Chances are that you site also uses Adobe Flash videos. Although all popular desktop browser support the plug-in for this format, only Android OS 2.2 currently supports it for mobile. Thus, most smartphones and tablets can't render Flash videos (it's not just an iOS issue).
5. Give users a way to access the full desktop version
Embrace mobile by embracing standards
Sure, you could pay a service to parse and scrape your existing website or suck in its RSS feeds, and then generate a mobile version. But this approach both costs you ongoing money and results in a canned experience that's rarely satisfying. It simply makes more sense to use the standard Web technologies to (re)design your website to be mobile-savvy. If you do it at the template level, you can quickly make your site -- or at least huge swaths of it -- mobile-friendly.
As more and more folks adopt tablets and smartphones, websites need to anticipate their usage.
This article, "5 simple rules for creating mobile-savvy websites," was originally published at InfoWorld.com. Read more of Galen Gruman's Mobile Edge blog and follow the latest developments in mobile technology at InfoWorld.com. Follow Galen's mobile musings on Twitter at MobileGalen. For the latest business technology news, follow InfoWorld.com on Twitter.