November 16, 2014 in WordPress Designer News

WordPress Designer News – Rules Your Should Stick To When Designing Responsive Websites

Predictions say that by the end of 2014, around 1.75 billion people around the globe will use smartphones on a regular basis.

This means that those of you who are among the first to adapt to this rapidly growing market will reap the benefits.

This means that your business should be easily accessible on any given device, so your website design has to adapt not only for the desktop user, but also the smartphone user.

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May 4, 2013 in Design Process

Web Page Design Width 2013, and the Device Landscape

Recently a junior web designer asked me “how wide should my web design be”? I said “it’s 2013, it should be as wide as the device”. The Designer looked puzzled and my answer was not useful.

We used to be able to design to 960 or 1000 px (pixels) width, but this is no longer the case. The device landscape has changed.

There are now (2013), a myriad of web browsers that we need to consider; Google Chrome has the market share of web usage with 50%,  followed by Mozilla Firefox with 28%, Internet Explorer 13%, and Apple’s Safari about 4%.  These browsers are typically being used on laptops and desktops with a screen resolution of higher than 1024 x 768px, according to W3C Schools.

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