How responsive web design is changing the Internet
An increase in mobile device users
We are all used to browsing the Internet via computers or when we have a large screen nearby, but people are starting to use mobile devices more avidly. For those who create Internet content, they have to think about the implications of mobile devices and how it will change the way we perceive and view the Internet. Using responsive web design is the new way of coding and making sure that all of the Internet’s content can be viewed easily and without any additional installations from your side.
How different is responsive web design
Adjusting and in some cases even removing the limitations of the medium used to view content over the Internet is only part of what responsive web design allows coders to do for you. On the other hand, it is important that you can realize just how powerful this feature is and how limitless the new possibilities will be. However, there are still going to be a few restrictions which cannot be overcome, but there is a chance that it can be dampened in a way that will allow mobile device users to have more freedom.
Bigger is not always better for devices
Working with responsive web design means that you will have to take all kinds of screen sizes into account, and perhaps the most interesting ones will be android tablets. Not only because you have to adjust to the current operating system, but also to the different screen sizes, and in some cases the big ones will be hard to adjust to all, especially when new sizes are being modeled daily. However, if your web design is done right, it will be possible to adjust almost no matter what happens, and your customers will be happy when browsing.
The biggest problem is to get the images to act more responsively
One of the biggest problems web designers will face is to make sure that pictures and images are fluid, meaning that they will adjust to all sizes, and that you can view them without having to go through additional trouble. However, keep in mind that it is not possible to have all the images altered, and some will stay as they are, no matter what. Even with mobile devices, it will be possible to view almost all content unhindered, even if not everything is part of responsive design.
Many implications of responsive web design
At the end of the day, there are plenty of implications of responsive web design, especially if you think about how much work is done via mobile devices. Moreover, with increased speed and responsiveness, it will be possible to increase efficiency and to make sure that people get a better chance not only at browsing Internet content, but to work more productively. On the other hand, such web design will forever change how we view content and how it will affect our everyday life, not just on the Internet but also how we conduct business.
Dan Radak is a web hosting security professional with ten years of experience. He is currently working with a number of companies in the field of online security, closely collaborating with a couple of e-commerce companies. He is also a coauthor on several technology websites and regular contributor to Technivorz.
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