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Making the Web Responsive

People are using different devices to stay connected on the web. There are smartphones, tablets, iPhones and host of other platforms and therefore, it is imperative for every business organization to have a website that can render precisely in all these different devices irrespective of the fact that they have different screen sizes. But achieving this is not that easy. It is highly challenging. More so because the screen size on each device differs, and the content size should be varying to adjust itself with the different screens. Another challenge comes with the advent of Smartphone technology. The users expect the screen to respond every time they wish to change the layout. And the content if not displayed properly in even one of the selected layouts is enough for the technology to lag behind its competitors. The solution lies in making the page design responsive.  What Is A Responsive Web Design? That can respond back. This responsiveness is in terms of the used device and the layout that the user selects to be displayed. The page under question must fit perfectly well as to comprehend the content in its entirety. With a continuous arrival of various devices on to the internet...
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5 Web Design Trends Every Small Business Should Know About

As the saying goes, first impressions are everything. If you’re on a blind date and you trip and fall within the first 10 minutes of the evening, you’re probably going to seem like a klutz for the rest of the night. If you spend the entirety of a job interview complaining about the bosses at your last gig, you probably can’t count on starting at that company anytime soon. The same thing goes for running your own web-based business. If your site looks like it was designed all the way back in 1995, your potential customers are likely going to doubt your company’s credibility -- not to mention your choice of outdated gifs and word art. So why give them the opportunity to second-guess your service at all? It’s 2014 now, and more than ever, successful and strategic web design has become paramount to a website’s general success. Studies estimate that 94% of a web visitor’s first impression of a site he or she has never clicked on before is related to the overall design. In other words, if the average web surfer thinks your site could use a few tweaks to better improve its functionality, it probably could. And you...
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Top 3 New Responsive Web Design Applications

I remember the time when about 3 years ago, I wrote my first article regarding responsive design. At that time, RWD (responsive web design), was just a trend/new wave. Today this is a reality and standard that should not be taken lightly. Raising number of mobile Internet users is growing everyday. At this article our team will review few responsive web design / prototyping design tools that are extremely powerful and can save a lot of time coding HTML and CSS. I am not quite sure that I can say that those are WYSYWIG tools, as I think here we should use a different term – probably visual RWD editors. I think another term can also be introduced – web design in browser, again new standard for good and fast prototyping and web coding. Webflow Quite tidy and very powerful visual editor and prototyping application that offer almost everything that you need.You can create a free account at https://webflow.com/ and start your new project straight away. There are also several templates for quick start, but there is an option to start new project with blank template.  As listed on their website, here are some of the notable features - CSS3 Styles,...
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Future Trends in Web App Technology

Web apps are one of the most revolutionary inventions of the past several years. They have completely changed the way people live and function on a day-to-day basis. Many apps are focused on making life easier, faster and more convenient. Since their introduction, web app developers have learned a lot about what makes a web app successful. As a result, they have progressively improved. 2013 has already seen significant changes in many web apps, and many people are anticipating what is to come. Several trends have emerged that will likely dominate the future of web apps. Below is a list of some of those biggest trends. Stylistic changes One of the key trends in web apps is interface simplification. By simplifying, developers hope to make content more accessible and readable for the greatest amount of people. Such design also helps prevent frustration for the user. Additionally, there has been a strong trend towards the unification of desktop and mobile devices. Previously, web developers had focused on adapting styles based upon the content they were presenting. Now the trend is creating a similar experience for the user, regardless of whether they are using a desktop, tablet, or mobile device. Personalization There...
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Why Responsive Design is No Longer an Option

A responsive website is one that provides the user with an optimal viewing experience without the user having to resize, pan, or scroll the page.  Responsive websites can be viewed on any device, whether it is a PC or a mobile phone.  Customers expect more from their website experiences today.  Read on to find out why any serious business should invest in responsive design.   Should my website be responsive? In short, yes, it should be.  With mobile traffic soon to exceed PC traffic it makes sense to provide users with the best website experience, regardless of what device they are using.   Good responsive design will include the following: Make sure that all content on your website also appears on the mobile version.  Users find it extremely frustrating to see information on the desktop version and then not find it on the mobile version.  Good responsive design should consider offering a mobile alternative to the “hover” option that you find on a desktop website. An increasing number of people are choosing ppc management from targetedmedia.co.uk - http:/www.targetedmedia.co.uk/ppc-management/ to take their websites to the next level. If you have video content on your website, then consider using HTML5 instead of...
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