So, What Is RWD?
When you consider the on-the-move demands of modern consumers using their iPhones, iPads, Netbooks and Kindles to access the web, it has become essential to consider their experience with your website.
Simply put, a responsive website can offer its’ visitor an optimal experience regardless of the size of their device’s display. It’s easy viewing without the need to pull and pan and scroll! As a consumer moves from their PC to a tablet or smartphone, a responsive website will automatically accommodate them. Better yet, it will * respond * to their preferences!
And What Should It Look Like?
The practice of Responsive Web Design consists of flexible grids, layouts, images, graphics and a modern approach to CSS media queries. For website developers it requires looking at design in a whole different way. The concept calls for the elements of a page, its’ grid, graphics and images to be re- sized based upon percentages rather than on what has traditionally been a set of fixed units or pixels.
“What is Responsive Web design what does it look like?” is a question we’re asked quite regularly these days. This post and the quick video below mean to demonstrate what it is and what it should look like. If you have any questions at all please do not hesitate to get in touch!