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Design

Is wordpress a good choice for mobile where you can make independent changes to each such as adding a call button

Is it possible to use wordpress to build a responsive where you can make changes to the mobile site such as adding a call button without effecting the desktop site and to say hide images and spaces on the desktop site that do not translate well from the mobile site? There are other software platforms on the market that allow you to do this such as dudaone but unfortunately it and others like it have other issues such as no blog capability or being able to add subpages.

3 Answers

Sue Dough
Sue Dough
35,800 Points

WordPress is a content management system and has NOTHING to do with your site being responsive. There is many WordPress sites out there that are not responsive. The responsiveness comes from CSS. You could have a responsive site with pretty much every content management system I know of. The CMS has nothing to do with it. Look into media queries and maybe a responsive framework such as bootstrap. Look into WordPress and CSS more so you can get a better understanding. Make sure you know WHY your picking WordPress if you do move forward with it.

Clinton Hopgood
Clinton Hopgood
7,825 Points

WordPress doesn't come with this as standard, but you can find a theme for WordPress which provides responsiveness.

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,109 Points

Sure, it's completely possible with WP. Especially with a custom theme. With a custom theme, you can do just about whatever you want to do. Your problem really will be solved with HTML, CSS, and possibly Javascript, which is independent from WP.

WP just spits out HTML, CSS, and JS. You're responsible to make those three languages do what you want them to. I had the same type of question myself a few years ago when I first started, and after climbing that mountain, I can assure you WP is a safe path to travel with this request, if WP is chosen as your CMS.