Mobile Responsive Web Design

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Mobile Responsive Web Design

Responsive web design (RWD) is the practice of building a website suitable to work on every device and every screen size, no matter how large or small, mobile or desktop. If your website design is responsive, it's good chance to get site usability very good.

Modern websites based on Responsive Web design adapt the layout to the viewing on three most important things (supplied methods and tools to help your website to be responsive):

  1. Fluid grids. The fluid, proportion-based grid concept calls for page element sizing to be in relative units like percentages, rather than absolute units like pixels or points. You may to use tool to for converting fixed widths (in pixels) to percentages. The quantity of columns no matter, full width is 100%. To construct responsive grids layout use Gridset App or another free tool. The goal is to reach the concept of “responsive text” (typography should be resized and altered for reading on a wide range of mobile and desktop screen sizes). It's easy, text wraps by default.
  2. Flexible images. Flexible decorative graphic elements with sizes optimized and contextual for all responsive layouts. They use very different sizes (from very small to very large) at either the viewport or the screen sizes. They sized in relative elements to prevent them from imaging outside their appropriate containing unit, using existing implementations. The percentage width value (as with all percentage dimensions) is relative to the width of the tag element.
    But on practice, the best method is to use responsiveimgs.min.js script for images of different sizes via <img src="/small.jpg?full=large.jpg" > tag. The .htaccess file (Apache web server only) determines responsivity of any image in the request by ?full query parameter and redirects responsive image to full or reduces size. The Retina Images method downloaded to the user web agent one image only. Limitation in <img> tags with attributes specified and background-size properties of each background images in CSS.
  3. Flexible CSS3 Media queries. Responsive media may be got with simple instruction. Media queries would work perfectly if You apply CSS rules to a few elements as showed below:

img, iframe, object, embed, video { width: 100%; max-width: 100%; }

One of the methods for catch most screen sizes is to use CSS similar to presented below will works with four media queries

@media only screen and (min-width: 320px) and (max-width: 479px){ ... Landscape Smart Phone }
@media only screen and (min-width: 480px) and (max-width: 767px){ ... Portrait Tablet }
@media only screen and (min-width: 768px) and (max-width: 991px){ ... Landscape Tablet }
@media only screen and (min-width: 992px) and (max-width: 1999px){ ...Desktop }

It's use CSS style rules based on characteristics of any screen devices, the width of the most commonly browsers.

Nowadays, responsive web design very important due the amount of traffic from mobile devices now increases. Now it contains more than 50% of internet traffic in all over the world. In 2015, Google started to boost site ranks of websites that are user-friendly on small screen devices (the searched from a mobile devices only). If website does not pass "Mobile-Friendly Test", it will disappear and be lost in the search results on mobile devices. What is that mean? Mobile responsive web design can boost your organic search ranking and user satisfaction.

How Google see our website?


The set of methods to get your websitye fully responsive at any devices lead to focus on user-friendly interface over a pretty. Legacy of modern trends in web design leads to two important rules:

  • Performance is primary goal of modern website. Mobile devices in all over the world more slowly than desktop personal computers with optical web channels. Regardless of the slow connection, websites will be abandoned, when delays critical. Especially that important for E-commerce websites with complex navigation schemes and large database. The advice: "Optimize images!" that leave us with last ten years of high-speed internet connections returned ago. It reduce the load-time dramatically.
  • Pretty interface not important in responsive web design. Elements easy to find on mobile device are prioritize, may not make a sense to have navigation with every single item visible on mobile smaller screens. Pretty design looks good but useless our days. Use "design for fingers" insted pretty look. Google claims that content over all for organic search.

Most popular method of using media queries is mobile first. The mobile first approach means that your base style is typically a single-column, you make the default rule the mobile rule. The problem is older smart phones may not support media queries. For them we using the small masthead image is loaded for all browsers, and the large image is loaded only for wider screens, code presented below:

header {

  background: url(small-masthead-image.png);


@media all and (min-width: 480px) {

 header {

  background: url(large-masthead-image.png);





Hello, I create websites many years. Hope I will help other people with my experience for your personal or company website. If you have goods or service, you will find your new customers on the web.


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    Thursday, 24 November 2016 18:18 posted by rose gold

    very cute and nice looking
    This Responsive web design is achieved by a web developer.
    Whether you’ve already got a website or you’re planning your first web design, having a mobile friendly and responsive website should be at the top of your priorities

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