Responsive Design

Responsive web design (RWD) is a web design approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from mobile phones to desktop computer monitors).A site designed with RWD adapts the layout to the viewing environment by using fluid, proportion-based grids, flexible images, and CSS3 media queries, an extension of the @media rule. The fluid grid concept calls for page element sizing to be in relative units like percentages, rather than absolute units like pixels or points.
Posts about Responsive Design
  • How speed affects your site’s performance [infographic]

    … Site speed is an important factor for SEO and conversion, but do we really understand its impact? There is increased online competition and a decreased attention span that makes it hard for a site to convert visits into sales, or even to increase traffic. Site speed can significantly affect a user’s decision on whether a visit to a page should…

    Search Engine Watch- 11 readers -
  • How to Take Advantage of Gmail’s Support for Responsive Email Design

    … If you’ve been opening emails in your Gmail account on your mobile device, chances are your experience has been kind of “meh.” We’re talking tiny CTAs, hard-to-read text and wonky-looking images. But all of that is about to change. Gmail recently announced that they will (finally!) support responsive email design. This is a big deal for email…

    Movable Ink Blogin EMail How To's- 18 readers -
  • When will responsive websites respond to user context?

    … Terms like “mobile first” and “responsive web design” sound dynamic and user-centric, but the reality is most mobile-first responsive websites are simply reformatting ubiquitous content to suit different devices. Goal of web (or app) advertising: right message, right person, right place, right time. Goal of website (or app) content: whoever…

    Search Engine Watchin Mobile- 12 readers -
  • 9 Statistics on the Impact of a Mobile User Experience

    … Have you ever done a search for your website on Google and seen the Mobile-Friendly tag on it? Google even has a mobile-friendly testing page where you can take a look at issues with your site. It’s a pretty good test that analyzes elements and makes sure that they’re spaced well and visible. Mobile-friendly is not mobile optimized, though. It’s…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 9 readers -
  • The convergence of SEO and UI goals for mobile users

    … has come to be labeled “responsive web design” means that you can use one URL that will adjust to whatever device it’s being used on. Many websites still require horizontal scrolling or zoom on mobile, and layouts should be viewable on mobile without these shortcomings to the user experience. Responsive pages that can be viewed with ease…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO- 9 readers -
  • Why You Need a Responsive Website Design

    …How a responsive website design can ensure your long-term success If you are wondering whether a traditional, mobile, or responsive website design is the right choice for your company, we’ve got some statistics and information that may help you decide. The Internet has become a multi-screen arena, where customers now access websites using…

    Peter Brooke/ Blue Interactive Agency- 20 readers -
  • 3 Ways to Optimize Your Emails for Mobile

    …. Implement device detection. Responsive design—which automatically adjusts content for screen size—is just the beginning of how emails can be optimized for mobile. Go beyond responsive design and use device detection to offer up the appropriate app download file for whatever device your subscriber is using. One-click actions on mobile increase…

    Movable Ink Blogin EMail- 12 readers -
  • What do you need to know about ‘responsive content marketing’?

    … When content marries with mobile, mobile will truly excel. At the moment, content is universal. You do some research, get the lightbulb moment and then write an article. You publish this to the web and, hey presto, it’s available on desktop, tablet and smartphone. The content itself will soon be responsive though. Text will actually change…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO Content- 22 readers -
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