Is wp_is_mobile() effective?

I’m going to test the user agent to load a mobile template instead of the desktop theme.

There are many mobile detection scripts out there.

  • Does wp_is_mobile() function work well?
  • What is your experience in comparison with other classes like e.g.


Yes it works well. It’s a very simple function but never found a mobile device not recognized by it. It recognize the 90%+ of mobile devices. Main difference from is that doesn’t differe from phone and tablets.

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