The HandheldFriendly meta tag specifies that the content is designed for small-screen devices.

With the adoption of WebKit and the more functionally robust viewport meta tag, the HandheldFriendly tag is largely obsolete. The BlackBerry Browser with WebKit supports this value primarily for backwards compatibility. However, for BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry 6 or later, or for BlackBerry tablets, you should use the viewport meta tag instead. The viewport meta tag provides you greater control over the appearance and behavior of the web page.




Indicates that the content of the web page was designed for mobile devices.


Indicates that the content of the web page was not designed for mobile devices.

Last modified: 2014-03-10

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