What is WAP? – Wireless Application Protocol

WAP - Wireless Application Protocol
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WAP stands for Wireless Application Protocol. Mobile phones, like most handheld devices have limited processing power. The processing power required to view most internet websites designed for a computer in mind may be too great for a mobile phone to handle.

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WAP enables mobile phones to access web pages (WAP pages) designed with power limited devices like mobile phones in mind. WAP pages can be accessed with any mobile phone with a micro browser.

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WAP pages are designed using the Wireless Markup Language (WML) and are mostly used for viewing information (Traffic info, Weather, Sports results, Stock values, Flight schedules, etc.). micro browsers can display mostly text.

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However, if you want to view websites that can display multimedia content then you must make sure that your mobile phone has a WAP 2.0 wireless web browser.

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article What is WAP? – Wireless Application Protocol was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: November 9th, 2017


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