As mobile web browsing becomes more common, it’s increasingly important to design websites for mobile use as well as for desktop browsing. This can mean anything from tweaking your regular site so it looks OK on Android and iOS devices, through to CSS media queries, responsive layouts, and even completely separate websites for mobile users.
The question is: How do you make a website work well on a mobile browser? It helps to start out by thinking about how the mobile browsing experience differs from desktop browsing. In this article I’ll touch on 10 important factors that make the mobile web different, and show how you can use those factors to influence your mobile site design decisions.