Smartphones and Tablets are increasing in popularity very quickly.
It is estimated that by 2013, heavy mobile data users will triple to one billion.
Nearly 80% of smartphone owners use their phones for shopping.
The iPad was released in April, and by September there were already 7.5 million purchased.
Mobile and Tablet Usage Increasing Dramatically
-Mobile Apple devices do not support Flash, which is leading to further development of HTML5 -HTML5 videos will be better indexed by robots to help increase SEO Mobile/Tablet Usage Impacts Web Design Google Chrome on a Tablet
2 Websites on All Devices
- Alt text in images
Long descriptions for pie charts/graphs
Closed-captioning for videos
Using technology to make websites accessible on all devices
3 Mobile Site Examples
Links were small and close together, easy to click the wrong thing on touchscreen
Websites that do not work well on mobile/tablet devices
Large buttons that are easily clickable
No excess information
Websites that do work well on mobile/tablet devices