Why Is Responsive Web Design Important? A decade ago everyone was viewing the Internet through the same boxy monitors. Now, traffic to websites comes from all sorts of devices: desktops, laptops, netbooks, tablets, big phones, little phones - you get the idea.
Since our product offering is managed through websites, we wanted our clients to have solutions that meet the demand of being on the move. By offering our clients Responsive Web Design, they have access to their data no matter what type of screen is being used.
Sampling Of Current Clients Using Responsive Web Design:
The National Kidney Foundation has a user-friendly, Responsive Web Design, abstract collection site for their 2015 Spring Clinical Meeting, #SCM15.
The American College of Radiology is using our Submission and Speaker Management solution to build sessions and schedule speakers for #ACR2015. All information is user-friendly, in a Responsive Web Design.
The Society of Interventional Radiology now has a responsive conference website for their 40th Annual Scientific Meeting. This website delivers conference content to each user's device, platform, and screen size.
Other Questions About Responsive Web Design
What is a responsive website? A responsive website is designed to optimize the way it is displayed based on the size of the user's screen.
How can I tell if a website is responsive? Open the website in your browser and resize the window. It is responsive if you notice elements on the website moving around.
Is Responsive Web Design just about phones? Responsive Web Design is a multi-device solution - it aims to provide the best web experience for all users. Tablets and phones are coming onto the Internet at breakneck speed, but so are new computers with high resolutions and extreme detail. Responsive websites are tailored to all types of devices. Because of the way responsive sites are structured, it is even easy to update them to address new devices that come to market.
What are some good websites to see responsive design in action? bostonglobe.com, uvm.edu, atlantaballet.com, and starbucks.com.
What are some benefits of Responsive Web Design?
• Better user experience
• Good for search engine optimization (SEO)
• Faster load times
• Future focused
Are responsive websites compatible with any browser? Responsive Web Design is built upon CSS3, a technology that has been supported by all major browsers for a long time.
Will I have to relearn the admin panel? Nope! Responsive design doesn't change the function of a website, just the way it looks. The admin panel will work just as it always has, it will just be organized a little better.
How will it change my search rankings? Is it bad for SEO? Because one website is being served to both mobile and desktop users, Responsive Web Design is actually great for search engine ranking, it's even recommended by Google!
What are some examples of responsive design features?
• Smaller images for small screens
• Larger buttons for large thumbs
• Maps, phones, and email that link to phone apps
• Font size adjusts to screen size