Responsive web design is a HOT topic right now. As your fave Brand Strategist (who aims to keep you updated on all of the latest and greatest that can help you grow your business), it’s really important for us to take a time out together and wrap your mind around why your brand likely needs responsive web design.
To help illustrate what responsive web design is and how it works, here’s a great infographic that puts it very simply:
If you learn best via infographic (I know I sure love ’em), here’s a link to 10 awesome infographics that will tell you everything you need to know to understand responsive web design/development.
Let me summarize key points for why you’d want to look at making your website a responsive web design:
Here are a few examples of some of my favorite, GORGEOUS responsive web designs (click on the image to be redirected to where you can learn more about each theme):
You can actually view how the website will look on the other devices from your desktop/laptop computer by using your mouse to click on the bottom right corner of your web browser window. As you shorten the width of your browser window (if it’s a responsive website, like my website is) then you’ll see the content start to shift around and adjust to the width. When you shorten the width by about half, that’s what it would look like on a tablet. When you shorten the width down to as small as it can go, that’s what it will look like on a smartphone.
Genius, right? Now, don’t delay and go get your site moved into a responsive format right away! xoxo
p.s. If you still have questions, here’s a great 2 min. video about responsive web design: