This is an article for anyone thinking about having a new Responsive Website made, or having an existing website converted to a Responsive Design. Its a quick rundown to take the mystery out of terms you might hear when talking to a potential designer for your project.
So you want a website that looks right and gives the visitor a good experience on any device. Here are some choices:
Responsive Design: These websites figure out what device the visitor is using by issuing “media queries”. Once the website figures out if it’s a phone, a tablet, a desktop or whatever, the website automatically resizes elements and moves them around to optimize readability, menu function, and general user experience. Technically, responsive websites are built on a “fluid grid”, so you might hear that term. There is no particular reason why you need to know what it means. If you really care, fluid grid design assigns space to elements in terms of a percentage of the viewable area.
Responsive Design is generally the best choice in web design for a small business. Read more