Chapter 4. Getting Optimized

So you’ve embraced web standards with your site, made sure it’s valid and well formed, and you’ve made your site compatible with Mobile Safari. Now you’re ready for the final step: optimization.

By optimization, I am talking about making adjustments to your site specifically to enhance the experience for those with Mobile Safari. This includes everything from using special style sheets for Mobile Safari users to integrating your website with some iPhone-only features.

Form Factor

The form factor of iPhone and iPod touch is very important because it defines almost everything about the experience on the device. I’ve mentioned the size of the Mobile Safari viewport several times already, but as you begin to optimize ...

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