Create Websites Optimized for
More Devices and Platforms

Many viewers now visit websites via smart phones, tablets, and other devices. It is important to design your websites not only for the desktop, but also for these new form factors. WebMatrix has several integrated features that ease this task for developers.

Mobile-Friendly Templates

WebMatrix offers a variety of templates that work well on mobile devices and on the desktop. They are built using best practices for jQuery Mobile, HTML5 and CSS3. With these templates, you can create mobile-friendly websites in a matter of minutes.

Device Emulators

WebMatrix offers an easy way to test the mobile views of your websites via several popular emulators and simulators such as the Windows Phone 7 emulator (by Microsoft) and the iPhone and iPad simulators (by Electric Plum).

Code Completion for jQuery Mobile

jQuery Mobile is a touch-optimized framework for building websites and apps for popular smartphones, tablets, and desktop devices. It uses HTML5 data attributes to offer a rich set of markup-based widgets. WebMatrix 2 introduces a code completion feature for jQuery Mobile that suggests appropriate data- attributes and values as you type, removing the need to memorize exact keywords or look up references.

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