Opera was the first web browser I truly loved. In the early days of the modern web, when we had 4 or 5 real legit competitors in the browser space, Opera was truly innovative. In the year 2000 it was the first browser to support tabbed browsing (2 years before Mozilla, 3 years before Safari… Continue reading Hei Opera!
The following set of rewrite rules will redirect all Android, Blackberry, iOS, Windows and WebOS devices to a specific mobile directory on your website. Additionally, it will redirect Google’s mobile crawler – according to Google search spam czar Matt Cutts this is perfectly acceptable and even somewhat encourage. Code snippet – Simple .htaccess Mobile Redirect… Continue reading Modern Mobile Redirect Using .htaccess
Since my original posts on mobile redirection in .htaccess files I’ve gotten some comments and emails asking for step-by-step guidance on exactly how to “install” these rules. I hope this post will answer some of those questions. Before you continue reading, if you have php installed on your server, you may want to consider Andy Moore’s php… Continue reading How To Detect Mobile Visitors Using .htaccess Rewrite Rules, Simplified
This article is out of date, check my latest code snippet here. Back in 2007 I wrote a post detailing a method for detecting and redirecting mobile browsers using .htaccess. Since then the mobile landscape has changed quite a bit: iPhone and Android have been released, the PDA market is all but dead and phones… Continue reading Revisiting Mobile Redirection Using .htaccess ReWrite Rules