Have you recently seen the web site which looks great on the computer browser but when you see same URL on your smart phone or mobile browser, it looks equally great? Well, if you see in detail, it must be a magic of Responsive Design.
What is Responsive Web Design (RWD)?
Responsive Web Design aka Responsive Layout, is an art of latest designing techniques, which will make sure that when the website opens in computer, it will adjust the layout automatically to fit the size of the screen. Same, if it is opened in the mobile browser, it will adjust the layout and css automatically to fit the size and resolution.
How Does Responsive Web Design Work?
A website, when designed with RWD, automatically adopts its viewing area and layout by considering following 4 factors.
a) CSS 3 Media Queries
Media queries uses CSS style rules (@media Rule), based on the device and browser characteristics such as width and resolutions.
b) Flexible High Resolution Images
Images are mostly put with a good resolution, since images will be resized as per above parameters to fit in the screen.
c) Fluid/ Grids
Fluid & percentage grid concept, where a layout is sliced so that “<div>” and other HTML tags are having percentage value instead of normal pixels and points.
Server side component with combination of client side to product faster loading experience of mobile browsers, having limited bandwidths.
Why Responsive Layout is Becoming Popular?
Responsive design allows the website to smartly use the latest CSS3 techniques. When a normal website is opened in mobile browser, it would not look good and the business is losing the potential customer. However, when the website opens with great look and customer can see everything properly and in order; it would help business getting more online customers.
The other main reason behind the popularity of the responsive web design is the growing market of the smart phones, which is predicted to reach 1.7 billion by the end of 2013. Also, over 30% of the mobile users are now using internet to communicate.
How MindInventory Can Help You?
Our creative teams always tend to learn and update their self with all the latest technology updates including design techniques. The designing team has put enough efforts before sometime and now they are pretty much expert in developing responsive layout, already completed over 50+ mobile sites.
Are you looking to create your own responsive design? Drop us an email now @ firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out our quick quote form now to have your own website design.