Ensure your website has the optimal viewing experience with these helpful responsive design tutorials.
Responsive design can be a daunting step to take if you have no idea where to start. Thankfully, we've rounded up these really useful tutorials to help you from day one. From typography to imagery and layout to responsive design tools, you'll be a pro before you know it.
In the field of web design and development, we're quickly getting to the point of being unable to keep up with the endless new resolutions and devices, writes Kayla Knight. Should we just suffer the consequences of losing visitors from one device, for the benefit of gaining visitors from another? Or is there another option?
These days, 'one size fits all' is quickly becoming a dated concept. Luckily, with CSS media queries, we can now easily build responsive web designs that accomodate everything from your mobile phone to your massive desktop, as this video tutorial demonstrates.
Chris Coyier explains the very basics of what "responsive web design" has come to mean, with examples, related resources, relevant people, tips and tricks, and more.
Responsive design is much misunderstood. Jason Michael lays to rest some myths, and then walks us through building a simple responsive website.
Interested in responsive web design but not sure how to get started? Don't fret, help is at hand! In a five-tutorial series, Paul Robert Lloyd talks you through the responsive design process, soup to nuts.
In the second part of this series, Paul Robert Lloyd tells us how to translate static page designs into adaptable, fluid websites. So let go of those pixels and learn to love proportions!
In the third part of this series, Paul Robert Lloyd looks at incorporating images and video into responsive layouts, and describes some of the problems in this area that still need solving.
In the penultimate part of this responsive design series, Paul Robert Lloyd explains how media queries work, and describes a device-agnostic approach to breakpoints.
In the final part of this responsive web design series, Paul Robert Lloyd explains how there is more to a responsive design than just flexible layouts, images and media queries.
The Responsive Grid System isn't a framework or a boilerplate. But it does make creating responsive websites quick and easy. Graham Miller, its creator, explains how to use it.
FlowType.JS allows a perfect character count per line at any screen width. This tutorial on Smashing explains how to use it.
You've got your layout and images scaling, but you need to have your type following along as well. One size of type does not fit all line lengths or screen widths, says Val Head.
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