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12 tips for mobile success

These dozen tips for making your mobile site better include focusing on speed, usability and testing across devices.

These dozen considerations for a good mobile site can serve almost as a checklist. And they boil down to one thing: is your site easily usable on mobile? To ensure that it is, your site must be responsive to mobile screens, have mobile-friendly controls, limit performance-challenging technologies like Javascript, load quickly and work well with touch gestures, and eliminate unnecessary elements. And perhaps most importantly, you must test, test, test across a range of devices.