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My basic question is How do I make my wordpress page more friendly for mobile viewers?

I have seen some answers such as wptouch, wordpress mobile pack, and mobilepress http ://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/mobilepress/ .

All great, however I enjoy my theme and was wondering if there is a way to not-autoload images, and if there are some more versatile themes which can scale to smaller screens.

Thank you in advance for your help.

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You probably refer to Responsive themes that are appropriate for both desktops, tablets, mobile phones. This requires some CSS and markup alterations (actually a bit of work and testing) so that a theme looks good in any device including portrait or landscape view in mobile devices.

Unless you want to use a mobile plugin, there are lots of premium themes in markets such as ThemeForest or the Responsive free theme from WPORG repo.

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I believe for the most part it is all theme related. The best one I've used is Weaver II which you can try out for free here: http://weavertheme.com/ comes with a mobile version with the theme download I believe. There is a Pro version as well that you can check out here: http://pro.weavertheme.com/

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As far as the not autoloading images goes, there was some discussion on this topic over at http://reddit.com/r/wordpress a few weeks ago.

Check out the post here: http://www.reddit.com/r/Wordpress/comments/ucy8k/responsive_images_for_wordpress_opinions_ides/

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Speaking from experience, themify.me is a great site for responsive themes. Also, if you search "responsive" in the Wordpress.org themes area is pretty cool if you want to develop a child theme.

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