Average Mobile Detect

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Redirects mobile traffic to mobile site, allows visitors to opt for desktop site, provides shortcodes and widget to generate links to mobile site

Author:Average (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.0.1
WordPress version tested:4.1
Plugin version:1.2
Added to WordPress repository:29-08-2014
Last updated:15-01-2015
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
Rating, %:100
Rated by:1
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Total downloads:4 370
Active installs:100+
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Notice Average is changing its name to AddFunc (thank goodness). Therefore, this plugin has been republished as AddFunc Mobile Detect. The "AddFunc version" is compatible with the "Average version," so installation and activation is risk-free. This also enables you to manually transfer all of your redirects to the "AddFunc version" if you're going to switch to it (although some values will automatically carry over from the "Average version"). Keeping both versions running simultaneously after transferring your redirects however, is not recommended. The "Average version" will remain available with minimal support until it becomes a burden for AddFunc (probably for many years to come, as of 2014). Any new features will only be added to the "AddFunc version," so it is of course the recommended version (at least moving forward). Thanks!

Uses Mobile Detect to redirect mobile traffic to your mobile website.

  • Redirects on a page-by-page basis (posts and custom post types included). For example; yourwebsite.com/contact/ will redirect mobile devices to yourmobilewebsite.com/contact/ instead of always redirecting to your mobile home page.

  • This can be overridden on any page individually with a convenient meta box adjacent to the WYSIWYG (usually underneath, by default).

  • Sets a cookie to remember which version of your website (desktop or mobile, usually) your visitors opted for (so it's okay to set a link on your mobile site to view the desktop version).

  • Includes a widget for inserting a link back to your mobile site, which is only generated for mobile devices.

  • Includes two shortcodes for generating links to your mobile site. One is generated only for mobile devices and the other is generated regardless.

  • No CSS rules are used and classes are provided, yielding coders full reign to style generated links to fit the website theme. Shortcodes even allow you to set the link's classes.

  • Adds a class to the <body> ("mobile-detected") to help coders write styles specifically for mobile devices.

  • Leaves 404 errors untouched, allowing you to maintain 404 statuses.

Basically, it gives you loads of control of your mobile redirects.

Custom support tickets are available

See Other Notes tab for details.