What is a Responsive website and why do I need it?


Responsive websites have been around for a while but unless you are in the design-, web- or marketing business chances are you are just going “huh?”
About 10 years ago Websites just needed to work on a desktop computer. You would build your website for a medium sized screen and that was that.

 
responsive website desktop
 

With the introduction of smartphones phones and later Ipads you really can’t get away with a one size fits all anymore.

A responsive website is a website that changes shape, letter and image size to always have an optimal viewing experience no matter what kind of device you are using.  

Non-responsive

This is a non-responsive website viewed on an Iphone. It’s not user friendly, it’s like scrolling trough a maze.

This is a non-responsive website viewed on an Iphone. It’s not user friendly, it’s like scrolling trough a maze.

Responsive

This is a responsive website viewed on an Iphone. It’s user friendly and easy to navigate.

This is a responsive website viewed on an Iphone. It’s user friendly and easy to navigate.

Are you not sure if your website is responsive or not? Test it