Stop designing for fixed viewports!

The iPhone was a revolutionary device. Not only did it reinvent the mobile phone, but it kickstarted the responsive revolution. Although the iPhone supported the 'full web', we designers wanted to create experiences that were optimised for these smaller screens without redirecting the user to a completely different website.

Luckily, a solution came about quite quickly, in the form of media queries and the viewport meta tag (if you don't know what either of those things are, you should read this). At last we could create mobile-optimised websites with great ease! But with this great power came a great responsibility. One which many designers chose to ignore.

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