In the computer market, 2012 has been quite unusual. In 2012 the sales were seen lower than they were in 2011. Technology and lifestyle shifting towards tablets and mobiles is happening at high speed. So the websites today must be smarter enough to re arrange and resize its content and images that are based on screen sized computers. Mobile website design is becoming more and more important every day. With rapid use of smart phones and tablets, it is a necessity to adjust the website design to ensure all the mobile users are able to visit the website and view all the available content. 2013 is the year when responsive design will take off.
Because in 2013, the use of technology is likely to increase and 70% of the Smartphone users are going to use mobile devices to visit websites. People are using mobile web instead of apps to read news.
A responsive website design is the change in appearance and the layout is based on the screen size the website is going to be displayed on. Responsive websites are designed so that small screen users can visit websites and enjoy all the content of the site on the small screen. The buttons and their size are adjusted so that it becomes easy to touch and use these buttons.
Following are some features of responsive website design:
The responsive website design uses the technology to determine width, device type, aspect ratio, height, color depth, resolution and orientation.
A Flexible Grid-based layout
A grid that helps to determine the shape, the overall look of every website, shape and placement of all the content as well as other items on the website. While looking at the grids, one thing you must consider is the fluidity of the grid. Because every website has different widths, mobile and tablets are used to view sites, there must be a accommodating platform.
Flexible media and images, through dynamic resizing or CSS
Use a large Image that would fit in the large screen windows but is also easy to scale down when the website is opened on a mobile device or when screen is smaller.
In 2013, it is important to maintain a mobile website design to ensure that mobile users can view your website. With rapid change in technology, for a successful online business, it is important to keep your website up to date.