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A Responsive CSS Background Image Technique - Inspect Element

A Responsive CSS Background Image Technique - Inspect Element | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
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 I came across the need to make a background image responsive, keeping the same aspect ratio at different widths. The limitation was that we couldn’t change any HTML or back end code so changing it to a simple imgwas out of the question.

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Is your Responsive Design Mobile Website Delivering Acceptable Load Times? - noupe

Is your Responsive Design Mobile Website Delivering Acceptable Load Times? - noupe | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

To ignore the load speed of your responsive design mobile website is a ‘criminal offence’ and you’ll be punished for it by seeing your business come apart right in front of your eyes.

 

 

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RWD Bloat - daverupert.com

Responsive web design gets a bad rap for poor web performance. I investigate. News at 11.

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Now that the “RWD Causes Bloat” myth can hopefully be debunked, let’s take a look at what’s really causing my performance problems

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Which page layout? Static, Liquid, Adaptive, or Responsive

Which page layout? Static, Liquid, Adaptive, or Responsive | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Page layout can be described with terms like fixed, static, liquid, adaptive, responsive, and more. Web designers and developers should know the difference.
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Responsive Web Design Stats: What You Should Know

Responsive Web Design Stats: What You Should Know | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
While providing a seamless experience, responsive web design also keeps your brand message consistent for any web user.
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Check out the stats to get even more insight into the benefits of utilizing a responsive design [VID]

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Flexbox Based Responsive Equal Height Blocks With JavaScript Fallback

Flexbox Based Responsive Equal Height Blocks With JavaScript Fallback | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

If you haven’t had any touch with Flexbox, you’ll be surprised how magical it is. display: flex initiates Flexbox for the container element and flex-wrap: wrap tells to wrap child items rather than fit them onto one line.

 

 

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How To Use HTML5 Element To Achieve Responsive Image

How To Use HTML5  Element To Achieve Responsive Image | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

The picture element is a great addition in HTML5. We have more control over the image size and dimension that the browser should present. And with picturefill we can use this new element right now even though no browsers have implemented it yet.

 

 

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Breakpoints And The Future Of Websites - Smashing Magazine

Breakpoints And The Future Of Websites - Smashing Magazine | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
This article looks at breakpoints beyond screen size and explores possibilities and approaches to use them to create truly adaptive experiences on the web.
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Mistakes to Avoid With Responsive Web Design - Flippin' Awesome

Mistakes to Avoid With Responsive Web Design - Flippin' Awesome | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

 

 

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Creating a website with responsive design makes sense because it works across different devices. But, to make the most out of responsive web design, there are some mistakes you need to avoid.

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Responsive Line Height

Responsive Line Height | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
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There has been a jQuery plugin called Molten Leading around for quite some time already, I also wanted something that would have a bit better performance, so I decided to write a custom version of Molten Leading without any JavaScript library dependencies.

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Designing with Dynamic Content | Brad Frost Web

Designing with Dynamic Content | Brad Frost Web | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
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For most of my career I’ve had to battle designers creating incredibly unrealistic best-case scenario mock-ups. You know what I’m talking about. The user’s name is “Sara Smith” and always fits neatly on one line.

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Creating off screen menus that transition into view using CSS3

Creating off screen menus that transition into view using CSS3 | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
In this tutorial, we're going to create some slide and push off screen menus that transition into view using CSS3 transitions.
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Is your Responsive Design Mobile Website Delivering Acceptable Load Times? - noupe

Is your Responsive Design Mobile Website Delivering Acceptable Load Times? - noupe | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Google wants your mobile pages to load under a second! Yes, that’s how fast the load time of your website must be, irrespective of the fact whether it is a
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Out of the 155 responsively designed websites that the company surveyed, 69% of the sites took an unacceptably long time to load, and just 21 % took less than 4 seconds to load, which is deemed acceptable.

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15 Responsive Web Design Issues You Don’t Want to Deal With - The Usabilla Blog

15 Responsive Web Design Issues You Don’t Want to Deal With - The Usabilla Blog | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Responsive web design is not only about pretty layouts and fashionable templates. Your utmost goal is to provide users with a uniform user experience acros
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Here are the main mistakes you want to avoid in order to accomplish your goal safely and effectively.

