Make WordPress Mobile Responsive with WPtouch Plugin

Today, more and more people are visiting websites using mobile phones. For this reason, you need to make WordPress mobile responsive. Otherwise, you would be missing out on millions of visitors.

But you may wonder how important it really is to make your website mobile responsive. Consider the  stats.

A recent report by statista.com revealed that over 52% of people who are accessing the internet are doing so on mobile phones and tablets. This means, if your site is not mobile responsive, you have essentially cut out more than half of potential traffic to your site.

Clearly, making WordPress mobile responsive is super important for the success of your site, and the good news is, you can easily enable this with WPtouch Mobile plugin.

WPtouch Mobile Plugin automatically creates a simple mobile theme for visitors who access your WordPress site with a mobile device.

How to use WPtouch to make WordPress mobile responsive:

Step 1

Access your dashboard, go to Plugins and click on Add New.

Click Add New - Make WordPress mobile responsive

Step 2

Search using the keyword “WPtouch”.
Search using the keyword “WPtouch” - Make WordPress mobile responsive

Step 3

Locate the plugin. Click on Install Now and then Activate Plugin.

Locate the plugin - Make WordPress mobile responsive

Step 4

From the menu, go to WPtouch and click on Core Settings.

From the menu, go to WPtouch and click on Core Settings

Step 5

If the title of your site is too long, enter a shorter version in the Site Title & Byline field.

If the title of your site is too long, enter a shorter version in the Site Title & Byline field

Step 6

If you want to, you can disable Display “Powered by WPtouch Pro” in footer.

If you want to, you can disable Display “Powered by WPtouch Pro” in footer

Step 7

Select the language you want to use in the WPtouch admin panel or leave it to Auto-detect.

Select the language you want to use in the WPtouch admin panel or leave it to Auto-detect

Step 8

To keep the WPtouch theme enabled for all mobile users, check Normal (active for all mobile visitors).

To keep the WPtouch theme enabled for all mobile users, check Normal (active for all mobile visitors)

Step 9

Under Landing Page section, you can select a home page different to that of your desktop WordPress site. To use the same home page, enable Default (same as WordPress).

Under Landing Page section, you can select a home page different to that of your desktop WordPress site

Step 10

To see how your site will look like on mobile devices, click on Preview Theme.

To see how your site will look like on mobile devices, click on Preview Theme

Step 11

When happy with the settings, click Save Changes.

Your site is now mobile-compatible.