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Some fast facts about the importance of having your site mobile compatible:
- In August 2011, mobile browsing represented 7% of worldwide browsing activity, and counting.
- Research suggest that on average, website visitors are 51% more likely to do business with a company with a mobile compatible site (U.S)
- In the U.S., 25% of mobile web users, browse only on their phones, never using a laptop, tablet, or desktop, to access the internet.
- 79% of mobile web consumers use their phones for shopping
What are responsive themes?
Responsive themes are nothing more than themes that adjust itself based on the screen that a user is viewing your site. Considering that mobile web users are growing at an astounding rate, and will continue to do so, it might be worthwhile to consider using a responsive theme for your site. Obviously, you need to assess if it is something you really need. Your site right now may be mobile compatible, so go test it using the GoMometer and see how it plays out.
Should you feel that your site will benefit from using a responsive theme, check out the responsive themes listed on iBlogzone. As with everything WordPress, there are free and premium themes. Some free ones are as follows.
WordPress Free Responsive Themes
That’s it! Do you know of any other free WordPress Responsive Theme?