Responsive Web Design, a web design methodology that eases viewing webpages across multiple platforms.
The staggering growth of the internet and mobile media have baffled us all with way too many technologies to keep in consideration. Web technologies introduce new and dynamic methods of designing and constructing sites to suit the many advanced needs of the general technology forward public. Having to combine and complement mobile web with the mainstream web features and is the common aim of many designers. Instead of having to design many different pages for multiple devices designers now opt for an all in one strategy. Namely, Responsive Wed Design.
Responsive Web Design (RWD) is a structure that uses a couple of the latest web technologies, i.e. HTML5 CSS3, that reduces the redundant need to design different pages for different devices (desktops, tablets, notebooks, smart phones, etc.). It has become a necessary feature since it encompasses all dimension aspects under one URL and you only need to code it once.
The staggering growth of RWD has influenced many to reconstruct their already existing web pages according to this technology that provides a dynamic view and an easy panning method no matter what device you use. Also, all is compacted under one URL.
Here is an infographic that contrasts all features of Responsive Web Design.
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