A first question which will arrive in your mind is what this responsive website is?
Why it is important? How it’s gon a helpful? Why it’s needed? Is it cost effective? After reading this article I’m sure you will get the answers for almost all the questions.
What is responsive website?
Responsive means to response to something and get adapted in the environment in which it is. This is the literal meaning but what is a responsive website? it is the same, that it will get adapted to the environment of your mobile, tablet, phablet etc. and will respond according to their size.
Nowadays people are using ‘n’ no of gadgets which are of different sizes and if they are using small screen mobile then they have to zoom or resize the content to make it readable. let’s take an eg. Nowadays people are used to checking their emails on their smartphones but what they have to do is they have to zoom particular para to read that because some Smartphones are very small in size and we are not able to read the text in that.
Now If you are using a responsive website then it will get adapt itself to the screen size of that Smartphone, will tailor it, will craft it to provide an optimal viewing experience so that you can read it easily even in your small size Smartphone and in your large size tablet also. By using the responsive website you need not zoom your text, or resize your text or navigate it to read it you can simply read it on any size of the gadget.
Why responsive website:
Fluid Sites: Because it contains fluid sites, content is floating and it get adjusted as per the size of your mobile or tab’s screen.
No scrolling: because it adjusts itself as per the size of the screen you need not to scroll or zoom your content
Single website: if you have a responsive website then you need not to download any other mobile site for your phone hence your customer do not have to jump from one web address to the other one.
M commerce: Now a days people started shopping online and that to through mobile also which is called m-commerce, and for the responsive site you just have to create one site only and you can use it in multiple devices whether it is an iPhone, iPad or Android.
Cost benefit: Initially though it may seem that development charges are bit on higher side but once you make it then you don’t have to keep anyone to take care of your multiple version. Once it is created you just have to make single update when you make any changes in the website. So it will be cost effective in the long run.