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Using an m. subdomain on mobiles

In this recipe, you'll learn how to use an m. subdomain for the mobile pages of your website. For example:

  • for the normal website

  • for the mobile version

Some advantages of an m. subdomain are:

  • No need to purchase another domain name (and another SSL certificate if you're using HTTPS)

  • It is easy to remember for the user

Getting ready

Make sure that the SitePreferenceHandlerInterceptor interceptor is declared in the Spring configuration. Refer to the Switching to the normal view on mobiles recipe in this chapter.

How to do it…

Follow these steps to use a m. subdomain for the mobile version of the website:

  1. In the Spring configuration, declare a SiteSwitcherHandlerInterceptor bean initialized with the mDot() method with your main domain name as a parameter:

    public SiteSwitcherHandlerInterceptor siteSwitcherHandlerInterceptor() {
        return SiteSwitcherHandlerInterceptor.mDot("");
  2. Declare that bean as an interceptor: