7 Amazing Mobile WordPress Plugins

In order to turn your WordPress website a great platform of sharing knowledge, its better be required that you do have a large chunk of visitors with you. And, that only be possible, if you have mobile edition of your website also available along with web edition. Since the way the tech has been changing and mobile – the use of smartphones – made an important place in our lives, people now also likely to search for sites through their mobile phones. In order to reach the mobile audience, a WordPress website can be optimized for mobile devices. We have collected seven – both free and premium plugins – which helps you accomplishing the task.

Free Plugins

Wapple Architect Mobile Plugin for WordPress

The plugin allows you to mobilize your blog in minutes. It tailored whole of your blog and turned into mobile website. Devices are detected by using Wapple’s advanced web services instead of relying on inferior third party tools. Moreover if you view your blog with a brand new, never before seen handset, it still works awesome.

Wapple Architect Mobile Plugin for WordPress

  • Dynamic resizing of images
  • Retain SEO, preserve your URL structure and promote one single domain
  • Mobile Advertising Integration: Admob & Google Adsense
  • View stats on Mobile Page Impressions
  • Fully compatible with WordPress MU
  • Support for multi-lingual characters – even funny characters that make their way onto your blog (from a copy and paste from Word for example) are handled.
  • Comment from mobile! Turn on the feature and your visitors can leave comments from their handset.
  • Upload mobile specific header/footer images – resized on the fly to fit a visitors handset perfectly
  • Place mobile friendly navigation links around your site to help users browse around your blog
  • Advanced pagination – split up long posts into manageable chunks that make reading a post on mobile easier
  • Any theme that you’ve installed will have its styles carried across to mobile giving you a consistent look and feel for all your visitors.
  • Complete freedom over how you want to style your mobile site. We’ve done our best to make the mobile stylesheet as comprehensive as possible but no doubt there will be a few things you want to change – you can by editing a few settings.
  • Control over almost every element on your mobile page:- change the size and quality of images on posts and pages, show tags and categories in different sections, you can even change the wording of certain elements on your site

More Info | Download

WPtouch

The plugin automatically transforms your WordPress website for mobile devices, complete with ajax loading articles and smooth effects the time when viewed from devices, like iPhone, iPod touch, Android mobile phones, BlackBerry and more. Further, the admin panel lets you customize many aspects of its appearance and delivers a fast, user-friendly and stylish version of your site to touch mobile visitors, without requiring a single bit of code affecting your regular desktop theme.

WPtouch

  • Allows you to set up web-apps for iOS devices easily
  • Loads pages three times faster than desktop or responsive themes
  • Private one-to-one support from the in-house time of the plugin developer
  • Admin panel quickens the process of making the site go mobile
  • WPtouch provides 3 new themes to choose from and customize as you see fit.
  • Uses the content on the same URL from the same server for the mobile page

More Info | Download

Mobile Smart

Mobile Smart

The Mobile Smart plugin allows your WordPress site to switch your theme to a mobile site if a user visits it using a mobile device, plus it will adds template tags to help you.

  • Switch your theme to a mobile-ready theme if a mobile device is detected (you can now enable/disable iPad/tablets)
  • Manual Switcher – to allow your user to manually switch between desktop and mobile versions. Available in 3 versions: widget, option to automatically insert into footer, or template tag.
  • Template functions to help determine which tier of mobile device (touch/smartphone/other) is viewing your site, to allow conditional content inclusion.
  • Adds device and tier specific CSS selectors to the body_class, to allow conditional CSS (e.g. so in the same way you have “.single” that you can target “.iphone” or “.mobile-tier-touch”.)
  • Image transcoding – rescale images to fit their device

