Mobile access of web site

Hi,

I have a web site to which I would like to provide access from mobile phones. I need to detect if a mobile phone is accessing the site and then redirekt to a part of the site specially designed for that.

How can I detect if a mobile phone is accessing the site?

Is there a way to determine the identity of the mobile phone in order to automatically redirekt to a special page (including login)?

Best regards
RTSol
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Rob KnightConsultantCommented:
Hi,

Every browser sends its user agent and it is this that reports what type of browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, BlackBerry etc.)

Various code is available for detecting different mobile browsers - it depends on your development environment. Here are some examples:

http://detectmobilebrowsers.mobi/

http://www.russellbeattie.com/blog/mobile-browser-detection-in-php

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=205417

Hope this helps.

RobMobility.
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RTSolAuthor Commented:
Hi,

Thanks for the reply - now I know thats its possible. However, I work in dotnet and php is realy not my strong suit. If you have something targeting C# in dotnet I would really be greatful.

Thanks!
RTSol
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Rob KnightConsultantCommented:
Hi,

Try this:

http://www.codeproject.com/KB/aspnet/mobiledetect.aspx

Regards,


RobMobility.
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RTSolAuthor Commented:
Thanks - I will try that out.
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