Site Design

If you want your site to be accessible over the wireless Internet, the choice is between WAP and C-HTML. But first, you need to understand how content is affected by users' access methods. If your site is full of long articles, forget about a WAP version—no one is going to read an online book through a device that can display only a few words at a time and has to load each paragraph separately.

The same applies to pictures. Pornography, one of the few markets in which dotcom businesses actually make money, is so far absent from the wireless Web because the image quality it depends on won't fit into a phone. Likewise, businesses that depend on banner ads will lose money even if they go wireless, because there's no room for them, either. ...

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