HighEdWeb Assocation
The Annual Conference for Higher Education Web Professionals, Austin, Texas, October 23-26, 2011

Session Details

When "m." is NOT an Option

PST Poster Sessions Track

Texas Ballroom 1-3


We all know by now that our institution should have a mobile portal that lives separate from our homepage, but what do you do for the small department and school sites that can neither afford a mobile specific site, or simply don't need one? In this track we'll be discussing a variety of techniques to present these smaller sites in a mobile-friendly format. Topics will include: • Thinking mobile during the IA and design stages • Semantic markup that presents well in multiple formats (what html5 elements you should be using now) • Using @media queries and javascript to present a custom experience to a wide variety of devices • Techniques for keeping download sizes small • Progressive enhancement