Responsive Web Design Patterns Responsive Patterns A collection of patterns and modules for responsive designs. Submit a pattern Layout Reflowing Layouts 8 Tools and Scripts for Responsive Web Design At Theme Trust, we recently launched our first responsive WordPress theme. Since it was also my first time building a responsive website, I had to do some learning and research. Along the way, I discovered some interesting techniques, useful resources, and handy tools to help with the task. So in this article, I’m sharing some of those tools and scripts I came across that make developing a responsive website a whole lot easier. FitText FitText makes font-sizes flexible.
RWD Summit 2014 - The online, live Responsive Web... Registration Invalid quantity. Please enter a quantity of 1 or more. The quantity you chose exceeds the quantity available. Please enter your name. Please enter an email address. 10 Excellent Tools for Responsive Web Design By Jason Gross So, you’ve decided to venture into the creation of responsive web designs. Wonderful! Common Techniques in Responsive Web Design In previous articles, I talked about why the Web is ready for responsive design and how a site owner can use the context of a user’s device and screen real estate to provide a contextually relevant experience to users across screens of various sizes, including PCs, phones and consoles. In this article, I’ll dive into some of the most common practices for building responsive site layouts and experiences. I’ll describe the emerging and available techniques for site layouts that flexibly resize based on screen real estate (referred to as “fluid grids”) so as to ensure that users get complete experiences across whatever screen size they are using.
Responsive Layouts, Responsively Wireframed Responsive layouts, responsively wireframed Made with HTML/CSS (no images, no JS*) this is a simple interactive experiment with responsive design techniques. Use the buttons top-right to toggle between desktop and mobile layouts. Using simple layout wireframes, this illustrates how a series of pages could work across these different devices, by simulating how the layout of each page would change responsively, to suit the context. Web Professional Trends for 2013 – “Responsive Design” Interview with Tim Kadlec In this ten minute interview Tim Kadlec, author, web developer, author, podcaster and the co-founder of Breaking Development, one of the first conferences dedicated to web design and development for mobile devices we learn about her perspective on the topic of Web Professional Trends for 2013 complete with an overview of the mobile device landscape, Responsive Design, opportunities and challenges for Web professionals in the New Year. Specifically we learn: * How Mobile changes everything * Increasing diversity of mobile including size and platforms * How do we keep pace with tablets and Web TV’s? More about Responsive Design
Multi-Device Layout Patterns Through fluid grids and media query adjustments, responsive design enables Web page layouts to adapt to a variety of screen sizes. As more designers embrace this technique, we're not only seeing a lot of innovation but the emergence of clear patterns as well. I cataloged what seem to be the most popular of these patterns for adaptable multi-device layouts. Windows mobile media queries When I met up with Malarkey right before An Event Apart in Seattle he told me about a quick bit of guerrilla testing he had been doing. He popped into a store selling Windows Phone 7 devices and started surfing the web. Specifically, he started looking at sites using responsive design like Jon’s and Colly’s. Most of the sites he looked at displayed the desktop layout instead of adapting to the smaller dimensions of the screen. That’s because the rendering engine for Windows Phone 7—some bastard hybrid of IE7 and IE6—doesn’t support media queries.
Skeleton: Beautiful Boilerplate for Responsive, Mobile-Friendly Development What Is It? Skeleton is a small collection of CSS files that can help you rapidly develop sites that look beautiful at any size, be it a 17" laptop screen or an iPhone. Skeleton is built on three core principles: Responsive Grid Down To Mobile Skeleton has a familiar, lightweight 960 grid as its base, but elegantly scales down to downsized browser windows, tablets, mobile phones (in landscape and portrait). Go ahead, resize this page! Build a Responsive, Mobile-Friendly Website From Scratch: CSS stylesheet In the last article of this series, I’ve shown how to start building a website from scratch with a particular focus on the HTML code and its main elements. Now it’s time to introduce the first CSS rules in order to have a general idea of the graphic style that the homepage of our website will display, especially for the pc-desktop version. First of all, before having a look on the rules we have to apply in order to create a particular design for our homepage, let’s see how it will appear in our browser window (my default browser is Chrome but, with the application of some specific rules, you’ll be able to obtain the same result for all modern web-browsers). The homepage of our totally customizable website should look more or less as following: