What is responsive web design (RWD)?
Responsive web design (RWD) is an approach that makes a web pages render well on a variety of mobile devices. For example, when you visit a website for news, it will be hard to read the articles if the website displays a desktop version on a mobile phone. So, the approach of a website design should apply differently according to each device’s size.
Why you need RWD design
On a variety of recent devices and window or screen sizes, web pages should render the format of its contents properly. RWD is an approach to website design that makes web pages render well on those devices. Due to an high volume of usage of those devices, you always have to consider responsive design when you create a website. The website pages designed with RWD approach can provide a user experience that is better optimized for mobile devices.
Furthermore, responsive web design has become more important as the amount of mobile traffic now accounts for more than half of total internet traffic. Therefore, Google announced Mobilegeddon in 2015, and started to boost the ratings of sites. Responsive web design is an example of user interface plasticity.
Effectiveness of RWD design
If your website reacts to any mobile devices well, your website can attract more customers than not. For instance, let’s suppose a customer is seeing your website using a mobile device. The customer may leave the website if he or she couldn’t see the contents well on his or her mobile phone.
Our support for RWD design
For a simple website, we will use @media query of CSS3 for RWD of the website. The @media query technology controls the page size according to the size that is set in the property. For a huge and complex website, we will mix the technologies of @media query, Bootstrap Grid system, jQuery, and so on. However, the design pattern may vary according to the requirements you request.