Building Mobile Websites

Duration: 3 Days


More web pages are now viewed using Mobile devices than desktop browsers. This course provides best practice in building mobile content, including taking account of the different platforms used by mobile devices. The course includes the relevant new mobile-oriented features of HTML5 and CSS that are essential for building Mobile device friendly web sites. It will also touch on JavaScript and make reference to PHP as a server side technology.


A working knowledge of HTML4, XHTML, JavaScript and CSS.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline


  • XHTML, and XML, HTML5
  • Understanding the different platforms
  • HTML5 apps and native Apps


  • Mobile friendly features HTML5
  • Building dual purpose web sites
  • Smart phones and tablets
  • CSS3 features
  • Optimising graphics for mobile devices

Current trends in web design

  • Google Rich Snippets
  • Effective browser and device detection

Essential technologies

  • JavaScript and JavaScript libraries
  • Keeping your site downgradable
  • Addressing iphone, Android and Windows platforms

Styling for Mobile devices

  • Understanding viewport
  • Dealing with screen resolutions
  • Dynamic content is essential
  • Keep Search engines happy
  • Prudent use of Server side technology

Forms and mobile devices

  • CSS and forms
  • Form validation with javaScript libraries
  • Forms and HTML DOM
  • Forms and PHP

Audio and Video

  • HTML5 Audio and Video
  • Adding JavaScript controls to your media
  • Dealing with Browser limitations

Data Storage

  • LocalStorage and the browser
  • LocalSessions and the Browser
  • Building offline applications
  • HTML5 apps


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Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

The new course schedule is currently being updated and will be ready shortly. Please phone us on 0208 269 4260 or email us for the latest dates.

All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

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