More Info | Download

WP Mobile Edition

WP Mobile Edition

  • Fully optimized for the best performance on smartphones, including iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry. An Intuitive setting page gives you complete control. The pack is a complete toolkit to mobilize your WordPress site. It has a mobile switcher, themes, and mobile XML Sitemap Generator.
  • The mobile switcher automatically detects whether the visitor to the site is mobile or not, and switches between the primary WordPress theme (for desktop users) or loads a mobile theme.
  • Includes the ability for visitors to switch between mobile view and your site’s regular theme (and remembers their choice).
  • It will create a mobile xml sitemap, to maximize the mobile version in mobile search engines like Google, Bing, and other.
  • Was designed to be as lightweight and speedy as possible, while still serving your site’s content in a richly presented way, sparing no essential features like search, categories, tags, comments etc.
  • Device adaptation, including the rescaling of images, intelligent splitting of articles and posts into multiple pages, the simplification styles, and the removal of non-supported media.
  • Smart Formatting: It doesn’t matter whether users are viewing your site horizontally or vertically, mTheme will re-position all media on the fly.
  • Full Comments System: Default wordpressor or DISQUS
  • You can choose from 16 different color schemes in the settings panel.
  • Easily customize your mobile theme logo with our easy uploader.
  • No SEO Knowledge Needed: mTheme will automatically optimize your site for SEO. You don’t need to touch a button, just sit back and watch your rankings rise.
  • Equipped with a mobile ad, you can put any ads scripts (Adsense, admob, or banner ads of your own) and it will appear on your mobile version.
  • Mobile-friendly: an extensible theme that is ready for display on mobile devices.

More Info | Download

Duda Mobile Website Builder

The plugin allows you to easily convert your WordPress website into a mobile-friendly site. It’s fast, free and easy. It works with all WordPress themes including websites and blogs.

Duda Mobile Website Builder

  • Converts your WordPress website into a mobile-friendly site
  • Retains the look and feel of your WordPress site
  • Automatically syncs with your WordPress site
  • Optimized for all smartphones
  • Automatically redirects mobile visitors to your mobile website
  • Free site analytics
  • Mobile SEO friendly
  • Works with Google Analytics and AdSense
  • No coding required

More Info | Download

Premium Plugins

Media Grid

Media Grid

  • Media Grid includes a masonry layout and is designed to adapt each portfolio to any situation and comes as mobile optimized for responsive themes.
  • Unlimited responsive portfolios
  • Unlimited colors and layouts as well as unlimited item options
  • Mobile optimized for all types of content, which includes images, audio, and video
  • Visual grid builder
  • 1 click setup (with 10 predefined styles)
  • Social media support including Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter

More Info | Demo | Price: $16

WP Mobile Splash Page Editor

WP Mobile Splash Page Editor

WP Mobile Splash Page Editor is a unique solution which let you design beautiful and efficient landing pages for mobiles. This plugin can transform any WordPress site in a super-fast loading mobile landing page.

  • Easy to edit content
  • Unlimited styling
  • Optimized for Mobile Internet
  • Native Phone Features Support
  • PageSpeed of 100/100

More Info | Demo | Price: $13

The Editorial Team

The Editorial Team

The Editorial Team at JustWP is a team of WordPress experts led by Karan Chopra.

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  • Thanks! Great to see that free themes come first.

    • karenn1617

      Your Welcome Alex! Glad You Like It. πŸ™‚

  • Abiodun Akintola Lawrence

    Uhn!!!
    This is excellently and superbly written!
    I enjoy every part of the article
    Nice presentation,,,

    • karenn1617

      Thanks and Appreciated. πŸ™‚

  • Hello Karan, I found a mobile contact form by ContactUs.com (http://www.contactus.com/mobile-contact-form/), It looks nice and clear-cut. I think it also works for wordpress but I’m not sure for now. I’ll try out on a wordpress blog to be sure. I hope to hear your opinions about this I found and thanks.

    • karenn1617

      Thanks @remd80:disqus for the share. Will definitely explore the plugin more and if found relevant will definitely add it up in my list as well as share my opinion.

  • Alexcoder

    Please try this plugin http://codecanyon.net/item/themwitch/4764902 You can choose different widgets and menus for each themes depending on the mobile platform. And much more.

    • karenn1617

      Thanks for sharing the plugin. Will suggest you to consider on opting for our Speedy Product Review: http://justwp.org/paid-submission, under the option we will review and publish about your product in our blog.

      • Alexcoder

        Thank you for the answer. It’s an interesting idea. I’ll write to you.

        • karenn1617

          Appreciate that and looking forward to it. πŸ™‚

  • rahul mazumdar

    which plugin i installed for [read more….] for post
    plzzz solve my question.

  • I am using wptouch And i must say this a fantastic plugin..Kudoooss to developer

  • Hot Indian Dealz

    Love this article.. its help me to find best plugins for me πŸ™‚

    • karenn1617

      Glad and thanks for that. πŸ™‚

  • Daniel Keith

    Hi Karan,
    You have solved my problem. I was using De-tube template on my website but I had no idea how to make it mobile friendly. Now Duda has made it possible for me.
    Thanks for sharing such a nice article.

    • Glad it helped my friend while if in case you require any further support, just buzz me up. πŸ™‚