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Responsive web design

Responsive web design
If you’ve been working in the web design field for the past couple of years you should know that designing a fixed interface for a widescreen computer is not enough. Most of the clients you’ll be dealing with from now are going to request that their site is not only desktop-compliant but is also optimized for smartphones and tablets. This issue presents the necessity of working with different screen resolutions in order to guarantee that a website looks good in all sorts of devices. But if the devices’ production continues at the same speed that it has for the past couple of years, the amount of screen resolutions and formats that designers will have to deal with is going to become unbearable. On this article we’ll be discussing one of the most effective solutions to face this problem with a certain easiness, we’re of course talking about responsive web design. So, what’s responsive web design? Flexible grid Screen resolution Aspects to consider Responsive Typography Flexible images JavaScript

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Making Wordpress images responsive - Blissful Interfaces Method 1: The CSS Add the following code to your CSS file. Building an Online Web Design Portfolio May 25 2012 There many benefits to having an online web design portfolio, but there is something more than beneficial to displaying web design work online, in the arena in which it was intended; it just feels at home. Optimized and ready to show off its full potential. ReView. The Responsive Viewport. Installation Include ReView.js in the head of your HTML document, just after your viewport meta tag. Note the lack of initial-scale in the viewport meta tag. This often allows for a cleaner viewport switch. ReView works without a meta tag, but providing one is recommended.

Create a Responsive Slider Plugin With FlexSlider for WordPress Sliders seem to be all the rage these days, and for good reason! You can add photos, content, videos, and more to an eye-catching, animated area of your website. While there is a wealth of slider plugins out there (my current favorite is the one for Nivo Slider), there is not one for FlexSlider, a slider that has keyboard shortcuts and works with swipe on touch screens. In this tutorial, we'll create that plugin! Step 1 Plugin Setup

CSS-Only Responsive Layout with Smooth Transitions A tutorial on how to create a 100% width and height smooth scrolling layout with CSS only. Using a radio button navigation and sibling combinators we will trigger transitions to the respective content panels, creating a "smooth scrolling" effect. View demo Download source In this tutorial we will create a responsive 100% width/height layout with some smooth page transitions. The idea is to have some content panels and a navigation which will allow us to navigate between the panels.

Creating a Mobile-First Responsive Web Design Introduction We're going to walk through how to create an adaptive web experience that's designed mobile-first. This article and demo will go over the following: There is even more up to date responsive guidance on our new Web Fundamentals site. Beating Borders: The Bane of Responsive Layout Responsive design often requires setting your widths using percentages. This is easy enough to accomplish, that is until you start throwing borders into the mix. If your columns and total width are set using percentages, a static border size wreaks havoc on your layout.

Responsive Web Design Responsive web design has been a trending topic for a little while now, plenty of tools have been developed around this technique to help designers and users to get the most out of their mobile and tablet browsers. Even if responsive design is not limited to small devices, most of the resources published today target the mobile and tablet world and try to provide easy ways to build beautiful and flexible websites. When dealing with responsive design, the first thing most designers think about is media-queries. In this article, we will go far beyond the media queries, and showcase a list of pretty useful tools and resources everybody could use to improve the display of their website for mobile, tablet, and of course desktop browsers.

Designing for Retina Display The devices on which the web can be displayed increases everyday. Rather recently Apple released its new set of Macbook Pros with retina display, so called because at a normal viewing distance users wont be able to see any pixels. Designing for such a high resolution however, can become a little more tricky than you would expect. Over the years the resolution of your average monitor has gotten bigger and bigger. If you’ve upgraded your monitor to a larger resolution but with the same physical monitor size you will probably notice that the elements (windows, icons, etc) will have reduced in size.

8 Responsive jQuery Slider Plugins Whether you’re already a pro at creating responsive web sites or your just learning what it’s all about, it’s good to have some scripts handy that you can easily integrate into your site. We all know how popular image and content sliders are now, and for good reason. So we decided to round up some jQuery slider plugins that are already responsive – meaning they will adapt to the size of their container. Flexslider FlexSlider is an awesome, fully responsive jQuery slider plugin. Website Navigation Trends for Various Layouts There are always some key aspects in designing a website which you have to give full attention. Site navigation is one of these important features which is found in every single layout design. Nav links generally lead to the most important pages in your website and help visitors get around quicker.

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