Responsive web design:
is all about a web site that displays well on any device its’ being viewed on.
Most people in Australia and indeed the world that have a smart phone, use it to browse the internet. This short term web browsing is the preliminary way people come to your site. It’s immediate and readily available to them. The Australian Communications and Media Authority Communications report 2013–14, found a majority of people have upgraded to a new smartphone and most use it to browse the web. The internet allows anyone the power to sell, shows their wares to anyone anywhere and we are all pretty comfortable using it. When a user comes to your website, how professional do you want it to look ? Having a responsive site says I understand the times and I want my users experience to be the best it can be. What is a responsive website ?
A responsive website respond, it is about designing a single web site using code and technology that will display a web page on any media device. It will make it look like it was made to be displayed on that phone, laptop, tablet and will do this intuitively in the background. This will use the same web address which is good for you because it helps with SEO. It also makes your site look great. It is good for your users because it’s easier to navigate and find what they need. When do you need a responsive website ?
Lets just say if your current site does not do this now, people can tell the difference if viewing the site on a smaller screen, like a phone or tablet. Who is using responsive website design ?
All modern commercial websites use it, just take a look around. Browse their sites on the web, the visual stylings will be the same but images and layouts will change according to the device your are using to browse it. How do you get a responsive website ?
This is implemented using website coding that has all the built in requirements to be able to read what device is being used to view your site and automatically display the needed size and content. The best way to achieve this with an older website is to redesign it using modern website templates and frameworks. It saves time and money through not having to recode and add on other pieces to your existing website code. Instead it uses a one size fits all product.
The World Web Web is a mobile place and will continue to move in a direction of accessibility. Regardless of what device someone will want to view your site on. We understand this a Binary Bits and can make you a responsive website and bring your site inline with modern ideas and media devices.
References Australian Communications and Media Authority Communications report 2013–14 http://www.acma.gov.au/~/media/Research%20and%20Analysis/Publication/Comms%20Report%202013%2014/PDF/Communications%20report%20201314_LOW-RES%20FOR%20WEB%20pdf.pdf