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jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials Second Edition by Andy Matthews, Raymond Camden

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Building an HTML page

Let's begin with a simple web page that is not mobile optimized. To be clear, we aren't saying it can't be viewed on a mobile device. Not at all! But it may not be usable on a mobile device. It may be hard to read (text too small). It may be too wide. It may use forms that don't work well on a touch screen. We don't know what kinds of problems we will have at all until we start testing. (And we've all tested our websites on mobile devices to see how well they work, right?)

Let's have a look at the following code snippet:

 <h1>Welcome</h1> <p> Welcome to our first mobile web site. It's going to be the best site you've ever seen. Once we get some content. And a business plan. But the hard part is done! </p> <p> <i>Copyright Megacorp&copy; ...

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