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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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Responsive Design with Viewport Control - bitsofco.de

Responsive Design with Viewport Control - bitsofco.de | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
When it comes to implementing responsive design, css media queries seem to get all the attention. Although admittedly all the leg work is done with media queries, a site is not responsive without viewport control.
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Responsive Images 101, Part 5: Sizes

Responsive Images 101, Part 5: Sizes | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
When we last left our intrepid web developers, they had discovered the power of srcset width descriptors, only to be faced with a new challenge—the browser only knows the size of the viewport when it begins downloading images.

Now, it is time to meet the hero of our story: the sizes attribute.
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Mobile-friendly sites and SEO • Yoast

Mobile-friendly sites and SEO • Yoast | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Last month, Google actually announced a change in their algorithm before it had already happened. In this post they mention that starting April 21st mobile-friendliness will become a ranking factor more and more.
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The future of responsive web design

The future of responsive web design | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
It’s almost incomprehensible in 2015 to build a website that isn’t responsive. The technique has developed to the point that most designers no longer say, ‘responsive web design,’ we say, ‘web design,’ and mean exactly the same thing.
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Media Queries for Standard Devices | CSS-Tricks

Choosing breakpoints based on your design and not specific devices is a smart way to go. But sometimes you just need a little help getting one particular situation under control.
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How to Test Responsive Designs

How to Test Responsive Designs | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
This short tutorial shows you how to perform responsive design testing with Google Chrome's device mode feature.
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Testing your responsive web designs is crucial because the user experience on mobile devices is quite different from desktops. DevTools is an incredibly powerful tool, and device mode makes it an even more indispensable part of the modern web designer’s toolkit.

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Responsive Images 101, Part 3: Srcset Display Density

Responsive Images 101, Part 3: Srcset Display Density | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
The reason why we want to use srcset is because it gives the browser choice. When we use the media attribute provided by the element, we’re dictating to the browser what image it must use. That makes sense for art direction.
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Responsive Images 101: Definitions

Responsive Images 101: Definitions | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
a new series of articles called Responsive Images 101 that will cover everything from why we need responsive images to how to pick the right responsive images solution.
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How We Adapted Atomic Design

How We Adapted Atomic Design | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
The reason that I don’t want to get into more details is because my goal here is not to explain to you every detail of what Atomic Design is, but instead to let you know of a time it fell short.
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Quantity Queries for CSS

Quantity Queries for CSS | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

This is your guide to creating style breakpoints for quantities of HTML elements, much as you already do with @media queries for viewport dimensions. In this article, I will be outlining a technique to make CSS quantity-aware using specially formed selectors.

 

 

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Design Last - Smashing Magazine

Design Last - Smashing Magazine | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
How does one design and develop for the responsive web? A lot of methodologies out there try to tackle this problem, but all of them rely on the same classic website development process. It boils down to the following: design and then develop. Let’s go nuts and flip this outdated methodology on its head.
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Effective Web Typography: Rules, Techniques and Responsive Design - Designmodo

Effective Web Typography: Rules, Techniques and Responsive Design - Designmodo | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
When it comes to content, we need to talk about web typography. Looking at modern web design trends, having responsive typography is a big factor every web designer and web developer shouldn’t miss.
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Responsive CSS's curator insight, February 22, 5:18 AM

Showcase of responsive websites @ http://responsivecss.net/

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Responsive versus Adaptive is not a thing — Medium

Responsive versus Adaptive is not a thing — Medium | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Adaptive & Responsive are not opposite ends of the same spectrum. Here’s how we keep talking past each other while thinking we know what we mean.
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Merging Responsive Web Design Ideas for Desktop & Mobile

Merging Responsive Web Design Ideas for Desktop & Mobile | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
The merger of design trends for desktop and mobile screens has been underway for years, but only recently have designers had the tools necessary to create a seamless connection.
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Beyond Media Queries — It’s Time to Get Elemental

Beyond Media Queries — It’s Time to Get Elemental | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
With media queries hogging the limelight, the discussion around element queries isn’t gathering enough momentum. While media queries help us with RWD, they are limited. We need to look beyond.
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Assessing Mobile Usability With Google Webmaster Tools

Assessing Mobile Usability With Google Webmaster Tools | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
In this article, we’ll review how to flag mobile issues in Webmaster Tools, explain the most common issues and learn how to assess mobile usability problems on your website based on these flags. Because mobile usability has become a greater priority in Google’s ranking algorithm, ensuring an optimal mobile experience on every website has become more important than ever.
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Designing a Responsive Website for Higher Education / Randy Jensen Online

Designing a Responsive Website for Higher Education / Randy Jensen Online | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
But as anyone in the industry knows, every day that passes, new technologies are being added to the modern developer’s toolbelt and building a website has only gotten more challenging.
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How Big Is Google's Mobile-Friendly Algorithm? Bigger Than Panda Or Penguin

How Big Is Google's Mobile-Friendly Algorithm? Bigger Than Panda Or Penguin | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Google did say when they announced the mobile-friendly ranking algorithm that this would have a “significant impact” on the mobile search results. This is key, it is only impacting the mobile results and even so, it will have more of an impact than Panda or Penguin.
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Probably Use initial-scale=1 | CSS-Tricks

Probably Use initial-scale=1 | CSS-Tricks | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
But even if you are using viewport , there are subtle differences in the value you put in it.
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Responsive Images 101, Part 2: Img Required

Responsive Images 101, Part 2: Img Required | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
No matter what responsive images solution you use, is required.
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One of the main reasons why we need solutions for responsive images is because the <img> element is insufficient. It only has one src and we need multiple sources. No matter what responsive images solution you use, <img> is required.

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Sorry, your site is not responsive - Headscape

If you really want a site to be responsive then you need to tackle all the issues and site performance is definitely one of them.
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15 Best Practices for Responsible Responsive Web Design - How To Make Money Online

15 Best Practices for Responsible Responsive Web Design - How To Make Money Online | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

Responsive web design is not just a matter of squeezing and stretching. It’s about delivering one website countless ways depending on the width of the screen. It truly takes an expert to responsively code a website.

 

 

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Responsive Hero Images

Responsive Hero Images | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
This system worked for one client on one project. It may not work for your project.

But whatever you do, it is a reminder that finding a solution starts with a responsive images audit. And whenever possible, we should let the content dictate how our responsive design will respond.
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Responsive Web Design for eCommerce Web Sites :: UXmatters

Is a responsive Web site really desirable for ecommerce sites? If so, what are the key elements that you need to consider for smaller screens?
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Stop Calling It Responsive Design—It's Web Design - Vanseo Design

A responsive layout is the new minimum you’re required to supply, but the rest is just web design. They’re problems we’ve dealt with before and now have to deal with under the new context of being responsive.
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