Responsive Website Design Services
A mobile-friendly website is no longer a luxury; it’s a fundamental requirement for any serious business website. There are a number of reasons why a mobile website is important. As more and more users access websites across a wide range of devices, mobile compatibility has become increasingly necessary to make sure that your website provides all visitors with a positive user experience across all devices, from desktops & laptops down to tablets and handhelds. And if user experience isn’t important enough, Google now also favors mobile-friendly websites in search results.
A mobile-friendly website can be constructed in a variety of ways. Still, the most practical and popular approach is to develop a responsive website, which is a single website that can automatically scale the layout across many different screen sizes.
Responsive Website Design Benefits
A responsive website has several advantages over a non-responsive one, such as the ability to automatically adapt the page layout to different screen sizes.
Fluid Width: The website’s flexible design instantly changes to match the user’s screen, whether they are using a desktop, tablet, or smartphone. This ensures a fantastic experience for everyone accessing the website on any device.
Ease of Maintenance: Compared to maintaining distinct stand-alone websites for various platforms or devices, responsive websites are much easier to maintain because they have the same style and content on all of them. All devices instantly receive any updates to the content of the website.
Development Costs: Expenses are mostly based on functional and design needs and are comparable to classic desktop-only websites. The results of responsive web design are definitely worth the initial challenges associated with addressing presentations on numerous screen sizes.
Shared Functionality: Instead of needing to be duplicated for a different mobile website, any functionality you design may be applied to all devices.
Search Engine Optimization: With a responsive website, SEO techniques are made easier because they are only required for one site. Additionally, responsive web design is advised by Google, and making your website mobile-friendly will improve its overall Google presence.
How Do I Get a Responsive Website?
There are two general ways to build a responsive website:
Build a New Site: In many cases, a complete rebuild may make the most sense. This is especially true with older websites and ones in need of a design and functionality upgrade.
Convert an Existing Site: Do a “responsive conversion” whereby the existing site structure and functionality are maintained (to whatever degree possible). The website templates (the building blocks of the website’s appearance) are rebuilt to become responsive and look great across all screen sizes.
Are you interested in learning more about responsive and stand-alone mobile websites? We’re happy to help you make the transition to a mobile-friendly web presence; please don’t hesitate to contact us using the form below.