What Is Responsive Design?
Responsive Design is when the design and development of the website should respond to the users device like screen size and orientation. When the user switches from their iPad to iPhone, the website should automatically change to the correct resolution and image size to the current device.
“Day by day, the number of devices, platforms, and browsers that need to work with your site grows. Responsive web design represents a fundamental shift in how we’ll build websites for the decade to come.” Jeffrey Veen
Things to Consider
Redesign your website. If you have not updated your website since tablets and cellphones have become popular, then yes you should update your website. Before cellphones and tablets, making a website was a little easier. You did not have to worry about creating a website that will accommodate with several different types of devices. You only had to worry about a computer display. Your website will have very low traffic if it does not work well on other devices.
- Consider the most important content for mobile devices. Everybody knows when designing a website simple is better. Most people do not have time to go through tons of information to get one simple answer. Just about everyone looks up what they are looking for on their smart phone. The easier it is to navigate through your website, the better. The smart phone screens are already small, so having a simple website is best for mobile viewers.
Always Keep In Mind
Start small – Make sure your website response well with mobile devices. Creating your design around a mobile view first is always best.
Check content – Simple is better. Make sure your content on your website can be see on all devices.
Customer’s point of view – Look at your website from your customer’s point of view. Is it easy or difficult is it to find basic information on your services or products?