What Is Responsive Web Design? Is this the Wave of the Future?

In the rapidly progressing world of Web Development some of the techniques are thought to be the building blocks of the upcoming revolution in Web Design and Development. And more possibly they would be able to minimize such type of difficulties.

“Responsive Web Development” is one of them.

Responsive Web Design (RWD) is an advance approach to the website creation by using very flexible and short compatible set of codes to adjust a web layout and its working according to the device that’s accessing it.

It’s exciting to have such a technique which knows the device which you are using (like personal computer, laptop, smart phone, smart TV or a tablet) and automatically adjusts the contents, size, fonts, images and elements of a website on your screen according to your device.


Current Problems

Millions of websites are written without using this technique. Due to which it becomes very difficult now a days to make a website accessible for more than one device. One has to use a personal computer, a mobile or a tablet to access its relevantly designed web page. For which website managers have to work a lot to develop a new set of codes, its design, size and much more, to make it compatible for all type of devices.

Now, the RWD technique is very effective to overcome these issues. One has to develop and manage only one web design which is compatible to all devices.

Experts as well as users claim that “Responsive Web Development” (RWD) is the future of the web design industry, due to which one can saves his time, effort, expenses, maintenance charges  and can easily increases the accessibility , reliability and compatibility.

It makes the websites easily accessible instead of requiring development of different types of codes for different types of devices or websites.

Problem in updating

If you create multiple versions of your website – for desktop, mobiles, tablets, etc., you will end up updating all the different versions because every time there is a change, and its difficult to adding a new web page, editing content or even correcting a script. Now that is double efforts and time.

While by using RWD administrator just have to update the contents of only one platform rather than multi pages, scripts or designs to update.

Responsive web development is becoming the most effective technique through which one can easily increase its approach to smart mobiles and tablet audience. It can increase your interaction with more customers which will ultimately leads to the increase in sales. You can increase your visibility in Search Engines. You can save your time, effort and cost and can enhance user’s offline browsing experience.

It allows you to stay ahead of the trend. As the demand for media rich mobile internet and apps is burgeoning, several important implications must be addressed; development and maintenance costs, visibility in search engines and better conversion rates. It is these factors that will be beneficial for all of the users.

Duan Lingxin

Duan Lingxin

Content crafter and chief editor at Scratching Info. Also regular contributor on other major online tech platforms. Security Specialist by day and a writer by night, he does his best to instill his knowledge about tech while delivering inspiring and life changing resources through his writing,

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