Contributor: Niko Matses, Web designer In the past few years, Web design has come a long way in keeping up with the rising popularity of mobile devices. Since the introduction of smartphones and tablets, Web designers and developers have been challenged to rethink the way they build websites in order to accommodate these devices. No longer do companies need separate websites for mobile users in addition to those they build for desktop and laptop computers. Instead, one website can be built that responds to the various screen sizes across all devices. This solution has become known as responsive Web design. Having completed a few responsive websites over the past year or so, we wanted to share our experiences and opinions on responsive Web design, as well as the responsive website we built for Metis Communications. Know the facts The mobile Web movement is booming, and the data speaks for itself.
Fifty-five percent of U.S. adults own a smartphone
In the next couple of years, mobile Internet usage is expected to surpass desktop usage.
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