too? It is enough to have a proper template and the proper tools to display the respective versions when your Joomla site is displayed on these devices?
iPad and Joomla
The Apple iPad is the buzzword of the day, and probably will stay on the top of many people's wishlist on the top - or near to the top. The iPhone's big brother arrived in early 2010, and Apple has sold a huge number of devices already. The iPad is a success, and as a mobile device for consuming information it's really great.
So how does this relate to your reality as a Joomla developer? In short: You need to make sure that your Joomla website works on the iPad. And not just that it works. It should be a delight surfing your website on the iPad. On a previous tip I touched already the subject, here are more tips on how you can build an iPad-friendly Joomla site.
Testing the site on multiple mobile devices
These days is not enough to test your brand new site on couple of screen resolution/operating system/browser combinations, you need to test your new sites on a large number of mobile devices, covering a wide variety of operating systems, screen sizes and resolutions, from the iPhone 320×480 to the Nook Color 600×1024. To make the matter worse, these devices can be held vertically or horizontally. What you can do?
Virtual spring cleaning for your Joomla sites
Websites take maintenance, and making a habit of performing a little spring cleaning each year can keep a business website running smoothly. The tips below does not apply for Joomla sites alone, any site can benefit from most of these tricks and tips.