Six ways to make your website work better on tablets

When tablets first hit the market, web designers agreed that the best way forward was to build a desktop site that would "gracefully degrade" to work on tablets and other mobile devices. That was sound advice at the time. But with advances like adaptive web design, we can go further and build on a core layer of web content, enhancing it with features and customized material for all kinds of different devices and user contexts.

We can - and should - reject desktop web browser limitations and think tablet first. This makes good sense, especially when research shows that tablet users spend 20 per cent more per purchase than regular desktop visitors, making them the premier visitors you want.

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