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Guide to Responsive-Friendly CSS Columns | CSS-Tricks

Guide to Responsive-Friendly CSS Columns | CSS-Tricks | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
The following is a guest post by Katy Decorah (edited by Jason Morris). Katy was researching CSS columns and how they can work responsively, as there wasn'
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With CSS columns you can create a print-inspired layout with little added markup that can adapt beyond a fixed canvas.

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Dev.Opera — Responsive Images: Use Cases and Documented Code Snippets to Get You Started

The new <picture> element can be verbose and confusing, because it solves a range of use cases. To help you match your requirements to the responsive image syntax, we’ve prepared this article full of examples.

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Moving Beyond the Responsive Web to the Adaptive Web

Moving Beyond the Responsive Web to the Adaptive Web | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Responsive web design is a core skill today, but it isn't everything. Aaron explains the advantages of an adaptive web approach.
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This concept has sometimes been called RESS, but regardless of labels, it involves making decisions on the server that determine what should and shouldn’t be sent to the user, so that nothing is sent that will not be used.

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Prioritizing Devices: Testing And Responsive Web Design

Prioritizing Devices: Testing And Responsive Web Design | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
This article devises a testing strategy to test responsive web design smart and efficient, saving you time, effort and frustration.
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There must be a better way to deal with the problem that responsive design has created for testing. In this article, we’ll devise a testing strategy so that you don’t have to test every device every time you want to update a live website.

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Are We Ready to Use Flexbox?

Are We Ready to Use Flexbox? | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Nick Salloum looks at the basics of flebox, along with a history lesson of the spec changes, and answers the all-important question: Are we ready to use it?
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In simple words, we can mark up a few flex items inside a flex container, and define the layout arrangement with our CSS. We have numerous options when defining our layout arrangement that make possibilities endless.

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"RWD is bad for performance" is good for performance - TimKadlec.com

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Bad performance stems from a lack of attention and commitment performance within an organization—not from whether or not the site is responsive.

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Responsive Design vs 'm.' Sites

Responsive Design vs 'm.' Sites | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
The segregation of the mobile experience to a subdomain, the ‘m’ domain, seems a little old school. In this article, I'll discuss why it may still be valid.
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I start from the premise that few entities use an ‘m’ domain any more, and present a few reasons why not. Then, playing devil’s advocate, I’ll offer a few reasons why you might want a separate subdomain to which to redirect your mobile user base.

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Pull Up To The Next Window For Your Website - Vanseo Design

Pull Up To The Next Window For Your Website - Vanseo Design | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
When you think about web design clients, you probably don't think about chefs and fast food and preparing home cooked meals. I hope to change that.
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At one point in the recording Brad made an analogy between responsive design and cooking or eating at McDonald’s that started my brain churning. I liked the analogy and thought I could tweak and expand on it.

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Understanding How WordPress Images Work (For Better Responsive Design) - Tuts+ Code Article

Understanding How WordPress Images Work (For Better Responsive Design) - Tuts+ Code Article | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
In this article, we will talk about How WordPress handles images, creating new image sizes, and leveraging this for better Responsive Design. | Tags: WordPress, JavaScript, picturefill.js
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With picturefill.js and the multiple images that the Media Uploader creates, we can create an automated process for responsive images on our WordPress-powered sites.

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The 2014 Guide to Responsive Web Design - Treehouse Blog

The 2014 Guide to Responsive Web Design - Treehouse Blog | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

Responsive web design is a technique for building websites that work on mobile devices, tablets, and desktop screens. Learn the basics and what's new.

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Whether you’re totally new to web design or if you need to learn what’s new, this guide will help you catch up with the present.

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Improving the hamburger button — azumbrunnen

Improving the hamburger button — azumbrunnen | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
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By showing / hiding the labels during scroll, we can make sure that the user gets a chance to learn the icons associated action. We could even fade in the label once the user scrolls up again.

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13 Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention to Mobile Web Performance - Six Revisions

13 Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention to Mobile Web Performance - Six Revisions | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
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If you’re not already thinking mobile first, you should at least consider it. Let’s go over compelling data that demonstrate the importance of focusing on performance for mobile devices.

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