Key Benefits of Responsive Web Design.
Do I need a mobile friendly responsive website?
Smartphones and tablets are fast becoming the weapon of choice for customers browsing the internet, research by some of the biggest companies in the world regarding the increased use of tablets and smartphones for browsing the internet has led to a feverish rush to optimise what they have to sell and say for the wave of new devices available to their potential customer base. I browse on a device and so do you.
What is the best mobile friendly solution?
You can double your costs and have a mobile/app site and a seperate desktop site or you can go responsive and use one website for all devices. With a responsive website you only have to update your content and images once for all devices as opposed to an app and desktop site which has individual requirements for each.
What does Google recommend for mobile optimized websites?
Google recommends RWD over other forms of mobile optimised websites, the main reason being that there is only one url to index.
What is responsive web design?
Resize the browser window you are currently viewing if on a desktop or open it on your smartphone, it is the same site that flows in and out of the device you are browsing on, everything from a 27" desktop to a smartphone and everything in between to give your customer the optimal browsing experience no matter what the device, and it's all thanks to HTML5, CSS3 and media queries, that the internet is so much more attractive than it used to be. Read more about RWD.