Search Results: responsive

253 results for the term 'responsive' ordered by relevance

Queron Jephcott

What does responsive web design mean?

Responsive web design is the buzz word at the moment, but what does it actually mean? How do you decide if a website is responsive? Before we answer these questions, we need to step back and define the word 'responsive'.

Edwin Antonian

Responsive layouts why we need to design this way

Responsive design uses fluid grids, fluid images/media & media queries to adjust the design to suit its parent media.

Jayde Smith

Can Responsive Design be wrong? 3 reasons says it can.

Responsive Design is seen as the superior successor to Adaptive Design with no downside. I beg to differ.

Jeff Huang

Responsive in the wild

Responsive Web Design(RWD) has been well adopted throughout many projects; but surprisingly Guy’s talk revealed a little known fact that only 11% in Top 100 websites are RWD. Which means roughly only 1 in 8 websites are responsive.

Edwin Antonian

Responsive or adaptive ?

The decision should be made at the start of the project within the team which includes UX / Design / Front-end / Back-end development. The decision upfront will also allow for better design / coding methods.

Wiliam Staff

A Quick Intro to Responsive Web Design

To put it simply a responsive design is one that scales down, reshuffling content, to fit perfectly in any browser window.

Wiliam Staff

Responsive Design

From mobile browsers to Netbooks and tablets, users are visiting your sites from an increasing array of devices and browsers. Increasingly web designers have to think beyond the limitations of the desktop and deliver sites that are able to adapt gracefully to whatever media is being used to view it.

Matthew Cox

Adaptive/responsive technical and SEO considerations

Adaptive and responsive design have emerged from the desire to serve all the content of a single site from a single domain.

Natalie Ashes

Responsive email templates

Over 35% of emails are opened through a mobile device so why are companies only sending out one email?

Wiliam Staff

A taste of Bootstrap 3 and Responsive Design

The bootstrap 3 library now makes coding responsive design for today's different screen sizes a breeze.

Robert Beerworth

Rogelio Choy from eBay talks about Skype

Rogelio Choy, manager of eBay's Live Auctions business discussed Skype on his blog. Rogelio is responsible for marketing, business development, product vision, and the day-to-day operations of eBay.

Vince Scordino

The Vary HTTP Header

When developing mobile websites, responsive or adaptive, there are some important factors to consider outside of the IA involved with UI and design.

Vince Scordino

Icon Fonts – When and Why

Enter the icon font.

Mark Greenwood

What's the difference between adaptive, responsive web design?

Using primarily HTML and CSS we can "fluidly" adjust the width of elements and even hide elements to fit the available space.

Josh Shardlow

Defining project responsibility in team environments

Project responsibility and apportioning it, is key.

Edwin Antonian

Responsive design, documenting a live project

Designing and developing a website to be compatible with several different browsers has long been a headache for designers and web developers. Now it's not just a variety of browsers that need to be considered; smart phones, iPads and a variety of screen resolutions must also be taken into account. In fact, the majority of clients now ask for a mobile version of their website to be developed.

Mark Greenwood

Responsive vs Adaptive website design: I've changed my mind

The entire web development industry is be-smitten Responsive design. And it is indeed a clever technology and with its place. But we are in a world where users and conversion come before technology, Adaptive design is your unlikely, un-cool answer. (Though soon enough you will think it is cool...)

Benjamin Tinker

Keep those pop-ups responsive

A short piece of JavaScript to help those colorbox pop-ups stay responsive.

Jeff Huang

Making a better responsive site

Responsive has become a must-do among the industry, companies love to see their site resized to fit on any device. But that doesn't always mean you've made a good mobile site.

Queron Jephcott

A morning with John Allsopp

John Allsopp from Web Directions drops in to have a chat...

Robert Beerworth

Do clients really resize browser windows to test responsive design?

People are resizing browser windows. Which we knew and know but still... wow, they're resizing browser windows.

Jason King

Mozilla releases Firefox Developer Edition

Firefox is 10 years old! To celebrate, Mozilla have released a new Developer Edition of their famous browser.

Queron Jephcott

How do you define which browsers are 'optimised' versus 'usable'?

When we scope a website, we need to define what browsers we will optimise the website for versus those browsers that the website will operate satisfactorily. It really comes down to budgets.

Matthew Cox

Google is killing captcha and it’s about bloody time

Captcha was always a good idea on paper, but in practice it means annoying legitimate users.

Jeff Huang

Responsive the fold

It doesn't mean we have to obey the rule all the time. It really depend on what kind of site and which page we design with. Still not sure? Responsive the fold.

Simon Miller

Dipping my toes into Responsive Design

From looking at the already created CSS and JavaScript from a project I am now co-developing I have learned the basic techniques for creating a responsive template for tablet and mobile devices – and it really isn’t that hard.

Robert Beerworth

IE Vulnerabilities: Are You Part of the Problem?

By now you’re probably familiar with the latest Internet Explorer security issues. If not you can review our previous post on the topic. Over the past few years there have been an increasing number of vulnerabilities in Internet browsers. When these issues occur the blame is always placed with the browser itself. However, there is another party that shares some responsibility.

Sandra Stepien

Why you should avoid hamburger menus, and finding their alternatives

For such a seemingly innocent UI element, those three line icons you see in the corner of many responsive websites and apps have generated a lot of controversy.

Jason King

Return MVC model state errors via AJAX

Easily display MVC model state errors from an AJAX call

Jeff Huang

Wider Web Design

When we're crazy on responsive design or talking mobile first, but infact there’s more hi-definition big monitors around us.

Roslyn Zolandor

How to read a wireframe

When creating prototypes we also create a Functional Specification which is an equivalent of an offline version of the prototype with some additional information we can’t include in the prototype.

Guy MacArthur

All IE’s Aren’t Created Equally

As a developer one of my responsibilities while working on a site is to ensure that everything looks as it should on many different web browsers. When I say different browsers that includes different versions of browsers. Currently, there are 3 versions of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer that dominate browser usage worldwide. Those are IE 6, 7 and 8. And unfortunately, they like to show the same web sites slightly, and on occasion drastically, different.

Dominic Main

Web for charity

Charities such as the National Breast Cancer Foundation in Australia report excellent responses to and beneficial results from their Web site.

Martin Abrahams

Popular Viewport Settings

The viewport tag is a very important part of responsive web design today and it's arguably equally as important to ensure that your legacy websites are retrofitted with a viewport tag to improve the user experience on mobile devices. Having the correct viewport settings on a fixed site will vastly improve the usability. Here is a quick explanation of the most common viewport properties.

Guy MacArthur

Do you need to update your Umbraco CMS?

An up to date content management system is a well performing content managed website. A good example of why it's good practice to keep on top of your updates.

Anna Hosie

UX design for responsive websites

To keep it simple let’s define ‘responsive’ as being a single website that displays content differently, dependant on the device that is being used to view it.

Wiliam Staff

How to lose friends and alienate customers

A quick look at how automated support responses can be annoying, even by the big boys.

Jason King

Easy WCF Audit Logging

I had the requirement to log every web service request and response in a recent project. WCF turned out to be an easy and useful debugging tool to achieve it.

Kathleen Shrimpton

Improving Customer Service Online

It is essential to make sure that you handle any complaints or queries through your social media correctly to not only win back your customer, but other users in the process.

Wiliam Staff

Bootstrap and Responsive Design

By default bootstrap can achieve this by adjusting column and gutter widths

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