|Wireless Firms Agree on Rules for Mobile Web Sites|
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Tue, 27 Jun 2006 14:53:52 -0500
Some of the world's top wireless and Internet companies, including|
Nokia, Vodafone Group Plc and Google Inc., have agreed on a set of Web
site development guidelines aimed at making it easier to surf the
Internet on cell phones.
The majority of cell phones today have Web browsers as wireless
The Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C), a group backed by 30 industry
"We're now seeing devices in users' hands that are capable of browsing
"The majority of Web sites out there do not work well on cell phones,"
The guidelines advise developers against using big graphics or pop-up
They also suggest designing sites in such a way that the content
"A common problem is that you have a small screen, so when a Web site
The guidelines also steer developers away from using cookies, which
As cookies do not work on cell phones, developers need to find
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