Is your website design so important for your business? Your service/product and its quality is what should matter most right? If we examine closely for repetitive orders and loyal clients quality of your service/product matters but to attract eyeballs and confirm revenue for your business a creative, responsive and engaging website with quality images and keyword-centric content is a must. The two popular methods of website designing include : Adaptive Website Designing and Responsive Website Designing. The latter method is the one largely used by most designers and developers now-a-days with the increasing usage of smartphones over desktop PCs. Responsive web design (RWD) in simple terms is the process of designing and coding your website in a user friendly manner – providing ace viewing experience to users irrespective of the device used by them to scroll and read through your website. Web designing companies in India and abroad greatly follow responsive over adaptive mainly because it is very flexible, cost effective, easy to create and maintain, it is google recommended and primarily it provides excellent user experience.
RWD required lot of experimenting during its initial times, but today it has become mainstream. However, the 5 crucial factors to consider while creating Responsive Website Designs include the following:
1. Click Vs Touch
Visitors to your website will be from different social and direct streams via Click or touch. Though in this digital era the amount of clicks is negligible in comparison to touch, but it is necessary to nurture the clicks as well for the long term success of your business. Following RWD will help you to reduce the website development and maintenance costs since single website will effectively perform on all technology landscapes.
2. Screen size
Screen size is the diagonal measurement of the physical screens like Desktop, mobile, tab, etc., and it is also known as display size or physical image size. Screen size is an important factor in creating effective responsive websites because websites created using RWD method enables responsiveness by adjusting the content, images and icons by percentages of the screen size.
3. Pixel Resolution
Pixel resolution denotes the number of different pixels in each dimension displayed on the screen. The resolution is measured as Width x Height and is denoted in pixels. For instance, if the pixel resolution is “1035 x 850” it means the width of the resolution is 1035 pixels and the height is 850 pixels. In responsive web design, for enhanced user experience it is important that the screen adjusts at the right resolution size and properly display the website.
4. Adobe’s Flash Technology Support
Adobe’s Flash is a software platform that enables creation of various internet,desktop and mobile applications, vector graphics, animation, etc. Flash Technology is required to effectively capture user inputs provided using mouse, touchpad, microphone, camera and keyboard. Thus, use of Flash technology is crucial in successful creation of responsive websites.
5. Optimized Markup and Styles
Optimized markup and style is associated with compression of your CSS, HTML and scripts. HTML and CSS codes pick and bring forward the images and contents in your website. Thus, keeping the markup and styles clean and meaningful will result in faster page loading. Speed is the one factor that fails RWDs, but creation of optimized markups will enable you to be victorious and create fast loading pages.Published: Dec 1,2015 12:00:00 AM IST